There a fewer things more special than reading all the heartfelt messages left by your friends and family at your wedding reception, so don’t forget to provide a place for your guests to leave their well wishes. To give you inspiration and some romantic ways to personalise your wedding, we’ve rounded up 21 awesome wedding post box ideas which your guests will love.
Take your pick…
Not only did we love Andrea and Paul’s real wedding story, we also loved their amazing wedding post box! Customised to look like the iconic Royal Mail red post box, it featured their name, wedding venue and date and provided a unique memento of their special day.
Image credit: Martin Mason – Click Here Photography
We love this colourful wooden post box from Lindleywood. If you’re not keen on a white or red wedding post box then don’t fret, as Lindleywood offer an extensive range of fabulous colour choices and combinations – so there’s something to suit even the most unusual wedding theme!
How elegant is this white wedding post box? Spotted at a wedding at The Rayleigh Club in Essex, a pretty white ER box like this is perfect if your décor is clean, minimal and classic. The addition of a flowery garland transforms the box into a stunning summer wedding idea.
Give your reception an international twist by providing your guests with this American style mailbox from The Wedding of My Dreams. It would make a brilliant addition to any wedding table décor and we love the distressed finish.
If you’re getting married at a wedding venue with a chapel, you could highlight this with this cute wedding post box from Lindleywood. The attention to detail and romantic personalisation make this wooden box a gorgeous centrepiece for any gift table.
This stunning white ER post box is available to hire from Darling Occasions and features the cutest butterfly detail for extra decoration. It’s especially ideal if you have a large guest list, as there’s plenty of room to fit lots of thoughtful wishes from your guests.
If you feel like adding some glitz to your day with sparkly wedding ideas, then you simply must consider this glammed up Royal Mail post box from Bling Post Box. The post boxes are available in diamante, gold and silver so any magpie bride is sure to fall in love.
Couples planning a rustic type of wedding day should certainly consider this personalised wedding post box from Plantabox. It’s the perfect size for collecting cards and is available in a range of colours too. It would also double up as an excellent decoration for your home once the wedding is over.
If you love animals then this super cute owl post box from Dreams to Reality Design is sure to delight you – plus it can be personalised with your names and wedding date too. If you love the idea of having a real owl dramatically flying into your ceremony with the rings (yes, this is a thing), then check out our guide to ring bearer duties to find out more.
If you’re obsessed with vintage wedding décor, get ready to scream at this quirky wooden campervan post box from Lindleywood. Available in the prettiest range of pastel colours, such as blush pink and mint green, this creative design is an absolute gem and a fantastic way to collect your cards.
If you’re stuck on how to collect your cards at your reception, you can’t go wrong with a classic Royal Mail post box – especially one that’s been personalised. Little Wishes Hire offer a red one if you want to give your day a whimsical British twist, plus a white and gold one if you’d like the box to blend seamlessly into the rest of your décor.
Got lots of beach wedding ideas planned? You’ll be wanting to add this incredible beach hut post box from Lindleywood to your wedding wish list ASAP. Featuring Lindleywood’s signature quirky style and a range of pretty colour options, this vibrant wooden design would look the part at any seaside themed wedding.
Your guests won’t be able to stop admiring this classic and elegant white post box from Ambience Venue Styling. We love the sweet and simple personalisation and the touch of glam added by the gold font. It’s a lovely décor idea for a traditional wedding day.
What could be a more appropriate place for your guests to leave their well wishes than an actual wishing well? Okay so it would be a bit tricky to retrieve your cards from a real one, so do the next best thing and opt for this wishing well post box from ForgetMeKnotWed at Etsy.
Couples who’d prefer a more traditional wedding post box should certainly consider this beautifully decorated one from Dreams to Reality Design. Although it is pictured here in a vibrant pink, the box is available in many other colours to suit a wide range of colour schemes. We can’t stop staring at the intricate design on the front.
If you love the idea of having a real Royal Mail post box to collect your cards but need to save money on your wedding budget, then consider this stylish red post box from Dreams to Reality Design as an alternative.
If you’re obsessed with all things vintage, then a retro Royal Mail post box should take pride of place at your gift table. This particular one is available when you book a package with Classic Wedding DJ, but you’re also sure to find one if you’re blessed with good bargain hunting skills and are willing to trawl through retro markets and shops.
Not only does this ivory birdcage from Ginger Ray serve as a unique post box idea, it also doubles up as an exquisite centrepiece too. We’re obsessed with this pretty vintage wedding idea – plus you could take it home after the wedding and fill it with the flowers from your bouquet.
This beautifully detailed post box from Sophia Victoria Joy would make a gorgeous keepsake to treasure long after the wedding is over. If you’re using laser cut wedding stationery, then the lovely design on this box would follow the wedding theme nicely.
We seriously can’t get enough of the stunning post boxes available through Dreams to Reality Design. The icy blue detailing and sparkly tree design on this personalised post box would be perfect if you’re tying the knot at a winter wedding venue.
If you’re thinking of sending out vintage wedding invitations with a bunting design, make sure you keep the theme going with this personalised bunting post box – another beautiful décor item from Dreams to Reality Design.
To give your day even more of a unique twist, take a look at our DIY tutorial for making wedding bunting.
Once you’ve collected all your wedding gifts and cards, don’t forget to thank your guests afterwards for their well wishes – check out our guide to writing wedding thank you cards if you’re stuck for words.