Tuesday, December 11, 2012

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Photos: c/o Andy Petek // Guestbook: c/o The Guestbook Store

Wedding Week is officially kicked off with one of my favorite little details from our wedding—the guestbook.

When I began planning our wedding, I knew I wanted a signature mat frame for people to sign... but that just wasn't enough. I wanted a place for people to be able to send well-wishes, to record their memories, to give us something to look back and spend time reading and laughing with. I also knew there would be a little bit of down-time after the ceremony and before the reception where our guests were waiting for us, and we needed something to fill the gap.

I had no idea where to start and how to find this "perfect guest book," until I was contacted by Ann from The Guestbook Store. I immediately knew that this was the perfect option for us. We chose the "One-Of-A-Kind" option, and even had it personalized with our names. It came with a gorgeous leather bound book (though there were plenty of other options to choose from), with separate pages that could be added in as they were filled out. I also ordered their set of 100 colorful markers, so people could really go to town and be creative.

After it was all said and done, we had just a little over 100 pages filled out, and each holds such a special memory and blessing for us. I was so surprised at how much thought and time each person put into filling out their pages. It warms my heart to see all the special wishes and words written just for us.


PS> Do you find it interesting that my brother-in-law drew a dog in his "special wishes for us" section? She looks oddly like Twiggy, don't you think? He drew that exactly one week before we adopted her. Imagine that. ♥

Wedding Week posts:
THE GUESTBOOKTHE HAIRTHE FLOWERSTHE DRESSTHE WEDDINGTHE HONEYMOON

47 comments:

Krysten @ Why Girls Are Weird said...

Oh what a cute idea and it's so personal. I love it!

tricia said...

Oh my word, this is adorable. :)

Allyssa said...

I love it! Such a thoughtful guest book that I'm sure you'll enjoy looking back at :)

Samantha said...

This is such a cute idea! So original!

Cara H said...

This is SO adorable and such an awesome idea. CONGRATS CONGRATS a thousand times CONGRATS!

Whitney @ Everything Happens For a Reason said...

How cute! Congrats again!

Because of Jackie said...

What an awesome idea! I love how it turned out, you will love looking at that in the years to come:)

Elisha said...

SOSOSOSO CUTE!

Kendahl said...

I seriouslllyyyy love this!!

Allyson Butler said...

This is so adorable! I love that it is so so personal!

Kassi Mortensen said...

What a fun guest book! I love the kind where you really have a keepsake to enjoy after and not just a list of signatures!

Amber said...

What a cute guest list!

Whitney said...

I love this idea!! How unique and adorable!

Brittany said...

That is a great guestbook!! I love it, so fun and personal

Jenny @ Spry On The Wall said...

So cute! I love this!

Ash said...

Wow this is absolutely gorgeous!!! Very quirky and original :)

Stephanie said...

love this idea! you guys are gunna love looking back and all the memories. very few people signed our guestbook, even though we had a break, even though it was in PLAIN VIEW, and i really wish more people had.

Becca Moss said...
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Becca Moss said...

Love this, too cute!

Eve Myers said...

I've seen these! They are sooooo cool!

Rebekah said...

Wow! This is so cool!

Allena Mistral said...

This is totally cute! Can't wait to hear more about your special day! :)

It's Sooo Fluffy! said...

This is awesome. I really love it!

Paige said...

That is such an awesome guest book! And I love that your brother in law drew twiggy!! How awesome!

And mine would probably look like a smiley face like in one of the first pics.

Cocalores said...

What a cute idea! I love how personal all of those things can be - and they help people who are stuck with "Oh no, what should I write into the guest book?" panic! =) And it's so great that you adopted your dog!

Jennifer M. said...

What a cool idea! So many guestbooks are pretty boring and completely lack personality. This one will actually be a fun and interesting one to read later!

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