31 Wedding Table Number Ideas to Complete Your Centerpieces

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maddy sims the knot associate editor
Maddy Sims
maddy sims the knot associate editor
Maddy Sims
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  • Maddy is a Brand and Social Content Manager at Birdy Grey, and was a former associate editor at The Knot.
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Updated May 04, 2023
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Escort cards are only half of the equation when it comes to getting your guests to their assigned reception seats. To help everyone settle in seamlessly, you'll also have to make it easy for them to find said seats. Wedding table numbers (or names or themes, if you're feeling extra-creative) serve the practical purpose of designating each table so guests clearly know where to go. The table numbers should ideally feel personalized to you as a couple—just like the rest of your wedding decor. To get the ball rolling, we're sharing 31 eye-catching table number ideas, from rustic logs to vintage postcards and more. Plus, we've added an entire section with editor-approved picks that you can purchase right now. Our final tip: Screenshot your favorite ideas to show to your wedding vendor team so they can help bring your vision to life.

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A Wedding Editor's Top Picks for Table Numbers

Ready to head straight to checkout? These shoppable wedding table number ideas are some of the best we've found (and love).

1. White Fox Paper Co. Classic Gold Foil Wedding Table Number

classic elegant wedding table number idea with gold calligraphy on white card

Easy to match with a range of wedding styles, this elegant table number is printed on quality cardstock featuring timeless foil lettering. Choose from two cardstock color options and four metallic foil hues.

2. Jasmine Jhunjhnuwala Gold-Trimmed Acrylic Table Number with Pressed Flowers

modern acrylic wedding table number with white calligraphy and pressed flowers

We don't know about you, but we can't get enough of the pressed wedding flowers trend. This romantic design incorporates dainty pressed flowers (yes, they're actually real!) framed by an elegant calligraphy table number. The acrylic block is trimmed with gold for a sophisticated finish.

3. Tinksky Wooden Wedding Table Numbers on Sticks

wooden rustic wedding table number with cursive writing on a stick

Whether your centerpieces consist of wildflowers arranged in mason jars or gorgeous bunches of garden roses in brass compotes, these wooden table numbers are a sweet finishing touch. Leave the wood bare for a slightly rustic look, or paint the pieces a different color depending on your wedding theme.

4. SC Calligraphy Shop Arched Boho Wooden Table Number

boho wedding table number idea wooden arch sign with cutout detail

Give your centerpieces a boho look with the help of these arched wooden table numbers. The laser-cut design features a cutout trim that mimics rattan furniture, with a white acrylic number in the center. Plus, each table number includes its own stand, so it's ready to go on arrival.

5. The Confetti Home Gold Wedding Table Numbers with Acrylic Base

classic elegant wedding table number with gold 3D number on clear acrylic base

Customize these elegant wedding table numbers with your choice of color, size and font style. Their classic look is perfect to pair with low garden-style centerpieces and formal tablescapes.

6. The Knot Shop Personalized Wedding Reception Table Number Cards

personalized wedding table number card with names and wedding date

These simple wedding table numbers can be customized with your names and wedding date, and they're available in five different colors. Pick up some place card holders to easily display them on the tables.

7. Jinmury Frosted Arch Wedding Table Numbers

modern wedding table number idea frosted acrylic sign with arched shape and white lettering

Keep your centerpieces streamlined and chic with these acrylic wedding table numbers. They're perfect for a minimalist theme if you're going for a less-is-more vibe.

8. Elena Honch Crystal Rhinestone Wedding Table Numbers

glamorous gold wedding table numbers decorated with rhinestones

Adorned with sparkling crystals, these luxe wedding table numbers are a stunning addition to any wedding tablescape. They're available in either silver or gold and a variety of number combinations.

Unique Wedding Table Number Ideas

You don't have to stick to basic cards or printouts, and these unique wedding table number ideas are photographic proof. Get inspired by these creative conversation starters.

9. Agate Wedding Table Numbers

There's no doubt about it: This wedding's agate table numbers rocked. Love the look? Purchase your slabs then find table number stands to hold them. From there, you can handwrite the numbers or commission a calligrapher for the penmanship. That said, there's always the option to purchase pre-numbered agate slices and coordinate wedding table number holders.

10. Playing Card Wedding Table Numbers

Playing cards work with so many themes (think: Alice in Wonderland weddings), especially with all the themed decks out there. This wedding went with a whimsical, vintage event design. Check out those key table number holders! Color us impressed. Now impress your guests by replicating the look. Pro tip: Give attendees matching card decks as wedding favors so they'll never forget your amazing decor.

11. Scrabble Wedding Table Numbers

Scrabble wooden wedding table number
Photo: Brooke Courtney Photo

Talk about a genius idea—especially for wordsmiths. To create your own playful Scrabble-inspired table numbers, crowdsource pieces from the actual game. Just make sure you have enough letters to spell out all your wedding table numbers. Also ensure that your letters fit into the stands you buy.

12. Travel-Inspired Wedding Table Numbers

If you and your partner love to travel, work that detail into your wedding. We love the idea of naming each table after an airport you've been to. Not only is it a fun detail, it's also a great conversation starter.

13. Vintage Postcard Wedding Table Number

vintage postcard wedding table number
Photo: Kayla Smith Photography

Show off your love of travel in a unique way. Name each table after a destination and mark them with vintage postcards.

