Bridal Registry for Monogrammed Wedding Gifts

Create Monogrammed Gift Registry

Make a wedding event even more special when you choose personalized items and add them to a gift registry at The Pink Giraffe. Shower guests will love the ease of shopping for favorite home accessories with a personal flair chosen by the bride. No detail is left to chance since registrants can choose every last detail for each and every custom item added to the list. By adding thread colors, monogram styles and custom designs to each and every product listing chosen by the bride and groom makes buying monogrammed gifts a breeze for any newlywed couple.

Shower the Couple in Style

Any new bride will love to see her new initials displayed in her beautiful new house. Monogrammed throw pillows make for an excellent addition to any living room. Choose from a rainbow of thread colors to match that living room or bedroom décor palette. The Pink Giraffe offers a wonderful and unique choice of monogram styles that range from traditional to contemporary. It is entirely up to the bride to choose her favorites. Ivory accent pillows adorned with any color are the perfect home accent for an entryway chair, a bed or sofa. Soft charcoal gray velvet pillows are the ultra in luxury. Embroidered with a tone on tone style with gray thread, these great pillows are a gorgeous addition to any beautiful gray toned room.

Personalize Her Bathroom

Luxury towels are a welcome addition to any bridal registry and adding the personal touch of an embroidered monogram takes this gift idea to a whole new level. She will love to hang these great looking monogrammed bath towels and matching hand towels as well on her new powder room wall,. The Pink Giraffe offers an array of fabulous towels to fit any budget. Choose to add some soap and linen guest towels for a classic linen shower bridal gift that she is sure to love for years to come. A custom bathrobe for her with her initials is a nice touch to add to the registry. His and hers robes can be embroidered with their custom initials for each. Add some house slippers for a  complete spa gift that the couple is sure to treasure.

Kitchen Style in a Personalized Way

New kitchen accessories are so much fun to receive as a bride with a new husband to cook dinner for. A truly unique gift is a personalized casserole pan with a lid that can be taken to tailgates and potluck dinners or simply to show off when guests arrive for a dinner party. Sets of monogrammed plates and serving trays make a fun accent design to liven up your supper club. Pair these great plates with chargers, crystal and silver for a beautiful table that will be so beautiful she will want to photograph it.

Don't Forget the Honeymoon

Great ideas to add to the registry are custom beach towels that can be fully designed in whatever colors the couple prefers. Choose a fun pattern and start designing them for a fun filled honeymoon trip. Add a great monogrammed beach bag tote so that the newlyweds can sport their new married monogram wherever they go. She will love to have a pair of custom flip flops to match her new towel. The design possibilities are truly endless.

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How To Host A Great Engagement Party

Make Your Party a Success

Looking to host an engagement party celebration for a newly betrothed couple? What a joyous time this can be and we want o help you host a fabulous gathering to honor the upcoming nuptials of two special people.

First off, you will want to meet with the bride to help determine what her visions are for the celebration of her big news. She will want to show off that beautiful ring to all of her friends and family but what size gathering will she want? Some brides go for a larger and more formal style engagement party, while other brides opt for a more casual picnic style party to show off her personal style. Whatever your venue, make sure to get a guest list in hand to ensure that all your guests will be comfortable at the site of your choosing.

The Guest List

It is important to follow etiquette for who will be invited to your engagement soiree. Just as the rule stands for only inviting guests to the bridal showers who will also be included in the wedding guest list, the same rule applies to an engagement party. It is customary for guests to bring along a monogrammed engagement gift for the bride and groom to celebrate their upcoming special day. Many people like to give something with the last name initial of the groom so that the item can be displayed in the couple's home for years to come. Some great ideas for these gifts can include beautiful engraved silver gifts or julep cups which are always a favorite. A monogrammed serving tray and matching plates with the groom's last name is a unique and personal way to shower the couple with something fun to look forward to using for entertaining after the wedding. Brides love to be able to host a beautiful dinner party after returning from the honeymoon and personalized dishes are the perfect addition to her new kitchen.

