(Closed) seating /entree help

posted 8 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
18645 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

I have seen a lot of bees with different colored place cards or some kind of indicators on their place cards.

Here is a link to Mrs. Taffy’s place cards.

Post # 4
1194 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I think doing the color thing on the escort card is the best way to go about it.  I know Mrs. Avocado did different colored buttons on the cards to designate food choices, which I thought was really cute.

Our escort cards are bookmarks, so for us, the color of the ribbon at the top of the bookmark will designate chicken, beef or veggie.

Post # 5
2767 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

the placecards can serve as that.  We did different colored placecards.

Post # 6
655 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

I wanted to be able to make the placecards in advance, so they are standard tents with the guests’ names on them (in English and Japanese). Then as the RSVPs come in with menu choice, I am going to add a 1.5″ sticker to it. I made them with Photoshop and printed them on photo sticker paper.

(We wanted a little ode to Japanese pop art at some point in our wedding.)


Oh, and I have to let the caterer know ahead of time how many of each dish to bring to each table.

Post # 7
304 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I’m using different colored placecards, but I’m pre-writing all the names on white cardstock that will be glued to the placecards.  The color will frame the white names.

Post # 8
2404 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

yeah i think i may use different colors on the name/seat card. 🙂 not sure how just yet!

Post # 9
1580 posts
Bumble bee

We’re doing sort of a historic/colonial inspiration for the reception so I’m going to put different colored wax seals on the corner of each place card/escort card to denote the meal selection. I’d also like to have the seals be a cow, a chicken, and a vegetable, but I haven’t found any yet!

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