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Chalkboard Clothespin DIY Escort Cards

diy escort cards

We are not sure what it is, but when you go to a wedding and see your name looking on all pretty on your very own escort card, it makes you feel extra special. Are we not right?  Well …. thanks to wedding craft experts Paper and Thread and Something Turquoise, we have a little diy that will make your guests feel extra extra special. So, put on your crafting golves, and whip out these clever and incredibly easy chalkboard clothespin escort cards. Hang them from twine or ribbon and voilà you have one heck of an escort card station.

escort/place cards,
chalkboard paint
metallic sharpie
printed names on cardstock (we used Housegrind, a free font from

diy escort cards

1. Start by spray painting your clothespins with chalkboard paint. For even coverage they might need two coats of paint. Follow the directions on your can for dry times.
On your computer, print out simple escort and place cards for each guest. Cut them accordingly

2. For the escort cards: use the larger clothespins and a metallic Sharpie to write each table number and then add each guests name card. *For mess ups; since we are using a Sharpie you will need to repaint.

3. For the place cards: add each guests name card and possibly a flower or stem of greenery. Different flower stems could possibly communicate the guests choice of meal to the servers.

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  1. -100. @weddingchicks says:

    Who needs a shirtless handyman? Just do it yourself! Clothespin Escort Cards by @Jen_Carreiro @paperandthread

  2. -100. Marisa Perry says:

    I love this! Puts me on a run away train of ideas! I also think, college graduation parties, kiddie parties, school events and fundraisers, the list goes on! And is that a denim napkin? Fantastic!

  3. -100. @KrysNarron says:

    RT @weddingchicks: Who needs a shirtless handyman? Just do it yourself! Clothespin Escort Cards by @Jen_Carreiro @paperandthread http://t.c…

  4. -100. @Jen_Carreiro says:

    We did a special DIY with @WeddingChicks and it’s live on their blog! Check it out!

  5. -100. crystal says:

    Great blog post! Very informing! Love all of your other wedding inspirations and tips!

  6. -100. Aly says:

    Why do you have to use chalkboard paint since you are writing on the pins with Sharpie? Couldn’t any paint work? How do you arrange and display the clothespins?