6 Ways to Use Fresh Greenery as Place Cards

Updated 04/29/15

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Place cards don't just help guests locate their seats at the reception table; they can be creative conversation starters. Need some ideas? Check out these six beautiful place-card ideas all incorporating fresh greenery.

Calligraphed Leaves (above): This bride grew up climbing a beloved magnolia tree at her childhood home, so she decided to pick leaves from that very tree and turn them into pretty, calligraphed place cards.

Olive Branches: Dress up simple place cards by tying them to olive branch sprigs with twine.

Photo: Local Milk

Mini Vase with Herbs: Turn an antique pharmacy vial into a tiny vase for fresh herbs or greenery, then tie a shipping-tag place card around the neck.


Air Plant: For a more modern, boho look, nestle each place card in between the spines of a funky air plant displayed at each place setting.

Photo: Katie McGihon

Potted Succulent: A mini succulent place-card display also doubles as a take-home wedding favor.

Fresh Ferns: Attaching wooden-tag place cards to each guest's flatware looks wonderfully rustic and casual; add a fresh fern for an organic look.

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