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9 Pretty Garden-Themed Place Cards

Welcome your guests with unique place cards inspired by your own garden or yard.

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Walnut Place Cards

There are many opportunities to include your garden in wedding decorations, and one detail that shouldn't be overlooked is place cards. Beautiful place cards are a small touch that can really make an impact. These walnut shell place card holders are made by dipping the bottom half in paint that matches the wedding colors. Use a small saw to cut a slit across the top and place the name cards in for a beautiful display.

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Dipped Objects

Nuts aren't the only objects you can dip for beautiful name holders. Try using sycamore, chestnut or sweetgum balls instead. Dip one half in paint and let dry. Depending on the items you are using you can either cut a place for the name cards, or just slide them into natural crevices.

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Roots and Branches

Need something a little taller for you place cards? Experiment with roots, twigs and branches. Cut them as tall as you like — they can look beautiful dipped or all natural. If you have trouble keeping them upright, place a small piece of sticky tack or clay at one end and press to the table. (Choose one that is oil free if you are worried about damage to a wood table.)

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For a quick but lovely place card holder, use pinecones to hold your guest's name in place. An elegant script creates an engaging contrast against the roughness of the cone and helps to make a simple project look more sophisticated.

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