10 Ways to Tell Your Guests What’s for Dinner

’Tis the season for parties, gatherings, and merrymaking…and all the delicious food you can possibly think of. Whether you’re throwing the wedding reception of the century, having a few pals over for dinner, or hosting the family for dinner, the menu matters. Here’s how to display yours in a way guests won’t soon forget.


1. Pallet Menu Board


Just when you thought pallets couldn’t be more handy, they help you with your palate. (See what we did there?)




2. Kraft Paper Roll


When it’s time to roll out a new menu, all you have to do is roll out some more paper.




3. Napkin Holder


For a personal touch, add a hand lettered menu to these printable napkin holders.




4. Butcher Block Cutting Board Menu

Cut out the time guests spend wondering what they’ll have for dinner by tying a simple paper menu to a wooden cutting board that also doubles as a centerpiece.




5. Napkin Menu


If your menu is set and no changes expected, go big and have custom napkins made for your event. Guests can decide what to eat and stay tidy at the same time.




6. Paper Menu Wheel


This menu is a playful way to lay out all the meal options and a chance to hone your DIY skills. Handmade from start to finish, this menu is a beautiful addition to any meal.




7. Kraft Paper Bag Menu


Serve guests part of their meal IN the menu. Who doesn’t love getting served a personal baguette in a hand lettered menu bag?




8. Fabric Transfer Menu


Turn your menu into a piece of art with t his simple DIY. It works perfectly for weddings or simple holiday get-togethers.




9. Pumpkin Fare


Why not let your produce do the talking and proudly display your menu (and your terrific handwriting)? For this DIY, it’s best to keep your menu simple since writing on a pumpkin is no easy feat.




10. Character Menu Cards


There’s not a more adorable or personal way to let guests know where they’re sitting and what they’re having for dinner than creating these quick place setting cards, complete with an illustration.




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