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30 Creative Escort Card Displays

Posted November 1, 2013 | 14 Comments

Hi, loves! Have you thought about your escort card display yet? If you are assigning seats to guests, an escort card display (or seating chart) is essential. Escort cards can be displayed using tented cards — or try your hand at a creative twist! We’ve found ways to use chalkboards, ladders, trees, pinwheels, vintage doors, weathered windowpanes, and even an old library card catalog to display your escort cards. Read on to see our hand-picked finds and tell us your favorite! PLUS, enter for a chance to win a wooden holder to display your escort cards. Enjoy!

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I love this escort card display which utilizes an old library card catalog.

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… and this cork escort card display for a wine-themed wedding.

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1 – find your seat succulent display | photo: elaine palladino via southern weddings
2 – ladder display | photo: jen huang via the knot
3 – escort card display around tree | martha stewart weddings
4 – picket fence display | photo: lisa lefkowitz via junebug weddings

5 – hanging hearts display | photo: simply rosie
6 – garden display | raya carlisle
7 – door + skeleton key display | photo: zelo photography
8 – ‘pick your posy’ display | project wedding
9 – chalkboard table assignment display | photo: katie neal via sweet emilia jane
10 – modern escort card display with clothespins | via revel
11 – seashell escort card holders | gallery360
12 – window display | vintage house creation
13 – escort card display on burlap board | photo: pritchard photography via michigan vineyard wedding
14 – garden moss / wine boxes display | photo: tina rowden
15 – escort card door / skeleton key display | photo: kimberly kay photo
16 – beach wedding escort cards | card holders: gallery360, photo: ned jackson via style me pretty
17 – library card catalog | photo: j wiley photography via lincoln park wedding
18 – cork display | photo: hendrick moy via alba vineyard wedding
19 – wooden card holder | gallery360
20 – family tree seating chart | katie sue design via bridal guide
21 – white and gold display | photo: sarah bray photo via style me pretty
22 – crossed lines display | photo: mr haack via 100 layer cake
23 – window display | photo: michelle gardella via crossed keys inn wedding
24 – pinwheel card display | martha stewart weddings
25 – stone escort cards | photo: nessa k photography
26 – golf bucket escort cards | photo: julie napear via capitol romance
27 – mossy escort card display | photo: the nichols
28 – diy floral display | via elizabeth anne designs
29 – koozie wedding escort ‘cards’ | photo: laurie bracewell via united with love
30 – animal magnet display | original animal magnet

Escort Card Display Giveaway

Want a head start on your escort card display? We’ve teamed up with Gallery360, maker of beautiful wooden place card and escort card holders (see her work in #11, #16, & #19 above). Between 11/1-11/7/13 (11:59pm EST), enter for a chance to win a set of five rustic wood plank escort card holders (#19). Each plank holds ten cards (not included). This is perfect for a rustic wedding! Value: $50. No cash value. Use entry form below to enter. Past giveaway winners within 30 days not eligible to win. Free shipping included to US residents only. ‘Order’ prize within 6 months; winner must claim prize via email within 72 (business) hours of receiving the winning email. Good luck!

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14 Responses to “30 Creative Escort Card Displays”

  1. Justyne M
    November 1st, 2013 @ 2:28 pm

    I like the Rustic Wedding Wood Cake Stand

  2. rebecca greeno
    November 2nd, 2013 @ 1:23 am

    Rustic wood Wedding Box/Tray with Horse Shoe Handles 24 x 14 x 3 is something that could be used long after the wedding is over.

  3. Jamie
    November 2nd, 2013 @ 6:12 am

    The rustic moss table number holders are great!

  4. Emma | Emmaline Bride
    November 2nd, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

    Nice choice, Justyne! I love that one, too.

  5. Emma | Emmaline Bride
    November 2nd, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

    Great idea, Rebecca!

  6. Emma | Emmaline Bride
    November 2nd, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

    I like those, Jamie — perfect for a spring wedding!

  7. Justyne M
    November 3rd, 2013 @ 7:59 pm

    I love the Rustic wood tea light candle holder

  8. rebecca greeno
    November 3rd, 2013 @ 8:44 pm

    I also like the rustic cake stand. Perfect for our Lake Tahoe wedding!

  9. Thuy
    November 4th, 2013 @ 1:01 am

    Absolutely love the gold wood placecards, very classy and elegant!

  10. Justyne M
    November 4th, 2013 @ 3:59 pm

    i love the Rustic Wedding- Moss Flower Girl Basket/Pail

  11. Justyne M
    November 5th, 2013 @ 2:36 pm

    i love the Gold Wood place card holders trimmed with a crystal wrap

  12. rebecca greeno
    November 6th, 2013 @ 12:42 am

    Rustic wood Wedding Box/Tray with Horse Shoe Handles is beautiful.

  13. Justyne M
    November 6th, 2013 @ 2:50 pm

    the Rustic Shabby Chic distressed Tiffany Blue wood box is so pretty!

  14. Leah Warner
    November 7th, 2013 @ 8:34 pm

    Loving the tiffany blue distressed table card holders!

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