9 awesome ways to add Scrabble to your wedding day

By on Jan 8th
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Photo by Rodney Martin used under Creative Commons

My fellow word nerds, we like some serious Scrabble. Also fun Scrabble, whimsical Scrabble, subtle Scrabble, and tasty Scrabble. How do I know? It's all over Offbeat Bride. Let me gather it together in a nice pile of tiles and let's see what we can arrange on our rack, shall we?

Scrabble As Gifts and Favors

Scrabble Cufflinks
KidCrayola shared her custom cufflinks made from Scrabble tiles in the Offbeat Bride Flickr Pool. MReow… 9 points?

favors: scrabble tile magnets!
These Scrabble magnets are magnetic poetry in the making. See how tribesmaid HurricaneMe offered these tiles-turned-magnets as favors and more geeky wedding favors in our epic geeky favor collection for every genre.

Scrabble As Signs

Guestbook Tree
Kris and Alex's Sophistigeek wedding had Scrabble touches — subtle signs like this guestbook rack are fabulous. Their wedding has lots more inspiration for the gently geeked-out.

Guest book instructions
We used Scrabble boards as signs at my wedding reception Wherever we'd want to leave a note, we did it with Scrabble. We tossed Scrabble tiles (and D&D dice) on tables as "confetti," too.

Scrabble As Decor

Aaron's place settingGuests at Tribe member Wildwoolf's wedding found their seats using Scrabble trays and tiles that spelled out each guest's name. They then dined on amazing Scrabble-themed placemats! Inspired? We have even more ways to spell Awesome Placecards.

Scrabble As Treats


This Scrabble cake is colorful and high-scoring. I love all the bonus tiles on little springs. What would you spell? An elegant three-tiered version of this tempting treat found itself in our Bookish Wedding Montage last spring. Check it out for more bookish inspiration!

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Cupcakes with Scrabble Just Married picks courtesy of Jolene and Jason. This is a fabulous DIY – a bit of glue and some toothpicks, and if you can't bear to sacrifice your home game, that's ok. Did you know Amazon sells Scrabble tiles by the bag?


Tempted by the tiles, but not by cake? Never fear, Scrabble Cookies to the rescue! I want to make these to spell out anniversaries for years to come.

Scrabble As Bearer of Rings


Would you B my Scrabble partner for life? I can totally see this handmade pillow as a ring bearer's walking up a fellow word nerd's aisle. Use the letter of a last name or one that starts an inside joke – make all your letters count.

So how'd we score, fellow word nerds? I'm thinking the triple-word-treats and double-word-gifts are pretty sweet bingos. How will you rep your Scrabble love? Get in the game!