You’ve got the girl (or guy), you’ve got the rings, you’ve got the date, and you know what level of grandeur your ceremony is going to be. Now it’s time to share the news with the people closest to you -- and your invitation sets the tone for the occasion.
Deciding who you should invite to your wedding can be one of the most stressful and nerve-wracking parts of getting married. There are so many people you’d like to invite, and there’s also your budget limiting your invitations. It doesn’t matter whether you are planning a large or small wedding, you will still need to sit down and figure out who you will invite. Making this decision is usually anything but easy, and having to tell people no is always the worst. Here are my tips to help you determine who you should invite to your wedding, and who you should skip.
Metallics are popping up everywhere in 2017-18 weddings. Not just gold and silver, but pearl, copper, pewter and the hottest one rose gold. Same with wedding invitations. Retailers are seeing a significant uptick in sales in this category.
When it comes to weddings, tradition, and etiquette play a huge role in all of the festivities. In most cases, couples and families are concerned with being appropriate all the way from asking the bride's father or family for her hand in marriage to making the rounds at the reception. Etiquette and tradition are part of what keep weddings so special, but the trouble is, exactly what is the correct etiquette and how do varying traditions affect that? That is a long and detailed answer with many parts, but let’s tackle at least one portion, wedding invitation etiquette.