6 Book-Themed DIY Wedding Projects

We love a wedding theme that celebrates books — even better if you can pull it off with a few fun DIY wedding projects. So if you have a stack of obscure old novels on your bookshelf (or access to an affordable used book store), put them to good use and try one of these handcrafted projects for your wedding!

Book Page Pinwheels For The Tables

By simply folding a page from a book over and over you can make adorable place settings, cake toppers and table numbers. Check out this great step by step photo tutorial to learn how.

Open Book Succulent Planters

Learn how to make these conversation-starting centerpieces with this simple how-to. Bonus points: you can take these home after your reception!

No-Sew Book Page Bunting Banners

Photo: P.S. Heart // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: P.S. Heart

This cute page bunting can be made with supplies you probably already have! Perfect to hang on your bar, above your escort card table or around your dance floor. Learn how to make it here.

Book Page Envelope Liners

Photo: Akimbo // Featured: The Knot Blog

Photo: Akimbo

Personalize your save-the-dates, invitations or thank you notes by adding a custom envelope liner cut from the pages of a book! Here’s how.

Book Page Confetti Cones

Tear pages out of your favorite love story to create your own confetti cones. This tutorial will show you how to make the cones! (Not sure what to throw? Here are 18 ideas for a creative exit toss!)

Vintage Book Table Numbers

All you need is a handful of hardcover books, washi tape and a utility knife to create graphic table numbers in a font fit for the back of a football jersey. Here’s the rundown.

See more book-inspired wedding decor!

> An amazing paper bouquet

> A real-life storybook proposal

> How to decorate a reception lounge with vintage books

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Escort cards are extremely easy to personalize and an excellent way to bring in your wedding day colors -- from calligraphed seating cards set atop a textured linen to apples tagged with each guest's name or small personalized bundles of lavender tied off with string. Other ways to display escort cards: Pin them to a clothesline, post them on a board covered in color-coordinated ribbon, or incorporate them into your cocktail hour using personalized stirrers tagged with guests' names.
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