Easy woodsy table numbers and place cards #Decor DIY#logs#place cards#reception cards#table numbers#tutorial September 19 | Guest post by Shareourwedding Crafty Tribesmaid Shareourwedding turned a pile of free logs into some gorgeous mossy table numbers. She even accented these woodsy numbers with equally natural place cards, on the cheap and easy. Now, I'm not always a do-it-yourself-er, because usually what happens is something like this. But this time, sans instructions, I had a vision, and I went for it. I present to you my easy DIY mossy tree slice table numbers and my quick simple place cards. First, the guy that lives across the street from my suburban-Chicagoland Target had free logs for sale. I grabbed some that were about 5-6" in diameter and brought them to my dad, who used to be a carpenter. He busted out his old chainsaw and we got to slicing. Then I found some synthetic moss mats. Then, I printed out some numbers from the computer to use as "stencils" to create a more unified look. Then we go to work. First we traced the numbers. Trace them backwards on the opposite side of the moss mat so that when you cut them, the moss side has numbers in the right direction. Next, cut out the numbers. Finally, take some wood glue, and glue the numbers on the wood sliced, like so. This is to give you an idea of their size. I just used Elmer's Wood Glue. In the end, the numbers turn out pretty darn snazzy. We made a special one for our sweetheart table. I thought I'd slip in another tasty DIY treat — our table place cards. They're going to be rocks set on a bed of moss. I bought a large bag of rocks. Then I bought a white, extra-fine tipped Paint Sharpie and wrote my guests' names on one side of the rocks, and their table number on the other. It was pretty quick, simple, and I'm excited to see how it will look on the bed of moss and succulents! Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Guest post written by Shareourwedding I am a nature lover who dances to the beat of her own drummer, or any drummer at all for that case! I am a midwesterner but a mountainwoman at heart. I am a teacher and so I love to use my summer to travel, train for crazy races, grill my superb homemade veggie burgers, dance salsa marathons, and now plan a wedding! http://tribe.offbeatbride.com/members/shareourwedding PREVIOUS Cayleigh & Dave's theatrical Pirate boat wedding NEXT The wedding aftermath: My four stages of post-nuptial bliss Toggle comments [ 6 ] Hey, I was totally at that wedding! I still have my rock even! 1 agrees Reply YES!! Let me know if you need some more ideas I didn't know you're an offbeat bride–hooray! Reply so nice! love these table numbers ! great idea Reply I loove this idea. i love weddings using moss and wood, it's such a natural sweet look. Instead of cutting the moss you can also make a moss paint from yougurt blended with moss (I think it is), and you can just paint the numbers with this substance and wait for it to grow – if you have the patience 2 agree Reply super neat! How did you display them on the tables? Reply I used these for my wedding! Everyone loved the rocks, and I love how the numbers turned out. I don't have a ton of great pictures of the numbers, but: https://scontent-a-ord.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/t1.0-9/1075288_10151623136076156_370343368_n.jpg Also used the same method to make a sign for the flower girl https://scontent-b-ord.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/t1.0-9/1069321_10151623135951156_1876753607_n.jpg Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.