Rehearsal Dinner Place Cards – A Cricut Tutorial

by onepaperstreet

Today’s project was a relatively quick one for our upcoming wedding. We are getting together with the wedding party the Friday before the big day, and I wanted to create some place cards that would easily help the wait staff know what everyone ordered.

Walk through:

I made all of these rehearsal dinner place cards using only my Cricut machine. First I found the “Place Cards” background in the New Arrivals cartridge that I had bought a couple years ago. Then, I used the Bohemian Wedding place card design to add a little side embellishment. This worked out great, since that design was available through my Cricut Access account. Lastly, I placed a square in the center and set it to be a score line, then placed another score line where I would make the fold.

From there, all I had to do was stick a piece of white cardstock on a Cricut mat, put it in the machine, and let it go to work. About 30 minutes and 5 sheets of paper later I had 20 rehearsal dinner place cards!

Tip: If the scoring tool doesn’t make the score lines noticeable enough, feel free to go over them again using a scoring board. I own the Martha Stewart scoring board here.

To view the exact specifications of this project in the Cricut Design Studio click here.

Materials Used:

Cricut Explore Air 2 Machine
Cricut Mat (Light Grip)(ideal for larger cuts)
Cricut Tools (to peel images from mat)
Cricut Tools Scoring Stylus
Cricut Geode Marker
Cricut Armadillo Marker
White Cardstock – (8.5”x11”)

Cricut Images Used:

Place Cards (New Arrivals cartridge)
Place Card (Bohemian Wedding cartridge)
1 standard square (set to score) 3.23”x1.65”
1 standard scoring line 3.35”
Simple Celebrations: Writing font 33pt. – for dinner selection
Haley: Writing font 92pt. – for Names

 

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