9 Alternatives to the Traditional Wedding Guest Book

The guest book is one of those wedding details that with a bit of creativity (even if you’ve waited until last minute!) can be an easy way to add personalization and have a keepsake with words of wisdom from your guests. We rounded up some of the most creative guest book ideas for a fresh take on this wedding essential that you’ll want to keep forever and even display in your home for years after your wedding (instead of letting it gather dust in the basement). Get inspired by these ideas from real couples!

A Nautical Paddle Guest Book

(From the album of: A Nautical Wedding in Newport Beach, CA)

A Postcard Note Guest Book

Alternatives To The Traditional Guest Book

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An Artistic Canvas Guest Book

(From the album of: A Vintage Casual Wedding in Austin, TX)

A Message in a Bottle Guest Book

(From the album of: A Nautical Outdoor Wedding in Beaufort, NC)

A Quilted Blanket Guest Book

(From the album of: A Rustic Barn Wedding in Scottsville, VA)

A Mismatched Handkerchief Guest Book

(From the album of: A Storybook Wedding in Pasadena, CA)

An Etched Tray Guest Book

(From the album of: An Outdoor Ranch Wedding in Tucson, AZ)

A Card Catalog Guest Book

(From the album of: A Nautical Whimsy Wedding in New Haven, CT)

A Puzzle Piece Guest Book

(From the album of: An Intimate Beach Wedding in Islamorada, FL)

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