DIY Photo Place Cards

Using photos of your guests on place cards for dinner party fun.
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By: Lisa Cox and Sarah Cox

Materials Needed:

  • black and white photo copies or printouts of each person’s photo using photo paper
  • white cardstock
  • 1 1/2 inch hole punch or scissors
  • red and turquoise tags (find a free template online by searching "free SVG tags")
  • scrapbooking paper
  • decorative small brads
  • glue

Print Out Photos

Find a funny picture of each of your guests. Childhood photos are great, but any goofy piture will do. Scan all the photos and then cropped the faces so that the images were approximately 1 3/4 inches square. Convert all the images to black and white, and print them out on a sheet of photo paper.

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Create Tags

Using a 1 1/2 inch circle punch, cut out all the faces. Mount them on white card stock cut into 1 3/4 inches. Finally, glue them on red and aqua tags.

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Finish the Cards

Glue a rectangle of scrap patterned scrap booking paper to a folded piece of white card stock. Then, attach the red and aqua tags using small decorative brads on either side of the photo.

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