You have planned out your wedding seating arrangements complete with creatively done place cards. What about the escort cards?
The difference between escort cards and place cards is simple. Place cards are used to designate the guests’ individual seats. Escort cards lead a couple or individual to the table they are assigned to. Placed outside the banquet room door, they are often “tent cards.”
Why not get creative with the escort cards too? They can match the theme or atmosphere of your wedding. Here are five of our favorite wedding escort card ideas.
If you have planned a coastal wedding, you probably have incorporated some nautical decor. Top it off with nautical escort cards. These are done in calligraphy and pinned on with anchor charms.
Farms have become popular wedding venues. Escort cards can be printed with red cows and lettering. Hang them on twine ropes that is strung across a barn door with red painted wooded clothes pins.
For the crafty bride with lots of time (or lots of friends to help), Simply decorating the escort cards with paper-made flowers can be very charming.
Old windows can be used at rustic outdoor weddings for escort boards. The names are painted on the clear window panes with a white paint pen.
Tasty Cakes in a Jar
Cakes in a jar are popular, fun and easy to make. Your guests will be delighted with a cake in a jar escort card. Simply make your favorite recipe in small canning jars. Add guests’ names to the lids. Tie with a pretty ribbon to match your wedding colors.