DIY Tutorial: Vintage Inspired Place Card

DIY Tutorial

Today we welcome back Kirsty Newnum from Handmade Weddings for today’s DIY Tutorial. Last time Kirsty showed us how to make these super cute Hand-beaded Flower Hair Pins, perfect for you or your bridesmaids, or flower girls. Today Kirsty is showing us how to make these Vintage inspired Place Cards. They are cheap to make and simple with it, so pretty much anyone should be able to manage these!

Place Card
  • Time taken: 10 minutes per name card

  • Cost per 50 guests: £22.00

you will need

you wil need


  • Buy your card in your colour scheme, to help you skip step 2 and 3
  • How about writing something interesting about a guest on the table, inside the card. This will act as an ice-breaker and help the guests of each table know each other better.
  • Store the ink-pad upside down so that the pad stay moist

Step 1) Apply glue to the front of the card


Step 2) Place the glue side of the card down onto the purple card and press down

Step 3) Cut around the purple card

Place card

Step 4) Fold the doily over the top of the card so that more of it falls to the front

Step 5) Lightly press the individual alphabet stamps into the ink and press onto the doily for the names of each of your guests

Place card

Step 6) Glue the back of the doily. Be sure to do this on either a scrap of paper, or a wipe clean surface as the glue will come through the small holes of the doily

Place Card

Step 7) Open out the card and place the doily across the fold and smooth out any creases. Fold along the crease

Place Card

Step 8) Your finished place card with a vintage feel

Place Card



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