After the ceremony and cocktail houryour guests will be looking for their reception seats. That's why you're currently looking for ideas to guide them there on the big day. Sure, you can go with classic seating cardswhich are typically just pieces of paper with names and table assignments on them.
Photo by Cara Robbins Photography. We love how creative brides are getting these days with their escort tables and seating chart displays. So take your seat as we round up some of our favorites, below.
As time goes on, wedding fashion goes on as well. Just like we see changes in other parts of weddings, the trends of charts and escort cards update too. For instance, we notice that the acrylic is popping up and the minimalist greenery style is becoming more popular.
Jump to navigation. An escort card display or seating chart is a must-have for logistical purposes, but it can also be used to create an exciting first impression for guests as they enter the reception space. You can design yours around a theme like keys for vintage-inspired nuptialsor tie in elements that reflect your wedding's season or location think seashells or anchors for a seaside affair.
It's a question that we get asked quite a bit, so, today. Escort Cards aren't quite as popular in the UK and Ireland as they are across the pond, but lately we've seen lots of couples and wedding stylists get creative with them! Escort cards look just like placecards, in that they feature the names of your guests, but the crucial difference is that escort cards also communicate which table the guests are sitting at.
Sebesta Design. Escort cards are just one of the necessities you'll need for your wedding reception. But even though your escort cards are first and foremost functional details, they don't have to be boring.
When guests arrive at your wedding receptionthere will be a moment when they pause to wonder where they are sitting and with whom! The quickest and easiest way to offer an answer is with an escort card display. But, let us share a few more details before you set off to purchase these all-too-important pieces of stationery.
Place cards help guests transition from the cocktail hour to their dinner seats without confusion. Otherwise, guests simply head to their assigned table and find their names on a place card when they arrive. No matter what level of formality you choose, peruse this collection of place card ideas that match every wedding style to complete your tablescape.
Ever wondered what the differences between escort cards and place cards are? Or if they are the same thing, but use different words? Well, the truth is not that far off.