Table numbers are a wedding necessity so why not make them fun!? Unique table numbers and escort card displays are all the rage at weddings now a days...and for good reason! For this wedding ideas and inspiration post we're exploring the fun and unique ideas for table numbers and table number walls or displays for your wedding.
When it comes to telling your guests where to sit during your wedding reception, there are two key items you'll need. First, is table numbers on the tables themselves to identify each table. Second, is a way to tell yours guests which table they are to be seated at.
For this Garter Girl Loves post we're sharing ideas for unique table number walls, escort card displays or table seating charts and unique table numbers.
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You'll need to designate each table in some way to help guests find their assigned tables. Traditionally, weddings feature table numbers. Either a sign with a number or a number itself somewhere added on the table. Let's do better! Let's have some fun with ideas for table number alternatives.
Table numbers: You need them so why not make them, functional? Table numbers are necessary to help your wedding guests identify which table they are assigned to sit.
Create unique wedding table numbers by choosing something that identifies the table and provides another service, like a decor or detail moment.
Whether it's decor or a functional container to hold something, table numbers that do double-duty are great options for your wedding tables.
Your table numbers, don't have to be numbers! Think of other ways to identify each table - and consider the bride and groom or the wedding theme when you're thinking of creative ideas. Here are some of our favorites non number table numbers:
You'll need to tell your guests which table they will be seated at. So, let's make it fun! After all, it does know good to have table numbers if your guests know know what table they are assigned too.
Many couples today are using the table number display, aka the piece that will let the guests know which table they are assigned too, as a decor moment and conversation starter. Table number displays can also serve as entrance decor or a focal moment.
From walls to charts to displays, there are lots of unique ways to let your guests know their assigned seating at your reception.
Couples are opting for unique wall displays where guests names and table numbers are provided that are basically a fancy version of a seating chart and often called escort walls.
These escort display walls may be filled with permanent displayed items or even small items that double as favors!
Simply have your guests names and their assigned table number added to wine glasses, flower pots, or whatever items you choose and add them to your unique wall display.
Some wedding rental companies offer wall displays you can rent! Others, are available to purchase or DIY. We'll share some of our favorites later in this post.
And we love a pun for a title table number or escort card wall! How about "Find Your Perfect Match" with the table numbers on match books? Or, "Signed, Sealed and Delivered...To Your Table" with the table numbers or escort cards on envelopes. So many fun pun ideas for your table number or escort card wall!
We're also seeing large and oversized seating charts becoming a display in themselves. Couples are opting for large seating charts on unique materials such as fabric banners or acrylic stands.
Sometimes decor is added around the seating chart to make a show-stopping entrance to your wedding reception or focal decor moment. A well designed seating chart can also be an ice breaker or conversation started among your wedding guests as they mix and mingle and find their seat.
Other times, couples opt for a more minimalist design but choose unique materials like a copper pipe stand and fabric banner.
Time for the inspiration! Let's dive in to the ideas we're seeing and loving for unique table numbers and wedding seating assignment displays. Here are some of our favorite ideas and, even better, where to shop for these unique ideas!
Let's shop for unique table numbers, table wall, escort card displays and seating charts....
With love, The Garter Girl
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