Stay on top of your wedding planning with a professional seating chart from Canva.

Get organized with a beautiful wedding seating chart

For many couples-to-be, creating their wedding seating chart can be one of the most stressful parts of planning a wedding. Plus, since these seating charts can only be finalized after the RSVPs have come in, there’s an added aspect of being pressed for time. So, how can you make a gorgeous seating chart when you’re running out of time, have no idea how to start designing one, and you’ve got a million other things to do?

Don’t worry, we’re here to make creating your very own wedding seating chart easier. Pre-made, professionally-designed templates means you have a great starting point. From there, Canva’s intuitive interface allows you to conveniently drag and drop different elements of your design where you need them to go. In a few minutes, you’ll have a beautiful wedding seating chart and you can go back to more fun wedding planning activities like cake tasting!

Design a wedding seat chart in Canva with these simple steps.

  1. Create a new Canva account to get started with your own wedding seating chart design.
  2. Choose from our library of professionally created templates.
  3. Upload your own photos or choose from over 1 million stock images.
  4. Fix your images, add stunning filters and edit text.
  5. Save and share.

Customize any template into a one-of-a-kind design.

  1. Change the images. Upload your own images or choose from our stock library of over 1 million photographs, graphics and illustrations.
  2. Change the fonts. Choose from over 130 fresh fonts.
  3. Change the background. Choose a background from our library or use an image.
  4. Change the colors. Change the color of your text boxes and text to add extra flair.

Anticipate for any number of guests

Since weddings come in a wide range of sizes, a seating chart maker that can accommodate different crowd sizes would come in handy. Canva’s online tool is versatile and helps you prepare wedding seating charts for anything from just a handful of guests to hundreds. Drastically scale up or down your guest list without worrying about the difficulty of doing a new seating chart. 

Even better, you can edit or create designs on the go by adding Canva to your iPhone, iPad or Android devices. The Canva apps are free to download from the App Store and Google Play.

Capture the right theme, look or feel with images and illustrations

Whether it is descriptive icons or personalized photos of guests, Canva can bring your wedding seating chart to life. You can upload any JPEG, PNG or SVG files from your computer and into Canva for free. Want to make sure that your seating chart design follows your wedding theme? There are lots of graphics, photos and illustrations in Canva’s incredible media library to choose from. 

Say you’ve chosen to do a winter-themed wedding, you can easily search for winter images like snowflakes, pine cones, wreaths, and trees to add to your design. Just go to the search tab on the Canva editor, type in some keywords like “winter” or “snowflakes” and hit enter, then click or drag any image that catches your fancy into your design. 

Create beautiful typography for your wedding seating chart

With over 130 free fonts to choose from, your wedding seating chart design can capture the look and feel of your wedding. From elegant, script fonts to more formal serif fonts, you can choose a typeface that best captures the tone and feel of your wedding.

The text tab also contains pre-made text pairings that showcase the best font pairings. Simply select one to add it to your design, then edit the text with the right names and details.

Print and share your design in a few clicks

Wedding seating charts need to be super clear and readable so it’s important to export it in the best possible resolution for print. To download your design, click on the Download button then choose PDF – Print to create a 300-dpi copy of your design which is professional print quality.


How much does it cost to create a wedding seating chart in Canva?

Designing Wedding Seating Chart in Canva is free! Our library of wedding templates has been created by awesome designers, making it as simple for you as a few clicks to create a professional design. If you use your own images in your design, the entire process will be free.

You can also choose from Canva’s library of over 1 million images, graphics, and illustrations. Many of these images are also free, while the rest are all priced at just $1.

There are watermarks on my design; how can I remove them?

Watermarks are used to brand or to protect paid images that are owned by the photographer. After creating your design in Canva, simply click the Download button and choose to export your design as an image or PDF.

As this point, you will be prompted to pay for any images within your design. Once you do, your image or PDF will download straight to your computer without the watermarks.

How does collaboration work in Canva?

It can be a good idea to ask help from your family when working on your seating chart. Your mother might know best who to sit your aunt Mildred next to. To allow other people to edit your design, click the share button, type in an email address or choose the Link tab and copy the unique design url. Make sure you choose the “Can edit” option before sending or sharing your link.

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