Posted May 16, 2014 | 3 Comments
One of our favorite handcrafted details for a wedding bar is a bespoke coaster. We’ve seen coasters given as wedding favors, used as escort cards, printed with a thank you message to wedding guests, and used as a unique advice guest book alternative, just to name a few ideas. A coaster is a conversation starter for guests and offers functionality as a drink ‘saver’ or label, as well as to protect a tabletop. As a drink saver, guests can place a coaster above the rim of their glass to signify the drink is still being consumed so it is not bussed. And, as a label, guests can identify a drink as theirs by writing their name on it (these are one example). A wedding coaster can also be used just as a festive addition to your decor. To inspire your reception, we’ve rounded up fifteen creative wedding coaster ideas below. Take a peek and let us know if you plan to use wedding coasters and, if so, tell us what yours will say!
Wedding Coaster Ideas
1. Enjoy Coaster
This wood coaster is perfect for a rustic wedding! We love the elegant calligraphy.
2. Initial Here
3. Thank You to Parents
We talked about unique ways to thank parents at your wedding recently. This coaster is another fantastic idea!
4. Polka Dotted
This festive polka dotted monogram coaster is one of our favorites: it can be customized to suit your color palette and shows off your monogram.
5. Wedding Coaster Favors
Wrap up a set of coasters and give them to guests as favors.
Here’s an example of coaster wedding favors you can have customized:
6. Don’t Take My Drink
Earlier we mentioned how a wedding coaster can be used as a drink saver, when placed on the rim of a glass. This coaster reads, “Please don’t take my drink, I’m dancing”, as one example.
7. Wedding Advice
Guests can write their names on these chalkboard coasters so they don’t lose sight of which drink is theirs.
9. Hip Hip Hooray
Gold ‘hip hip hooray’ wedding coasters are a fitting touch to a festive fête.
10. Thank You to Guests
What could be better than heartfelt thank you coasters for wedding guests? Add your own personalized message.
11. Photo Save the Date
You can have your engagement photo placed onto a coaster and sent as a unique save the date, well ahead of the big day.
12. Eat Drink & Be Married
We love this modern “eat, drink and be married” coaster set. It ties into nearly any wedding theme you can imagine!
13. Escort Card Coasters
Meet the escort card coaster: it’s an escort card and drink coaster in one! Two birds, one stone.
14. Happily Ever After
Bright and cheery, these happily ever after coasters are a delightful touch.
15. Save the Date Coaster
Last but not least, this save the date coaster is another favorite way to set the tone of your event and tie in your theme, too.
Which of these wedding coaster ideas is your favorite?
Tell us with a comment below! We’d love to hear from you!
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