It's impossible to overestimate the importance of a wedding album—think beyond sharing your most proudest moments on Pinterest, and imagine instead wowing your future grandchildren with a bound collection of beautiful photographs. These format examples explore the popular album options likely available through your wedding photographer as well as some low-fi DIY choices, plus a few possibilities from specialty custom artisans.

Personalized storybook, $1,250

This type of handmade book—as opposed to a typical photo album—allows for more personalization. Conceptualized and created by a fine-art bookbinder, this design incorporates the couple's "how we met" story and features luxe embroidery and gold stamping on the linen cover. Album by Good Stock Press & Bindery

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