10 unique DIY wedding guest escort cards and seating charts

DIY wedding seating chart

Les Loups Pictures & Songs via 100 Layer Cake

When it comes to wedding details, there’s no better place to showcase your unique personality AND your DIY skills than with details at the wedding reception. One of our favorite ways for brides and grooms to delight with details is with unique DIY wedding guest escort cards and seating charts. As one of the first things your guests see at the reception, it’s important for your escort cards or seating chart to make a statement and convey your wedding theme and feel. (No pressure or anything, right?)

Luckily, these wedding details are fairly easy for brides and grooms to DIY. We’ve rounded up our 10 favorite DIY wedding guest escort cards and seating charts from real weddings to inspire your own special day. Read on for totally gorgeous details (and totally easy DIY tutorials too)!

Escort cards:

DIY wedding placecards

Caroline Tran Photography via Style Me Pretty | Paper boat origami tutorial

DIY wedding placecards

Photo & tutorial via Chronicle Books

DIY wedding placecards

Photo & tutorial via Oh Happy Day

DIY wedding placecards

April Flowers Slo

This DIY escort card idea is easy! Just get paint swatches from your local hardware store and a white sharpie, and you’re in business!

DIY wedding placecards

Lydia Jane Photography | Button placecards via A Flair for Buttons

Seating charts:

DIY wedding seating chart

Korie Lynn Photography via Elizabeth Anne Designs

DIY wedding seating chart

Colin Cowie Weddings

Love these DIY chalkboard seating chart ideas? Learn how to make your own chalkboard sign like the ones below with this tutorial from Camp Makery!


Sarah Murray Photography via Wedding Chicks

Paper doilies + an old picture frame + your favorite fabric = your new seating chart!

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Redfield Photography via Wedding Chicks

All you need for this is butcher paper, an old doorframe, and a branch or rod of some sort. Pretty smart, huh?

DIY wedding seating chart

Edyta Szyslo via 100 Layer Cake

An alternative option to a chalkboard sign — just overlay picture frame glass with butcher paper, grab a sharpie, and you’ve got a seating chart!

Feeling inspired yet? With all the endlessly adorable options for DIYing your escort cards or seating chart, you’re sure to find a way to incorporate your own flair into these fun wedding details. Let us know if you’re opting for escort cards or a seating chart, and whether you’ll be DIYing them yourself in the comments!