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Baked Place Cards
Welcome loved ones to their seats with a feast for the eyes and the taste buds: Miniature baguettes double as seat assignments when name tags are tied on them with baker's string.
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Cherry Basket Place Card
Small baskets of cherries are perfect for propping a place card at a summer wedding, the season when the fruit is at its peak.
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Create a simple, natural display that's rich in color by propping strips of paper atop beautiful pomegranates, seasonal in the autumn months.
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Everything for these smart escort drinks can be made in advance, making them ideal for a destination wedding.
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Stickers on these apples indicated guests' table assignments, and each fruit sat on top of a seating card at this school-themed real wedding.
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Individual bowls of currants, plums, apricots, and fresh berries serve as a snack and seat assignment holder.
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Apricot Place Cards
For a summertime wedding, ripe apricots are adorned with strips of thin art paper scrolled with each guest's name.
Use a pencil to curl ends in opposite directions, then hang paper from bamboo toothpicks inserted through apricot tops.
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Veneer tags attached to red-hot candied apples serve as sweet place cards at a kids' table.
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Welcome guests to a spring or summer outdoor reception with refreshing drinks that are tagged with their table numbers.
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A lemon wrapped in each guest's name adds a pop of color to a black-and-white table setting.
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Sweet Place-Card Setting
Add name tags to sweet treats, like these Swedish delicacies covered with marzipan from Fika Bakery, and they become place cards.
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Name tags adorning these escort drinks mimic tree leaves, making them ideal for an outdoor wedding.
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Take advantage of your destination wedding locale by incorporating foods unique to the area. These DIY escort cards were attached to crab apples, a New England fall staple.
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Lollipop Table Numbers
Lollipop numbers guide guests to their tables and double as dessert to be eaten later. Order them in your favorite flavor, add name flags, and wrap each one in clear cellophane. Then display them laid out on a tray, or stand them up in glass candy jars, organized alphabetically.
Vintage Confections number lollipops.
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This trio of envelopes using shades of pink and brown encloses sweets and serves as a place card.
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Clementine Place Cards
Mini oranges tucked inside strips of folded parchment paper bring warm color to a reception table.
Punch leaves from heavy paper, and have guests' names calligraphed. Tie on with waxed twine.
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Tented place cards do double duty: directing people to their seats, and sealing sacks of candy.