THE BEST INVITATION
FOR YOUR WEDDING
popped the question; you said yes.
Now, the two of you
have set the wedding date and things
are starting to come together for
the day of your dreams. With the
myriad of details that need attending,
the first order of business—ordering
wedding invitations—may seem like
an overwhelming task for a new bride-to-be.
Whether you plan an intimate gathering
of close friends and family, or a
gala black tie event, you will want
your wedding invitations to be just
For many couples, the wedding invitation
becomes part of your family album;
a piece of history to be shared with
loved ones in the years to come.
Your wedding day will be as unique
as your love, and your wedding invitations
should reflect this. The wedding
invitations you chose will set the
tone for your event.
When selecting invitations, you
should take into account your personal
style, wedding location, time of
day, season, and your cultural and
religious beliefs. You should also
consider the style or theme of your
wedding and your bridal colors. These
aspects combined make your invitations
personal and special.
wedding invitations, sometimes
called formal wedding invitations,
typically are one-sided white or
ecru colored card stock, with black
print on the front, and carry a very
specifically worded invitation. While
many couples still opt for these
classic invitations, today’s
choices are much broader.
colors abound in every shade of
the rainbow, and inner envelopes
can include matching foil linings.
Cover designs include embossed brides
and grooms, flowers, birds, churches,
wedding bells, entwined rings, and
a host of other romantic symbols.
You can even have your invitations
created with a photograph of you
and your husband-to-be, or another
image that is special to the two
of you. To further personalize your
invitations, you can choose from
a wide variety of sayings and verses
for the cover, or write one yourself.
paper colors are available alongside
more modern options, from
light violet to deep red and even
black. You will also find that there
are many options for the type of
paper on which your invitations will
be printed. Parchment, translucent
paper, vellum, blended fibers, even
recycled papers are available through
most major companies. Borders and
accessories like ribbons are available
in just about every color. You can
even choose how the edges of your
invitation will look —crisp
and clean, scalloped, or softly torn.
Thanks to the Internet, busy brides-to-be
can also enjoy the convenience of
selecting wedding invitations on-line.
You can browse through catalogs and
compare selections at any time that
fits into your schedule. Many invitation
companies will happily provide free
samples of their products so that
you can make a decision in the comfort
of your home. So relax, browse through
our large selection of wedding invitations,
and enjoy this once in a lifetime