Personalize Those Party Accessories

No classic party is complete without some kind of personalized party fare. One idea that brides and grooms love to order are monogrammed plastic cups that can be washed in the dishwasher and used over and over. Personalize with the couples names and engagement or wedding date for a fun keepsake for all the guests. Custom personalized Styrofoam cups make a casual affair so much more fun. They can be monogrammed for a fun look with a wide selection of fonts, from fun and funky, to a traditional script or block style. Need a way to light all those candles? Do it in preppy style with some personalized match books that make a great party favor for your guests. There is a large movement of monogrammed matches appearing as wedding favors at preppy receptions.

Have the Bride Create a Gift Registry

It is a long standing classic tradition to bring a personalized engagement gift to the celebration of the upcoming big day. Make sure to ask the bride to create a wedding gift registry at her favorite shops or boutique so that guests can purchase items from her registry with confidence that she is sure to love her gift. When registering for monogrammed gifts for the wedding, it is very helpful to include font choices and thread color selections to ensure that any home accessories ordered will match the bride's décor in her new home. A custom embroidered throw pillow with her new monogram is an excellent gift for the living room as long as the colors and fonts match the core design of the room. A personalized casserole dish is a fun wedding gift and by adding it to her wedding registry she will ensure that it will turn out with the colors she selected.

Give The Gift of Wedding Accessories

The upcoming wedding day is a special day to plan for and choosing the wedding ceremony accessories is a fun way to bring a personal touch to the big day. A monogrammed guest book makes for a special idea for engagement party guests to sign in, but can also be used at upcoming bridal showers, luncheons and for the wedding reception as well. Our custom books are available in casual cottons as well as dressy silk. Add a matching wedding photo album for a wonderful keepsake that will allow her to keep all those wedding photos in one place.

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Etiquette for Hosting a Wedding Shower

Planning a wedding shower for a special bride this year? Want to be the hostess with the most fabulous turnout? Looking for the best in bridal shower gift ideas? Then look no further than these guidelines for turning your event into a great success:

Thank Your Hostess

It is a long standing tradition for the maid of honor or the bridesmaids to host the wedding shower, but in modern times showers can be hosted by co-workers or friends of the bride's mother. Make sure to thank the hostess in style with a gesture of thanks and nothing says thank you quite like a monogrammed hostess gift. An old school option and easy go-to gift are linen hand towels or a serving tray featuring the family name or initials.

Multiple Showers

It is often common for a bride to have more than one shower.  If this is the case, the two shower hosts should consult one another about whom to invite to each to avoid anyone receiving a duplicate invitation and feeling obligated to purchase more than one shower gift. Bridal showers are generally held from a couple of months to a couple of weeks before the wedding. Regardless of who hosts the shower, the hostess should be on hand along with the bride , to meet guests as they enter the party.

Size of the Gathering

Whether your get together is  small gathering or a large party for upwards of 50 guests, the invitations should be mailed four to six weeks in advance. As for who to include, since showers are intended for the bride's nearest and dearest friends and relatives, it is imperative that every shower guest must already be on the wedding guest list.

Shower Invitations

Wedding shower invitations and stationery trends run the gamut from sweet and simple to super sophisticated. The options are truly limitless from chic and simple to extravagant and high end.  Whatever your style, there is a choice to suit all budgets. While there are no necessary confines when it comes to selecting the stationery, a preppy bride will most often opt for a monogram. The mailing part is imperative - snail mail only.  In this digital age it can be tempting to select an electronic invitation method for events, but this should be strictly avoided when planning an elegant wedding shower.

Wedding Shower Traditions

A new tradition has become very popular for the groom to show up with flowers just before his fiancee opens the gifts. Guests who haven't met the groom before often look forward to this part of the shower so they feel nicely included in the couples union on the big wedding day. Rituals that have been passed down from older generations are quite popular including making a bouquet out of the shower gifts' ribbons and using it as a bouquet for the wedding rehearsal. Other fashioned traditions, such as having something old, something new,  something borrowed, and definitely something blue, are still popular with brides today. Creating new wedding shower traditions can add a bit of beauty and sentiment. Sharing photos from the shower of the mother-of-the bride, or taking a picture of the new and old female members of the bride's family is a classic tradition that can be shared for years to come.

