Dumb possible etiquette question regarding place cards…

posted 2 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 2
194 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

The weddings I’ve always been to have each person on their own place card. 

Post # 3
6166 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

we had everyone’s food choice on their seating card so we did one per person. we had 120 people.

do it either way you want, it is your wedding.

Post # 4
1893 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2014 - Dallas, TX

BurlapnLace:  I was actually under the impression you are supposed to do a card for each person. Maybe I’m wrong though?

Post # 5
6969 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

Each person should have their own card IMO.

Post # 6
42135 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

BurlapnLace:  These are not placecards though. They are escort or seating cards, used to find your table assignment. Placecards are found on the table in front of your place setting.

Post # 8
139 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

BurlapnLace:  I’ve seen it done both ways and never thought twice about it. I think if anything, it would only be an issue of how to address people with salutations, etc, and you can easily make a card “Mrs. Mary Smith”

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