Before the wedding

17th January 2019


10 wedding guest book ideas everyone will want to sign

Get those pens ready…


1. Get creative

Focus on the visual for your big day with this guest book which is more of a display of love and care from your family and friends.

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2. Leave a mark

Add a personal touch with this alternative guest book idea by printing – and enlarging – your fingerprints to remind your guests of tender, loving care.

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3. An engraved affair

For something a little more traditional, but which still boasts modern eco-notes, use wooden blocks as book covers, and make sure to etch your names on the front.

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4. Colour finger prints

Get your guests to have a lot of fun with finger printing your guest book in a wide array of vibrant colours and tones! Just have some water standing by for a swift clean-up.

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5. Painted portraits – signed!

Watercolour pictures are sometimes used as guest cards but get your loved ones to sign and leave a message on the back of their image. You’ll have lots of fun turning the cards over when everyone has gone home!

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6. Pretty in pink

You cannot go wrong with this beauty. Guestbooks in blush or other pastel tones fit in nicely with many wedding themes – and are easily available!

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7. Complete the puzzle

Neat writing is required for this one, which might prove frustrating for all those wordsmiths out there who like to jam out a few extra phrases. But, let them know that sweet and simple can also be the name of the game!

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8. Drop a heart

Think ahead with this ‘drop a heart’ guest book frame, which is bound to take pride of place in your living room once you settle into your home as husband and wife. And, it will be a heart-warming reminder of the well-wishes felt on the day.

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9. Go large with initials

Perhaps a bit modern for some, this initial-shaped guest book will definitely have tongues wagging. Determine the appropriate size, based on the number of guests you have invited, and viola – an exceptional piece of homeware and a reminder of your day to boot!

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10. Keep things private

Sometimes the most intimate of feelings can only be expressed in privacy. Give your loved ones some space to write how they truly feel – with no one snooping in – with this guest book, featuring envelopes for every single message of love.

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Image Credits

Wedding Directory