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Apparently flower girls are just begging to be monogrammed. Seriously, y’all! Because in my experience, pretty much any fabric expanse on a Southern flower girl is adorned with a set of initials quicker than you can say biscuits and grits – see here and here for evidence. In case any of you ladies are still looking for inspiration for getting your monogram on, look no further than this adorable gal, sent in by Brita Photography!

Adorable!!

Now tell me: Who out there is monogramming her flower girl(s), and where are you putting said monogram? Spill, please!

emily Written with love by Emily
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  1. avatar Brittany Kelland reply

    They are so adorable!! I just love his bow tie and her monogrammed dress!

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Hello, belles! Today’s Southern Spotting is right up all y’all’s monogram-loving alley. Isn’t this monogrammed flower girl sash darling? We’re not having any little ones in our wedding party, but if we were, I would find it difficult to resist such an adorable idea!

A few words from Paige, the bride:

“As a bride (and now newlywed) and, more importantly, a Southern bride, incorporating monograms in unique ways is paramount. So when my mom suggested this idea, I immediately and excitedly agreed. Of course as a Southern bride, etiquette is of utmost importance; therefore, great debate over exactly which initials to use ensued. Should it be the bride’s because the flower girl is part of her wedding party, or the bride and groom’s, as it’s the celebration of their union? Ultimately, we chose the “P” and “B” to signify Paige and Brent. Fortunately, my dear groom’s first name and my maiden name both start with “B”, providing some grace in the midst of dissenting opinions. In looking back on our wedding, it truly is the details and stories like these that made the day.

The monogramming on the silk dupioni dress/sash was done at Monograms Plus in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. The dress is Lula Kate from Bella Bridesmaids in Homewood, Alabama.”

Big thanks to Daniel Taylor Photography for sending this fun find our way!

Tell me: Will you (or did you) have flower girls in your wedding?

emily Written with love by Emily
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  1. avatar Meredith reply

    I’m linking you to my best friend’s website, because this was her wedding…the flower girl wore the dress that the bride wore in her brother’s wedding at the same age, and the Matron of Honor monogrammed the ribbon on the kissing ball :) B for the groom’s name, K for the bride.
    http://flic.kr/p/957M4D is the link to the picture on Flickr
    1st wedding entry on her blog: http://www.mrsbachelorgirl.net/?p=3208
    Their photographer’s blog post: http://www.jrobison.com/jblog/?p=478

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When New Yorker, Courtney married her beau, Chris, on a farm in Georgia, she knew she wanted their wedding to be the perfect combination of city and country. The mission was achieved with some glam outfits paired with rustic details. Courtney’s Carolina Herrera dress looked stunning next to her gingham-clad husband, and the surprising (and ingenious!) inclusion of wheat sprays in the bouquets stood out against the ruffled and purple dresses that her bridesmaids donned. The lakeside wedding earns its Southern stripes with more than just location and clever juxtaposition, though. Courtney + Chris included details like the burlap-backed invitations, monogrammed flower girl sash, and sweet ceremony wording. We have to send hugs the way of Something Pretty Fine Art Photography for sharing this wedding with us!

How did the two of you meet? Tell us your story. Chris and I casually dated in college at the University of Dayton in Ohio and stayed in touch for a few years after. I remember him calling after 9/11 to check in since I lived not too far from the twin towers and again a year or so later on my birthday. At some point after that, we lost touch. Ten years after we last saw each other in person, we reconnected. I moved to Atlanta and a year later, we got engaged on New Year’s Eve. After a nearly ten-month engagement, we were married at a private barn near Reynolds Plantation, where Chris’ parents live and we frequently visit.
Describe the proposal. I have always loved New Year’s Eve and have celebrated it in a big way for as long as I could remember. That year though, Chris and I decided that we wanted to stay home – and we ended up getting engaged. Chris made the proposal all about “firsts,” symbolizing the start of our new life. He proposed in the first house we lived in together, at 1am on the 1st day of the New Year (1/1/11). We got married on the 1st day of the month too but we actually didn’t plan that on purpose.
Three adjectives that describe the day are: Happy, intimate and peaceful (and stressful)!
In what month did you get married? October
How many guests attended your wedding? 140
Our favorite detail of the wedding was: I loved having an outdoor reception with bistro lighting strewn across the dining and dancing area.
Tell us about finding your wedding dress: I have been in the fashion industry for years, so dress scouting was a very fun part of the planning process! When I got engaged, I checked out every spot in Atlanta and almost settled on a few dresses, but wanted to go back to NYC to shop so I could see the full collections. I checked out a few places like Vera Wang and Saks and, again, almost decided on a dress. Then, the afternoon before I was flying back to Atlanta (about to purchase said dress) I relooked at a few “tearsheets” of dresses that I had pulled out from magazines and I was reminded of a dress from Carolina Herrera that I had to try. In that instant I just knew it was the one, even before seeing it in person. I called the Carolina Herrera shop on Madison and they were completely booked. I was leaving the next day – and was so mad at myself for not booking an appointment with them sooner. About 15 minutes later, Michelle Kim from the shop called back and said they could, in fact, see me the next day. I went in, tried on the dress and that was it. Michelle turned out to be the loveliest, sweetest and most professional bridal consultant ever. I absolutely love my dress and feel completely cheated that I was only able to wear it for such a short time!
Describe your wedding flowers: My goal was to create a high-low, county-city, high fashion-rustic vibe across all aspects of my wedding. So, to strike that balance against my dress and the dresses of the bridesmaids, I went rustic with the flowers. I had something specific in mind and our florist did an amazing job creating it. We did all white, lush flowers along with wheat sprays. It was tied with a burlap wrap that had red ticking.

Photographer: Something Pretty Fine Art Photography // Videographer: Scott Felsen of Golden Weddings // Planner: No Regrets Events // Venue: Private Barn in Greensboro, GA // Florist: Le Petit Jardin // Caterer: Hallie Janes // Rentals, Linens, Lighting: Hallie Janes // Paper Products: Stationary by Tickled Ink, Burlap Invite Backers from The Blue Envelope, Personalized Items from KaydenAshley on Etsy // Bride’s Dress: Carolina Herrera // Bride’s Hair Accessories/Veil: Veil custom made by Ruby V // Bride’s Shoes: Miu Miu from Bergdorf Goodman // Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Haute Hippie

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  4. avatar Bella reply

    Beautiful wedding! I love the groom’s attire. I am taking a stab and guessing his shirt is a gingham shirt from Vineyard Vines. I would love to know where he got his look from for my own wedding.

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