Elegant Wedding Table Number Ideas

There's nothing wrong with sticking to the classics. From chic calligraphy to sweet vintage details, check out our recs for elegant wedding table number ideas.

14. Acrylic Wedding Table Numbers

Acrylic wedding table numbers are taking the wedding world by storm. And are you really surprised? The minimalist look is equal parts dreamy and modern. We love the botanical accents on this real wedding's table numbers because they add a natural touch to the acrylic signs.

15. Mirror Wedding Table Numbers

Silver mirror wedding table number
Photo: Onelove Photography

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, what are the prettiest table numbers of all? Perhaps these geometric stunners are the answer. Go hunting for vintage mirrors you can paint and display with table number holders, or buy a set of ones that come engraved for an extra-elegant touch.

16. Watercolor Wedding Table Numbers

This seaside wedding featured gorgeous watercolor table number cards fastened to seashell stands. It's a foolproof combination for any oceanic event—and also really easy to replicate

17. Geometric Wedding Table Numbers

Consider yourselves a contemporary couple? Try hexagonal wedding table numbers that look just like these. They're chic, artsy and unique. Read: They'll look great on Instagram.

18. Modern Wedding Table Numbers

Calling all minimalists: This wedding table number idea is for you. Place a simple card into a small block of wood for a clean, chic look that won't overpower your table scape.

19. Plate Wedding Table Numbers

China plate wedding table number
Photo: Courtney Dox Photography

Here's another wedding table number idea that requires a little crowdsourcing (or estate/garage/yard sale browsing). Collect fine china or any other cool plates and customize them with stickers. (We prefer removable labels to paint so you can reuse the dinnerware.) The result will be elegant, eclectic table numbers just like these.

Fun Wedding Table Number Ideas

Your wedding day is the party of a lifetime, and personalized decor details will help make it all the more memorable. Use these fun wedding table number ideas to find one that speaks to your style.

20. Neon Light Wedding Table Numbers

Lobster neon light wedding table number
Photo: The Light and Glass

It looks like these two found their lobster! (Friends, anyone?) We're obsessed with neon wedding decor, including eye-catching wedding table numbers. Ready to replicate the idea? First, make sure your venue setup allows you to hide (and plug-in) any necessary wires. Then, shop for affordable standing lights that speak to you. Bonus points if you keep them or give them as fun wedding party gifts postwedding!

21. Driftwood Wedding Table Numbers

Ahoy, nautical couples. How cute is this sailing-inspired table number? The handmade decor pieces were designed using fabric, paint, a dowel, driftwood and twine. Don't feel very crafty? Don't worry. Buy the super-similar sailboat table numbers online instead.

22. String Art Wedding Table Numbers

Feel free to make string art table numbers yourself—that's what this planner did! It could even turn into a fun wedding party bonding activity. Otherwise, commission the too-cool, bohemian table numbers from an artist.

23. Tropical Wedding Table Number

Whether you're getting married in a tropical location or simply love the aesthetic, this wedding table number idea is for you. Use a colorful acrylic sign with a palm design and add the number on top.

24. Pop Culture-Inspired Wedding Table Numbers

A fun way to personalize your nuptials is to incorporate some of your favorite things. For example: TV shows. Sneak your go-to Netflix picks into the day by naming your tables after them.

25. Colorful Wedding Table Number

Use your wedding table numbers as a chance to work extra color into your wedding day. It's a great way to keep your color palette going throughout your reception.

Rustic Wedding Table Number Ideas

When it comes to rustic wedding table number ideas, details like wooden logs, mini chalkboards and repurposed glass bottles are perfect for nailing that laid-back vibe.

26. Papel Picado Wedding Table Number

papel picado wedding table numbers
Photo: Niel Dieker Photography

For a look that's equal parts rustic and elegant, consier papel-picado-style wedding table numbers. Surround them with pretty flowers for a dreamy look.

27. Wooden Wedding Table Number

rustic wedding table number idea with number written onto sliced tree stump
Photo: Shane and Lauren Photography

Get table numbers that stand tall all on their own with these natural wooden stumps that do just that. We love the idea for a fall, winter or otherwise rustic wedding. To DIY, just collect some lumber and paint the numbers on yourselves. Or, buy a premade option to save on time.

28. Lantern Wedding Table Number

Hosting a rustic wedding? Try this wedding table number idea. We love it because it's the perfect balance of form and function. You can easily display your table numbers on the lanterns and light them at night when it gets dark.

29. Growler Wedding Table Number

Beer growler wedding table number
Photo: Kara Pearson Photography

This idea is perfect for a brewery wedding or a couple who just really likes craft beer. Similar to the wine bottle idea above, all you have to do is collect a few growlers and customize them with numbers. In this case, vinyl decals work great. And again, they make excellent take-home gifts for the couple or their wedding party.

30. Chalkboard Wedding Table Number

You can't go wrong with cute chalkboard signs. These all-in-one table numbers and table number holders prove it. The Knot Shop sells a bunch of similar options for any casual or rustic-chic event. From there, just buy the chalk!

31. Wine Bottle Wedding Table Number

Vino-themed wedding table numbers? We'll toast to that. These wine bottles were decorated with custom stickers, which The Knot Shop sells a ton of. As for the bottles? Save the ones you drink while wedding planning—because planning goes well with a good glass of wine.

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