Escort cards originated from a time when guests were expected to enter the dining room in a specific order.

The Origin of Place Cards: Wedding Fun Fact Friday

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Earlier this week we talked about the difference between place cards and escort cards (read that post here). Keeping in line with the theme, today’s wedding fun fact is about the origin of place cards. In old english days (think Downtown Abbey), guests who were invited to a social event would be welcomed to dinner by announcement, usually by the …

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What’s the Difference Between Place Cards and Escort Cards?

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As you plan your wedding, you’ll most definitely come across some wedding verbiage that may be unfamiliar to you. Like any industry, the wedding world has some terminology that isn’t always super clear.  For example, do you know the difference between place cards and escort cards?  Despite what a lot of people may think, place cards and escort cards are not …