The wedding guest book is a very important but often forgotten detail of the wedding. It is very important for your future memories of the wedding. It will become the only written and documented record of who attended the wedding. The wedding guest book will be something that you can pull out in the future and read over and remember your special day. It is therefore to plan ahead and select the perfect wedding guest book to suit your needs. Below are some ideas that can be used or you can make you own custom wedding guest book.
Themes - The most obvious and fun way to have a unique and individual guest book is to use one that will compliment the theme of the wedding. After the wedding guest book will be the first impression of the wedding that most of your guests will have. So this is not very shocking but if you have a fairy tale theme wedding with knights in shinning armor and a beautiful white horse etc. Then you will want to pick a wedding guest book that follows along with this magical fair tale theme. Wedding Guest Book Platter - The wedding guest book platter is a new non-traditional guest book but it can nonetheless be a very fun and unique. The nice thing about the wedding guest book platter is that it can easily be displayed afterwards.
While the more traditional wedding guest book will be kept away the wedding guest book platter can be displayed publicly and everyone can read the plate without opening a book. There are many companies online that make these they are easy to find. However, they make for a unique wedding guest book that your guests are sure to remember. Photo Wedding Guest Book - Here is a great idea that has become very popular recently a photo guest book. This can be especially fun for those that are into scrapbooking.
This is a very easy yet unique guest book that can create many fun memories of the wedding in a very visual way. Simply take a picture of the Bride and Groom with a digital camera. Print the photo and glue insert it into either a photo album or a regular guest book. They should then put a little message in the guest book to their guests. Something like "Thanks for coming to our wedding, it is a big special day for us and we hope you will enjoy it also.
" Then leave this out with a Polaroid or digital camera and enough film to ensure that everyone get a few chances to take pictures. As guests come in they can take their picture and place it into the guest book with a little message. Puzzle Guest Book- Wow! Want another non-traditional and very creative way to do a wedding guest book? You can do this by taking a favorite picture of the couple before the big day and turning this into a large puzzle.
There are many places online that can easily turn a photo into a large puzzle. Then assemble the puzzle Monogrammed Wedding Guest Book- Want to add an extra special touch tot he wedding guest book? One easy and fun way to do this is have the book custom made with the monograms of the Bride and Groom. These are just a few of the many thousands of creative ideas you will have. It is necessary to spend time before hand when you are not stressed with a million other details.
Think about the theme, colors and tone of the wedding and try to incorporate as much of these as you can. Again plan ahead and leave yourself enough time.
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