While we still crush on the classic and sophisticated traditional guest book, a unique and interactive guest book alternative is a fun way to get guests chatting and mingling at the start of your reception! We’ve rounded up 15 fabulous and unique wedding guest book ideas—click through to see our favorite guest book inspiration!
This keepsake guest book idea is just too fun. Punch tiny hearts out of paper, adhere to a shadowbox frame, and have guests write their names on the hearts!
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Create a lovely keepsake for your home by having guests paint you a work of art!
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Vintage postcards can be placed in an album so that you can both remember your wedding city and read the fond words written by your family and friends.
Silhouettes are so perfectly old-fashioned. For a combo guest book and favor, hire a silhouette artist to come to your reception and create custom likenesses for all of your guests to be placed in a keepsake album.
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Adhere pretty little colored and patterned envelopes into a blank book and fill with notecards for guests to write their personal well-wishes. This would also be fun expanded into a wall hanging!
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How fun is this? While we may not be sure this will stand the test of time, we love the idea of a signed “guest book” bench or chair.
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Quilt guest books are one of our favorite keepsake ideas. Either hang a completed quilt for guests to sign, or, if you’re a nervous nelly (as I would be!) set up a stand with quilt squares for guests to sign, and then sew the squares into a quilt post-wedding.
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Who doesn’t love a good game of Jenga? Put that guest book to good use by having your friends and family sign Jenga pieces. You’ll relive their sweet words at each board game night!
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