If you’re ready to take your reception to the next level, choose wedding napkins with names on them — or name and date, if that’s more your style! We’ll show you everything you need to know about wedding napkins personalized with fun one-liners, pretty styles, and on-theme motifs. Plus, where to buy wedding napkins with name and date. Join the list now for the latest to your inbox, it’s free + fun!
Hi, loves! You guys are filling up our Ask Emmaline inbox and we’re loooving it! Keep the questions coming! The latest question comes to us from Anna who wants to know about wedding napkins with names. Or is it supposed to be wedding napkins with names and dates? Do you need napkins for weddings at all?! So many questions!
“Hi Emmaline! I’m planning my June wedding and I’m curious where to buy wedding napkins with names on them. We want to include them at the bar and maybe the tables themselves but I have no idea where napkins should be placed. Also, should I get wedding napkins with names? Or wedding napkins with name and date? Does it really matter? Thanks so much for all of your help.”
Wedding Napkins with Names
Hi Anna, thanks for writing! Wedding napkins are a must; wedding napkins with names on them are a plus! I think if you’re truly looking to personalize your wedding space and maximize the details available, you may as well go one step above and get wedding napkins with names on them.
Another option that works great? Monograms!
And to quickly answer the question of where do you put or place wedding napkins, the bar is the number-one spot, along with a dessert table and the cake table. Your place settings will likely already have linen napkins, so no need to add wedding napkins there, too.
Wedding Napkins with Names on Them
Plain white napkins, or even colorful napkins but with no names or style to them, can look a little last-minute. Let’s up the game a bit, incorporate your wedding color palette, maybe a funny one-liner, and let’s make your wedding napkins look as awesome as possible. That’s what I would do!
You pose an excellent question here though:
Wedding napkins with names?
Wedding napkins with name and date?
Personally, I like to go all-in and would vote for wedding napkins with name and date on them. However, due to the current restrictions and the possibility of a postponed wedding (yikes, I know, but it’s worth noting), some couples are opting to take their wedding date out of ANY personalization, and that makes total sense.
If your wedding did get postponed or the date was changed, even by a week, a few weeks, or months, you may not want to use said wedding napkins with name and date on them. And no one wants to waste money and product, and 500 napkins would be a lot of napkins to use at home for a while. ;)
So, here’s the deal: if you are nervous about a possible postponement of your wedding, buy wedding napkins with names on them.
If you’re not worried and you already found a style you adore, get wedding napkins with name and date.
Sound good? Great!
Next, we’ll show you both options so you can choose whichever napkins will suit your event best.
Wedding Napkins Personalized
If you’re buying wedding napkins with names, don’t just trust the quality anywhere; you’ll want to order wedding napkins personalized with your names and date, just names, a fun logo, a motif to tie into your theme, a particular color, etc. from a place that specializes in it. Case in point: ForYourParty! There are many customizable aspects when it comes to wedding napkins, so you’ll be grateful they’re at the helm, ready to design whatever dreams make up YOUR wedding napkins. :)
They do it all and they have the reviews and best-sellers to prove it. So, let’s take a look at the best-selling napkin designs featuring wedding napkins with names, motifs, monograms, wedding napkins with name and date, funny one-liners, and more.
Note: You’ll most likely want to order the cocktail napkin size for the bar, dessert table, etc. If you’re planning a bridal luncheon and need napkins, go with the luncheon size. For dinners that are low-key, casual, or perhaps an outdoor wedding (e.g. I Do BBQ), choose dinner-sized wedding napkins with names on them. All napkins are able to be customized with your own details, colors, etc., so if you see a style you like but want something different, it’s doable! You can even design your own napkins here.
Okay, on to the list! You can buy any of these here.
1. Wedding Napkins with Names in Cosmic Style
Getting married underneath the stars? Planning a starry night wedding? Just love this style? Check, check, and check! These pretty napkins will add a beautiful touch to your reception.
2. Fun Fact
Take wedding napkins with names and date — and then add fun facts to the mix! These are the best napkins, IMO. You can mix it up with a few fun facts so guests can read interesting, fascinating, or just fun facts about you as a couple. See more here.
3. Modern Script
These modern script napkins have a stylish font and feature your names and date on them. See more styles here.
4. Best Day Ever
The wedding day is the best day ever! Get these personalized wedding napkins with name and date on them, or skip the date portion, and choose any color you’d like! Shop here.
5. Wedding Napkins Custom
Get a pretty motif like a leafy design, shown here, and wedding napkins with names and date on them. Spotted here; also available with customization here.
6. Wedding Napkins Linen-Like
These are the closest you can get to wedding napkins linen like that are still paper. They have a super-soft layer that feels like linen. They make great napkins if you’re unsure if you want to go with paper vs linen, so it’s right in-between. Shop many designs here.
7. Crazy In Love Wedding Napkins
Got me lookin’ so crazy right now — with napkins! Love this style. Available here.
8. Watercolor Napkins
This pretty design is one of my all-time favorites for wedding napkins. Get them here.
9. The Adventure Begins Napkins
Ah, the adventure begins — such a sweet message and a darling design for wedding napkins. Shop here.
10. Go Bold
Your wedding napkins don’t have to be subtle in color — don’t be afraid to go bold and really make ’em notice! Of course, this works best when you’re playing up a color that is already in your color palette, so have fun with customizing! It’s easy — really! Try it here.
11. Foil Stamped
These personalized wedding napkins with name and date — and hashtag, too! — are a perfect fit for any decor. I love the gold foil shown here. See them here and here.
12. On Cloud Wine
Planning a wine-themed wedding, or planning a fun menu featuring favorite wines at your wedding? Choose these personalized napkins for your wedding with your names and the date on them. Or in this case, just the initials with the date. That works, too!
13. Bitmoji Napkins
Perhaps you want to up your wedding napkin game and skip names and dates altogether, but make it custom. How do you do it exactly? Just add your bitmoji! How cute are these?! Shop here and customize with your own!
14. Full Color Photo Napkins
Another option for personalized wedding napkins unlike anyone else’s? Full-color photos on them! Add initials for a custom touch. Shop these napkins here.
15. Napkins with Ring Motif
This napkin design features a contrasting black napkin with gold and a stylish ring design. These make great wedding napkins — and are also suitable for engagement parties, bridal showers, bachelorette parties, and more.
These pretty script napkins tie into nearly any theme. See them here.
This flourish style makes a stylish statement and you can choose any main color; I love it in the shade of magenta, as shown here. It really pops! Buy here.
Like what you see here? There are dozens more from which to choose in their shop!
Let us know which wedding napkins you decide on; I’d love to hear which style is your favorite!
I’m not sure how I feel about wiping food off my face with the couple’s name! But for real, these are awesome.
Ha! Good one, Chris! Never really thought about that! :) Thanks for stopping by, glad you liked them.
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