Place cards can be, well, place cards (aka boring scraps of paper). Or they can be a memorable, conversation-starting element of your wedding-day decor. Help guests find their reception seats in style with one of these charming ideas.

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Lavender Sprigs

Fun fact: Lavender only looks delicate, but its stems are surprisingly sturdy (in addition to being lovely and fragrant).

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Mediterranean-Inspired Tiles

Bring in the feeling of the Amalfi Coast with colorful ceramic tiles—that in reality you can just get at Home Depot.

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Mini Floral Arrangements

Fill vials with glitter and petite blooms for an enchanting escort card and wedding favor in one. 

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Greenery Garnished Lemons

Sure, you’ve seen citrus as place card accents, but have you seen citrus hugged in twine and greenery? 

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Terra-cotta Chips

Prayer hand emojis up for whomever dropped a planter and realized its fragments could make perfectly imperfect place cards. Best at a vineyard or garden wedding.

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Simple Script Oyster Shells

Bleached oyster shells and casual calligraphy are the perfect accent for a nautical-chic nuptial. 

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Arrows

How fun are these dainty hand-painted arrows (stuck in a target) as an impromptu seating chart?

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Antique Keys

For the vintage-obsessed bride, look no further than your local flea market for wedding decor details.

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Cherry Bushels

A joyful, summery color punch (and a yummy snack for guests while they await their entrées).

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Sea Glass

Beachcomber brides, we’ve found a beautiful use for the ocean treasures you’ve been hoarding all these years. (Or you could buy them at your local craft-supply store.)

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Origami Paper Cranes

Symbolic yet not at all cheesy. Up and away for these love birds.

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