So much goes into the wedding planning process that at times it may seem overwhelming. After you finalize the guest list and seating chart, the last thing you want to worry about is if your guests are going to make it to their right table. Take some inspiration from some of the weddings we’ve catered, with these creative DIY ways to make your escort cards. It’ll ensure that your guests know where to go, so that your time is better spent celebrating with your friends and family.

1. Vintage Dolly Escort Cards If you’re looking to add the perfect touch of black and white to your wedding, then check out this beautifully designed vintage place card holder. The place card holder is aligned with personal black and white photos with lines of wire that hold the guests’ table information. A fun way for your guests to look at photographs, while finding their table information. This couple had a vintage trunk card holder, which fit perfectly with the theme as well.

2. Custom Baltimore Spice Blend. Whether it’s Old Bay or another custom made Baltimore spice, these DIY bottles are a fantastic way to send your guests home with a taste of Baltimore. This couple wrote each guest’s table information on a tag attached to the bottle, so it served as a wedding favor and as an escort card. Having the escort table and wedding favor be a 2-in-1 is a great way to save space at a wedding.

3.Match your escort card holder with your wedding theme. This gorgeous custom-made escort card holder was the perfect addition for a wedding at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. The rustic escort card board held time card/ punch cards, which was a fun way for the couple’s guests to find their tables. There are endless ways you can personalize your escort card holders to match your venue.

4. Crab and Ivy Wedding Place Card Holder These escort cards are a tasteful way to incorporate a Maryland theme at your wedding reception. Lined on an ivy backdrop, each place card has a Maryland blue crab that will be a familiar site to local guests and a warm welcoming to your out-of-state guests.

5. Outdoor Wedding Mossy Place card Holders Whether you’re having a summer wedding in the warm outdoors, or a breezy fall wedding, these adorable place card holders will complement any type of outdoor wedding. The sliced “tree trunk” on top of the mossy table top will be a breeze to set-up, and will leave your guests enthralled with how charming your wedding décor was for weeks to follow.