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Fortune Place Card


Bring good fortune to the table with this clever place card.


  • Letter-sized card stock
  • Scissors or craft knife
  • Calligraphy pens
  • Double-sided tape


  1. Step 1


    Print messages or romantic quotations centered onto 8 1/2-by-11-inch card stock, oriented horizontally. Cut into 1/2-inch-wide strips. Turn strips over, and calligraph first and last names 1 inch from each end. Notch ends.

  2. Step 2


    To make the "cookie," cut patterned paper into a circle 5 1/2 inches in diameter (if you like, make a cardboard template using a compass). Roll circle into a loose tube. Overlap ends about 1/2 inch and secure with double-sided tape. Hold the tube so that the top flap is pointing down and facing away from you. Slip a fortune into the tube with the name toward you. Fold the tube inward and secure with double-sided tape.

Martha Stewart Weddings, Fall 2003