14 Stylish Menu Card Ideas

by Bridget Clegg

Menu cards can be your new best friend and here's why: they ease the flow of a sit-down dinner; they can moonlight as an escort card; and they pull together the design of your place settings! To save on costs create one menu per table (set it up on an easel or in a frame) or create a large menu sign for guests to read as they walk into the reception. See our favorite ways to make menu cards a stylized and useful part of your reception below!

Romantic Lavender and Clothespin Menu Card

Photo: Clary Photo // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Clary Photo

From the album: A Simple Romantic Wedding in St. Louis, MO
Menu card by Two Doors Blue

Glam Silhouette Menu Card with Feather Accent

Photo: Sam Haddix Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Sam Haddix Photography

From the album: A Vintage Romantic Wedding in Cambridge, MA
Menu card by D.S.MeeBee

DIY Kraft Paper Bag Menu (Filled With Mints!)

Photo: Evan Hunt Photo // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Evan Hunt Photo

From the album: A Vintage Wedding in Chicago, IL

Custom Vintage Chalkboard Menu

Photo: Allyson Magda Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Allyson Magda Photography

From the album: A Farm Wedding in Winters, CA

Tie-The-Knot Twine Menu Accessory

Photo: Erin Hearts Court // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Erin Hearts Court

From the album: A Modern Wedding in Palm Springs, CA

Circular Gold Foil Menu Card With Calligraphy

Photo: Leigh Miller Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Leigh Miller Photography

From the album: A Formal New Years Eve Wedding in St. Louis, MO

Escort Card and Menu Combo

Photo: Anna Kuperberg // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Anna Kuperberg

From the album: A Country Chic Wedding in Sonoma, CA

Modern Typeface Menu With Origami Prop

Photo: Joey Kennedy Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Joey Kennedy Photography

From the album: An Elegant Contemporary Wedding in Pittsburgh, PA

Custom Escort Card Menus In Log Stand

Photo: Erik Ekroth Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Erik Ekroth Photography

From the album: A Rustic Wedding in Boiceville, NY
Menu cards by Lion In The Sun

Modern Menu Place Setting In Wood Base

Photo: Scott Andrew Studio // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Scott Andrew Studio

From the album: A Modern Fall Wedding in Napa, CA
Created by the maid of honor

Geeked Out 3D Menu Card

Photo: Antonis Achilleos // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Antonis Achilleos

Menu card by Brown Parcel Press

Wooden Menu Card With Rosemary

Photo: Next Exit Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Next Exit Photography

From the album: A Natural Outdoor Wedding in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Menu card by Cards of Wood

Bold Horizontal Menu Card

Photo: Wedding Photojournalism by Ron Soliman // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Wedding Photojournalism by Ron Soliman

From the album: A Bold Modern Wedding in Philadelphia, PA
Menu card by The Papery

Bright Painted Menu Card With Ribbon

Photo: Lisa Boggs Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Lisa Boggs Photography

From the album: A Colorful Capitol Wedding in Washington, D.C.
Menu card by The Printerette Press

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