Hello, lovelies! Today we’re talking about an often overlooked reception topic: wedding menu cards. Do you need them? What can they do for your look and decor? Where do you buy them? We’ll be answering all of the above – and more! – with three reasons why you may need wedding menu cards for your reception. Plus, we’ve teamed up with Blush Paperie for a special giveaway for our readers: one lucky bride-to-be will win a set of 100 custom wedding menus! Read on to find out more…
Wedding Menu Cards
You may want to have wedding menu cards if any of the following apply:
1. You’re having a sit-down formal dinner.
Wedding menu cards are essential if your reception dinner is a sit-down formal dinner. A menu will let your guests know what is coming up next. (And, if a guest is allergic, he or she will know the ingredients ahead of time.)
2. Your guests are ordering from a variety of items on the menu.
If your guests are selecting from various entrees on the menu (rather than ahead of time on your RSVP card), wedding menu cards at each place setting is essential. If you are having a buffet, you aren’t required to have wedding menus; however, you can if you’d like guests to know ahead of time what is for dinner.
3. You want to add a decorative touch to the table.
A pretty wedding menu card can add a nice touch to each guest’s place setting. Plus, it’s an added bonus for guests to read about what is accompanying their dinner. You can even include a thank you note for guests on the back of the menu card, like this:
And, if you’d like, include a drink menu in addition to a dinner menu (with a signature drink and its ingredients) to encourage guests to try your specialty beverage.
Where to Buy Wedding Menu Cards
Wondering where to buy? We spotted these beautiful handmade wedding menu cards at Blush Paperie. Each is made to order and custom for your event and they offer many different designs to complement your wedding theme.
These beautiful menus can be totally customized for your big day including print color, font, and wording. Each menu is printed on a commercial press, so you’ll love the luxe look and feel of your menu.
I found this beautiful lace menu for a vintage wedding…
We spotted palm trees and pineapples…
And an art deco print, too!
To See More
You can view all of their designs here: here. Blush Paperie is a Featured Artisan in The Marketplace.
Now that you’ve seen why you need wedding menu cards, it’s time to enter for a chance to win your own!
o Prize: 100 menus, design of your choice by Blush Paperie
o Giveaway dates: 11/1/16-11/9/16 (11:59pm EST)
o Free shipping included to U.S. only
o Winner has 72 hours to respond to winning email or another winner will be selected
o No purchase necessary
o Prize value: $150 | No cash value
o Winner announced on 11/10/16 via email and on this page
o Winner must accept and claim prize within 3 months
o Past giveaway winners within 30 days not eligible to win
o Winner to be drawn randomly by Emmaline Bride
o Use entry form below to enter…
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String of Lights Wedding Program!
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String of Lights table numbers! Our venue has market lights so this would be so cute!
Love the Ikat with Name & Initial Melamine Tray!
I’ve loved Blush for so long! I am considering the Plume Table Numbers for my reception.
art deco place card!
Love the Lucite Trays! Very cute!
Their Thermography Invites are gorgeous. Love the “Ballroom” ones- so regal.
I know it’s pretty simple, but I do like the address stamps. It gives that extra oomph!
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The Lucite trays are so cute is as a bridesmaid gift!
I love the Silver Glitter Belly Band! anything with glitter is always noticeable!
The bunting wedding invites
Beautiful menus! It’s a wonderful detail for a wedding reception
Really beautiful menu options and invitation options . My fiance and I still need to pick out all of the stationary for the wedding
I love the address stamp D! That would make things so much easier!
I love their art deco note cards!
They have lovely place cards as well :)
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