Eight Clever Escort Card Displays

We’ve been to many a wedding in our day, and we’ve seen our fair share of escort cards, to boot, from plain and simple to good-humored and giggle worthy. And while we’re all for tradition (you know the one—a round table with perfectly aligned plain cards surrounding a floral centerpiece), the escort card displays we remember most are tinged with a touch of humor or whimsy.

Escort Card Ideas | Weddings Illustrated

Photos by Kat Braman Photography and Set Free Photography

Happily for wedding guests everywhere, couples are increasingly going the creative route when it comes to helping their loved ones locate their seats. Keep scrolling to see eight of our favorite clever escort card displays from some seriously stylish Florida weddings.


Boca Raton, Florida, wedding reception with H-shaped seating chart, photo by Kat Braman Photography | Weddings IllustratedPhoto: Kat Braman Photography / Venue: Boca Raton Resort & Club

It may not be the same gargantuan proportions as Kim and Kanye’s sky-high flower wall,  but this six-foot-tall moss monogram “H” seating cart is just as chic. (The mirrored escort cards serve double duty as Christmas ornaments!)


Seating chart with magnolia leaves by Ashton Events, Sunglow Photography | Weddings Illustrated

Photo: Sunglow Photography / Seating Chart: Ashton Events

This seating chart at a Rocking H Ranch reception is covered with magnolia leaves, and guests’ names are written on each leaf. As guests peel their names off the board, a painting created just for the bride and groom is revealed. Can a seating chart be any more creative?


Bird cage escort cards, photo by Set Free Photography | Weddings Illustrated

Photo by Set Free Photography

These birdcage-shaped escort card displays would be right at home in a romantic vintage-inspired wedding. Want to take things a step further? Find a few actual cages and pin the cards all around their outsides.


Tarot escort cards, photo by Bee Photographie | Weddings Illustrated

Photo by Bee Photographie

This couple added a tongue-in-cheek touch to their escort card display by mixing in funky, colorful tarot cards. We see nothing but fun ahead!


Antler escort card display at Rocking H Ranch, Florida, photo by Angel Gray Photography | Weddings Illustrated

Photo by Angel Gray Photography / Venue: Rocking H Ranch

For their outdoor reception at Rocking H Ranch, this couple hung escort cards on antlers for a decidedly rustic touch.


Starfish Escort Cards, photo by Studio222 Photography | Weddings Illustrated

Photo by Studio222 Photography

If you’re throwing a sea-themed celebrations, tie your escort cards to delicate little starfish that your guests can take home and add to their personal shell collections.


Family photo escort cards, Divine Light Wedding Photography | Weddings Illustrated

Photo by Divine Light Wedding Photography

Turn old black-and-white family photos into escort cards to give your wedding an especially sentimental feel. What could be more fun than enjoying friends and family present and past on the day of your big celebration?


Fishing Pole Escort Card Display, Jessica Lorren Organic Photography | Weddings Illustrated

Photo by Jessica Lorren Organic Photography

Florida is a haven for anglers, and you can put your passion on display in charming fashion by attaching your guests’ escort cards onto vintage fishing poles, like this creative couple did.