You and your sweetie, sittin' in a tree

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Courtesy of Jessica Rust Designs

Okay—I'm one of those girls who would have eleventy-hundred sets of china if I were allowed to. But one with my hubby's and my initials carved into the tree design? Sweet.

What I'm talkin' bout: the Birch dining set from Jessica Rust. We first found her via The Handcrafted Wedding, so show some love for Atlanta local Lynn Dotson and check it out here first. See that cute heart and arrow on the birch tree? Put your own initials there and swoon on every anniversary—or if you're smart, use the dessert set for your morning cup of joe and be reminded of true love daily.

There's also a "Love Bug" set with a VW Beetle and "just married" sign—great for a platter. And the "Love Bird" set is adorable too—canoodling birdies with a little line for your name and date. But I love the low-key initials because they add a little mystery to the design, and the birch tree is natural and elegant enough for everyday eating.

It's a simple idea: you'll add your initials or name to a PDF, easy peasy, and send it in when you order. And if you're not sure about an entire set of china or a large platter as a gift, just get your favorite bride a couple of mugs and add them to a basket of coffee or tea fixings—the perfect romantic-yet-practical gift for their first morning back at home after the honeymoon! A little romance will set you back around $75 for 2 mugs and dessert plates or about $100 for a platter. —from our Local Scout Atlanta blogger Melissa Diskin

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