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50 Memorable Ideas for Your Table Numbers

By: Mary Wozniak

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  • Sailboat

    Sailboat

    Driftwood sailboats complement the seaside décor for a nautical or beach wedding.

    Photo Credit: Katelyn James

  • Vintage Door Knobs

    Vintage Door Knobs

    Antique-look key plates and crystal doorknobs adorn these gorgeous custom table numbers.

  • Agate

    Agate

    Unique Brazilian agate rocks are hand-painted with elegant calligraphy.

    Photo Credit: Pippity Pow/Etsy

  • Birds Nests

    Birds Nests

    Perch these handmade bird cutouts atop a dried floral nest for a charming rustic look.

  • Scrabble

    Scrabble

    Can you spell C-R-E-A-T-I-V-E? Scrabble tiles make up fun and novel table numbers.

  • Painted Plate

    Painted Plate

    Search thrift shops and antique stores for pretty vintage china. Next stop: the crafts store, for stencils and acrylic paint to complete this easy DIY idea from Perfectly Disheveled.

    Photo Credit: Leah Lee Photography

  • Gatsby-Inspired

    Gatsby-Inspired

    For a glamorous Art Deco look, go for the gold. These freestanding wooden numerals can also be styled modern, rustic, or covered in sparkling glitter.

    Photo Credit: Z Create Design/Etsy

  • Book Folds

    Book Folds

    Create your own amazing folded book art with downloadable patterns by Jelly Bean Book Art.

  • Lamp Shade

    Lamp Shade

    Light up your table décor with luminaries. The vellum shades fit over a wine glass or champagne glass.  

    Photo Credit: Paper Pixie/Etsy

  • Illuminated Heart

    Illuminated Heart

    Engraved acrylic hearts are illuminated by LED lights matched to your wedding colors.

    Photo Credit: Even Table Decor/Etsy

  • Library Card

    Library Card

    Retro library cards add a vintage feel to your table. Pair with some classic books for a novel centerpiece.

    Photo Credit: Black Lab Studio/Etsy

  • Books

    Books

    Vintage books can be stenciled with table numbers. For a special touch, select your favorite romantic novels or books of poetry. 

  • Buoys

    Buoys

    Imagine your summer beach wedding with these colorful buoy table numbers, handmade from reclaimed wood.

  • Vintage Trunk

    Vintage Trunk

    Add this handmade wooden trunk to your table decorations for a vintage-inspired centerpiece.

    Photo Credit: An Artsy Affair/Etsy

  • Airport Names

    Airport Names

    Love to travel? Take a flight of fancy with airport code table names.

  • Italian Foods

    Italian Foods

    Foodie couples will adore this elegant design by Nora Belle Designs, celebrating a passion for fine food and travel with classic Italian ingredients and inspiring quotes.

    Photo Credit: Nora Belle Designs

  • Photo Adventures

    Photo Adventures

    Relive memorable moments as a couple with photos of your favorite adventures.

  • Flowers

    Flowers

    Choose your favorite spring flowers for table names. A pretty seed packet design is a sweet choice for an outdoor wedding.

    Photo Credit: Leaf Decor/Etsy

  • Winter Themes

    Winter Themes

    Sleighbells, snowflakes, mistletoe, and holly — for a winter wedding, the Documents and Designs Snowflake collection includes table names that salute the season.

    Photo Credit: Documents and Designs

  • Movies

    Movies

    Add a bit of Hollywood romance with quotes from your favorite movies.

    Photo Credit: Wedding Monograms/Etsy

  • The Periodic Table

    The Periodic Table

    When two scientists fell in love, it was instant chemistry! Cibi Events labelled each table with chemical formulas like H2O for a clever addition to an elegant table setting.

  • Baseball Stadiums

    Baseball Stadiums

    Take me out to the ball game! Stadium seating is a fun choice for the sports-loving couple.

  • Cassettes

    Cassettes

    Cassette tapes with names of your favorite artists are perfect for a retro wedding.

