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.
Depending on the type of wedding you are going to have, you will be able to design or to find the perfect wedding invitations. The trick is to take your time and not to fall in love with the first wedding invitations you see that has a low price. There are hundreds of samples online and it only takes a few hours to look through all of them. Therefore, you need to make sure that you go through everything and only then decide upon one particular type.