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DIY Bread Loaf Place Cards

Posted April 18, 2011 | 6 Comments

DIY bread loaf place cards are a unique, easy-to-do idea. Invite guests to have a seat and enjoy a scrumptious serving of bread before dinner is officially served. Be sure to have plenty of olive oil and butter ready! This beautifully styled wedding via Joy Thigpen (photography: Jose Villa) illustrates the look:

unique place cards

unique place cards
unique place cards

It’s easy to do-it-yourself. Gather the following supplies…

bread loaf place cards

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1. Write guest name onto kraft tag using the white calligraphy marker pen.
2. String bakers twine through the kraft tag.
3. Wrap twine and tag a few times around the loaf of bread, securing it with a knot or bow. Make sure tag is easily visible from the top.
4. Place loaf at each place setting. Enjoy!

Love, love, love. Use your favorite tried-and-true artisan breads from a local bakery in a variety of flavors – mmmmmm. :)

Happy Planning!


-E.






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6 Responses to “DIY Bread Loaf Place Cards”

  1. Claire A Gallam
    April 18th, 2011 @ 12:43 pm

    I love this idea!! I’ve seen it before! You have the bread as the place card and you then serve cheeses on a board and guests can munch on them!

  2. Aleah + Nick Valley
    April 18th, 2011 @ 1:50 pm

    Any time you can incorporate good food into your table decor {and have it double as a place card}, it provides such a fun and creative feeling. Great post!

  3. Cynthia@Beach Coast Style
    April 18th, 2011 @ 2:03 pm

    I love this!!! wow! this was creative and out of the box thinking!!

  4. Lauren Elise
    April 18th, 2011 @ 5:02 pm

    Gorgeous styling & pictures! I can never get enough bread so as a guest, I would love this treat :)

  5. Brenda's Wedding Blog
    April 18th, 2011 @ 11:24 pm

    This is adorable and so clever. Place cards combined into something for the guest to eat is brilliant.








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