Vintage Inspired Wedding Card Boxes

Vintage Golden Ring Dish by Wise AppleVintage Golden Ring Dish from Wise Apple

It’s wedding season once again! Whether you’re going to be a flower girl, bridesmaid, a happy guest or the bride herself, chances are you’ve got some sort of wedding plans this year. From shabby chic to ballroom glam, the possible styles of a wedding are endless. So where is a good spot to incorporate your ‘something old’? The gift card box!

A bird cage is a wonderfully decorative and useful idea for a card box, although be aware that as easy as it might be to slip a card between the bars, be sure the cage you use is easily accessible to get them out again!

Antique Italian Tole Bird Cage by Oceanside CastleAntique Italian Tole Bird Cage from Oceanside Castle

Bird cages come in all shapes and sizes, so no matter what your wedding style, there’s certain to be a good fit. A full-sized free standing ornate Victorian piece becomes a piece of decor in itself!

Antique Bird Cage with Stand by 86 HomeAntique Bird Cage from 86 Home

If you’re throwing a more formal, traditional event, you can never go wrong with sleek black lines and minimal decorative design.

Rustic Bird Cage by UntriedRustic Bird Cage from Untried

Or for a more casual, outdoor rustic party, why not embrace the tarnish and rust with a true barn-salvaged antique?

A card box doesn’t need to be quite so predictable, and many different objects can suffice for the job (so long as they’re adequately labeled and displayed for the ease of guest use). Here are a few more offbeat and unique ideas to stash your cards.

Vintage Imperial Oak Card Catalog by 4EnvisioningVintageVintage Imperial Oak Card Catalog from 4 Envisioning Vintage

If you’re having a bookish sort of affair, what could be more fitting than a card catalog drawer? For extra library style, try using old checkout cards as table placement labels.

Vintage Wire Laundry Basket by Hunt and FoundVintage Wire Laundry Basket from Hunt and Found

Thinking of planning an industrial theme? Why not skip the box altogether and go with something more factory-found? This wire laundry basket is freestanding and large enough to hold even the biggest cards!

Vintage Splint Picnic Basket by Moms Antiques N ThingsVintage Splint Picnic Basket from Moms Antiques N Things

And for those going with a casual tea party or picnic theme, guest will love unlatching and slipping a card into a proper picnic basket.

There are always endless choices of actual boxes to use for your cards! No matter your style, there’s a box for you.

Vintage Storage Box by Tipple and SnackVintage Storage Box from Tipple and Snack

If you’re having an all-over vintage shin-dig, you can’t beat this industrial, rustic box – it’s even ready for card giving with a slot at the top.

Masculine Solid Copper Box from Crow Creek VintageMasculine Solid Copper Box from Crow Creek Vintage

I recently had the pleasure of attending both a Steampunk themed and Renaissance themed wedding, and each one was a blast! This copper treasure chest would be ideal for any sort of non-traditional theme, and perfect for that very rare pirate wedding.

Vintage Wooden File Tray by The Heirloom ShoppeVintage Wooden File Tray from The Heirloom Shoppe

Of course, at a traditional romantic wedding you might place these pale wood letter trays besides framed photos of the couples grandparents and parents, and they stack neatly for extra storage space.

No matter what style your wedding, there’s certain to be a card box that can keep your cards safe and tidy and add to your decor without breaking the budget. Be sure to check the shops of Vintage and Main for all your vintage decor needs.

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Written by: La Roux Vintage
Erika is the owner of La Roux Vintage. When not out scouring the greater Boston area for vintage home decor, she can be found running, painting, teaching herself to play the accordion and drinking copious amounts of coffee.
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Erika is the owner of La Roux Vintage. When not out scouring the greater Boston area for vintage home decor, she can be found running, painting, teaching herself to play the accordion and drinking copious amounts of coffee.

13 Replies to “Vintage Inspired Wedding Card Boxes”

  1. What great ideas for wedding card holders, never would have thought that for picnic basket but I like the idea!! Thanks so much for sharing these great items!!

  2. I simply adore all of these ideas – so clever! And so neat to have a piece that you’ll actually want to incorporate into your future decor instead of a crazy white satin shoe box! 😉

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