Color, color, color _ Whether bold or subtle, color is a big part of wedding invitations in 2009. Modern printing techniques make it easier than ever to add color from the writing on the envelope lining to the card stock. Colors that were once used primarily for contemporary invitations, has become so widespread that even the most traditional wedding invitations currently use these colors.
Mr. and Mrs. John Smith request the pleasure of your company at the marriage of their daughter Anne Smith to John James It has always been the tradition that the bride's name be mentioned first on the wedding invitation. This maybe explained by the fact that traditionally the bride's parents paid for the wedding. It is not uncommon nowadays for the groom's name to be mentioned first. Ultimately this is a personal choice and the decision of which name appears first resides with the bride and groom.