    Photo Credit: Wedfest

  • Movie Characters

    Movie Characters

    Tag tables with your favorite movie characters. This beautifully styled table combines a sophisticated look with a fun Star Wars theme.

    Photo Credit: Caca Santoro Weddings

  • Maps

    Maps

    Where in the world are you sitting? Upcycled maps display your favorite destinations.

    Photo Credit: TINE Designs/Etsy

  • Comics

    Comics

    Pow! Splat! Express yourself with quirky comic book table names, a fun and offbeat choice.

  • Fairy Tales

    Fairy Tales

    Fairytale-themed tables tell the story of your romance. And they lived happily ever after…

    Photo Credit: The Little Touches

  • Fantasy Locations

    Fantasy Locations

    Name your tables with references from a favorite movie, book, or television show. These fantasy fiction destinations are paired with vintage maps by Imbue You.

    Photo Credit: Imbue You

  • Constellations

    Constellations

    Your love is written in the stars. Guide your guests to the nearest constellation.

  • Gold

    Gold

    Opt for some serious bling with gold crystal wrapped table number holders from Gallery 360 Designs.

    Photo Credit: Gallery 360 Designs

  • Salt & Pepper

    Salt & Pepper

    Vintage salt and pepper shakers have a charming shabby-chic look.

  • Moss

    Moss

    Pretty DIY flower pot centerpieces hold moss-covered numbers by Spotted Leopard.

  • Pine Holders

    Pine Holders

    Rustic pine holders are carved with your initials for a bit of old-fashioned romance.

  • Gold Shells

    Gold Shells

    Shell holders add sophisticated gold style to your beach wedding.

    Photo Credit: Gallery 360 Designs

  • Knots

    Knots

    Handmade “monkey fist” rope knot holders are perfect for your nautical-themed wedding reception.

    Photo Credit: O-Y-Knot/Etsy

  • Bicycles

    Bicycles

    Handmade wire sculpture bicycles hold your table number cards. Order a tandem bike for the head table!

    Photo Credit: Wirebicycle/Etsy

  • Flappers

    Flappers

    These delightful table number cards feature vintage-inspired flapper girls.

    Photo Credit: GoGo Snap/Etsy

  • Math

    Math

    You do the math: a clever twist on table numbers features simple arithmetic on chalkboards.

  • Birds

    Birds

    Enhance your table number cards with delightful artwork, like these vintage bird illustrations.

    Photo Credit: Leaf Decor/Etsy

  • Han and Leia

    Han and Leia

    “I love you… I know.” Download this sweet and subtle Han and Leia design.

  • Photo Numbers

    Photo Numbers

    Let your personality shine. This clever couple incorporated super-sized number props in their engagement photos.

    Photo Credit: Luminaire Foto

  • Peacock

    Peacock

    Add glamour to your table number cards with a peacock print Art Deco design.

    Photo Credit: Tinsel and Flair/Etsy

  • Watercolor

    Watercolor

    A swath of bright color and elegant gold lettering transforms ordinary table number cards.

  • Rustic Chalkboards

    Rustic Chalkboards

    Download lovely floral chalkboard cards for a trendy rustic look.

    Photo Credit: Paper Bear Print/Etsy

  • Child

    Child's Work

    Is there an artist in the family? Take a cue from these adorable drawings by the happy couple’s son.

  • Perler Beads

    Perler Beads

    An innovative DIY project from Intimate Weddings features a lacy heart handmade from perler beads.

    Photo Credit: Intimate Weddings

  • Gold Frames

    Gold Frames

    A simple gold frame elevates your table number cards from plain white to classic elegance.

  • Embellished Frames

    Embellished Frames

    Silver and pearl embellishments frame your table numbers with opulence.

  • Moss Frames

    Moss Frames

    Moss covered frames are ideal for an outdoor or garden reception.

  • Rustic Frames

    Rustic Frames

    Rustic frames carved with your initials are a lasting memento of the day you say “I do!”

    Photo Credit: Prince Whitaker/Etsy

50 Memorable Ideas for Your Table Numbers

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