Inside: Get the ultimate holiday table inspiration with cool DIY place cards and ideas for your holiday at home!
If you are hosting Thanksgiving dinner or some other special event, you know how much easier things go when your guests know where to sit.
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Of course, this means that your place cards are going to be one of the first impressions your guests will have of the entire meal experience – so they’d better be on point!
We gathered together a collection of DIY place card ideas from some of my favorite bloggers. Most of these are for Thanksgiving, but many of them could easily be converted to fit any event that you are hosting.
We were able to find a nice range of ideas you can use for instruction and even inspiration for coming up with your own design ideas.
I’d love to hear about any of these that you decide to create. And if you design your own place cards, I’d love to see them, too. Feel free to share pictures in the comments below so I can admire your work!
These sweet little Thanksgiving place cards are so simple to make, yet so festive. Simply write the name of your guest on a nice leaf (real or artificial) and attach it with a nice cord to a miniature pumpkin or gourd. Your table will look like an Autumn celebration!
Whether you are celebrating for Christmas or simply having a Peppermint-themed party, these Canday Cane Place Card Holders are a wonderfully clever way to help seat your guests while offering them a sweet treat!
These free printable place cards are wonderful! They have such a cute look and you can change the text to anything you want - from the names of your guests to the names of your dishes (especially handy if you serve your Thanksgiving dinner banquet-style)!
These stylish place holders are made from little circles of wood. These turkeys are so cute with their eyecatching colors and little round faces. They are sure to be a favorite with your dinner guests, too!
When is a place card more than a place card? When it is a conversation starter! These little clipboards are not only wonderfully attractive place cards - they also encourage your guests to think about what they are thankful for. What a great thing to share during the big meal!
These simple place cards are a perfect fit with a more rustic-style Thanksgiving table. The owl is a lovely addition to the card, and the whole arrangement is so pretty, guests may want to keep their place cards as mementos!
If you love Indian corn but want to create a more uniform and elegant look for your Thanksgiving table, these glitter-covered ears of corn are a great option. Write your guests names on card stock to nestle among the husks. What a great look!
Ombre is all the rage. If you are a fan, these stamped ombre Thanksgiving Place Cards are for you. And with a different stamp and colors, you can easily use this same style to make place cards for any special event you are hosting. How delightfully flexible!
These printable table place cards are attractive and so simple to make. With three different messages, the cards make a great set when seen together. Use them for anything from guest names to identifying the dishes being served. What a great way to make things just a little bit simpler for the party host!
These adorable Pumpkin Thanksgiving Place Cards are so clever! Print up the template on cardstock, cut them out, fold them up, and fill them with a nice surprise treat for your dinner guests. So cute - these are sure to get some attention!
If you love Indian corn but want to offer your guests a sweet treat along with their seating assignment, these Indian Corn Candy Place Cards are a clever and sweet option. Fill a pastry bag with colorful M&Ms (or any Autumn-colored candy you like), attach Raffia for corn husks and add the name of your guest. So cute!
These Thanksgiving place cards are truly special. Not only do they have a great look, but they are each a unique expression of the person creating the card. If you have crafty family members, gather them around the table with Autumn-themed craft supplies and let them have fun making these special place cards!
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