While marriage remains the greatest journey of all, your destination wedding comes in at a close second. Couples who love travel and experiences are drawn to exotic destinations for their I Do’s.
If you are throwing a destination wedding, one great way to capture memories (besides photographs) is with your wedding guest book. You can capture lifelong memories and messages from friends and family with this wedding tradition.
While guest books are a great way to collect well wishes, you don’t have to stick to classic paper and binding. Many couples are opting for wedding guest book alternatives that show off their couple creativity or play into their wedding theme.
These adventurous wedding guest book alternatives are a great way to capture your carefree spirit and match your wedding style. Here are some of our favorites:
Seashells: If you are hosting your wedding in the sand, seashells are a great piece of decor that can double as a wedding guest book. Hunt for shells along the shoreline in the weeks or months leading up to your big day and display them on a table at your reception. You can ask guests to sign their name and well wishes onto these shells for a memorable keepsake you will cherish forever.
Globe: Love is a journey, and so is this unique guest book idea. Share you and your spouses love for adventure by displaying a vintage globe at your reception. Ask guests to sign near their favorite vacation spots so you can get new travel ideas and learn more about your wedding guests.
Postcards: Collect postcards from your favorite places, or destinations you are dreaming of visiting, and use them as a wedding guest book alternative. Have guests sign the postcards so you can memorialize this place forever, and then display them in your home as you please.
Message in a bottle: Nautical themed-weddings can collect messages the old-fashioned way: in a bottle! Encourage your guests to sign slips of paper and then have them slip it into a bottle. You and your partner can open it at a later date.
Bucket list: If you and your partner love adventures, have your guests help you brainstorm some items for your marriage bucket list. Whether it’s watching the northern lights or going to see a local band down the street, your bound to end up with some unique date night ideas.