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8 Clever Ways to Personalize Your Wedding

Posted September 11, 2013 | 57 Comments

Hi, loves! One of the reasons why I love handmade (+ why Emmaline Bride is dedicated to handmade weddings) is because of the ability to personalize every detail. When I wrote my book, I emphasized how important it is to put your own personal stamp throughout your entire wedding. Every couple has a unique story to tell; why plan the same wedding as everyone else? Today we’ve rounded up a few clever ways to personalize your wedding as inspiration. Check out these fantastic finds and enter for a chance to win one of your very own! Read on to find out more!

1. Silhouette Bride and Groom Guest Book

Does it get any more personalized than this silhouette set? You can use this as a guest book or buy as a wedding gift for your favorite newlyweds’ home. This one goes on my ‘must-have’ list, for sure.

6 Clever Ways to Personalize Your Wedding (silhouettes: pinwheel fair)

silhouettes: pinwheel fair

2. The Personalized Cake Topper

We’ve talked about this cake topper before, but it still reigns high on our list of personalized faves. You can re-use these sweet hand-stamped cake topper hearts for anniversary cakes in the future, too!

6 Clever Ways to Personalize Your Wedding (cake topper: julie the fish designs)

cake topper: julie the fish designs

3. Personalized Aisle Runner

A personalized aisle pulls the look of your ceremony together. I love the combination of burlap and linen used on this one.

6 Clever Ways to Personalize Your Wedding (burlap runner: love burlap, photo: catherine guidry)

aisle runner: love burlap, photo: catherine guidry

4. Personalized Name Flags

Ay Mujer makes these incredible name flags: a true labor of love. Can you imagine designing and cutting each one? Amazing.

6 Clever Ways to Personalize Your Wedding (personalized flags: ay mujer)

artisan: ay mujer

5. The Personalized Cake Forks

Personalized cake forks make the cake cutting even more special. Plus, you’ll always have your own personalized fork for future romantic dinners.

6 Clever Ways to Personalize Your Wedding (personalized cake forks: julie the fish designs)

personalized cake forks: julie the fish designs

And… don’t forget the matching cake server!

6 Clever Ways to Personalize Your Wedding (personalized cake server: julie the fish designs)

cake server: julie the fish designs

6. Personalized Monogram Sign

This monogram sign puts your personal stamp on your ceremony and/or reception site.

8 Clever Ways to Personalize Your Wedding (sign: country bliss designs)

monogram sign: country bliss designs

7. Personalized Ring Pillow

One of my favorite monogrammed ceremony finds to date! What a pretty pillow.

6 Clever Ways to Personalize Your Wedding (monogram ring pillow: comfy heaven)

ring pillow: comfy heaven

8. Personalized DIY Bride and Groom Set

Want to try your hand at DIY? Design your own Bride and Groom set, which can be used to decorate your guest book table or top your cake.

6 Clever Ways to Personalize Your Wedding (bride/groom paint set: goose grease undone)

diy bride and groom set: goose grease undone



One of the easiest ways to personalize your wedding is with a custom ring pillow. This week, you can enter for a chance to win one of your very own by Comfy Heaven! One lucky reader will win one (1) ring pillow in any design of his or her choosing shown here (or a custom made pillow similar to these shown). Value: $32.50. No cash value. Free shipping to US, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, and Singapore. Redeem prize within 2 years (accept prize email within 72 hours). Past giveaway winners within 30 days not eligible to win. Enter between 9/11 – 9/17/13 (11:59pm EST). Good luck!

Happy Planning!


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57 Responses to “8 Clever Ways to Personalize Your Wedding”

  1. Marnay
    September 11th, 2013 @ 4:00 pm

    The gold peacock feather on off white ring pillow is my favorite!

  2. Kelsey Nelson
    September 11th, 2013 @ 4:36 pm

    I would pick the damask style pillow!

  3. LinenTablecloth
    September 11th, 2013 @ 5:45 pm

    Great ideas, Emmaline! I love the monogrammed aisle runner and ring pillows!

  4. elizabeth
    September 11th, 2013 @ 7:08 pm

    love the monogram pillow in a royal blue!

  5. Anggela
    September 11th, 2013 @ 8:13 pm

    The love birds wedding pillow is so cute

  6. Maddie
    September 11th, 2013 @ 8:18 pm

    I love the Pearly Floral Wedding Ring Pillow for Ring bearer! It would go so wonderfully with my wedding in November! :)

  7. josh
    September 11th, 2013 @ 8:37 pm

    i think the lovebirds would make a good ring pillow

  8. duk
    September 11th, 2013 @ 9:17 pm

    all beautiful! i love the pearly flower one

  9. elizabeth
    September 12th, 2013 @ 6:43 am

    the monogram pillow!

  10. Sara Reynolds
    September 12th, 2013 @ 7:25 am

    Love that pillow too!

  11. Emily
    September 12th, 2013 @ 7:53 am

    I Really like the monogrammed pillow

  12. Marnay
    September 12th, 2013 @ 9:15 am

    My favorite style has to be the Romantic ring pillow. I love the cream and gold ruffled pillow

  13. Kelly H.
    September 12th, 2013 @ 9:20 am

    I love the Pearly Floral Wedding Ring Pillow!

