Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything. -Aaron Siskind
“Although she was a logical, practical person, she believed that in books there existed a kind of magic. Between the aging covers on these shelves, contained in tiny, abstract black marks on sheets of paper, were voices from the past. Voices that reached into the future, into Claire’s own heart and mind, to tell her what they knew, what they’d learned, what they’d seen, what they’d felt. Wasn’t that magic?”
― Christi Phillips,
Have you considered the anatomy of a wedding guest book? If not, you should. Not all albums are created equally.
Recently I wrote a post about How to Use your Wedding Guest Book in Unique Ways. I talked about some of the other ways to use the guest book as a repository for all of your wedding day memorabilia. This post will go into more detail about what types of things could be included in a guest book album and how to use them to archive your wedding day. All of your memories…in one place. Think about the freedom in that!
Introduction Section: This is a section designed to be an ‘opening’ chapter of the book. Simple, embellished pages give you a place to store some of your most important relics. There are envelope pockets, calligraphed inscriptions and picture pages to make use of. Click on the image below so you can view the specific details that can be found in introductory sections of a guest book:
Guest Book Section: This is a section designed to be the guestbook chapter of the album. Simple, lightly stamped and stained pages give your guests plenty of adequate space to compose heartfelt messages to a couple. You can choose from deckled edges, hand stamping, staining and gold leaf embellishment. Click on the image below so you can view the specific details that can be found in the guest book section of an album:
Scrapbook Section: This is a section designed to be the third chapter of the book. Heavily embellished pages give you a place to store your most important artifacts. There are envelope pockets, slip in pages, chalkboard pages, embellished tags, calligraphed inscriptions and picture pages to make use of. Click on the image below so you can view the specific details that can be found in the scrapbook section of an album:
Guest Books made easy. I provide the exclusive book framework, the anatomy, so you have a physical space in which to record your memories. The artistic pages of your book fill up over time; as you live your life, preserve your story and archive your legacy. In the end, you create an heirloom, far beyond the predictable. Your story to be cherished by you and your children.