For a wedding reception, an appetizing menu is the most crucial detail. You have to select the best food and drink options to combine together that will be served on the dining table. Designing wedding menu cards will help you to inform the guests about the meals that they will have during the party. It feels like you are willing to share the list of your favourite cuisine to everyone on a special day. Even, menu cards can be the media for communicating the details of the cuisine to the guests. It will be more appreciated since the guests can make their own choice on deciding what they will have freely by referring to the list.
If you love to put an extra effort, you can create one menu per guests with their name on it. Also, you still can save the budget by creating one menu card per table or displaying a large menu board sign at the entrance gate of the dining area. So, the guests can read the menu while walking to the reception. Some use paper with calligraphy font, acrylic, cutting boards, rustic wooden board, scroll, marble, vintage window and many more. Give a sweet touch by decorating your menu with ribbon, thread, greenery and flowers to make it more attractive.
1. Vintage Window
Reuse your old window to create a vintage menu board. Even it can be used as a unique decoration for your wedding.
2. Painted Napkin
You can use the cloth as your menu cards where it can double as a napkin. Paint the napkin with white calligraphy and serve it with greenery for a fresh statement.
3. Modern Pink Marble
Marble is everyone’s favorite since it has a rare texture. There are two options for using marble ideas. You can print paper with marble design, and if you want to be extra, use the original marble slab.
4. Fold it with Napkin
For you who love the minimalist and simple idea, you can recreate these menu cards. Print a menu card in horizontal and fold it with the napkin. It’s cute as it is.
5. Gold Mirror Acrylic Sheet with Foil Printed
Add classy detail to your wedding with this gold mirror acrylic menu card. No need extra decoration since the shimmering accent itself can be a statement to your tablescape.
6. Add More Textures
Create more texture to your tablescape with this colorful acrylic wedding menu cards. Design the acrylic in round shape and oval. The combination of these shapes makes your tablescape looks attractive.
7. Be Creative with Cutting Board
Looking for a unique menu card design? Cutting board with white paint is the way to go.
8. Bring Up the Fall Vibe
Do a DIY project by creating cards in the form of leaves. Choose brown or coral to create a warm atmosphere for your fall wedding tablescape.
9. Calligraphy Scroll
Hang a large calligraphed canvas scroll to display your menu card. Decorate the spot with lantern and greenery to make it more lively.
10. Chic Tropical
Tropical is never out of style. For you who love greens, you can choose an eco-friendly menu card idea by using tropical leaves like spathiphyllum, banana leaves, or elephant ear.
11. Colorful with Various Shape
Have you ever thought of making your menu cards look so extra? Design your cards in three different parts. Choose different shapes and colors for each section before you put it on the card stand.
12. Crisp Sheer Paper
Make menus with sheer paper. It’s the best way to create simple menu cards yet still eye-catching.
13. Elegant in Geometric
Think to add geometric decor to your tablescape with this hexagon menu. It will fit in perfectly with simple décor and setting.
14. Make It Simple
Choose textured paper with calligraphed printed as your simple menu card. It might look simple, but there is always beauty in simplicity.
15. Modern Literary Touch
Rather than using the traditional paper menu, you can add guest’ names with modern calligraphy laser cut.
16. Natural Rustic
Cover the square menus with a wooden plank. You can use thread instead of the nail to stick it together. Add some greenery at the corner of the top to sweeten the board.
17. Printed Kraft Paper Bag
Amaze your guests with this unexpected menu card idea by printing your entire menu onto a kraft paper bag.
18. Transparent Acrylic
Transparent acrylic is the best element that you can use to design many decorative props. Here, you can choose transparent acrylic as menu cards. Take some greenery and flowers to fill the transparent space.
19. Use Romantic Words
When it comes to design a wedding menu card, choose romantic words to highlight your menu.
20. Wooden Board
Make it simple by offering up a major menu like this wooden board display. Place it at the entrance gate where people can see it before entering the reception.
There are many ways to design menu cards as long as you want to explore your creativity. Make sure to incorporate your menu cards’ design with the tablescape decoration to impress the guests.