Monogram Etiquette

1 Letter Monogram

Single first or last name initial or married couples last name initial:

J: Jane

B: Beale

 

2 Letter Monogram

LP: Lisa Pierson (first and last name)

DB: David Burke (first and last name)

MB: Michael Barbara (first names of each partner)

PB: Patterson Burke (last names of each partner)

3 Letter Monogram

This combination has a variety of letter combinations depending upon your personal preference. Here are some suggestions:

EMS or ESM

Elizabeth Margaret Smith (Married last name initial or maiden last name initial)

CRR

Caroline Rollings Richard (Married couple combined)

EBW or EWB

Elizabeth Billings-Wollingford (Hyphenated last name or combination of maiden and married last name)

ESJD

Elizabeth and David Smith-Jones (Blended last names - couples who decide to combine and hyphenate their last names.)

SdeM

Sandra de Mille (Last names with a "de" are traditionally monogrammed using the first initial of the last name or combining the "de" with the last name. Also an option for names containing apostrophes, such as O'Riley)



ONE LETTER MONOGRAMS

A08

A9

A10

A13

A15

A16

A21

A32

A51

A56

A58

A59

A61

TWO LETTER MONOGRAMS

A04

A05

A11

A12

A14

A17

A19

A23

A24

A25

A26

A27

A29

A30

A31

A33

A34

A35

A36

A37

A38

A39

A40

A41

A43

A44

A45

A46

A52

A54

A55

A57

A60

A63

C3

C6

C9

C10

C12

C13

C14

C15

C17

C18

THREE LETTER MONOGRAMS

A01

A02

A03

A07

A18

A20

A42

A49

A50

A53

A62

C1

C2

C4

C5

C7

C8

C11

C16

C19

CROWNS

Crown A

Crown B

Crown C

MEDALLION

A06

A22

A28

A47

A48

MONOGRAM PLACEMENT SUGGESTIONS FOR BEDDING

TOP LEFT

TOP RIGHT

TOP CENTER

CENTER

MONOGRAM PLACEMENT SUGGESTIONS FOR BATH

BOTTOM CENTER

CENTER

CENTER

MONOGRAM PLACEMENT SUGGESTIONS FOR DINNER NAPKINS AND PLACEMATS

VERTICAL

CATTY CORNER

CENTER

TOP CENTER

TOP LEFT

MONOGRAM PLACEMENT SUGGESTIONS FOR TABLE CLOTHS

CATTY CORNER DROP