8 Reasons You Should Consider Decorating with Monograms

published Oct 9, 2018
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When you think of monograms, do the frilly handkerchiefs from your grandmother’s handbag pop into your mind? Sure, monogramming has been around forever, but we’re loving all of the fresh, modern takes on the age-old classic that we’ve been coming across. Check out our favorite inspiration images and shopping picks below; we guarantee you’ll have a hard time settling on just one!

We love the way this scalloped-edged, monogrammed towel is hung from a gold hook, rests against a pale pink wall, and is modernized by the Carrara marble vanity and chrome fixtures.

This bedding could err on the side of traditional, but the bright pops of magenta and splattered floral shams keep it feeling fresh.

This assortment of gold-leaf dishes has a vintage feel to them, which render them the ultimate in chic. Several of these are designer, but you could easily replicate the look by scouring your favorite flea markets.

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This durable doormat features a solid block letter surrounded by a double band of black stripes around the trim, for a statement piece that greets you as soon as you enter your home.

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Each of these stainless steel (though gold-plated) letters are a generous size, despite being so lightweight. You’ll love the way they accent your room without overwhelming the space.

(Image credit: Jonathan Adler)

No matter your current decor, this chic black-and-white reversible pillow from Jonathan Adler is sure to remain a classic in your home for years to come.

(Image credit: Williams Sonoma)

This rectangular tray, designed for Williams-Sonoma by designer Rory Dobner, features a different cheeky animal illustration for each letter of the alphabet.

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This inexpensive wine bottle stopper would elevate your guest status at your next dinner party (and ensure a repeat invite). It’s gold-plated and features a rubber stopper to keep wine at its peak.