A wedding celebrates and commemorates the union of a husband and wife, in the presence of their family and friends. No other occasion can probably create the same enthusiasm and passion than tying the knot. Capturing all the memories associated with such an event therefore, is essential. This is where a wedding guest book plays a significant role. It is one of those special memoirs that you will cherish for years to come.
This book keeps a written and well-documented record of everyone who shared this special moment with the couple. Captured here are best wishes by the guests, words of advice and maybe even a quote or a few. An essential item for all weddings, it will prove very valuable when looking at it after all the celebrations have died down and you come back from your honeymoon.
All you have left now are your memories of what was one, if not, the most important event of your life. There are various types on the market. Here is a quick glimpse of a few:
If your wedding has a specific theme, then your wedding guest book can complement this. It is a fun and creative way to use guest books and can make a great impression on your guests. There are fairy tale wedding themed books, beach, whimsical, rustic, vintage, garden, and color-themed books amid many others.
Photo books are an excellent idea to create fun memories with a visual impact. The couple can choose their favourite photos of themselves, engagement shoot photos are increasingly popular, and then have them made into a personalized guest book. Their guests can then write their messages in the spaces around the selected photos.
A wedding platter is an option for those who want to move away from the conventional guest book. The best thing about this book is that it can be showcased, publicly afterwards.
Quilt guest books, usually blankets or tapestries, are a fabulous way to engage wedding guests to form a quilted masterpiece. Using pieces of fabric and fabric pens, people can write their individual messages which then can be sewn into an entire piece later.
This type of book is very personalized where you can have the book customized with the monogrammed initials of the bride and groom.
A puzzle guest book is another innovative guest book idea. Turn the favorite picture of the couple together or any relevant shape, made into a puzzle, where each guest can write on each piece.
These are the main types of wedding guest books on the market. You can also find them for birthdays, christenings, engagements and other life milestones. You can find them either on online stores, stationery stores and selected specialty stores.