How to Make Paper Marbled Place Cards

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How to Make Paper Marbled Place Cards

When you’re planning an event, whether it’s a holiday party or a casual get together, the details make all the difference. Adding unique, personalized touches throughout the space will catch the attention of your guests and make them feel special for being invited. Follow these seven simple steps and you’ll have unique marbled place cards that will be the talk of the town for weeks to come.

Wow your guests with marbled place cards

Marbled Place Card Materials:

  • Baking sheet
  • Shaving cream (must be foam not gel)
  • Watercolors and acrylic paint
  • Cardstock
  • Paint brush
  • Dropper
  • Scraper (paint scraper, ruler or any flat edge)

An easy marbled place card DIY

Step 1: Fill the baking sheet with shaving cream.

So fun and easy to make place cards

Step 2: Smooth out the surface of the shaving cream.

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Step 3: Add in two to three colors with a dropper.

Add paint and shaving cream to make these cute place cards for your next dinner party!

Step 4: Swirl the colors in a figure 8 pattern.

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Step 5: Lightly press the cardstock into the shaving cream.

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Step 6: Remove and scrape off the extra shaving cream.

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Step 7: Let dry and cut into rectangles to create place cards.

So easy to make these cute marbled place cards

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These place cards are also great for weddings, high school reunions and business events. Enjoy!

Learn more marbled paper techniques at FTD.

Jennifer Sitko Skarakis, a graphic designer and design enthusiast, is the founder of Sendo Invitations and editor of The Sendo Blog.


  • March 28, 2019

    Patricia Hughes

    I love this one! Me and my fiance are arranging a wedding celebration in Birmingham and I’ll take this idea for our event!


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