Tree Drop Top Guest Book


A creative, alternative, wedding tree guest book which gets the guests involved and is admired by all.

Read the product description below for more details.

See my Etsy reviews here.

***Item ships in 2-5 business days***


Background Color

Write the color you’d like the backing to be. You can choose any color.

Text to Be Engraved

The text you want engraved on the personalized piece. Anything in parenthesis will be considered a symbol or icon. For example John (heart) Becky will have a heart shape engraved and not the text.

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A unique & personalized, wedding tree drop top guest book sure to be adored by all.

This drop top guest book is an exciting and warm way to involve guests at any event. Whether it’s for a wedding, baby shower, graduation, fundraiser or any other event with sentimental value, the guests will enjoy signing and dropping a leaf through the slit at the top of the frame, where they can be cherished for a lifetime.

Please take the time to read the following to ensure you get exactly what you’re looking for.

EACH FRAME CAN HOLD A DIFFERENT AMOUNT OF LEAVES. The main item pictured is 16″x 20″ with 100, two inch sized maple leaves. There are 3 different sizes of leaves, allowing each frame size to hold a different amount. The larger leaves obviously allow more text to be written on them, and you should choose the size you prefer depending on what you are going for. There are 1.5″ leaves, 1.75″ leaves and 2″ leaves (see picture). The larger size of leaves, the less tSigned Maple Leaveshe frame will be able to hold of that size.

In my opinion…

The 1.5″ leaves are a good size for just a name or two, but not much more. Maybe a name with a smiley or a one or two-word blurb, or a very small drawing.

The 1.75″ leaves hold more text. A great size for multiple names (often the choice of signing by couples). Also a name with a longer blurb and/or small drawing.

The 2″ leaves have quite a bit of room and are great for allowing guests to leave a message.

Remember, most guests at events like weddings will fill out one piece as a pair if they’re with a date. So if you plan to have 150 guests at your wedding, unless you make a point that each guest should sign a piece individually, I’d expect less than 150 signed pieces. Therefore, I’d suggest 1.75″ or 2″ leaves with a frame which will hold 100-125 pieces.

For something like a kid’s birthday or graduation, I suggest getting close to around exactly how many guests you plan to have. Each kid will want to sign his own.

The frame sizes and approximate amount of each leaf size that frame will hold are as follows:

Frame Size1.5″ leaves1.75″ leaves2″ leaves
8″ x 10″~40~30~20
11″ x 14″~80~65~40
14″ x 16″~125~100~70
16″ x 20″~175~140~100
18″ x 24″~225~185~130

Make sure you have included:

The size of leaves you want. The amount each frame holds of each size leaf is fairly accurate but it may hold a few more or less.

Exactly what you want engraved. In the case of the item pictured, this would be “Joseph & MaKayla  11-5-16” You may also choose something like “Mr. & Mrs. Avery June 14, 2016” or “Jenny’s Bridal Shower August 5th 2016” Whatever you choose, I can engrave it and I will design it to look as best as possible.

The font you prefer. There are 12 separate fonts you can choose from which correspond to a letter and are seen in one of the images. If you don’t clarify any font, I will choose one myself. I can also use free to download fonts. Just include the link where it can be downloaded in the notes section during checkout if you want a separate font.

The background color will be brown (hardboard) unless you specify a color. There is no extra charge for a colored background.

The interior pieces are made of 1/4 inch thick maple wood. The front cover is glass. The tree trunk piece has the names engraved on it and has a dark brown finish. There is a hanging mount attached to the backside, so the frame can easily hang on a wall.

The signed pieces are easily written on.  I’ve found nearly any pen works for writing on them.  You probably want to avoid thin or runny ink, so no bleeding occurs.  Personally, I prefer just a simple bic pen.

I will include the engraved on wood instruction sign for free, in return for a Facebook share*** Just let me know in the notes section what name you’ve liked my facebook page with, and that you agree to share me with your friends.  Again, this is a great way to support small business, and it helps!

I also offer other alternative event guest books.  There is similar drop top guest book, which instead has an engraved heart centerpiece and the pieces to be signed are hearts as well.  I also make puzzle guest books, in both heart and tree shapes.

Please look at the perfect reviews I have received for this and all items I sell on my Etsy shop.

~This item typically ships within 2-5 business days from the order date~


Additional information

Weight80 oz
Dimensions18 x 4 x 16 in
Frame Color

Black, Grey, White

Frame Size

8"x10", 11"x14", 14"x16", 16"x20", 18" x 24"

Leaf Size

1.5", 1.75", 2.0"

Font Choice

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, Other

Include Instruction Piece?

No Thanks, Yes, I'll Buy it, Yes, I'll Share Your Product on Facebook

2 reviews for Tree Drop Top Guest Book

  1. 5 out of 5

    Casey made us an absolutely amazing custom tree puzzle guest book. He went above and beyond to add our style requests throughout. Our guests were all raving about it. I will definitely be ordering from Havoly again!

  2. 5 out of 5

    This Drop Top Guestbook was an ABSOLUTE hit!! Thank you, Casey! The craftsmanship was outstanding and we received so many compliments on how truly unique this was.

    The Tree idea is what sealed the deal for us. We loved how the leafs looked like maple leafs and the trunk was so detailed with our engraving. Can not say enough good things about Havoly!

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