Wedding Monogram Ideas

Weaving in first names, initials, or a custom monogram adds a romantic stamp to special occasions—and a modern wedding is not complete without one. From aisle runners to pool flotations, we rounded up a few clever ways to leave a singular mark on your best day ever.


Photo: Marcel & Meher Photography

This reception design features a monogrammed table runner with an eclectic mix of rustic details.


Photo: Melanie Duerkopp

Get the fun started with a personalized chalkboard that works as a wedding backdrop or for reception photos.

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Photo: Laurelyn Savannah Photography

Adorn each bridesmaid bouquet with a monogrammed ribbon. After your I dos, they will make a charming keepsake.


Or gift each bridesmaid a beaded clutch ($175; available on Moyna) in your wedding colors or contrasting hues.

Photography: Jen Huang Photography | Floral Design: Poppy’s Petalworks

Before heading to their reception, this Napa couple posed for pictures with florals their wedding planner had hung outside. Make your own monogram blooms with this helpful how-to from Vylette.


Photo: Susie Cushner Photography

Before dessert, serve guests a citrus sorbet to cleanse their palates. For decoration, this bride and groom had their initials piped in chocolate on each plate, then edged the miniature wedding cakes with fresh raspberries.



Photos: Ryan Ray | Stationary and Calligraphy: Written Word Calligraphy | Cake: Sugar Bee Sweets

Design a monogram that can be weaved through the entire celebration, from your invitation suite to the wedding cake.

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Photo: This Love of Your Photography

Brighten up a dessert table with vintage marquee or circus letter lights.



Photo: Steve Cowell

Hosting a poolside reception? Ask your florist to design a pair of mossy or floral floats, like this couple did for their retro nuptials in Palm Springs.


This white-and mint, trellis-patterned wedding cake from Erica O’Brien Cake Design was finished with a monogram-embossed, starburst mirror frame.


Photo: Krystal Zaskey Photography via Every Last Detail

Sealed with a kiss. For their pink, yellow, and green reception at The Colony Palm Beach, this love struck pair picked a Lily Pulitzer-inspired monogram chair back they could share.


Photo: Ali Harper Photography via OnceWed

Make petit fours even more appealing with a custom monogram stamp (which can also be used to seal wedding stationary). Follow this easy tutorial by Cookie Bakes to create your own chocolate wax seals.


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