Unique Bridal Shower Gifts

Because it is tradition that guests should bring a present to a shower, it is not appropriate to invite people who will not be included in the wedding guest list. One exception to this rule is an office shower so that co-workers can celebrate the bride. While it is not usually possible to invite all fellow office friends to the wedding,  they may want to help you celebrate the bride regardless. By the time the shower invitations are mailed out,  the bride should have already registered for gifts. It is perfectly acceptable for hosts to include registry information in with the shower invites.

The Pink Giraffe offers an excellent selection of monogrammed bridal shower gifts and registry. Brides can register with us and let their guests know they can buy with confidence for a fantastic personalized wedding gift that is sure to be a hit.

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Customize Your Wedding Day with a Monogrammed Guest Book

The History of the Guest Book

Keeping track of guests through a  paper guest book or visitor's log is an age old tradition that began centuries ago. Commonly found at weddings, funerals or churches for recording the history of visitors, it can also be commonplace to find them in Bed & Breakfast Inns as well as in upscale homes and guest cottages.  When used for weddings and bridal or baby showers, it is a fun keepsake to look back upon years later and recall all the loved ones who took part in that special day.

Design Your Own Guest Register

Customize the look of your classic wedding day with our beautifully hand crafted monogrammed guest book. Perfectly paired with your wedding decor to match any color scheme. Choose your fabric, monogram style and thread color for a unique and upscale keepsake.  

Hand Made With Care

 Our custom books are hand created in Nashville, TN. They are beautifully crafted and custom padded for a luxurious feel. Choose your font and thread color and add a ribbon if desired for a truly preppy and personalized wedding reception. These embroidered guest books also make a great choice for vacation homes and baby showers. Keep track of all of your guests in one place for years to come. Nothing welcomes people to any special occasion or event quite like a personalized guest book. 
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A Monogrammed Necklace Makes a great Bridesmaid Gift!

monogrammed acrylic necklace

Planning a wedding this season and need something fabulous for your bridesmaids? Our extensive selection of a monogrammed necklaces is the perfect choice for your special ladies. From acrylic cutout initials to our fabulous rose gold monogrammed necklace sterling silver initials, you just cannot go wrong. A personalized necklace is such a classic preppy staple. Our pearl option with initials is favorite.

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Monogrammed Wedding Accessories

Wedding Planning for The Big Day

Planning a big wedding this year? Need some monogrammed wedding accessories to personalize your big day? The Pink Giraffe offers so many great options for a preppy wedding! Design your own monogrammed guest book with your choice of fabric, monogram style and thread color for a unique and fabulous keepsake. You will always remember who attended your nuptial ceremony with the signatures of all your guests in one place. Gold tipped pages with elegantly lined paper for welcoming your friends with style. 

Don't Forget the Groomsmen

 Need a preppy cummerbund and bow tie set for your groomsmen? Check our our seersucker sets for guys in lots of seersucker colors to match any wedding decor. Add a monogram to the side if desired. Perfect for matching to your bridesmaid's dresses. These great country club style sets are also a wonderful addition for high school prom as well. Everyone loves a fun cummerbund made out of preppy fabrics.  Choose from these great seersucker shades for a a classic beach wedding.

The Wedding Reception

Toast to being a newly married couple in style with our monogrammed toasting flutes. They are a great accessory to have for upcoming special events and New Year's Eve! Our monogrammed flower girl dresses are great for little girls and are such a classic. Embroidered with a name or initials they are picture perfect for your fabulous wedding photos. 

The Preppy Bridesmaid

And don't forget your monogrammed bridesmaid gifts! The Pink Giraffe offers a large selection of personalized and embroidered options for all your lovely ladies in the bridal party. Choose from silver engraved gifts, embroidered items and great personalized option for your ring bearer and flower girl. Even the youngest members of your wedding party can take part in the fun at the rehearsal dinner or bridesmaid luncheon
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