It is official; you are getting married, and it is time for you to plan the day that you have been dreaming about for so long. You have thought about the different things that you need to get ready for your big day, including the music, décor, food and flowers. Now it is time to sit down and think about who you want to invite to be a part of your celebration. Once you have finalised your guest list, you have to find and send out the wedding invitations.
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.