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Literary Wedding Inspiration for the Bookish Bride

We love wedding themes that are deeply personal to the bride and groom. So if you’re the kind of gal who gives her library card a bigger workout than her credit card, this is the blog post (and wedding theme) for you! Literary wedding details are oh so charming. And decor made with pages from your favorite books make your event even more special. So brew a mug of tea and grab your favorite novel! And check out the beautiful ways brides have made this theme their own.

Literary Wedding Inspiration for the Bookish Bride

The Paper

From the envelope liner to the library return RSVP card, every detail of this invitation suite is a bibliophile’s dream.

literary wedding invitation
Freckled Fox Prints

The Rings

A sweet shot of your rings resting on vintage books is a lovely addition to your wedding album.

literary wedding rings
Mikkel Paige Photography

The Flowers

A bridal bouquet made from pages of her favorite book will stay fresh forever.

literary wedding bouquet book pages
Smile Mercantile

The Girls

Skip the flowers altogether and have your girls walk down the aisle with a small stack of books tied with ribbon. This also makes a super sweet bridesmaid gift for them to keep.

literary wedding bridesmaids
Jenna Joseph Photography

The Guys

A single book page rose is the perfect literary accessory for your groom and his guys.

literary wedding boutonniere
Kim & Phil Photo

The Guest Book

Custom library return cards make a quirky guestbook you’ll treasure forever.

literary wedding guestbook
Erin Johnson Photography

The Ceremony

Seal it with a kiss under this beautiful book filled arch.

literary wedding ceremony arch books
Jenny Chang

The Reception

How gorgeous is this custom table chart?! Dive into your own fairy tale with hand lettered books nestled in moss and florals.

literary wedding decor book table chart

The Cake

Have your cake and read it too! Tiers shaped like your favorite novels make this a wedding cake your guests won’t forget anytime soon.

literary wedding cake books
The Editor’s Touch

The Table Decor

A cascading table runner of flyaway pages is a super easy DIY.

literary wedding table decor
Deer Pearl Flowers

The Photo Booth

Use fishing line to hang books at varying heights for a whimsical take on the photo booth.

literary wedding photo booth
Confetti Daydreams

The Place Cards & Wedding Favors

We adore the idea of custom bookmark place cards tucked into secondhand book wedding favors. What a great way to share your love of reading with your guests!

literary wedding favors and place cards
Intimate Weddings

Are you as ready to jet off to the library as we are? Finish the look with custom day of stationery from Marrygrams and you’ll be on your way to the literary wedding of your dreams.