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DIY Folded Name Place Cards


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DIY Folded Name Place CardsWith just a few simple and inexpensive supplies (which you may even already have at home), you can make this project! This method will save you a lot of money versus ordering custom place cards plus you will have paper/paint left over for other projects!

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Save money and make your own place cards for your wedding, engagement party, or any special occasion/event.

Total Time: Varies depending how many you make

Yield: As many as you would like!

Supplies:

DIY Folded Name Place Cards
 

Steps:

  1. Using your paper cutter, cut place cards into your desired size.
  2. DIY Folded Name Place Cards - cut cardstock to desired size
     
  3. Optional - Since I want my place cards to stand on their own my place cards will need to be folded. Fold place cards in half.
  4. DIY Folded Name Place Cards - for freestanding cards fold in half
     
    DIY Folded Name Place Cards - several cards folded
     
  5. First I am going to paint my table number place cards. Dab some water into the color you would like and then onto your paper. Repeat until you have the texture/design you want.
  6. DIY Folded Name Place Cards - painting the table cards
     
    DIY Folded Name Place Cards - watercolors used
     
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  7. Next up, paint folded place cards. I dabbed two shades of green on my paper then applied water and worked in a circular motion to achieve the texture/design I wanted.
  8. DIY Folded Name Place Cards - painting folded place cards, dab on two colors of paint
     
    DIY Folded Name Place Cards - add water and swirl to achieve desired effect
     
  9. Repeat with the rest of your place cards and allow place cards to dry.
  10. DIY Folded Name Place Cards - repeat and then allow to dry
     
  11. Ready to write on your place cards. I used my pen first, then went over with a Sharpie.
  12. DIY Folded Name Place Cards - add names and table number to cards
     
    DIY Folded Name Place Cards - closeup of finished card
     
    DIY Folded Name Place Cards
     

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