DIY Luminaria Place Card Lanterns

How to Make Luminaria Place CardsThis afternoon’s project is a beautiful and festive twist on a traditional place card! Using a stamp kit and small brown paper bags, you can easily create candlelit place settings for each of your guests. This would be ideal in an evening reception in an old barn or in a dimly lit outdoor setting. One note is to be extra careful if using real candles! Weighing the bags down with rocks or sand is a very important step that should not be skipped! The slightest breeze could knock these over and which could result in more candlelight than you would like at your wedding. Also make sure when you are placing the candles in the bags that they go in the center and not too close to the side. Trimming the bags to be roughly square is also important as far as reducing the risk of fire. If you are too worried about it, you could always opt for LED candles which I recently saw at World Market!  Light away!!

Step By Step : DIY Luminaria Place Cards

What You’ll Need : Scissors / Small Brown Paper Bags / Letter Stamps / Ink Pad / Tea Lights / Date Stamp


Step By Step : DIY Luminaria Place Cards

1 )  Stamp each bag one inch from the bottom with your wedding date

Step By Step : DIY Luminaria Place Cards

2 )  Carefully stamp the name of each guest above the date.


Step By Step : DIY Luminaria Place Cards

3 ) Cut the top of the bag down from the corners at an angle. You could also use craft scissors.

Step By Step : DIY Luminaria Place Cards

4 ) Weight the bags with small stones or sand so that they don’t tip over, and nest the tea light at the center of each bag.

DIY Wedding Luminaria Place Card

Photography : MCR PROJECTS

 DIY Wedding Luminarias




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