Double Happiness _ In Chinese culture, wedding is always related to the notion of double happiness. This "double happiness" is an interesting Chinese character. It looks like two people standing side by side. In fact we can interpret it as a couple standing together. From here we may get a clue of the reason for printing the character "double happiness" on the wedding invitation. This character bears the meaning of getting together. It declares that a man and a woman, and two families will be united as one. The character "double happiness" is usually printed on the red invitations with golden hot stamping.
Mr. & Mrs. James Smith request the pleasure of your company at the marriage of their daughter, Sally to John Brown at Holy Trinity Church, Burton on Saturday 21st October, 2012 at 11ᚨam and afterwards at the Queen Victoria Hotel, Christchurch RSVP The Cottage, River Road, Burton Now we'll look at the wedding invitation etiquette if either set of parents are divorced or re_married. What do you do about step_parents? Do they expect a mention? Are you going to offend someone if you get this wrong? Here are some suggestions but in the end you'll need to avoid hurting anyone's feelings so just do what you think is right.