Striped Place Cards

Lines and dots are combined here; the striped place cards are held up by circular bases. The bases' patterns vary, but the colors are the same.

Martha Stewart Weddings, Volume 30 2004

This project is easy when you use a pad of patterned paper (commonly sold for scrapbooking) that comes packaged in matching colors; the kind used here came from a pad of 6-inch-square paper by Making Memories.

Place Cards How-To
1. Using a utility knife and a ruler, cut a piece of striped paper into six 3-by-2-inch cards. Write guests' names on the cards or have them calligraphed. Cut 1-by-4 1/2-inch stripes for bases. Roll each strip, overlapping ends slightly; tape on outside with 1-inch piece of satin-finish tape.

2. With tape at back, use scissors to cut a slit halfway through base at each side (tape should be centered between slits).

3. Slip finished card between slits.

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