Have your guests sign postcards as your guest book #Reception Advice#affiliates#guestbook#postcard#steal-this-idea December 18 | Catherine Clark enidjcoleslaw This post features offbeat affiliates, meaning that if you buy something featured, you'll be financially supporting this site's mission of bringing awesomeness to readers everywhere. Photo by Carly Bish Photography One detail I loved from Lisa and Kevin's garden party comfort food wedding (outside of their amazing menu!) was their postcard guest book. Kevin is a comic book lover, so they had Marvel postcards on which the guests could write a personal note. Postcards are great because they come in a flavor for every interest: classic book covers, vintage Halloween, Doctor Who, and even fake news from The Onion. Grab yourself a wire card rack (or this cute hearts holder!) and your guest book is done. After you've collected them, they could be put into an album, made into a poster, or even left in the rack for a little conversation-starter at home. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark (aka Superman) is Offbeat Bride's Editor + Project Wrangler and a Chicago-based freelance web consultant. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video games and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, and cuddles with her feline fur baby. @enidjcoleslaw @whimsycatt PREVIOUS Beatrijs & Danny's colourful industrial wedding NEXT Will you be my companion?: The perfect ring box for a Whovian proposal Toggle comments [ 6 ] We had a picture of us made up of thousands of photos of us in a mosiac blown up with wall around it on canvas and all the guests wrote little messages to us on the wall. It's now hanging in our living room, I love looking at it and reading the messages Reply My ceremony venue is a little museum that specializes in postcards, so this is the perfect idea for us! we have vintage -style "town name" postcard save the dates. I thought about having each guest bring a postcard from their area to the wedding, is that a lot to ask? I know that most people will forget so we plan to have a lot on hand as well. 2 agree Reply LOVE. THIS. Suggested it to my fiancé and he is feeling it too. We plan on having table settings based on different movies/books/etc, so we're thinking we could scatter the postcards at each table according to the theme – for example, Harry Potter postcards for the Harry Potter table, Star Trek postcards for the Star Trek table, etc. Question: where did these come from? Or are they home-made?? Finding geeky themed postcards is proving more difficult than I anticipated and I don't believe I have the craftiness to pull it off as DIY… ETA: Ooof, it is right there in the link where they come from. Off to find some more… Reply I was really surprised at the options available. TONS! Reply Oh my goodness, stealing this idea! I just did a quick search on Amazon.ca, and there are a bunch of options! Like Pixar postcards! And they're typically under $20 for 100, which would be plenty for our guestbook! Reply Fantastic idea! Absolutely simple and fantastic! Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.