Monograms Add the Personal Touch in Your Home

A bed with monogrammed pillows.

Monograms are a distinct way to add personalization to your home.  Monogrammed linens, bedding, pillows and other home accents are classic and provide a subtle way to mark future family heirlooms or to just personalize items for a classic look.

A monogrammed black and white bedroom with a chandelier.
Monogrammed bedding (Pinterest)
A monogrammed bathroom with a blue and white color scheme.
Monogrammed shower curtain (Pinterest)
Monograms add the personal touch to a white wall with a vase of tulips.
Monogram wall hanging (monogramavenue)

The monogram originated as a royal seal, then was simply used by artists to identify their work.  The Victorian era marked the monogram as a symbol of aristocracy.  Thus embroidering monograms on linens and engraving other household items became a sign of prestige.

Monogrammed napkins add the personal touch in your home.
Engraved linens were a sign of prestige in the Victorian era (bellalino)

Monogrammed bedding is one way to enhance the home and makes a great gift.  Pillow shams, coverlets, accent pillows and fabric headboards can be monogrammed for added luxury.

A bed with a personalized yellow and white comforter and pillows.
Monogrammed bedding puts a personal touch on the bedroom (leontinelinens)
A personalized bed featuring red and white monograms.
Monogrammed pillows enhance the bed (Pinterest)
A red and white chevron headboard with monogrammed pillows adds the personal touch in your home.
Monogrammed headboard and pillows (Pinterest)

Monogramming linens heralds back to the Victorian era, giving a personal boost to napkins and towels.

A personalized table setting with monogrammed napkin and silverware.
Monogrammed napkins are sophisticated (onewed)
Personalized napkins bring the monogrammed touch to your home.
A strong statement is made with monogrammed table linens (bellalino)
Three towels with monograms add a personal touch to your home.
Monogrammed towels make great gifts (sillydecorations.blogspot)

Personalizing pillows allows you to add something of yourself to your home.  Go with classic monogram designs or modern, depending on your room style.

Four monogrammed pillows add a personal touch to your home.
Monogrammed pillows add a personal touch to décor (luxurymonograms)
A black and red bedroom with two framed pictures personalized with monograms.
Monogrammed bedroom pillows add sophistication (Pinterest)

Personalizing items such as trays, coasters and glassware make great statements when entertaining.  These items make wonderful hostess gifts, as well.

A tray with monogrammed orange and pink drinks adds the personal touch in your home.
Monogrammed trays are great for entertaining (Pinterest)
Monogrammed coaster set adds a personal touch to your home.
Trays and coasters with monograms (
Personalized Monograms on Mirrored Tray
Personalized trays make great gifts (personalizationmall)

Wall décor, such as signs and decals, bring a bold personal touch to a room or a front door.

A bedroom with a bed and a monogram wall decal.
Monogrammed wall decals (fathead)
A personalized bed with a monogram on the headboard.
Monogram wall hangings (personalizedfrommetoyou)
Wrought iron letter b on a stone door adds the personal touch in your home.
Outdoor monogrammed sign above the front door (joystudiodesign)

Other household items, such as lampshades and decorative items, add a touch of distinction to the home.

A monogrammed lamp.
Even lampshades can be monogrammed (carolinapanache.blogspot)
A personalized monogram adds a personal touch to a white bucket.
Decorative bucket with monogram (heavenlypins)
A personalized black door mat with the name Bryant.
A personalized front door mat (harrietcarter)

Monograms are a classic way to add personalized distinction to your home.



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