• Blue and Silver Calligraphed Escort Cards
  • Blue Bird Themed Seating Cards
  • Stamped Chair and Bridge Themed Seating Card with Modern Type
  • Blue and Black Medallion Motif Seating and Place Card
  • Shes of Green Foliage Calligraphed Seating and Place Card
  • Bright Orange and Pink Stitched Flower Seating and Place Cards
  • Modern Gray and Yellow Menu Cards
  • Brown and Pink Tree-Themed Letterpress Menu Card
  • Round Red and Beige Filigree Letterpress Menu Card
  • Whimsical Yellow Fork Printed Menu Card
  • Turquoise Pattern Menu Card
  • Spring Pink Floral Motif Table Number
  • Beachy Kissing Fish Table Number
  • Elegant Blue Script Scroll-Design Table Cards
  • Green and Pink Modern Floral Table Number

The Ultimate Guide to Table Stationery

Those little papers tented on side tables and hovering atop plates help you organize your reception. But they also add plenty of personality to the party. Here's what you need to know about the sweetest stationery of all.

You call that a table number?

Yes! If you want to skip the classic metal holder, consider one of these ideas.

Sailboat "Pacific Sailer" 17-inch model sailboat, $17.99, Handcrafted Nautical Decor; number, $0.99, Hobby Lobby

Alarm clock "Double Bell" clock, $13.99, Hobby Lobby

Trophy Seventeen-inch trophy, $82, Alice Supply Co.; "Balmoral" vinyl number, $1.85, Wall Words

Luminary "Modern Circles" luminary, $3 each (plus $10 for setup), Mason Rabbit's Paperie

Bell jar "Fantasy" large glass bell jar, $87.50, Two's Company, Madison Ave. Gifts; wooden number (glitter added), $1.99, Darice, Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores