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14 Ways to Decorate with Your Initials

Personalize your wedding décor with your first initials!

The great thing about using initials in your wedding is that they work for every couple and are incredibly versatile. We’ve seen them made from flowers, greenery, metal, wood, and lights, as well as decorating cakes, cocktail napkins, bars, chairs, and as grand entrances.

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Photo: TimWill Photography

Your wedding day is a time to celebrate you and your soon-to-be spouse. Given the time spent on figuring out the best theme, flowers, linens, and more to make for the perfect day, it’s only natural to want to put your signature stamp on the whole celebration. Although it may seem too literal at first glance, incorporating the happy couple’s initials into the event design is a fun and easy way to add some personalization. It’s also a more modern twist on the classic use of a newlywed pair’s monogram.

The great thing about using initials in your wedding is that they work for every couple and are incredibly versatile. We’ve seen them made from flowers, greenery, metal, wood, and lights, as well as decorating cakes, cocktail napkins, bars, chairs, and as grand entrances for guests arriving to the ceremony. 

Here are some of our favorite examples, all from real weddings featured on our website! Be sure to click each photo for further inspiration from the personalized nuptials. 

large glitter initials at wedding ceremony entrance
Photo by Kimberly Jarman Photography

metal initials placed on wedding bar
Photo by Ahava Studios

couple's initials on wedding dance floor
Photo by Vallentyne Photography; Venue: The Lodge at Torrey Pines

bride and groom's initials on cocktail napkin
Photo by Katie Stoops Photography

initials made from flowers, hanging on gate
Photo by Barber Photography

wooden initials signs hanging on bride and groom's chairs
Photo by Walters & Walters

large topiary of initials at entrance of wedding rehearsal dinner
Photo by Jose Villa Photography; Consulting by Mindy Weiss Party Consultants; Rentals by Revelry Event Designers

wedding cake with bride and groom's initials
Photo by Nakai Photography; Consulting by SQN Events

initials on moss sign at wedding ceremony entrance
Photo by Callaway Gable; Consulting by Sterling Engagements

light-box of initials for wedding
Photo by Asia Pimentel Photography

initials on wedding seating chart
Photo by Ryan Phillips Photography; Consulting by Sterling Engagements

bride and groom initials on wedding cake
Photo by Jay Lawrence Goldman Photography

light-up initial signs for wedding after party
Photo by Jay Lawrence Goldman Photography

initials carved into ice sculpture at wedding
Photo by Lyn Sims Photographer

For more wedding ideas, see 22 ways to incorporate your custom monogram and discover 16 clever places to display your wedding monogram – besides the invites!

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