Seating arrangements – seating chart template

A victory packet for the WORST wedding project you’ll ever have to do.

Ugh.

Lets face it, your down to the wire, and you’re trying to get a million other things done before your big day. Sitting down and figuring out who sits at what table is going to be so time-consuming and stressful… you just know it will be awful! You can already see it, your up at 2am, arranging seating on your living room floor using sticky notes and duct tape. There has to be a better way. Right!?

Creating seating arrangements can sometimes be the most challenging part of planning a wedding. As a stationery designer, I’ve seen what a struggle (and a stress inducer!) this project can become for my clients.

But don’t worry! I’m here to support you. I’ve created a FREE packet of tools that will ensure your success.

Whats included in the Victory Packet:

  • Template -A super easy-to-use excel sheet to track guests and seating arrangements.
  • 5-Step Checklist – so you can complete this project in a flash!
  • Style Guide – 1 page cheat-sheet with the proper Mr. Mrs. Ms. Miss format for any situation!
  • FAQ  – Your frequently asked questions – answered!

Are you ready to get this project knocked out of the park?!
Fill in your e-mail address below and I will instantly e-mail you the (FREE!) Victory Packet.

What others are saying:

“ Thank you SO MUCH! This was the support and direction and resources I needed!!! I feel so much better. ”  – Laura P. from  Massachusetts

Vintage Glam Table Numbers

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Nothing says glamorous like a Great Gatsby inspired wedding! These 1920’s Art Nouveau cards are perfect for Vintage Glam, Old Hollywood, couture, formal, and elegant style weddings. Many other color combinations are available!

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Secret Garden Invitation

Inspired by a classic children’s story, and elegantly crafted for a romantic wedding. Send friends and family the key to your rustic, boho or garden style wedding with this invitation. As seen on the Love and Lavender Blog!

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Secret Garden Wedding Invitation

Secret Garden Wedding Invitation

This invitation suite includes one of each of the following as shown in the photos:

-5 x 7 Pocketfold Invitation
-5 x 7 Outer Envelope
-Backing layer
-RSVP card
-RSVP Envelope
-Outer Belly Band
-Monogrammed Medallion for the cover
-1 Insert cards of your choice (Directions, Accommodations etc.)

A special Thank You goes out to

The Love and Lavender Blog for featuring the Secret Garden Styled Wedding Photo Shoot

An even bigger thank you to BeccaRillo Photography and Andrea Griffin Weddings and Events for selecting our invite for the styled shoot!

Travel Theme Table Cards

Choose sites you have visited (or places you want to go someday) to identify your reception tables. Many locations are available. Please visit my etsy shop here for more details.

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Save money on your wedding stationary (without eliminating anything!) — Part 4

How To Save Money on your Weding Stationary (without eliminating Anything) Part 4

How To Save Money on your Weding Stationary (without eliminating Anything) Part 4

Use Standard Sizes – Rectangular Not Square!
I found out the hard way that the post office charges a different rate based on the shape of an envelope. When I went to the post office to mail my (square) invitations for my wedding, I was in for a shock. I mistakenly assumed since my invites weighed less than 1oz I would be able to use standard first class stamps. After talking with the postmaster I discovered the post office considers square envelopes “non-standard” and they charge extra for them!

Money saving tip: If you love both a square and a rectangular style invite, consider the rectangular invite and you will save about $0.20 each on postage! 

Table number tip: Avoid custom framing costs. It is much easier to find a rectangular frame in a standard size!

Want more money saving tips? Check out my other posts!

Save Money On Your Stationary Part 1

Save Money On Your Stationary Part 2

Save Money On Your Stationary Part 3

Flower Illustration Wedding Table Number Cards

Name your reception tables after flowers in your bouquet or in your garden! 84 different flower varieties are available. Please see the list in the link below. Like my Autumn Trees collection, these flowers are a gorgeous way to guide your guests to their tables!

If you’d like to know more about these table cards please visit my etsy shop here.

Calla Lilly Flower Wedding Table Number

Calla Lilly Flower Wedding Table Number

Iris Flower Illustration Wedding Table Card

Iris Flower Illustration Wedding Table Card

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Peoney Flower Illustration – Flower Wedding Table Card

Autograph Guestbook Sign for Baseball theme weddings

Collect autographs from your friends and family with this baseball theme guest book sign. The baseball and linked initials can be customized in colors, fonts and letters to suit your needs. When paired with a baseball mitt or bat for your guests to sign, this is sure to be a major hit! Many teams and color styles are available. Just ask!

Love this sign? Want it customized? Please visit my etsy shop here for additional details!.

Cincinnati Baseball Fans – Here’s a Wedding Invitation just for you!

This is a wedding invitation suite I created for a couple of Cincinnati baseball fans in a red and black color scheme. I’ve also created a set with a red pocketfold that I’m anxious to share as soon as I have another sunny day to take photos!

If you’d like to know more about my designs, the packages and pricing please visit my etsy shop here.

Wedding invitation for Cincinnati baseball fans

Wedding invitation for Cincinnati baseball fans

Baseball Theme Wedding Invitations

Baseball Theme Wedding Invitations

Wedding Invitations for Cincinnati Baseball Fans

Wedding Invitations for Cincinnati Baseball Fans

Beverage Signs for Andrea Griffin Weddings and Events

I’ve had the pleasure of working with several wedding planners over the years, but none have been so professional and easy to work with as Andrea from Andrea Griffin Weddings and Events! In addition to creating a monogram/logo for her website, I’ve had the pleasure of creating a menu card and several buffet signs for her stylized shoot. I can already tell Andrea will be an amazing wedding planner, and look forward to watching her new business grow!

Here’s the designs:

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Save money on your wedding stationary (without eliminating anything!) — Part 3

How To Save Money on your Weding Stationary (without eliminating Anything) Part 3

How To Save Money on your Weding Stationary (without eliminating Anything) Part 3

Another DIY misconception: Printing Double Sided verses Single Sided is cheaper
It seems logical using one card and printing on both sides it would be less expensive, right? Wrong! In many cases it’s actually more cost effective to print on two cards single sided rather than one card double sided.

Printing is often calculated as a per-side charge and more often than not, double sided printing fees outweigh the cost of another card.

When printing, consider how your items will be displayed and determine if they really need to be printed on both sides.  If your table number cards or place cards will be only seen from one side, why pay more to have them printed on both sides? Invitation cards often can be consolidated to single-sided prints that will save you extra $$! Discuss all your options with your stationary designer and/or printer; they are there to help you.