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DIY Monogram - What are the rules?

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#1 MrsHemmings

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    Posted 06 August 2010 - 06:07 PM

    Hello ladies,


    I started my wedding planning by putting first things first.  I decided I would try to create our wedding monogram since this seems to be a good starting point. 


    Ok, 20 minutes into working on my first design i realized i have no idea about monogram rules or if there are any for that matter.


    Does anyone know whose name should come first?




    #2 hzak1203

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      Posted 06 August 2010 - 07:01 PM

      I don't know if there are any rules for monograms, but what I read for invitations is that the bride's name goes first, so I used that for the monogram:) Hope that helps.

      #3 babestaaa

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        Posted 06 August 2010 - 07:05 PM

        from what I read its brides name first then husband..when you're single. when you're married its mans name then womans. :)

        #4 jszy10

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          Posted 07 August 2010 - 06:04 PM

          Ooooh...I have been putting my FI's name first for everything...I guess I just always thought the guys name went first :oP  Good to know!

          #5 BeachBound2011

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            Posted 29 August 2010 - 12:15 PM

            I put his name first just because I think it sounds better then putting mine first lol

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