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Make a Glam Wedding Seating Chart

Jan 14, 2014

by House of Earnest handmade and vintage goods

Every time a new year starts, I begin thinking about spring and weddings. I usually stick to doing wedding flowers, but I love to get involved in other DIY-aspects of weddings.

This wedding seating chart is made in four easy steps, so even if you’re not a DIY person, you can still tackle this project. I used mirrored frames, champagne-colored satin ribbon, and gold herringbone paper because my style is neutral and slightly glam, but there are a lot of fun ways to customize this seating chart to fit your theme and color palette.

You Will Need:
Large frames
Double-stick tape
Heavy-duty packing tape
2″ x 2″ labels
Patterned paper

Note: You will also need a finalized seating chart for all of your guests.


Step one: Remove glass, matting and the backing of the frame.


Step two: Cut your ribbon to fit the width of the frame’s interior, adding a little extra at each end. Use strong packing tape to fix the ribbon to both sides of the frame.


Step Three: Create custom cards by sticking 2″ x 2″ labels to some patterned paper. Cut around the label equally on all sides to make a patterned border. Add your guests’ names  and table number with a pen.


Step Four: Arrange the seating cards in alphabetical order and stick them to the ribbon using double-stick tape.


How will you customize this project to fit your wedding theme?

All photographs by House of Earnest.


2 Featured Comments

  • GracefullyGirly

    Kimberlee from GracefullyGirly said 7 years ago Featured

    So classy and elegant! And the best part is having beautiful frames to use after the wedding. Great idea.

  • Katydid511

    Carmen Rivera from KatydidHandmadeKnits said 7 years ago Featured

    I'm a custom framer and I'm having my wedding in the fall. As a framer I must say that this a great idea! I will consider this for my wedding. Thanks for sharing!


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