When you’re planning a handcrafted wedding chock full of personal details, your wedding initials are one accent not to be overlooked! You can use your wedding initials in a variety of ways, from the entry to your ceremony to the favors at your reception. You can even use your monogram as a unique guest book idea. To inspire you, we’ve rounded up twenty-one of the most unique uses for wedding initials including some you’ve probably never seen before. Which of these finds inspires you most? Will you be using your wedding initials in your decor?
Wedding Initials: 21 Unique Ways to Use Them
1. Large Over-sized Letters
A set of over-sized wood letters (you can find huge wood letters at Hobby Lobby) is all you need to show off your initials. Snap a photo, like this, and you can have it printed as thank you cards after the wedding.
2. On Your Invites
Kick off your wedding with an ultra-personalized touch, like invitations with your initials right on the front.
3. To Decorate Desserts
Macarons are even lovelier when your initials are included right on the top.
4. On Cufflinks
Gift your groom with a pair of custom cufflinks that include your wedding initials on them.
5. As Decor Using Nails + Yarn
Create a wall decor piece guests will love using wood, nails, and yarn. This one spells out the couple’s wedding initials and the date.
6. Wedding Initials as a Cake Topper
Add your initials to the top of your cake for added personalization.
7. On Favor Boxes
Give favors a handcrafted touch with these unique boxes: they are custom made to include your initials on the front.
8. On Your SHOES.
Love TOMS? You’ll love them even more when they’re hand-painted with your initials on the sides. I’ve heard so many good things about TOMS shoes lately that I’m totally adding it to my wish list. (I hear they’re super comfortable — if you have them, leave a comment below with your thoughts!)
9. As a Mossy Backdrop
Your ceremony becomes a more unique, totally-you space when you add mossy monograms and floating hearts.
10. Around Your Neck
Whether you wear it on the wedding day or beyond, this necklace featuring your initials is pretty darn cute.
11. On Favor Bags with a Stamp
Add your wedding initials to your favor bags, tags, and more with a made-just-for-you stamp.
12. To Seal Invitations with Wax
Add a custom initial to your invitations using wax. These seals are perfect!
13. Embellished on your Ring Holder
Have your ring bearer carry this ring holder down the aisle instead of a pillow. It features your wedding initials and becomes a safe place for holding your rings after the wedding (when washing hands or cleaning).
14. On Vow Books
Don’t worry about memorization when you can write (and commemorate) your vows on these beautiful vow books. The cover even includes your wedding initials for a personal touch.
15. Displayed on Program Box
A simple wood box becomes a pretty place to store your programs when your initials are added to it.
16. As Centerpiece Decor
Your wedding initials become charming centerpiece decor with the use of a chalkboard and a tabletop easel.
17. On a Sign at Your Ceremony
A simple wooden sign can become a decor piece for your ceremony arch: just use paint on a piece of wood to display your initials.
18. Spelled Out in Petals
Spell out your wedding initials in petals! This is a unique idea we haven’t seen done before.
19. Initials on your Aisle Runner
Include your wedding initials on your aisle runner as a personalized accent.
20. Wedding Initials on Chair Backs
Instead of a traditional chair sign, use your wedding initials to embellish the backs.
21. On Your Ring
Whether you inscribe on the inside or out, your initials on your wedding ring is a cute touch.