I have always thought that guest books seemed to be well, a unnecessary formality in weddings. They are sort of expensive and generally generic looking. Then etsy led me here!
I think this is a great option because it serves as wall art after the wedding. Wall art is not something most young adults/newly weds have let alone unique and beautiful wall art.
And maybe your style is more graphic than rustic?
Or for the traditionalist, this is exceptionally beautiful