Sep 18, 2013

Spotlight on...Escort Cards

Amber Daniels

Photo courtesy of Brides Magazine

The options for escort cards these days seem endless. Whether you’re using fun objects in place of cards or traditional tent cards placed on a creative display, it’s now easier than ever to infuse your style and personality into your event. Check out some of our favorite ideas from the web

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Vintage keys can give a rustic and romantic feel to your wedding and can easily be picked up at estate sales and antique stores around town.

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Showcase your sweet tooth with lollipop escort cards propped up in a fun gum ball display.

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Infuse your escort card table with the colors of your event with these circular shaped cards displayed on a white frame with mini clothes pines on the line.

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Perfect for a fun loving couple, little plastic toys let your guests know where to sit and serves as a memento of the great night they had. This couple used plastic ninjas because the toy had ties to their first date. So whether it’s a tchotchke that reminds you of your early days as a couple or something that brings you all the way back to your childhood, use décor items at your event to tell your personal story.

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Treat guests to dessert first be using mini cupcakes to hold your escort cards. Wrap gift boxes and tier them to create a wedding cake themed display.

Photo from Bittersweet  Artisan Truffles

French macarons are the new of the moment sweet treat to serve at events. While most people are using them on dessert bars or as favors think outside the box and use them as escort or place cards. These macarons are from Bittersweet Artisan Truffles here in St. Louis.

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Tell the story of both of your families by dressing up a traditional tent card display with family wedding photos.

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Create a warm inviting feel by greeting guests with a combined guest book and escort card table enhanced by candlelight at the entrance of your event. This creates a one stop shop for guests so they can get all of the “business” out of the way first before joining the party.

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Incorporate your floral theme into your escort card table by using your chosen blooms to beautifully display simple escort cards.

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