Save Your Place: Book-Themed Weddings

Book lovers rejoice! Themed weddings can be done, well, in a novel way. Don’t worry about looking costume-y or clownish–these days, grownup touches keep the party sophisticated and age-appropriate. If you and your fiancĂ© have a shared love of a certain series, take stylish cues from the real-life couples below to create your own happy-ending wedding.

For the romantic, try: The Great Gatsby

Known as one of the best American novels ever written, bring F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic to life with a romantic Roaring 20s theme idea. From flapper dresses, feather headbands and live band music, your party will be the talk of the town (or local speakeasy).

Link to the inspired wedding: http://www.100layercake.com/blog/2011/07/05/a-great-gatsby-20s-inspired-wedding-shannon-ed/

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For the spirited, try: The Hunger Games

For a love that can stand the test of time and trials, consider a Hunger Games theme. This Katniss and Peeta wedding idea incorporates rustic, rough touches with vibrant colors.

Link to the inspired wedding: http://www.weddingchicks.com/2012/03/08/hunger-games-wedding-inspiration/

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For the child at heart, try: Harry Potter

Cast a spell over your magical and Muggle friends and family with Harry Potter. Wax-stamped invitations, handmade wands and cozy cottages will have your guests reminiscing about the first time they fell in love with J.K. Rowling’s epic series.

Link to the inspired wedding: http://www.themarysue.com/harry-potter-weddings/

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For the general book lover, try: Vintage Books

Just love books, period? Use vintage and antique books to express your love of literature. Click the link below to see more book-inspired wedding ideas.

Link to the inspired wedding: http://lifeworkmediablog.wordpress.com/2011/04/25/book-themed-wedding-ideas-for-the-bookie-english-major-or-nerd-couple-yes-please/

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