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Unique Guest Book Ideas

As weddings have evolved, so too has the way that guests sign in after arriving for a loved one's wedding. The old-fashioned, traditional guest books are a thing of the past and more personal, fun options for guest books has take a front seat. Take a look these unique ideas to get that signature!
For the wine loving couple! Have your guests sign a handful of wine bottles that you can open up on each of your anniversaries. Or save up those corks for the big day and have your guests sign them at your wedding! You can either display them as shown in this pic, or make a cork wreath out of them.

Guests can sign a trees of leaves or place their signed hearts in a frame.
Photo Credit: Tracy Doyle Photography

A tree full of well wishes!
For the more rustic/ natural feel, they can sign part of a tree stump, a reclaimed wooden board or rocks.
Why not have them type in their name! Photo Credit: Casey Brooks
The classic photo guest book that your photographer can probably do for you.
Your gu…

Unique Ideas for Escort Cards

Your wedding guests have all joined together to celebrate your big day, however, at your reception, they will certainly want to be seated at times, such as when they enjoy their meal, or to take a break from the dancing. Oftentimes, guests find their seats from a place card, displaying their table number, however, the plain and simple cardstock place cards can be a bit boring for some brides, who would rather bring a unique and creative approach to their elements of décor.
Because your place cards play an important role on your wedding day, you should consider creating them to be a prominent element of décor, and stand out in a personalized way. Here are a few fun ideas that are sure to catch yours guests attention!
·Succulents. Everyone loves flowers, however, they can be hard to maintain, but, if you choose succulents to create your escort cards within, you can ensure that the choice will be pleasing to all of your wedding guests. Succulents offer a unique and intricate design, with t…

A Venue Coordinator vs. A Wedding Coordinator

Unfortunately, things haven't changed much in the wedding industry regarding the confusion between a venue coordinator and a wedding coordinator. Couples still seem very confused between these two roles and end up not hiring a wedding coordinator after speaking with their venue. Their day ends up in disappointment because they assumed they would have that one, key person to go to and rely on for their entire wedding day. Instead, they have to wait until they walk through their venue doors to receive some coordination by their venue coordinator or banquet captain, who's primary responsibility is to the get the meal out on time and at an ideal temperature.

Photo Credit: Leppert Photography
So, when you begin visiting venues and you learn that a venue has an event coordinator who tells you that you do not need to hire a wedding coordinator/planner, ask them if they will show up at the hotel while you and your girls are getting ready earlier in the day. Ask if they will be with you …