Morex Spiral Place Card Holders

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by Morex Design Team

Morex Spiral Place Card Holders

Surprise your guests with elegant and fun alternative table signs that can second as a jeweled favor. Ribbon quantity varies by number of guests and ceiling height.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:15 minutes per card

Project Instructions

  • 1
    To create the seating cards. using any ivory card stock or leftover invitation stock, print guest names and table numbers on the cards so they can be cut out as 2" x 2" diamonds. Cut out table cards.
  • 2
    Punch a small hole in the top corner of the triangle above the names to attach later to the spirals. Cut out Ivory & Hot Pink Satin to 3" lengths.
  • 3
    Place double-sided tape down the back center of the 5/8" Hot Pink Satin ribbon. Leaving a ½" taped ribbon tails extending top & bottom– Start adhering the ribbon to the front side of the name card 1/8" away from edge. Fold tails over edge of card at top and bottom onto back. Fold ribbon back on itself to seal the cut edge.
  • 4
    Adhere double-sided tape to the back of the 3/8" Ivory ribbon. Tape ribbon on top in the center of the 5/8" pink ribbon strip from the start to end and fold over the edge of the pink ribbon. Leave ½" tails, top and bottom. Fold two tails over top and bottom to back over the pink ribbon.
  • 5
    To create the beaded spirals, working from end of wire on the spool, create round loop with round-nose pliers on the end of the 20-gauge silver wire.
  • 6
    Hold loop against the shaft of a highlighter with thumb. Create 4 wraps around shaft and leave a 1" tail, then cut wire.
  • 7
    Use the straight end of the wire to string glass beadlettes in desired pattern, pushing beads along the length of wire to the loop. Once the wire is filled with beads create a small loop and trim off excess wire. Attach medium size silver jump ring to the straight end of spiral and small silver jump ring to the beginning of spiral. Connect one end of the caged crystal to this small jump ring before closing. Using the largest jump ring, attach the card and second end of the caged crystal together.
  • 8
    Cut varying lengths of Hot Pink Satin and Cerise Organdy ribbon based on ceiling height. Tie one ribbon with an overhand knot to the medium size jump ring at the end of the beaded spiral for each cord. Alternate colors of ribbon until all spirals are attached to cards.
  • 9
    Suspend from ceiling or fixture at the Reception entrance for guests to collect. These place cards then double as favors for guests.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:15 minutes per card

Project Supplies

  • Morex Satin Ribbon 5/8 inch x 10 yard Hot Pink 104194623
  • Morex Pure Color Organdy Ribbon 5/8 inch x 20 yard Cerise 104442529
  • Morex Sweet Petites Delight Ribbon 3/8 inch x 10 yard Ivory 104442396
  • Beadalon® Memory Wire Silver 104249682
  • Beaders Paradise Tube Bugle Crystal AB 104419229
  • Cousin® Jewelry Basics Jump Rings 4/6/8mm 120 pcs. Bright Silver 104563124
  • Large Crystal Beads
  • Invitation Kit
  • Double-sided tape
  • Thick Highlighter Pen
  • Ruler