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Paddle Guest Book

Posted March 7, 2014 | 23 Comments

Hi, brides! Happy Friday! We love fun alternatives to traditional ideas here at Emmaline Bride, and guest books are no exception. We’ve shown you the puzzle guest book, mad lib guest book, the post card guest book, and the poster guest book, just to name a few. Today, we’re adding another favorite to the list: the paddle guest book! If your wedding theme has nautical or beach inspired details, this guest book by Seaweed Designs is ideal! Read on to find out more about the paddle guest book PLUS enter for a chance to win one for your wedding! Oh, how we love giveaways… :)

paddle guest book

Paddle Guest Book

First things first: what is a paddle guest book? A paddle guest book is a fun, interactive way for guests to leave their signatures at your wedding. Instead of a traditional guest book, guests sign directly onto a pair of custom wood paddles (use these) which are personalized with your names and wedding date. This unique paddle guest book, by Seaweed Designs, is hand-painted and made in America. The paddles measure 46″ L and are made of southern hardwoods. Since this is a handmade product, each paddle guest book is wholly unique and one-of-a-kind. Each paddle guest book pack comes with a set of metal hanging hardware so you can display them in your home.

guest book paddle

The wood paddles can be painted in white, distressed white, sail white (off-white) and distressed sail white (off-white). Your lettering choices are black, dark navy, royal blue, chocolate, graphic grey, royal blue, blue sky, sterling metallic, gold metallic, and red.

Paddle Guest Book Giveaway

We’ve teamed up with Seaweed Designs to offer a paddle guest book to one lucky Emmaline Bride reader! See what’s included + how to enter below:

o Enter between 3/7-3/13/14 (11:59pm EST)
o Prize: paddle guest book (pair of wood paddles, customized with bride and groom’s names and wedding date) by Seaweed Designs
o Winner will be randomly selected and announced on 3/14; winner announced on this blog post and emailed
o Winner has 72 hours to respond to email or new winner will be selected
o Shipping included free to U.S. only
o No purchase necessary
o Winner has 3 months to claim prize
o Prize value: $102 | No cash value
o Past giveaway winners within 30 days not eligible to win
o Use entry form below to enter


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Blogger, author, wife + mother. I love coffee, DIY, handmade + all things wedding. Check out my books: "The Handcrafted Wedding" (Oct. 2012) and "The Inspired Wedding" (Sep. 2014).



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23 Responses to “Paddle Guest Book”

  1. Casey Barreto
    March 7th, 2014 @ 2:08 pm

    WOW! This would be BEYOND perfect for our lakeside wedding! Loving this distressed paddle set.


  2. rebecca greeno
    March 7th, 2014 @ 10:50 pm

    Walk in the Park on a Windy Day Original Acrylic Painting 24×24 Folk Art Pop Impressionism Girlie Westie is so cute.

  3. Justyne M
    March 8th, 2014 @ 9:15 am

    i like the Personalized 41″ Washed Distressed Oar Paddle 5-Peg Coat Hat Rack

  4. Casey Barreto
    March 8th, 2014 @ 9:48 am

    The “Welcome sign your name…” wooden sign goes great with these paddles. Also love that she got the stand for it from michaels, love that place! Fiancé got a part time job there on the weekends so we could get some nice discounts on all our wedding goodies!

  5. SeaweedDesigns
    March 8th, 2014 @ 12:25 pm

    Thanks Casey for liking me on FB. Love Michael’s too. That’s awesome
    your sweetie can get discounts for your wedding. Good luck on winning
    the paddles for your wedding. Best wishes, Cathy

  6. Trevor Boyle
    March 8th, 2014 @ 11:31 pm

    The unfinished natural board oars are a great guest book alternative.

  7. Casey Barreto
    March 9th, 2014 @ 8:17 am

    I would definitely hang up the distressed white washed paddle coat rack in the entry way!


  8. Trevor Boyle
    March 9th, 2014 @ 9:51 am

    This is such an awesome idea, I never would have thought of something like this.

  9. rebecca greeno
    March 9th, 2014 @ 12:34 pm

    This would look great in our bathroom:
    Potential Sun Acrylic Original 20×16 Painting for Nursery Children Art Mountain Lake River Cabin Whimsical Woodland Home Decor

  10. Lindsey
    March 9th, 2014 @ 11:52 pm

    Seaweed Designs is absolutely amazing! Super nice to work with and the oars arrived faster than I expected! Would definitely recommend anyone to work with her! Can’t wait to put my oars out at the wedding!

  11. Justyne M
    March 10th, 2014 @ 9:26 am

    i like the Angelfish Coral Original 12×12 Painting

  12. SeaweedDesigns
    March 10th, 2014 @ 9:39 am

    Lindsey – thanks so much for letting me make your oars for your special day. I appreciate the glowing comment. :)

  13. Casey Barreto
    March 11th, 2014 @ 9:39 am

    Wow this framed conch shell print is gorgeous! I’d love to hang this up.


  14. Justyne M
    March 11th, 2014 @ 2:50 pm

    I also like the Wisdom Owl Acrylic Original 16×20 Painting

  15. rebecca greeno
    March 11th, 2014 @ 10:09 pm

    Love the paintings.

  16. rebecca greeno
    March 12th, 2014 @ 1:07 am

    The oars would be such a wonderful decoration.

  17. Casey Barreto
    March 12th, 2014 @ 9:59 am

    The nursery paddle with the hanging stars is absolutely adorable, I could definitely see getting something like this for my future nephew!


  18. Justyne M
    March 12th, 2014 @ 11:53 am

    i like the Walk in the Park on a Windy Day Original Acrylic Painting 24×24 Folk Art Pop Impressionism Girlie Westie

  19. Casey Barreto
    March 13th, 2014 @ 8:56 am

    These paddles are seriously a great idea. Also love that she offers them for graduation parties!


  20. Justyne M
    March 13th, 2014 @ 9:43 am

    i like the Potential Sun Acrylic Original 20×16 Painting

  21. Casey Barreto
    March 14th, 2014 @ 9:21 am

    I seriously have all my fingers crossed on this one. These are beyond perfect for my venue.

    I love the idea of the cap cod paddle, if only we were going to an island!

  22. Justyne M
    March 14th, 2014 @ 9:25 am

    i like the Nautical Nursery Brook Trout Hat Coat Rack

  23. rebecca greeno
    March 14th, 2014 @ 8:14 pm

    Perfect for our Lake Tahoe wedding. Love this guest book idea.

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