Free Printable – Glitter Paper Layered Place Cards

DIY glitter layered wedding place cards. Print templates and instructions in post

Layered Place Cards Made With Glitter Paper

If glitter and glam aren’t quite your style, don’t worry, you can use our print templates, instructions, and any of our colorful specialty papers to customize place cards for your taste.

Check it out below, and if you decide to make your own layered place cards, be sure to snap a photo of them and tag us on Instagram (@LCIPaper)!

What Paper & Supplies You’ll Need

Download The Layered Place Card Print Templates

Download Layered Place Card Templates. The folder contains two Microsoft Word documents to print back to back on 8 1/2 x 11 paper:

  • Front: a document with 2×4 inch tables to customize with guest names
  • Back: a cutting guidelines document with 2×4 tables to print on the reverse side

Customize layered place cards in Microsoft Word. Print template and cutting guidelines in post

Customize Your Place Card Print Templates

Customize by highlighting and typing over the sample wording and table numbers.

Tip: If you prefer to customize with outlines, right click on the table then click Table Properties > Borders & Shading > All. Just make sure to remove them before printing!
Fonts shown in example piece are Salt & Spices Pro and Open Sans.

Print top layer and cutting guidelines for layered place cards on 8 1/2 x 11 paper. Free print templates in post

Print on 8 1/2 x 11 Paper

Print guest names on the front of 8 1/2 x 11 paper, then turn the sheets over and print guidelines on the back. Be sure to print both sides in the same direction for proper cutting alignment.

Cut along guidelines on back of layered place cards

Cut The Paper Along The Guidelines

Using a paper trimmer, cut along guidelines to yield place card top layers.

Cut decorative glitter strips for layered place cards from 8 1/2 x 11 paper

Cut Glitter Paper Into Strips

Cut (10) 1 1/2 x 4 1/2 decorative glitter strips from (1) 8 1/2 x 11 sheet (as shown).

Glue glitter strip on layered place cards

Glue Glitter Strips Onto Place Cards

Glue each glitter strip to the center of each place card using your preferred adhesive.

Glue printed layer to glitter layered place card

Glue Printed Layer

Finally, glue each top layer in the center of each card/glitter strip, and you’re done!

Try a Different Spin: Let Us Print Place Cards for You (and Embellish as You Please)

Prefer to nix the layered look? Let us print your guests names on our blank place cards,* then embellish any way you’d like! See some of our favorite examples below.

*Just check the Click here to order your cards printed! box under the place cards you like.

DIY place card idea: Black place card printed in white by, decorated with MirriSPARKLE silver glitter paper strip

Place Cards with White Ink Print & Silver Sparkle Paper

White ink on black place cards really pops, especially when accented by a sparkling strip of silver glitter.

Handmade wedding place cards: Square place cards printed by decorated with MirriSPARKLE glitter paper strips

Square Place Cards With Gold & Silver Glitter Paper Accent

Here, we decorated square place cards with gold & silver glitter strips for a more fun and modern look.

Materials (left)

  • Colors Matt Snow White square place card
  • MirriSPARKLE silver strip cut to 1/8 x 6 inches.

Materials (right)

  • Colors Matt Powder Pink Square place card (printed in white ink)
  • MirriSPARKLE gold strip cut to 1/4 x 3 inches.

DIY wedding place cards: Ivory place card printed by decorated with gold glitter confetti

Gold Glitter Confetti on Classic Ivory Place Cards

In this example, we used a hole punch to create glitter confetti to adhere to each card.

(Yes, we understand this one is best suited for small weddings or very patient brides and bridesmaids!)


  • Colors Matt Antique Ivory place card
  • MirriSPARKLE gold

Wedding place card idea: Blush pink place card printed by decorated with silver glitter confetti

Silver Glitter Confetti on Powder Pink Place Cards

Here, the same story, but with a Powder Pink place cards and silver glitter.

DIY layered glitter place cards. Free print templates and instructions in post on Make with any papers or colors.

One Last Look

Just because we love them, one last look.

Left place card assembled with LCI Ecru paper, gold glitter and Midnight Blue blank place cards.

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