Go Against the Grain is a one woman, home based business located in Houston, Texas. Started in 2008, Go Against the Grain began with simple monogram designs and has now branched out into custom maps, invitations, favor tags and other fun party details like cupcake toppers and drinking straw flags!

Go Against the Grain is honored to have been featured on several amazing blogs and websites such as Hostess With the Mostess Blog, Wedding Chicks, Well Wed, Style Me Pretty, On to Baby and many more. We have also been featured on the pages of Brides US and UK, Weddings in Winnipeg, Vermont Vows and Well Wed Hamptons.


What is your name? Laurel Goodroe
Where do you call home? Houston, Texas
How old is your business? 10 years
What’s your speciality? Custom Event Accessories and Graphic Design
Location or coverage of your service / products? Worldwide
How I got into weddings: Through the planning of my own wedding and designing my own monogram, invitations and other details.
What is your favourite part of a wedding day? The reception, seeing everyone having fun celebrating the happy couple!
Best piece of advice you’d give to brides and grooms? Take time to actually enjoy the day, not stress over things if something doesnt go quite right.
What is your dream travel destination? Australia
Any new year resolutions for 2016? Be more organized!
Silver or Rose Gold? Rose gold
Peonies or Succulent? Peonies