- By Jack Landry
- Published 06/15/2011
As you are preparing for your wedding it is very important that you take the time to understand how you are going to accomplish all that you need to without getting too stressed. Be sure that you understand even the smallest details that you will have to worry about. When you are taking the time to understand what you need to do you will have to remember that you have to send out invitations. This is something that needs to be done while you are engaged and you must give those you are inviting enough time to plan for your wedding. As you are writing your invitations you want to make sure that you are writing them properly. Take the time to understand how you are going to write an invitation that is not only proper but is also original. First, you want to make sure that you know who is announcing the wedding. You want to be sure that you are taking the time to understand if the grooms’ parents, the bride’s parents or the couple will be announcing the wedding. You have to make sure that you are taking the time to understand how you want your invitation to be phrased. There are some people that want their invitations to be very formal while there are other people that want them to be more casual. You can use titles throughout the invitation or you can just use individuals’ names. When you are deciding if you are going to be formal or informal you have to make sure that you understand how you want the feel of your reception and wedding to be. As you are listing the names of the couple it is tradition to list the brides name first. You want to make sure that you list her first and middle name together after the bride’s parents’ names and their family name.
After you write the brides name down you should then make sure that you write the full name of the groom. You may give the groom’s parents names and when you write out the grooms name you must include the family name rather than just the first and middle n
ame. When you are writing out the date it is traditional to write out all of the words for the date. You want to make sure that when you list the date that you are also listing the time of the ceremony and the time of the reception. Within the invitation you should make sure that you provide a location for the event and a full address for the event. You should make sure that you are also taking the time to include a map and a self-addressed reply card. If you want to differ from tradition you want to make sure that you understand how you are going to make your invitations respectful and classy. Take the time to talk with a consultant to be sure that your invitations will suffice. While you are writing your invitations there may be special circumstances in which you will have to write sensitive information. If you do not want children at your reception you will have to be sure that you write this on the invitation. There are a lot of people that have a hard time understanding how they are going to write on their invitation that they do not want children. You should be sure that you are taking the time to understand how you can have some tact as you exclude children. As you are writing this information you have to be sure that you explain your reasoning before you include that children will not be included. There are many people that do not include this information and their reasoning and sound insensitive. Be sure that you take the time to be clear about the reason that you do not want children there. If there is going to be alcohol served or if the service is going to go late into the night you want to be sure that you explain this on the invitation. Finally, you should be wise about the printer that you choose to go with. Make sure that you take the time to understand how you are going to find a printer that will work well in your price range and will also give you good quality invitations.
Preparing for your wedding can go smoothly. Be sure that you take the time to understand how you are going to make even your invitations go smoothly.
Jack R. Landry is a business marketing specialist with over twenty years of business marketing experience. He has written hundreds of articles on business marketing and Printing Salt Lake City. Contact Info: Jack R. Landry JackLandry09@gmail.com http://www.alphagraphics.com/centers/salt-lake-city-utah-us431/index.html
by Jack Landry