Wedding place card favors are a brilliant idea I wish I knew about when we were planning our wedding. What are they, exactly? It’s easy: wedding favors that double as place cards! This money-saving trick is a great way to reduce waste and cut costs at your wedding without anyone even noticing. The thing is, why spend double on wedding favors AND place cards when you can do both brilliantly? That’s what we think!
In our guide below, you’ll find the best wedding favors that double as escort cards or place cards at your wedding. Guests can find their table or their individual seats at your wedding tables with these clever take-home gifts.
Let’s get started!
Wedding Favor Place Cards
1. Succulent place card favors
These succulents show guests where to sit and guests will enjoy taking them as favors, too! By SuccessfulSucculents.
2. Sea glass place cards
I love these! The bright pops of blue add such a lovely touch to your tables, and as a bonus, they’re escort cards that double as favors! By Salt and Pine Design Co.
3. Wine bottle stoppers
These wine stoppers sit inside these self-standing cards; you can write the guest’s name at the bottom to use these favors as place cards. In addition, the pop-up portion can be used as a bookmark after the wedding, too. See how it all works at Celebritem.
4. Plantable place cards
These cool place cards have an air mail theme and can be planted: wildflowers will grow in its place since its printed with seed paper. By Beau-coup.
5. Marble escort cards
Guests will love these place card tiles so much, they’ll take ’em home as favors! By ANCalligraphyCo.
Prefer acrylic? Try these by HellaCrafty415.
6. Beach shell place card favors
Guests can find their seats and take these shells home after your beach wedding. Hand-lettered by BeachandMeadow.
This other version is lovely, too! Handlettered by JGrahamLettering.
7. Wood heart place cards
These charming hearts make cute place cards; add a magnet to the back and guests have instant take-home magnet favors. BOOM. By SecretCreation.
8. Luggage tag escort card favors
Write your guest names on these tags and use them as escort cards at your entrance, or place cards that double as favors on your reception tables. By LetterandLeather.
9. Easy can cooler favor place cards
You can make these can coolers instant take-home favors and place cards in one with an easy step! Just add these can coolers to bottles prior to the wedding; then, add one of these hang tags with your guest’s name and/or table number (if using them as escort cards) and have them arranged alphabetically. Guests can come in and take a drink to kick off the celebration! By SipHipHooray.
Here is a hangtag you can get for cheap! Just use your own lettering or print labels from your computer. By G2PLUS.
10. Winter wedding ornament favors
These favors double as escort cards or place cards! Guests have winter ornaments to take home and know where to be seated. Win-win. By MoonlightWeddings.
11. Wood slice favor
If you’d like to add these wood slices to place settings, they double as ornament favors. Or add them to your mason jar lanterns and guests have a ton of charm to take home with them! (Get the how-to on making mason jar lantern favors here.) By Stringybarksupplies.
12. Mini champagne bottle favors that double as place cards
I LOVE THESE! If we were getting married today, Andrew + I would definitely use this one! Mini bottles of champagne serve as escort cards and favors in one — and you already have champagne at-the-ready for the big toast! By SouthpawandCo.
13. Agate slice escort cards + favors
Cool, earthy agate slices turned into charming take-home favors! Plus, guests know where to sit. By inLoftCalligraphy.
14. Party animals
These animal toys are repurposed and painted to make cool place cards favors! By TinyTaxidermyDesigns.
15. Acrylic and tassel name tag keychains
I love these name tag favors! By MelBDesignsStore.
16. TerraCotta place card favors
Tiny plants to take home + escort cards, all-in-one! By DearDarlingDesignUS.
17. Birch wood planters
These natural wood planters are perfect for mini succulent plants. The name sign makes these easy-peasy place cards, too. By RabarBerry.
18. Mason jar drinking glass favors and place cards
Take home a mason jar glass with these cute “limes” placed on top! Paper lime place cards by FestiveFetti. You can buy these mason jars in bulk here for guests to fill up at the bar and take home. Love this idea!
And there you have it: genius ways to give place cards that double as favors for your wedding! Which one is your favorite? You already know mine — the mini champagne bottles! They’re just so cute and I like those wax seals on the tags, too. Very elegant! Tell us which one is your favorite in the comment box below.