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Alternative Escort Card Ideas

It’s All In The Details: Alternative Escort Cards

In the world of pinterest boards and “instagrammable” moments, weddings have become not only a celebration of love but also a way to show off your eye for design.

Of course everyone instantly thinks of florals or linens but have you thought about some of those smaller details like escort cards? As your guests’ eyes wander the room, the first thing they will be thinking about is where they are going to sit.  Whether you prefer table assignments or you want to assign individual seats it can be a fun way to show off your style!

See how some of our Storybook couples made their escort cards their own!

Option #1: Incorporate a BIG design element!

Emily & Imogen created this stunning copper ring of greenery and black tiles to tie in with the industrial and romantic feel of their wedding.  The white on black makes the names pop and the ties the seating chart into the vibe of their wedding perfectly!

Images by Made to be Mine Photography

Erin & Joel used a large gilded mirror to bring the antique feel of Artifact Events into their modern wedding.  You can’t go wrong with beautiful calligraphy on a larger than life mirror!

Images by: Nicodem Creative Photography

Option #2: Re-Imagined Place Cards

Cassie & Josh used mini clothes pins to attach names onto a boxwood wall during their cocktail hour.  This was a fun and interactive way for the guests to find their seats while they mingled!


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Image by: Eric Floberg Photography

Nicole & Bobby had a rustic romantic fall wedding and wanted to bring in those touches of woodsy into their card display.  Custom made log holders held the glitter lined place cards to perfectly complement their theme.

Images by: Caitlin Lisa Photography

Emily and Jason chose to have the design from their invitation into the perfect backdrop to affix their escort cards onto.


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Option #3: Let the bubbly do the talking!

Sarah and Jeremy added custom swizzle sticks in the champagne toasts.  The gold scripted font is timeless and classy but adding it to the champagne is a new twist on the classic style!

Images by Christian Sampson Photography

Option #4: For the Individualist

Sarah Jane & Tim  went the extra mile and got custom wood cuts of each guest’s name to be thoughtfully placed at each individual place setting.  A memento everyone can take home makes it a place card AND Favor!


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Image by Rebecca Haley Photography

Kasey & Mark wanted each guest to have an assigned seat and used the menu as a creative way to display the names.  Tucked into a perfectly folded napkin it reads as elegant and practical!


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Image by Better Together Photography

Need help designing your dream escort cards? Reach out to us today!

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