10 unique ideas for your wedding guest book

18 Jul 2017

Unexpected and unique guest books are taking the world of weddings by storm; here are 10 ideas for your big day

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1. Fingerprint fun

A fingerprint tree or balloon bouquet will add colour and sentimentality to a piece of art that can be framed and mounted on a wall in the marital home.  


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2. Take a pew

For a bespoke piece of furniture, the Giant Champagne Cork Stool ‘Do it Yourself’ edition from XLCORK will create lasting memories of your special day. RRP: £150.


3. Guest Who

The Illustries Guest Who? guest book is a soft bound book packed with fun illustrations and prompts for guests to leave their well wishes to the happy couple, ready for them to guess the guest behind the clues.  Easy to play, guests simply choose a page, write their message with a clue and add their name in the answers section at the back of the book. The book is £16.95 and has room for 100 guests. 


4. Precious pebbles

Say it with stones; a simple and budget-friendly idea for guests to create a beautiful keepsake.


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5. Message in a bottle

Place a bottle on each table and invite guests to leave a message which can be read on your first anniversary. 


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6. Giant jigsaw puzzle

Personalised with your first names and wedding date engraved on the centre jigsaw piece, this giant jigsaw puzzle comes with a wooden personalised sign with your marriage name, date and instructions for your guests to follow.


7. Signed, sealed, delivered

If you or your partner is into a particular sport or has an interesting hobby, why not ask your guests to sign your favourite equipment? An oar, cricket bat or vinyl record are all ideas which can be signed and displayed in your home with pride. Travel enthusiasts will love this 'Sign the globe' idea. 


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8. Picture perfect

An easy and effective way to commemorate your wedding day; ask your guests to sign around a central picture - which can be filled with your favourite wedding photo. This photo frame is just £9.99 from The Range.


9. Filled with love

The names of your nearest and dearest written on wooden hearts and placed inside a keepsake frame offers a contemporary and creative memory.


Image: John Lewis

10. Written in the stars

Ask your guests to create and sign their own constellation on a beautiful canvas backdrop. See more celestial wedding ideas here.


Image: Sarah Maren Photography via Notey

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