DIY Table Numbers + Holders | The Budget Savvy Bride
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You’ve said “I do”, so now it’s time to eat, drink, and be merry. Have guests proceed to their tables in a well choreographed dance with the help of these diy table numbers. With just a few basic office supplies and the free template that I created for Budget Savvy Brides, you can create these gorgeous table numbers at home. And as a bonus I’ve included the template for the coordinating holders, which will turn plain old binder clips into a piece of art.

 

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What you’ll need to make this project:

  • Printable templates (download here
  • Microsoft Word (Mac or PC)
  • 8.5 x 11 card stock
  • Scissors
  • 1.25″ binder clips (from your local office supply store)
  • Double sided tape
  • Corner rounder (optional)
  • Paper trimmer (optional)

The fonts used are Respective and Cochin, so if you don’t already have them- you’ll want to download them!

 
 

Step #1:

Download the Templates and Add Your Numbers

Get the two templates for this project. Save them to your computer desktop and open in Microsoft Word. Change the table numbers as needed and print each page on 8.5 x 11 card stock.

 

 

Step #2:

Trim and Round Corners

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User scissors or a paper trimmer to cut the number templates along the trim lines. Round the corners with your scissors or a corner rounder.

 

Step #3:

Cut Clip Wrappers

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Trim the clip wrappers with your scissors or the paper trimmer.

 

Step #4:

Tape Wrappers to Binder Clips

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Tape the binder wrappers to the clips using double sided tape. Tuck the wrapper edges under the clip edge as much as possible to give a seamless finish.

 

Step #5:

Assemble the Numbers and Remove the Clip Handles

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Clip each number into a binder clip. Remove the clip handles by squeezing together the arms from one side and pulling them from their slots.

Hint: As the printing is a neutral gray, you can print the numbers and wrappers on colored card stock to coordinate with your wedding theme.

 

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Anna Skye offers wedding templates on her website Download & Print to help DIY Brides create their own invitations, rsvp cards, and programs.

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    • Jen
    • March 21st, 2013

    Hi, this is really great! Sorry if I’m missing something but I can’t see the link to download the template??

    • Here is the download link!! So sorry it got left out! http://downloadandprint.com/free-table-number-template/

  1. The idea with the Binder Clips is great! I will definitely use this for my own wedding.

    I would also love to have the download link!

    • Here is the download link!! So sorry it got left out! http://downloadandprint.com/free-table-number-template/

    • Melodie Cheney
    • June 24th, 2013

    What a great idea! I’m finding that they only download as a PDF file and can’t find a download for microsoft. I need 14 table numbers and need to be able to change the numbers. Is this available as a microsoft download? Thanks

      • MaryBeth
      • July 10th, 2014

      I love, love, love this idea and would to use this! I need table numbers up to 25. Any way to do the higher numbers?

      Thanks for your help!

    • Erica
    • October 3rd, 2013

    Hello! These are great and I would love to use them! Are they available as a word download so that I can edit them? I would need templates for 22 tables.

    Thanks!!

    • Unfortunately they are just PDFs! No need to edit them if they already have the numbers you need :)

    • Jenn
    • October 8th, 2013

    I love these–I tried to download them and open them in word so that I could edit (I need 16 tables, not just 12), but it won’t open in word. Is there a way to open it in word?

    • Virginia
    • October 25th, 2013

    Hi, my binders keep falling over. How do I get it to stay still and upright?

    • Ashley
    • January 24th, 2014

    Is there any way to change the color?

    • Michelle
    • April 23rd, 2014

    These are beautiful. How can I get the free template for the binder wrappers? I do not see them within the printable templates.

    Thank you!

    ~Mother-of-the-bride

    • Kyna
    • May 9th, 2014

    The binder wrapper template is on the same page when you use the link.

    • Lilly
    • June 4th, 2014

    Hi! Maybe I missed it but do you have a download link for the clip wrappers?

    Love the template you have! Such a great and fun way to save money on these table numbers :)

    • Callie
    • June 9th, 2014

    Hi!

    These look really great, I’m so glad i came across it :)

    Is there any chance the colour can be changed to light pink to go with my theme colour?

    • Sandra
    • June 20th, 2014

    I’m trying to change the numbers but once I get past 9 I can’t change them to double numbers. It opened in word. How can I change the numbers from 10 on up? I need 27. Thanks!

    • Stephanie York
    • July 17th, 2014

    Hi, This is great but I can’t seem to be able to download the wrappers (only the number template downloads). Would you be able to send me the link for this?

    Many thanks

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