Table numbering is an underrated but important part of most weddings—it allows your guests to know where they're sitting, organizes the number of guests you have and helps vendors know exactly what each table needs. Table numbers can also be a great opportunity to incorporate your wedding theme and act as an important piece of decor.We've rounded up several creative ways to number your wedding reception tables.
Gold Mirror and Clear Acrylic
Merging spectacular gold-mirrored calligraphy and acrylic this table number features gorgeous calligraphy. Pair this table number with more light and neutral colours to make it really pop.Image via ZCreateDesign.
Painted Wooden Numbers
This neat idea foregoes the usual numbers printed on a flat surface. These numbers be customized with paint and glitter to suit a variety of themes.Image via BellaBrideCreations.
These table numbers are simple yet beautiful. These freestanding number schemes are made of acrylic and feature elegant white calligraphy. They are great for weddings that have enough going on visually and just need table numbers that are nice but don't call too much attention away from the rest of the decor.Image via TheRocShop.
Great for a modern or minimalistic theme, these numbers create more of a visual impact than the average lettering by including line work. It makes the number really stand out from other signage of the day and can be made in a variety of materials such as acrylic. They can be customized in a variety of colours but looks especially amazing in onyx for a black and white theme.Image via For The I Do.
Consider creating tiny table lamps with your numbering. By putting the material with your number around a wine glass and inserting a tea candle you create a romantic DIY mini table lamp for your wedding guests.Image via Tabitha and Lace.
Rose Gold Cursive Numbering
Blush and rose gold are staples of many wedding colour schemes. These rose gold letters are freestanding and elegantly curve into each other. Partnering it with light florals creates a beautiful table aesthetic that would be great for a garden wedding.Image via HappyTopperStore.
Geometric Wooden Table Number
The innovation of laser cutting has allowed people to quickly create wooden pieces that would traditionally be time consuming to make and costly to purchase. Using new technology, numbering like this can be often now be found for under $20 bucks! Available from the HappyTopperStore, it is sold in two varieties dark wood on light wood (Like the one above) and the reverse.Image via Weddbook.
Agate Table Numbers
Gold numbering on agate is a unique and beautiful way to number your tables . Great with wild foliage, no two stones will be exactly identical giving each one a slightly different feel. The variety of colours of agate make it perfect for any wedding colour palette.Image via 100LayerCake.
This particular style of string art involves winding string around nails to create diverse shapes and patterns. This one was created to convey that the guest is at table 3. This modern idea would be perfect for a bohemian inspired wedding.Image via Copperandblushpaper.
Foil Paint on Mini Easel
Using metallic paints on white card and putting it on a mini easel is another way to turn your numbers into artwork. Because it's a painting it leaves a variety of ways motifs and filigrees can be incorporated from the wedding into your mini art piece. Could be given away as wedding favours at the end of the night if the artwork is particularly striking.Photo as seen in this real wedding.
Gold Print Card
Instead of the traditional wooden easel this one looks like something straight out of the Palace of Versailles. These French Baroque-inspired card holders look amazing with stark whites, crimson reds and powder blues.Photo as seen in this real wedding.
Mixed Material Cards
For those who are indecisive and always get stuck on their last two choices this last choice is perfect. This table card merges two different aspects of your theme into one table number. For example, the above card combines rustic wood with modern marble to create a contemporary feel.
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