(Closed) Birdcage Cardholders???

posted 8 years ago in Decor
Post # 3
3788 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

At my friend’s wedding, the person bringing the birdcage was a little later arriving at the reception than some of the guests because she was in some of the formal pics. People had already started asking where to put cards, so by the time she got there with it, everyone knew.

Assuming your cardholder won’t be late haha I would say not to worry about it because similar to my friend’s, people will ask if they’re not sure. Or, if you know someone close to you is giving you a card, you could just make a point to ask them to stick it in the birdcage as a visual guide for others. Or appoint one of your bridal party to check on the table and stick any floater cards in the birdcage.

Post # 4
562 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I’m just making a sign to attach with some pretty ribbon to the birdcage that says “Cards” to it.  I’m all about being obvious 🙂

Post # 5
208 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

A friend of mine stuck a decoy card in hers. I thought it was hysterical, but it totally worked — no confusion!

Post # 6
990 posts
Busy bee

i would put some sort of signage on it if your worried no one will know what it is for. either that, or have someone put a couple of random card in there so people can basically figure it out.

Post # 8
365 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

Here are some pictures of my inspiration.

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Post # 9
175 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

@jduck i love that one! thanks for the ideas ladies!

Post # 10
2066 posts
Buzzing bee

We’re putting a sign that says “cards” on the birdcage.  I’m sure people will figure it out.

Post # 11
1347 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

@nicole18ashley: you’re welcome! I think I saw that exact birdcage at Jo-Ann Fabrics in the wedding aisle, in case you or anyone is looking for one.

Post # 12
2476 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Make a sign to inform your guests.  I just Googled “birdcage card holder” and got a bunch of images. 

Post # 13
6572 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: February 2010

i was worried about that too so i put a sign on it that said “cards.”

Sign in Table

Post # 14
9056 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

I would do exactly what a couple people suggested if you don’t want to go with actual signage.  Got a couple extra envelopes around?  Toss em in the birdcage, and people will follow suit.

Post # 15
962 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I totally agree… attach a sign that says “CARDS” and put in a couple of envelopes as “dummies” and people will get the idea!

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