They didn't want to use a traditional guest book, and weren't sure if a matted picture to sign was what they wanted to do either. He knew I am a digital photobook junky and wondered if I could come up with an alternative Guest Book.
Oh what fun! I was so excited to play around. They didn't have many professional pictures, but I liked the fact that the pics they did have were real life shots.
The most time I spent was editing the pictures. The layouts were my own and fun to do. I use Shutterfly to print most of my books and have been super-pleased with their work. Once published, I had Shutterfly sent the book directly to the bride in her hometown ~ so I didn't get to see it until the wedding. It took me several hours to catch a glimpse of it because there was always someone looking at it.
When I saw it, I was SO pleased. I wish I would have had one for my own wedding. People really took time to write thoughtful messages instead of just signing their names. I know Nathan and Theresia will treasure that keepsake for years to come. It was one of the best wedding gifts we'd ever given. Here's a peek...