If you’re like me you want your wedding day to be unique and special. There are many wedding “themes” out there but so many have been done again and again, leaving no room for the imagination. I wanted my wedding day to be “different” and as unique as I am. Don’t you?
Why not choose a monogram wedding? Taking the initials of your maiden name and uniting them with your married name. Beautifully scrolled initials can create a very glamorous look for your wedding and accessories. A monogram theme wedding is both classic and elegant. The monogram is used by some to symbolize the new life the couple is starting together.
There are so many ways to incorporate a monogram theme into your wedding, starting with the invitations. However, before you pick out your invitations, you first need to decide on your monogram. There are literally hundreds of choices out there. Different fonts, sizes, and styles are some of the elements that you will need to sort through to come up with the perfect monogram. You can search for your perfect match by browsing sites on the internet and looking through catalogs. Once you have found a monogram that both you and the groom are happy with, next you will want to decide on the colors for your wedding.
Any color will work wonderfully with the monogram theme. With color and style picked out, you can move on to ordering invitations. Monograms can also be worked into the wedding day attire. Brides may want to have a monogrammed handkerchief. If you really want to personalize your attire, you can have the monogram added to the bridal veil, train, or dress itself. The ring pillow and flower girl basket are also great places to work in your monogram.
Wedding decorations can also be embellished with a monogram. Some of the more popular places to add the monogram are the wedding programs, unity candle, guest books, door banners, or even floral wreaths.
The reception is a great place to add your monogram as well. It can be placed on the linens of the head table as well as the chair covers. Place cards and menus are also a great place to add your monogram. The wedding cake is probably the most noticeable place to add your monogram to the reception. It can be added in the form of cake toppers, or on the actual cake itself. Cake servers and wine glasses can also bear your logo.
A monogram theme allows you to be very creative with your wedding favors. You can find them in all price ranges. If money is not an obstacle, you may want to have bottles of wine with personalized labels that contain your monogram. If you are looking for something a little more cost efficient you may want to go with matchbooks adorned with your monogram. Ba manicure set, votive candles, hand fans, and coasters can also be monogrammed and used as favors.
If you are planning to have sweets on the tables at the reception, you may want to consider monogrammed cookies or candies. These are available in most any flavor, size, and shape.
The monogram theme is one of the most elegant, at the same time it is one of the simplest themes. If you are looking for a classic choice that leaves a lasting impression, a monogram theme may work for you.