There are a few things that really make marriage feel official: your first ring tan line, when your marriage license arrives in the mail, and seeing your official monogram for the first time. A monogram is the perfect visual representation of your two names (and lives) growing together into one beautiful composition. But how do you get a monogram? It all starts with a graphic designer and Penelope from DesigningLove is our absolute fave!
According to Penelope, the perfect monogram captures so much more than just your initials, it reflects both of your unique personalities and your relationship as a whole. She describes her aesthetic as “modern, elegant simplicity with a minimalist vibe and sophistication”, a vibe we can all get down with. First, she meets with her couples to get to know them. She also learns about your wedding design so that she can incorporate that into your monogram too. Then the real work begins. She carefully crafts two design concepts and works closely with the couple to select the one that fits them best and iron out the details like the font. Once it’s finalized, your monogram is digitized and yours to keep to use for the rest of your happily ever after.
Once you have your custom monogram, there is an endless amount of ways to use it. Of course, our first thoughts are of all the ways you can use it to personalize your wedding details. From your invitation suites (envelopes, wax seals, cards, etc.) to signage, monograms are a great way to make your wedding design truly unique. But, there are plenty of fun uses for it long after you say, “I do.” Here are some of our favorite ways to use a custom monogram:
Embossed on invitations and thank you letters
Wax seal for invitations and thank you letters
Embossed on cocktail napkins for the bar
Enlarged on a wedding welcome sign
Custom cake topper
Embroidered on towels, sheets, and other linens
Embroidered on a shirt, tie, or pocket square as a wedding or anniversary gift
Embroidered on a handkerchief, robe, or button-up shirt for getting ready looks
The possibilities are endless! All you have to do is send the digital file to your favorite vendors and let the magic begin…
In addition to your custom monogram file, couples will also receive their individual names in a matching font/style. This ensures cohesive branding throughout your wedding and any event after. Use them for anniversary parties, custom stationery, and other special gifts along the way. This package also includes a style guide so you know how to format any other designs for your wedding (and after). Schedule your custom consultation with Penelope today and let DesigningLove take your wedding to the next level with a custom monogram suite.
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