Anyone that has planned a wedding knows that the devil is in the details, so it's important to prioritize. Table numbers are the first thing your guests look for once they get their place cards. Make that moment count by making some creative DIY table number holders.
We've collected some of the most stylish table number tutorials that are practical, inexpensive and easy to make.
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Nestle Table Numbers Inside a Terrarium
Combine a terrarium centerpiece with a table number card for spring and summer weddings. For less maintenance, prepare these in advance using faux flowers.Continue to 2 of 18 below.
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Design Table Numbers With a Modern Aesthetic
You won't need a lot of supplies to tackle these modern table numbers. Head to the hardware store and pick up some inexpensive wood blocks and house numbers.Continue to 3 of 18 below.
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Make Some Faux Greenery Accents
This DIY idea adds extra interest to a standard wood block table number holder. Drill two small holes next to the number slit on your number holder block. Then, place a couple of eucalypti stems in the holes you drilled. You can opt for fresh eucalyptus on the day of the wedding or prepare these in advance by making paper eucalyptus stems.Continue to 4 of 18 below.
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Make Romantic Table Numbers out of Wood
If your dream wedding is both modern and romantic, these light pink table numbers are a lovely choice. To get started, you'll need wooden squares, paint, and some adhesive numbers.Continue to 5 of 18 below.
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Customize Table Numbers With Childhood Photos
Making table numbers personal is a fun touch that will serve as a conversation starter for your guests. This option picks photos from every year of life. Other variations include fun facts that correlate with the number of the table. For instance, table five might say something like, "5, The day in May that Mike proposed to Julie."Continue to 6 of 18 below.
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Paint the Table Number on a Centerpiece
Wooden planter centerpieces look great for outdoor and barn-style weddings. To simplify the tablescape, paint the table number directly on the centerpiece using chalkboard paint.Continue to 7 of 18 below.
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Upgrade a Clear Acrylic Frame
If you have a die-cutting machine, you can make these table numbers at home using metallic vinyl and some acrylic frames. There are thick versions you can buy online, or you can pick up some cheap clear frames at a discount variety store.Continue to 8 of 18 below.
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Keep the Table Number Holder Simple
If you have a lot going on for a tablescape, try designing table number holders that are tall and simple. To make these, you'll need wooden dowels, spools, cubes, and mini clothespins.Continue to 9 of 18 below.
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Print off a Table Number Design
You can purchase an endless amount of table number designs on the internet that will coordinate with your theme. Before you do that, explore some free options. Once printed, tuck the cards into a plant that will work as a centerpiece and table number holder.Continue to 10 of 18 below.
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Wrap Fairy Lights Around a Number
Upgrade a standard string art project by using fairy lights instead of string to outline the numbers. This project will add ambiance to a table without needing candles.Continue to 11 of 18 below.
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Reuse Old Frames and Line Them With Fabric
To make these table numbers look more eclectic, consider differentiating each vintage frame. Pick a variety of different fabrics that coordinate with one another and paint each frame a different color.Continue to 12 of 18 below.
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Turn Growlers Into Table Number Holders
Between everyone in your family, you might be able to tackle this project without needing to source any growlers. Clean the exterior of the growler then print off these brewery-inspired table number labels.Continue to 13 of 18 below.
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Mold Some Table Numbers out of Clay
These wedding table numbers will be fun to make if you like baking or crafting with clay. Grab a rolling pin, some old cookie cutters, and toothpicks to whip up these for your wedding.Continue to 14 of 18 below.
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Stamp Numbers on Old Book Pages
There are a few different ways you can show off your personality at your wedding. If you're a couple who loves to read, highlight that with these table numbers. After the wedding, they would make for a fun addition to a gallery wall.Continue to 15 of 18 below.
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Use a Stack of Vintage Books as Table Number Holders
If you love vintage items, incorporate some of your collection into the centerpiece. Use old silver trays for the base and stack together three books to act as the table number holder.Continue to 16 of 18 below.
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Stencil the Number on a Candle Luminary
Tea lights make beautiful accents on tables for nighttime weddings. Create a collection of them and have the main luminary serve as the table number. To create the number, draw it out on masking tape and use that as your stencil.Continue to 17 of 18 below.
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Rest a Table Number Inside a Faux Succulent
Table number holders don't need to be fussy or involve a lot of parts. Head to a local craft store and pick up a variety of faux succulents. To make sure the fake greenery will work, bring along one of the table numbers, so you can make sure it stands up straight.Continue to 18 of 18 below.
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Hang Table Numbers From a Wine Bottle
Save the servers some work by leaving the wine or champagne for the toast on the table. Before dinner, it will work as a table number holder. Once everyone is seated, the person in charge of the toast can instruct each table to pour some wine or champagne for themselves.