  14. shari
    September 12th, 2013 @ 9:54 am

    what gorgeous ring pillows! i’d choose the monogrammed one that you featured! it’s the most personalized one!

  15. Darci
    September 12th, 2013 @ 12:22 pm

    So cute! I would love a personalized ring bearer pillow!!

  16. SKS
    September 12th, 2013 @ 4:40 pm

    As a desi, I’d have to choose the Bollywood inspired teal blue pillow. My 2-year old nephew is going to be the ring bearer :)

  17. Rhian
    September 12th, 2013 @ 5:47 pm

    I like the
    love birds wedding ring bearer pillow

  18. Catherine Guidry
    September 12th, 2013 @ 7:03 pm

    Thank you for sharing the image of the lovely burlap runner!

  19. duk
    September 12th, 2013 @ 10:39 pm

    I also really like the monogrammed pillow

  20. Stephanie Gossett
    September 13th, 2013 @ 12:21 am

    I love the Love Birds pillow!

  21. Mollie
    September 13th, 2013 @ 4:01 am

    I’d choose the monogram pillow hands down.

  22. duk
    September 13th, 2013 @ 6:50 am

    I iike the monogram pillow

  23. elizabeth
    September 13th, 2013 @ 6:51 pm

    monogram pillow

  24. elizabeth
    September 14th, 2013 @ 3:30 am

    monogram pillow

  25. josh
    September 14th, 2013 @ 9:01 am

    The lovebirds pillow please!

  26. duk
    September 14th, 2013 @ 12:08 pm

    the monogram pillow would be great as our ring pillow and also on our couch!

  27. rebecca greeno
    September 14th, 2013 @ 8:25 pm

    The love birds pillow is my favorite.

  28. Sarah May Prestin
    September 14th, 2013 @ 9:37 pm

    love the love birds pillow

  29. Monica
    September 14th, 2013 @ 10:24 pm

    I like the Pearly Floral Wedding Ring Pillow for Ring bearer!

  30. Emma McFarland
    September 15th, 2013 @ 4:51 am

    The teal blue peacock feather ring pillow, beautiful! :)

  31. elizabeth
    September 15th, 2013 @ 9:09 am
  32. Veronica LB
    September 15th, 2013 @ 2:43 pm

    I hope I win a cute ring pillow!

  33. duk
    September 15th, 2013 @ 3:04 pm

    pearly flower pillow!

  34. Monica
    September 15th, 2013 @ 4:28 pm

    I like the Pearly Floral Wedding Ring Pillow for Ring bearer!

  35. josh
    September 15th, 2013 @ 7:24 pm

    i like the lovebirds pillow

  36. mimi
    September 15th, 2013 @ 7:24 pm

    the pearly floral wedding pillow :)

  37. elizabeth
    September 16th, 2013 @ 7:01 am

    monogram pillow in a blue or teal

  38. josh
    September 16th, 2013 @ 3:10 pm

    still hoping for the lovebirds pillow!

  39. Tanya Patterson
    September 16th, 2013 @ 3:41 pm

    I love the monogram ring pillow!

  40. duk
    September 16th, 2013 @ 5:16 pm

    i also like the monogram pillow! such a classic look!

  41. mimi
    September 16th, 2013 @ 7:10 pm

    the pearly pillow! gorgeous!

  42. faye
    September 16th, 2013 @ 7:16 pm
  43. elyse gomez
    September 16th, 2013 @ 11:35 pm

    Love the pearly pillow, omg amazing!

  44. The Wedding 2015
    September 17th, 2013 @ 4:04 am

    Pearly Floral Wedding Ring Pillow for Ring bearer
    I LOVE pearls :)

  45. elizabeth
    September 17th, 2013 @ 6:59 am

    monogram pillow!

  46. Kelly H.
    September 17th, 2013 @ 9:43 am

    I love the Pearly Floral Wedding Ring Pillow!

  47. Marnay
    September 17th, 2013 @ 10:11 am

    Love the Bollywood inspired teal blue ring pillow – a perfect pop of color!

  48. Tanya Patterson
    September 17th, 2013 @ 11:06 am

    Love the monogram pillow!

  49. josh
    September 17th, 2013 @ 5:14 pm

    lovebirds pillow, please

  50. Pam
    September 17th, 2013 @ 6:08 pm
  51. Tyswife
    September 17th, 2013 @ 6:50 pm

    The monogrammed pillow in red

  52. Brooke Groom
    September 17th, 2013 @ 7:03 pm

    Monogrammed pillow in blush and ivory! Too cute!

  53. duk
    September 17th, 2013 @ 7:41 pm

    still hoping for the monogram pillow!

  54. mimi
    September 17th, 2013 @ 7:58 pm

    was hoping for the pearly floral pillow but also really like the simplicity of the monogram pillow! hard to choose!!

  55. BJR
    September 17th, 2013 @ 8:14 pm

    I love the monogramed pillow. You can use it well after the wedding

  56. faye
    September 17th, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
  57. JoJo
    September 17th, 2013 @ 10:07 pm

    I hadn’t really put that much thought into a ring pillow until I saw this beautiful collection! The lovebirds one is my favorite :)

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