10 Unique Ideas for Your Escort Cards

Escort cards are a fun way to show off your wedding theme and personalize your décor. The cards are usually the first thing your guests will see at the reception, making them the perfect way to set the tone for your event. Check out 10 creative ideas from some of our favorite real weddings.

For Andrea and Ariel's destination in the Florida Keys, starfish-adorned escort cards placed in a sandbox were the perfect fit. See more from this wedding.

starfish beach wedding escort cards

Photo Credit: KT Merry

Jean and Michael carried a leafy theme throughout all aspects of their wedding day, from the leaf-print invitations to the tea leaf favors. Appropriately, they used leaf-shaped escort cards and strung them above a collection of bamboo, moss, and rocks. See more from this wedding.

bamboo leaves escort cards
Photo Credit: Carol Irvine

Since Carmen and Pete are both huge Beatles fans, they incorporated the love of the music in their wedding day. Each table was named after a Beatles album, and guests picked up personalized cassettes to find their tables. See more from this wedding.

cassette tape escort cards
Photo Credit: Ashley Rose Photography

Airline Wings
Emily and Scott's romance all started in transit — they met and fell in love on a Southwest Airlines flight. And a few years later, Scott popped the question on another Southwest Airlines flight! Tying into their history together, their wedding day included a travel theme. The escort cards were shaped like flight attendant airline wings. See more from this wedding.

travel theme wedding escort cards
Photo Credit: Lars Wanberg/Withers Wanberg Pictures
Wedding Planner: Joyce Scardina Becker/Events of Distinction

Mason Jars
For Jessica and Jason, it was important to honor and respect the environment throughout their wedding day. They repurposed antique glass jars as their escort cards, which also doubled as simple, chic lanterns. Guests found their seating cards tied with twine to Ball jars holding soy candles and birdseeds. See more from this wedding.

rustic escort cards
Photo Credit: Gertrude & Mabel Photography

Photo Strips
Dana and Whitaker's beautiful wedding inside a botanical garden took full advantage of the gorgeous setting. Since they planned to have a photo booth at the reception, Dana and Whitaker snapped some fun shots and create photo strips to use as escort cards, which were hung from a tree at the reception entrance. See more from this wedding

photo strip escort cards
Photo Credit: Abby Rose Photo

Alex and Rich wanted their quirky, fun-loving personalities to shine throughout their wedding day —which included vintage cars, an inflatable bouncy house, and roller skates. Since each table was named after a type of vintage car, the couple displayed their escort cards on hubcaps. See more from this wedding.

vintage hubcaps
Photo Credit: Jessamyn Harris

Featuring an orange and black color scheme, Tamara and Jason's Halloween wedding truly captured the essence of the holiday. Fittingly, they used mini pumpkins for their escort cards. See more from this wedding

pumpkin escort cards
Photo Credit: Cary Pennington Photography

Floral Inspiration
Bonny and Dave wanted their wedding to be anything but ordinary. They found the perfect location in Cornerstone Gardens, a nine-acre property filled with a series of eclectic gardens. Their escort cards fit in perfectly with the garden theme — each was displayed on a vase of white ranunculus and ivy. See more from this wedding.

floral escort cards
Photo Credit: Tu Photography

Harry Potter Wands
Christine and Andy met online through a post about Harry Potter news, so it seemed only natural for their wedding to be influenced by the series. They used magic wands for their escort cards, placed around the Sorting Hat, which sorted guests into their house tables! See more from this wedding

harry potter theme wedding
Photo Credit: Geoff White Photographers

—Kristen O'Gorman Klein