DIY Friday: Paper Table Numbers, Five Ways

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We have a real DIY treat in store for Confetti brides and grooms to be today! We’re going to be transforming simple paper table numbers into customised paper perfection! The end result for this DIY Friday is super lovely, the only difficult part for you will be deciding on which look to make yours. Enjoy!

DIY Article Paper Table Numbers, Five Ways

 

Look 1- Dots and Sparkles

DIY Friday Place Numbers Flowers

What you’ll need:

DIY Wedding Table Paper

  • tent style paper table number
  • glittered card stock backer (the choice of colour is up to you!)
  • screw punch (easy to find and cheap on ebay and amazon!)

The Step by Step:

DIY Article Supplies

Step 1: for a uniform polka dot pattern draw out criss-crossed lines on the back side of your card. Work around the area where your number is by marking its position.

Step 2: screw punch your holes at the points where your lines intersect.

Step 3: adhere your backer using hot glue, glue dots, or whatever other adhesive you have handy.

Repeat process on the other side of your card.

The Final Outcome

Details Table Place Setting Sparkle
Look 2- Peekaboo!

DIY Article Paper Sign

What you’ll need-

 The Step by Step:

DIY Wedding Look 2 Supplies

Step 1: using an x-acto knife for precision, cut out your table number.

Step 2: adhere your backer using hot glue, glue dots, or whatever other adhesive you have handy.

Repeat process on the other side of your tent card.

The Final Outcome

DIY Friday Look 2 card

Look 3- Gorgeous Greenery

DIY Friday Flowers Look 3

What you’ll need:

DIY Friday Look 3 Supplies

  • tent style paper table number
  • stick on fern stencil (make sure the one you select is suitable for use on paper and won’t tear the paper when pulled away)
  • acrylic paint (the choice of colour is up to you! we have used green)
  • stencil brush

The Step by Step:

DIY Friday Step 3

 

Step 1: position and stick on your stencil to the top right corner of your card.

Step 2: apply paint. Let dry slightly for approximately 15 minutes and then pull away the stencil.

Step 3 (not shown):  repeat steps 1 & 2 on the bottom left corner of your card.

Repeat process on the other side of your tent card.

The Details

DIY Friday Look 3 card leaf

Look 4- Pink Petals

DIY Article Look 4 place card

What you’ll need:

DIY Friday Card details

 The Step by Step

DIY Article Supplies

Step 1: to ensure you get a centered floral pattern draw a line across the midway point of the back of your card.

Step 2: punch a floral pattern onto either side of your card, positioning the center of the punch to the center of your card.

Step 3: adhere your backer using hot glue, glue dots, or whatever other adhesive you have handy.

Repeat process on the other side of your tent card.

The Final Outcome

Table 4

The Look 5- Pattern Play

DIY Flowers look 5

The Supplies

DIY Friday Supplies 5

  • tent style paper table number
  • stick on floral stencil (make sure the one you select is suitable for use on paper and won’t tear the paper when pulled away)
  • acrylic paint (the choice of colour is up to you! we have used pink and green)
  • fine tip paint brush

The Step by Step

diy friday image 5

Step 1: position and stick on your stencil to the left side of your card.

Step 2: apply paint, incorporating both pink and green into your pattern.  Let dry slightly for approximately 15 minutes and then pull away the stencil.

Step 3 (not shown): repeat steps 1 & 2 on the right side of your card.

Repeat process on the other side of your tent card.

The Final Outcome

DIY Article no.5

Looking for Ready Made?

If DIY just isn’t for you, have a browse through our ready made Wedding Table Numbers and find something that’s perfect for you.

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