Mitzvah Inspire: Creatively Seating Your Guests


How you seat your guests at your Bar Bat Mitzvah reception has become so creative. Our past story, Place cards We Love was very popular, so we rounded up a new bunch!

It’s a great place to showcase your child’s theme or even their color scheme.

So whether you go with place cards, escort cards or seating charts, here are some very unique options for inspiration!





Balloon Artistry science place cards

Balloon Artistry created test tubes filled with M&M’s for a science themed Bar Mitzvah

Hi Tech place cards

Hi Tech Photography and Events created an acrylic replica of the invitation made into a seating chart

Place Cards: Sarah Merians Photography & Video

This family made use of a column and taped their place cards right on…creating a unique place card wall from Sarah Merians Photography & Video Place Cards used a pack of playing cards as place cards for guests of this Las Vegas themed Bar Mitzvah

Dazzling Parties football Place cards

For a tailgate themed Bar Mitzvah, football helmets were used as place cards to tackle the seating assignments from Dazzling Parties

 The Sands Atlantic Place Cards

 Who said basketball was a Bar Mitzvah theme only? This Bat Mitzvah at The Sands Atlantic Beach had a New York Knicks theme

Jersey Street furniture place cards

This B’not Mitzvah from Jersey Street Furniture was filled with lots of bright and cheerful colors starting with the place cards created by Dayna Platnick Events

Sheraton Stanford Place Card
For a Hollywood themed Mitzvah at The Sheraton Stamford

Imberman Baseball place cards
Talk about personalization! The Event of a Lifetime’s Melisa Imberman created each escort card with a photo of the guest (no easy feat) along with their name and table number

Sweet Dreams Photo Video: Place cards

From Sweet Dreams Photo Video these sea shell place cards are from an “Under The Sea” celebration

  Let's Party With Valerie place cards

Let’s Party with Valerie used theater-sized “em”&M boxes as place cards for a sophisticated touch of candy theme

Parties Rare to Well done masquerade place cards

Parties! Rare to Well Done created Mardi Gras themed masks which were used as place cards. Guests wore them and really got into the party theme


Pulse: Place cards
From Pulse Entertainment, these place cards “sat” in small beach chair holders, which doubled as favors for all the guests to take home

Casual Candids place cards

Casual Candids photographed a NYC themed Mitzvah with metro cards acting as escort cards and displayed with subway maps in the background

Arrangements Unlimited illuminated place cards

Keep the party flowing while everyone is glowing with these color changing place cards from Arrangements Unlimited

ana dolan place cards
From Invitations by Ana, this Bat Mitzvah girl wrote a special note to each guest explaining what she was thankful for!

A&G Picture This ice skating theme place cards

Ice skating and butterflies was the theme for this Bat Mitzvah from A&G Picture This!

Save the Day event place cards

Save the Day Events created a fashion themed Bat Mitzvah display using dress forms and shoe escort cards with tags

Ooh La La: Place cards

Ooh la la Brands used beautiful and delicious Ferrero Rocher chocolates as the base for scalloped purple place cards that were then attached with a toothpick

Flower Power place cards

Flower Power Designs created individual Rice Krispie treats in the shape of flowers sitting in grass

Letticor Designs 

Letticor Designs created this white acrylic letter “A” that served as the base of a table with a clear acrylic top. Clear mini hand bag place-cards were filled with custom purple and white M&M’s from That One Special Touch

Linda Morrow place cards

Linda Morrow Photography took this picture of swirly lollipops used as place cards for a candy themed Bat Mitzvah

Glitter NJ ipod place cards

Glitter Events created a “dTunes” theme with a music board and laminated iPods that were used as place cards

 Ira Casel Place Card
Ira Casel Photography
was the photographer for a Mitzvah that used apples with place card stems created by Dayna Platnick Events

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