I spent this summer and fall making some ‘wedding trees’ for a few lovely marriages this year. This tree substitutes for the traditional wedding guest books where guests would sign their names and leave a small message. Instead, on this bare tree, guests leave a thumbprint and sign their initials or name underneath. In the process of completion, it looks a bit like this:
And eventually, like this:
I did a second, which was part of a tree themed wedding! I do not have photos of the completed tree with thumbprints, but the tree as I gave it to the bride and groom looked like this:
They were all so much fun to draw and a greater joy to see completed and loved by the married couple.