The Groom's parents are issuing the invitation: Use the wording as above but include the bride's surname: i.e. Mr. & Mrs. Peter Brown request the pleasure of your company at the marriage of Sally Smith to their son John The couple are paying for their own wedding: They may still wish to issue the invitation on behalf of Sally and/or John's parents or if not, they use their own first and last names.
If you choose not to use DIY invitations, you can always opt for designer invitations. Designer invitations will call for you to work with a professional invitation coordinator. These individuals have a lot of experience with working with couples, getting their ideas and then using those ideas to create one_of_a_kind wedding invitations. Invitation coordinators generally have albums and samples that you can look at and even touch, so that you have an idea of what your wedding invitations are going to be like. The albums that you will be shown are packed with several designs, and have a lot more options available than DIY invitations. The designs can be enhanced to better suit the ink, type and even the colour of the design. You will be able to order various samples of these designer invitations, take them home, review them and then make your final decision.