25 Ideas for the Prettiest Calligraphed Escort Cards
When it comes to leading your guests to their seats, there are a couple of different options to choose from. You could go the creative route with your escort cards, or skip them altogether in favor of a seating chart. While there's endless ways to display seating assignments, there's one that will never go out of style: Calligraphed escort cards. In addition to being timeless and elegant (let's face it, calligraphy details lend a classic, elevated vibe to every aspect of your décor), they're also the perfect opportunity to show off your personality or your wedding theme. Some couples might choose to incorporate their color scheme into an entire display of escort cards, while others like the idea of giving theirs a double meaning by making their calligraphed cards favors as well.
Whatever you choose as your "card," finishing it with calligraphy immediately takes the display to the next level. From classic tented cards and marble slabs to those affixed to mini vases of flowers or tucked into beds of fresh fruit, there's a unique you way to use calligraphed escort cards in your wedding. See how real couples put a personalized spin on their calligraphed cards and get inspired for your own seating assignments!
Vintage-Inspired Escort Cards
For this dreamy French destination wedding, blue Kozo-paper place cards were calligraphed in gold.
Lucite Escort Cards
Lucite cards were calligraphed in gold for a modern touch.
Hanging Escort Cards
Guests found their classic white calligraphed escort cards hanging from garlands of Italian ruscus.
Agate Escort Cards
Along with the calligraphed menu, agate geodes were calligraphed with each guests' name.
Traditional Escort Cards
Louise Roe and Mackenzie Hunkin's wedding featured calligraphed escort cards that mirrored their traditional stationery suite.
Forest-Inspired Escort Cards
In keeping with their bring-the-outdoors-in theme, this couple displayed their calligraphed escort cards on pieces of moss-covered driftwood.
XO Escort Cards
To tie into their wedding's Beyoncé theme, escort cards of "Xs" and "Os" were calligraphed in red with guests' names.
Leather Escort Cards
This small wedding used calligraphed leather napkin holders as escort cards.
Wax Sealed Escort Cards
Along with the calligraphed name, a wax seal with the couple's initials marked each card.
Marble Escort Cards
This modern wedding featured calligraphed slabs of marble as the escort cards.
Meaningful Escort Cards
Between each calligraphed place card were pages of an old hymnal that was found in an abandoned church.
Western-Inspired Escort Cards
The bride's sister penned these gray escort cards, and the couple decorated each with a single arrowhead.
Venue-Inspired Escort Cards
Each escort card featured an illustration of the wedding location in green, and their names in black calligraphy
Fall-Inspired Escort Cards
Guests found their calligraphed escort cards in a bin filled with over 500 apples.
Jungle-Inspired Escort Cards
Green calligraphed escort cards hung from a display of palms.
Summer-Inspired Escort Cards
Calligraphed escort cards were hung in a 10 by 10 formation that was topped with fresh flowers and greenery.
Plum Escort Cards
An ombré wooden escort card display featured gray cards with plum calligraphy, reinforcing the couple's gem toned color palette.
Royal Place Cards
Crowns adorned each place card, which was calligraphed in black.
Blue and White Escort Cards
Each gold calligraphed escort card was tied with ribbon to an iron gate for a delicate display.
Rustic Escort Cards
Black escort cards were calligraphed in gold and hung affixed to a string of twine with a clothespin.
Geode Place Cards
Each calligraphed gem-shaped escort card was attached to an Amethyst crystal, which also doubled as the favor.
Shades of Pink Escort Cards
Trendy ombré escort cards, in varying shades of pink, were calligraphed with eye-catching gold ink, then pinned to a wooden board.
Classic Escort Cards
Each guest found their calligraphed name on a classic escort card, with the envelope lined with the same floral print as the invitations.
Floral Escort Cards
These escort cards featured calligraphy over a single pink brushstroke. Each was then attached to a small floral arrangement that doubled as a favor.
Sea-Inspired Escort Cards
Pink escort cards with white calligraphy were held in their own individual sea urchin.