10 Sweet Ideas for a Literary-Themed Wedding

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A library is a charming venue for your big day — you're surrounded by some greatest love stories in literature. Say 'I do' with vintage book centerpieces, card catalog escort card displays, and custom-wrapped books to hold your vows. Here are our favorite library and book-inspired décor ideas to make any reception space a literary masterpiece.

1. Get creative with your table numbers by incorporating charming vintage books.

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2. Turn book pages into garlands to use as your aisle or ceremony décor.

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3. Still searching for your venue? Consider a historic public library; it offers built-in charm and character.

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4. Say your vows with a reading from your favorite love story.

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5. Write your own tale with custom-made flip books — they make a great keepsake! 

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6. We love this guest book table idea: Have your guests type well wishes from a vintage typewriter.

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7. Create paper flowers with the pages of classic love stories and fairy tales:book bouquet
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8. Find books in your color scheme and stack them together for an easy, budget-friendly centerpiece or table décor. Bonus: Invite guests to take a book home with them as their favor.

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9. Cozy up during your engagement session with your favorite book.

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10. Turn the pages from a classic childhood novel into a ceremony program.

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—Annie Lau