The New Wedding Guestbook

While speaking to one of my brides yesterday, she asked if she should get a wedding guestbook. Initially I suggested a wishing tree because she is having a very natural and organic style wedding but she is also an art therapist and while she loved the idea of a wishing tree and apparently uses something similar in her work, I am now thinking an art print guestbook may be nice for her. Still along the lines of her work and the couple both like original art.

To do this simply get a large canvas and either let your guest freely decorate or you can mark out grids or a paint by numbers style template for them to follow. Like this:

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And this:

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Choose the colors you like {either your wedding colors or the colorscheme for the room you may hang it in} and use proper paints or watercolors or even sharpies in various colors. Just fun.

A few other themed options could be

For a bookwork or librarian this journal I quite liked

Found on Etsy

Something similar but a yet more retro for the new little wife {bit tongue in cheek!}:

Found on Etsy

Having a rustic wedding or is the hubby to be handy with the carpentry? Have your guests sign a  wooden plaque or put well wishes in a box:

Ummm. Also Etsy

for an outdoor wedding or beach wedding, collect a few stones for your guests to sign:

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You can also do quilt or crafting squares of fabric or like this lovely summer Southern wedding, handkerchiefs for your guests to sign and hang.

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Lovely.

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