Window panes, chalkboards, barn wood pallets; guests will adore signage of any type displayed at a wedding. They can be created from the simplest and most basic of supplies, from re-purposed wood to old frames and chalkboards. If you are not game for DIY signage, today there are plenty of places you can buy them or you could talk an artsy friend in to doing the job for you!
Signage can be a friendly reminder to your guests and can be conversational, informational or decorative, provided that the text is clear and the design complements your style. It seems that increasingly, they are almost an obligatory addition to wedding décor. From directions to catchy sayings, messages from the heart, Instagram hash tags, monograms, where to sit and not to sit and “Mr & Mrs” tags – these are soon becoming a defining factor of a ceremony.
Rustic Wood Pallets
Pallets are rustic and add a unique touch to any event including weddings. Using pallets for wedding signs is now a trend, be it a dinner menu, directions for seating or simply proclaiming your love by painting on wood from an old barn that was torn down.
For couples that desire a rustic, vintage feel, slap some paint on rough wood pallets to make them look like vintage chalkboards. Timber wedding signs are a good option to display old photographs of the family or the reception menu. Whether it is a vintage wood signs or gold calligraphy on crisp white backgrounds, the key is to keep it consistent throughout your event.
It is also unique to have hand lettered touches to the celebration by incorporating it on timber wedding placard. Hand written décor can add an extra personal, artsy and festive touch to any occasion.
A Clean Sheet of Paper
For a memorable getaway, consider printing a delicate sign that reads, “Just Married!” on top of kraft or butcher paper mounted on foam core! For little notes to reserve seats and other tags to provide directional information for guests to navigate the venue – a simple, cost-effective printed sign on kent paper in crisp black cursive lettering is perfect! Printed wedding signage is now available in a variety of fonts, colours, sizes and textures. A classic serif or ornate calligraphy font is within reach for a customized wedding tag or banner that can be hung at your reception.
A Toy from Childhood to a Perfect Decorative Element
Whether it’s a painted and framed chalkboard in the colors of your wedding theme to point guests in the right direction or a pallet that reads “no seating plan!” chalkboards are a stylish and versatile way to add flair to a wedding or party. Fun, charming and great communication tools, chalkboards are irresistible!
Chalkboards or blackboards are perfect for creating table numbers, menus and labels. Pieces of slate for a textured alternative to the classic chalkboard are quite the option too!
Chalkboards are simple, inexpensive, allow boundless creativity and offer clarity in communicating something. To add an artistic flare to a ceremony, chalkboards can be used to fit in seamlessly with the overall décor.