Katie from Invitations by Ajalon has graciously volunteered to explain escort cards today!
There are so many small details that go into planning your dream wedding celebration,
it’s hard to keep track of every stationery item you’ll need throughout that special day. If
there is one thing you should be sure to remember for your wedding reception, it is your
Some brides are at a loss as to what escort cards are, or at least a little confused about the difference between them and place cards. Aren’t they both there to help your guests find their spots? Yes! But they are, in fact, very different things.
Escort cards are used to inform guests of which table they should be looking for in your
reception area. Guest names and table numbers are gracefully displayed on the cards and
minimize confusion and wandering bodies.
There are so many ways to create a fun escort card. I’ve seen them displayed as tented
cards, hanging from twine, as small tags attached to wedding favors and much more. Not
only are they practical, but depending on how creative you get, they’re a real treat for
After your guest has used their nifty escort card to find their table, a place card will be
waiting at a specific seat to indicate their space. Together, escort and place cards form
one rockin’ team, keeping your wedding reception flowing smoothly and your stress at an
Thank you Katie! Check out Invitation’s by Ajalon’s profile on WeddingInviteLove, or go directly to their website. Katie also runs a great blog with tons of wedding advice and tips!