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DIY escort cards for Thanksgiving made of pinecones and feathers
Photo: Honestly YUM

Pinecones

If one turkey for your Thanksgiving table isn't enough, take advantage of the abundance of pinecones to add a few more feathered friends. This adorable DIY project is a fun craft to add to the kids' table, too.

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Branches

Adding some evergreen sprigs to escort cards is a subtle way to bring Christmas to each place setting. This woodsy project is ideal for winter holiday gatherings or a mountain inspired wedding.

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DIY place cards with wreaths
Photo: Kori Clark

Wreaths

Don't limit this fall staple to just your door! Wreaths are easy to incorporate into any home or wedding style. As a sweet-scented nod to the cooler seasons, create wreaths for each place setting with rosemary and thyme.

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DIY escort cards and holiday gift tags
Photo: Frolic!

Herbs

Using greenery and herbs, these holiday cards make adorable gift tags that could easily double as DIY escort cards. This project uses boxwood, oregonia, rosemary, myrtle and seeded eucalyptus to create mini wreaths.

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DIY escort cards with cranberries
Photo: Say Yes

Cranberries

Honor the seasonal harvest with these cute DIY escort cards. Simple and bright, these mini cranberry wreaths will add a pop of color to any Christmas table.

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Feathers

Think outside the jack-o'-lanterns of Halloween, cornucopias of Thanksgiving and candy canes of Christmas with natural elements that are more understated. Pick up some feathers from the craft store to create simple DIY escort cards. For a little extra texture, weave in greenery or stalks of wheat.

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Ornaments

For escort cards that double as holiday wedding favors, your guests will love to decorate their Christmas trees with these DIY ornament place cards.

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Pears

While these sweet fruits are often used in fall recipes, we love these color-blocked pear decorations for a seasonal wedding table. Use fake fruits to reuse this idea for holiday gatherings to follow.

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DIY woodcut place cards
Photo: Carrie Walker

Wood Details

Using pumpkins and a fall color scheme, these personalized woodcut cards are the finishing touch to a simple rustic tablescape.

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Sweet Treats

Besides spending time with family and friends, food is one of the best things about the holidays. From seasonal mini pies to truffles, expand the sweets selection from the dessert table to your escort card table with the help of a family recipe or your caterer's suggestions. No matter the event, you can easily assemble these DIY escort cards with a glass of wine in hand.