Book Wedding Decor Ideas for a Literary-Themed Wedding
If you’re looking for a unique and affordable decoration idea in lieu of fresh flowers, consider one of these book wedding decor ideas!
Brides are always looking for unique and inexpensive ways to decorate their weddings, and there are so many great examples that we’ve seen here at BSB.
We wanted to highlight one of those options today: books! If you’re looking for cheap centerpiece ideas, collecting old books from thrift stores or borrowing from family and friends is a great way to decorate your wedding for less.
It’s especially sweet if you and your future hubby are the bookworm types – as it expresses a part of your personality and will make the details that much more personal to you!
Affordable Book-Themed Decorations for Your Wedding
Check out some of these great ideas and options for using books in your wedding decor below!
Book Stack Decor
Etsy • $18+
Personalized wedding book decor made of white classic books! Rustic decorations wrapped in twine. Customize the stack of books along with the writing on the spine of each book. Include the wedding date for a personal touch.
Set of 10 Unbound Books
Etsy • $75
For an addition to the rustic wedding look, worn books as decoration is perfect! Wrapped in twice and baby’s breath for a classy yet casual look. Use for years to come as home decor as well.
Hardback Books Home Decor
Real hardbound books available for purchase in five different color schemes! Buy in bulk matching the wedding theme that can be used as home decor for years.
Antique Book Bundle
Ebay • $14.97
Purchase a bundle of five antique books made from all sizes and colors. Books made for repurposing, perfect for a wedding! Book lovers will adore the vintage feel added to the wedding day.
Vintage Red & Gold Book Bundle
Ebay • $35
Vintage book bundle wrapped in a rustic twine holding the books together. Faded rose colors cover the books for a chic look during the wedding. Each book is a different size and slightly different shades of red and gold.
Table Numbers Vintage Books
Etsy • $37
A unique way to number off tables for guests to understand. Vintage books give the wedding a homey feel while being practical. Fill the space with decorative stamp elements.
Mason Jar Wedding Guest Book
Etsy • $44+
A wedding guest book decorated in classy blue flowers and a mason jar. A personalized hard book cover used as a keepsake for years to come. Different sizes are available for purchase.
Folded Book Art
Etsy • $90
Extra decorations to use around the ceremony or reception. Use as centerpieces or around the venue for added color as a unique take on book decor. Designed as a vase with different colored flowers to choose from!
Acrylic Book Vase
Etsy • $25.28+
An elegant take to a classic flower vase. Fill with water for any type of flowers to fill the vase. Made of acrylic, coming in three colors to match the theme of the wedding.
Wedding Date Folded Book Art
Etsy • $85+
Folded book art personalized to the newlyweds for them to keep as a memory for years. Select a style of choice and customize the lettering specific to the couple. Use as wedding table decor.
Book Page Flower Centerpieces
Etsy • $40.95+
Incorporate more books into the wedding with page rose petals! Each rose bud is cut and rolled into a unique form. Place on tables in the reception with greenery to decorate the space.
Paper Rose Flower Wreath
Etsy • $34
Hang around the wedding venue made of book pages creating different types of flowers. Add a special message to the back of the wreath for a piece of remembrance. Hang with a clear hanger for a classy look.
Paper Wedding Bouquet
Etsy • $85
A paper wedding bouquet for book lovers! Book pages cut out, creating rose buds bunched together for a beautiful bridal or bridesmaid bouquet. A matching boutonniere is included in each purchase.
Personalized Paper Rose
Etsy • $9.50+
A personalized paper rose attached to a paper stem. Stained with tea or painted over for a colorful look for the wedding. Add a personalized touch to each rose.
Book Page Confetti
Etsy • $3.75
Decorate the ceremony aisle or tables with 200 pieces of book page confetti. All different colors and sizes can create a look bringing in the “book” theme everywhere! Scatter along any surface for simple decor.
Books Embossed Napkins
Etsy • $8
Elevate the wedding decor with book napkins! A fun way to incorporate books is embossed napkins coming in over twenty different colors. The perfect touch for a casual wedding look.
Wedding Guest Book Personalized Table Number
Etsy • $7+
Another table number design made of cardstock and twine. Personalize at the bottom with the newlywed’s name and wedding date for a customized look!
Book Hearts Wedding Decorations
Etsy • $23.91+
A sweet touch for the ceremony are hanging book hearts lining the chairs in the aisle. Choose from different patterns creating a look perfect for the wedding day.
We love the use of books as wedding decor because they can either be the focal point of the centerpiece or they can serve to create dimension and height for the other elements of your centerpiece. What do you think about using books as decor?