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    35 Cute And Clever Ideas For Place Cards

    Because if nobody knows where they're supposed to sit at your wedding/dinner/party, it'll be ANARCHY.

    1. Instagram Place Cards

    Your guests probably won't appreciate it if you use photos from that trip you took to New Orleans junior year. Directions here.

    2. Prize Ribbon Place Cards

    This could also work as an escort card (the difference is that a place card marks your seat at a table, while an escort card shows you which table to sit at; most of these ideas are totally interchangeable). Directions here.

    3. Simple Twine Place Setting

    By Sweet Paul (sorry if you spend the rest of your day looking at all his stuff now).

    4. Doughnut Place Cards

    5. Printable Watercolor Place Cards

    Download the free template here.

    6. Succulent Place Cards

    This does double duty, since it'd be an awesome favor for your guests to take home.

    7. Lemon Boat Place Cards

    This is everything I've ever wanted my life to be. Find it here, in French (of course).

    8. Cork-Turkey Place Cards

    Perfect for Thanksgiving, or for a turkey-themed wedding, which sounds like the best wedding. Directions here.

    9. Coffee Filter Place Cards

    Who knew something so functional could look so cute? Directions here.

    10. Wine Glass Terrarium Place Card

    11. Pinwheel Place Cards

    Directions here.


    Very important. Directions here.

    13. Straw Flag Place Cards

    Directions here.

    14. Chalkboard Place Cards

    15. Origami Flower Place Cards

    16. Artichoke Place Cards

    Apparently this is a thing.

    17. Spool of Thread Place Cards

    Directions here.

    18. Rustic Lightbulb Escort Cards

    Directions here.

    19. Leaf Escort Cards

    20. Macaron Place Cards

    21. Mussel Place Cards

    22. Faux Sno-Cone Place Cards

    23. Barbecue Sauce Escort Cards

    Directions here.

    24. Crystal Place Card Holders

    To delight the nine-year-old rock collector in you.

    25. Pancake Place Cards

    Perfect for a brunch wedding or party.

    26. Geometric Place Card Holders

    Directions here.

    27. Neon-Dipped Pine Cone Place Card Holder

    Directions here.

    28. Colorful Feather Escort Cards

    29. Typewriter Key Place Cards

    30. Scrabble Place Cards

    31. Hammered Spoon Place Cards

    32. Glitter Animal Place Card Holder

    Spray-paint or Mod Podge small plastic figurines (and they'll keep kids entertained while you eat).

    33. Love Struck Place Cards

    Directions here.

    34. Dip Dyed Place Card Holders

    35. Dr. Seuss Escort Cards

    Oh, the places you'll go.

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