23 Gorgeous DIY Place Cards for Your Fall Wedding
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23 Gorgeous DIY Place Cards for Your Fall Wedding

If you’re planning on tying the knot this autumn and are in need of some fall-spiration, you’re in luck! This season’s earthy and rustic-romantic elements make way for gorgeous wedding decor. Think: gold, glitz and colorful florals. To help you get there, we’ve rounded up some of the chicest fall-inspired place cards you can DIY on your very own. Whether you’re throwing a boho fall wedding or a minimalist affair, be sure to up your wedding table setting with one of these stylish DIY place cards.

1. Agate Slice Place Cards: An ideal accent for both modern and boho wedding styles, agate is a keeper when it comes to elevating one’s decor. Pair the brilliant stone place card with gold flatware for a truly striking aesthetic. For more agate details, check out our agate and geode wedding inspo roundup. (via Stephanie Messick Photography / Wedding Chicks)

2. Hand-Lettered Apple Place Cards: For maximum vibrancy, create your lettered place cards using Washington Red Delicious apples. Their true red hue will make the shimmering gold calligraphy really *pop.* (via Hey Bernadette)

3. DIY Neon Pine Cone Place Card Holders: Introduce a little modern into the mix with a pop of neon color. Dip the edges of your pine cone place card holders in hot pink paint to get this look. (via Camille Styles)

4. DIY Washi Tape Feather Place Cards: Give your table setting a bohemian feel with these washi tape feather place cards, made of two pieces of fringed-out washi tape and a straightened-out paper clip. There’s always the option to use actual feathers, but you’ve gotta admit the DIY version is always more fun. ;) (via A Fabulous Fete)

5. DIY Printable Leaf Place Cards: Autumn leaves for fall? Obvz. These patterned leaf place cards are especially perfect if your party decor can do with a little sprucing up. Take your decor the extra mile — print out a dozen extra to create a gorgeous fall garland. (via Intimate Weddings)

6. DIY Fall Pumpkin Place Card Holders: If in doubt, ombre it out! Dip dye your place cards for a classy chic look that never gets old. (via Oh Happy Day)

7. Pomegranate Place Card Holder: For another ruby red fruit that packs quite the visual punch, a pomegranate place card holder is the way to go. Its bold color makes it a suitable alternative to the traditional fall apple. (via Brooke Bakken Photography / Elizabeth Anne)

8. DIY Mini Cranberry Wreath Place Cards: No doubt your guests will comment on how adorable these mini cranberry wreaths are. Made of wire, cranberries and tree trimmings, these festive table accents will be perfect to bring back around for the holidays. (via Say Yes)

9. DIY Glittered Pumpkin Place Cards: You bet this li’l gourd is dressed to impress! Its glittered-out bottom makes this sparkly pumpkin place card an essential for a classy wedding table. (via Spray Paint and Chardonnay / Best Friends for Frosting)

10. Pumpkin Place Cards: Give your pumpkins a cool chrome finish by painting them with a metallic acrylic paint. Pro tip: Use white pumpkins to forgo the extra paint required to cover their orange base. (via Vicky Barone)

11. Chalkboard Log Slice Place Cards: Combine two rustic must-haves (chalkboard and wood slices) for your outdoor fall wedding. Pro tip: The thicker you cut the slice, the easier it will be to leave it standing on its own — unseasoned, natural wood can warp a little as they dry out. (via eHow)

12. DIY Gold-Dipped Pear Place Cards: Customize your color-blocked pears to match your wedding decor palette. If you’re digging the rustic-meets-minimalistic look, cover your pears in white paint first then dip them into a dark gold colored paint for the finishing touch. (via Almost Makes Perfect)

13. Hand-Lettered Pomegranate Place Cards: For another take on the pomegranate place card, trade out the card and instead write directly on the fruit. Since the lettering will be on the fruit’s inedible exterior, guests can even snack on their place cards if they choose. (via Melanie GabrielleRuffled)

14. Fall Wedding Escort Cards There are plenty of falling leaves to go around this season, so why not turn them into delicate place cards? The best part is that they won’t cost you a thing to make. (via OnceWed)

15. Eucalyptus Branch: Eucalyptus goes a long way in amping up the romance of any given space. If you’re looking to turn up the romance at your wedding, use some eucalyptus branches as place cards and display others throughout the reception space in vases or as organic table runners. (via Alicia Lacey Photography / Wedding Sparrow)

16. Gilded Harvest Place Cards These gilded pumpkin place cards will make your fall-inspired wedding table shimmer and shine. Pair your pumpkin with other sparkly accents like plates with gilded edges. (via Cupcakes and Cashmere)

17. Gilded Pear Place Cards: Freshen up your table decor with fresh pears painted gold. If you’re looking for an extra glam finish, add a coat of gold glitter spray paint on top of the gold base. (via Rustic White Photography / Ashley Buzzy)

18. DIY Mini Bouquet Place Cards: Incorporate nature into your decor with these mini bouquet place cards. To make, tie sprigs of greenery and wildflowers together with black ribbon, then add a simple card with your guests’ names. (via A Fabulous Fete)

19. Feathers + Sprig Place Card: DIY this organic place card using feathers and a sprig of greenery. Mix and match different patterned feathers for a naturally stunning arrangement. (via Kara Rosenlund)

20. Rosemary Wreath Place Cards: Treat your guests to the delightful smell of rosemary with these festive wreath place cards. Considering how pleasant these fragrant table accents will be, chances are guests will definitely want to take these mini wreaths home for something to remember the wedding by. (via Spoon Fork Bacon)

21. Rosemary Sprig Place Cards: Though simple, these place cards featuring rosemary sprigs are still very chic. It’ll give your tables an understated classy look, so you can add as much gold or color elsewhere on your tablescapes. (via Spoon Fork Bacon)

22. Chalkboard Cloth Place Cards: For a minimalistic approach, cover your table with chalkboard cloth and write your guests’ names above each place setting. Complement the modern black and white combo with metallic gold accents. (via Kristi Murphy)

23. DIY 3D Paper Pumpkin Place Card: Garnish those plates with a simple DIY version of a seasonal staple. To make your 3D paper pumpkin place card, you’ll need a bone folder, paper and a hot glue gun. Though this sample is classy as is, you can always spruce things up using patterned paper. (via Martha Stewart)

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