Post # 1
We took a bulletin board and covered it in fabric. Then I used an Avery business card template to design the cards in Word (I would have printed them on Avery perforated business cards, but their white was too white and their ivory was too yellow). I printed them on cream recycled paper I got from paperandmore.com and cut them using the cutting machines at Kinkos. Then I just tacked them up using wooden push pins I found at Wal Mart.The board will sit on an easel at the entrace to our reception tent.
Post # 3
That was a great idea! What does the sign in the middle say? Is it the location of each table number?
Post # 4
The sign in the middle says:
We’re so glad you came
Before you meet and greet
Find your card and your brewery
So you can find your seat
Then the sign has a map of the table layout. Since our tables are not numbered but are named after Michigan breweries, I thought the map might be helpful for people to find where they’re sitting.
Post # 5
That’s a good idea! How many cards do you have on there? Is it per family or per each guests? How did you do the tables chart? I plan on doing a table names also.
Post # 6
This board is 2′ x 3′, and I have 71 business card size cards (3″ wide by 2.5″ high I think) on it. I went back and forth about whether to put individual names or couples/families together on cards. I ended up doing couples who came to the wedding together or families on one card. If a couple were not married, I put the girl’s name first and alphabetized by last names (the first last name on the card). If a family had teenage kids, I gave the kids their own cards. I made the table map in Word using the simple drawing tools and text boxes. I just lined everything up manually.