“We can’t wait to read our guestbook after the reception,” said no newlywed couple ever. Sure, it’s sweet to reminisce…but why not remember your wedding day with something you won’t immediately stash in a box with those, ahem, not-on-the-registry gifts you just received? Here, nine wedding guestbook alternatives you’ll treasure long after you say “I do.”

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guest book globe

A Desk Globe

If you’re in need of honeymoon ideas…

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A Custom-Illustrated Poster

Your guests will have fun signing it (and checking out your illustrated likenesses).

polaroid guest book


Hey, a picture’s worth a thousand words.

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Personalized Artwork

Have each guest leave a fingerprint and a note, then frame it as a keepsake.

cookbook guest book

A Favorite Cookbook

When you’ve been together forever, you’ll inevitably run out of dinner ideas.

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Puzzle Pieces

Have your attendees write well wishes on blank puzzle pieces, then spend a cozy evening putting them all together.

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A Wooden Heart Drop Box

A clever way to spread the love.

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Advice Cards

You’ll have fun reading them long after the big day.

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Wedding Mad-Libs

Remember how [adjective] your cousin was at the bar?

Photography courtesy of Something Turquoise.

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