For a "shoe-prise" party, Bonny Katzman
puts a pink-shoe place card into a mirrored base.
If you have to turn 50, why not celebrate with a Gothic, funereal-theme party thanks to Fiori Fresco Special Events.
Fiori Fresco Special Events hand-calligraphies guest names on custom chopstick covers. Photo by Withers Wanberg.
Fiori Fresco Special Events puts a personalized name band around the menu card. Photo by Ira Lippke.
For a baby shower from Fiori Fresco Special Events, place cards are perched in pots of flowers, which guests could take home.
A closer view of a personalized pot.
At the welcome brunch for a resort wedding, Fiori Fresco Special Events inserts personalized place cards into the tines of forks at each place setting. Photo by Withers Wanberg.
A longer view.
The classic tent card is customized with the logo created for this wedding--a compass to reflect the couple's love of new adventures--thanks to Events of Distinction.
Photo by Sharpe Photographers.
To celebrate the wedding couple's Vietnamese heritage, Events of Distinction stands the place card in slots cut into pieces of bamboo. Photo by Kevin Chin.
For a book-loving couple, Events of Distinction creates a bookmark place card for each guest. Photo by Wendy Maclaurin Richardson.
From Events of Distinction, a menu card that doubles as place card. Photo by Grace Image.
For a corporate dinner at a private home in San Francisco, Events of Distinction riffs on life in earthquake country with a "Living on the Edge" theme. The place card/menu is angled off the edge of the table by being taped to a napkin draped from the place setting.
Tara Wilson Events
tucks the place cards into fork tines--the technique that not only saves money by using the flatware as holders, it also keeps the cards from flying away at outdoor weddings. Photo by Widyn Photography.
A closer view. Photo by Widyn Photography.
And for a creative take on escort cards, Brilliant Event Planning
creates "tickets" that show guests to their seats at a wedding that took place in a restored Broadway theater. Photo by Karin vonVoigtlander. To see more takes on escort cards, click here
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For a party at The Ritz restaurant in Newport Beach, Calif., Fiori Fresco Special Events creates a ritzy place card, complete with rhinestone frames showcasing guest names.