(Closed) Seating Chart Questions

posted 8 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
619 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2010

Bella: my co-worker friend made mine..maybe I can ask her to send me how she did it…its pretty basic but I love it! I’ll ask her tomorrow at work! she’s really talented and loves doing this stuff!

Post # 4
3285 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2009

I did ours – the way we presented it was on a magnet board and the escort cards were magnets, so I took the final RSVP yes list, made the magnets, and literally scooted the magnets around to “tables” until it made sense.  Very rudimentary, but it worked for our (small) wedding!!

Post # 6
426 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2009

I ended up doing my own seating chart.  I did place cards for each guest with the table assignment written on it.  

I just simply made a list with each table number and then numbered it 1-10 (the amount the table could seat).  Then I went through the RSVP’s and made another list of all the guests that were attending.  I then used a highlighter and crossed off each guest as I placed them at a table and wrote (in pencil) the table number next to their name.  I did this until everyone was placed at a table then I just double checked it to make sure I didn’t miss anyone or sat someone away from their family and friends.  

Then I made the place cards with the guest’s table numbers. I organized them in alphabetical order on the table as you entered the reception room.  (so guests that were seated together but last names were different – it was all alphabetical so it was simple to find each person’s card)

I hope that made sense..  Good luck!

P.S I love that Magnet idea!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

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