8 Gorgeous DIY Place Card Ideas for your Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving is only a few ideas and if you’re having more than 6 guests, what better way to avoid the hassle of who sits where than with place cards. Aside from that, they also add a nice touch to your table. You can use them for names or even to label dishes.

Scroll through to check out these 8 gorgeous and creative place cards you can make yourself that are sure to wow guests.


  • Embossed Gold Place Cards 1 of 8
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    I love how blogger Emily Schuman from Cupcakes and Cashmere embossed gold names onto simple tags with stamps and then added a few neutral feathers. It's something different and unique and so simple to make. 

    Make it here. 

  • Chalk Place Cards 2 of 8
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    I love the idea of using chalk boards as place cards. If you change your mind about who sits where, you can easily erase it and try again. 


    Make it here. 


    Photo: The Shabby Creek Cottage

  • Silhouette Place Cards 3 of 8
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    How creative are these place cards from blogger Camille Styles. You simply find photos of your guests and then cut around their outline and fill it in using a black permanent marker. Genius! 


    Make them here. 

  • Tangerine Place Cards 4 of 8
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    I like how this blogger used tangerines as place cards. They actually look like small little pumpkins, perfect for Thanksgiving! 

    Make it here. 


    Photo: Domestic Adventure

  • Pine Cone Place Cards 5 of 8
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    Pine cones are easy to find and are perfect for holding up place cards. 


    Make it here


    Photo: Creatively Living

  • Pomegranate Place Card Holders 6 of 8
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    Pomegranates add a festive touch to your table and look so chic! 


    Photo: Project Wedding

  • Wood Place Cards 7 of 8
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    I love the idea of using a piece of wood to hold up your place cards. These were painted white and look so chic. 


    Photo: Sweet Tea Photography 

  • Gold Dipped Pear Place Cards 8 of 8
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    How gorgeous are these gold dipped pear place cards. They are bound to make any table look stylish. 


    Make it here. 


    Photo: Almost Makes Perfect 

Read more of Carmen’s writing on her fashion blog, Viva Fashion.

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