Invitations and Vintage Books

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.~Source 

Wedding invitations went out this week and it is a huge check off my never ending to-do list. I posted about my stationery inspiration here and on my own site, here, and I am so happy with how they turned out. here is a preview of our invitation suite, but if you are interested in the entire DIY post it's here.

Now that the invitations are sent and out of the way, it's time to start thinking about other types of wedding stationery: programs, table numbers, escort cards, etc. This week, during my daily wedding research, I fell in love with a different kind of stationery, vintage books! I love the vintage feel and hope to incorporate it anyway I can, while still keeping with my romantic, garden chic theme. Here are some beautiful vintage book details I found. Whether used as decoration on the escort card table, a simple stack for a beautiful photo or a full on centerpiece complete with table number display, these photos make me want to find the nearest used bookstore!

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