Consistency is one of the most important aspects of good wedding design and repetition is one of the best ways to achieve that effect. By incorporating a monogram into your wedding plan, you can unite elements that would otherwise have no common connection. Wedding monograms are becoming increasingly popular and offer couples the option to easily include a custom element in their wedding plan.
Your invitation set introduces your wedding to your guests and is the first formal element they will receive. To create a sense of continuity, your monogram should be incorporated in your invitation design and should coordinate with the style you have selected for your invitation set. Therefore, you may want to scout out some paperie options and stationery styles before settling on a wedding monogram design. Below are some examples of invitation sets that have included the use of a monogram.
Save the Dates are the first impression piece of your wedding, so if you intend to include a monogram in your wedding plan, you will want to make sure that it is incorporated into your invitation set before your Save the Dates are distributed.
Monograms can be created to match virtually any wedding style — romantic, classic, contemporary, casual, simple, symbolic, etc., so talk to your wedding planner/monogram designer about your vision before developing the design of your monogram. Below are a few monogram style samples:
A custom monogram can even be included in your cake design or as a cake topper. If you would like to learn how to make the below wedding cake monogram, see ArtofDessert.com — they provide a wonderful step-by-step tutorial for doing so.
Another way to establish a sense of continuity is by creating monogram stickers so you can carry your monogram through to your other wedding elements.
And last, but certainly not least, don’t forget to include your monogram in your wedding website design! Below are examples of two couples who were successful in doing so.
Designing your wedding can certainly be fun, but it can also be overwhelming at times! Just remember that less is more and consistency is key and you’ll be fine. Happy planning!