Red Color _ As most of us may know, a Chinese wedding invitation is usually red in color. However, not many people know the reason why it is in such color. In fact, red color is not only for wedding, it is also the main theme of Chinese festivals such as Chinese New Year. Concerning wedding invitations, Chinese wedding invitations are of different colors a few thousand years ago. Chinese used black color wedding invitations a few thousand years ago. It is believed that there were five emperors, Red, Blue, Yellow, White and Black Emperors in Chinese History. They are indeed the ancestors of Chinese people. The black color of the wedding invitation may probably be coming from the notion of the five emperors. The red color came to Chinese wedding invitation, and other festivals in the Han Dynasty.
There are some extra stationery things that are required when ordering invitations. RSVP cards are required if couples are having a sit down dinner. Couples need to know the guest count to figure out how much food to order. It is no longer tradition to pay for postage for guests to send the RSVP card back to the couple. Send invitations early to give guests plenty of notice about the wedding. They should be sent out at least two months before the wedding and no more than four months before. Make the RSVP date between four and six weeks before the wedding. This helps you know exactly how many guests will show up.