Details Your Wedding Invitations Must Include
Creating your wedding invitation is a crucial initial step in your wedding planning hence you should take a lot of care when making it. Of course, your family and friends know that you are getting married but you need to invite them to your wedding officially, and the wedding invitation acts as a point of contact between you and those that intend to see on your big day.
For this reason, it is very crucial that the following details should not miss in your wedding invitation.
== Important Details ==
As with any official document, the following important details should not miss name, date, time and location.
*Name – you must include the names of both the bride and the groom. However, if your parents are hosting your wedding, then make sure you include their names as well.
*Date – ensure that you indicate the date of your wedding
*Time – you will do your guests a lot of justice to tell them the time when your marriage ceremony will start so that they can make prior arrangements to be there on time.
*Location – ensure that you inform your guests where your wedding will be held. But also if the reception will be in another location, then ensure that you include directions and address of the site.
== Theme ==
The colour of your wedding invitation should complement the overall colour theme of your wedding. It is good when your guests know in advance what to expect. Also, remember to include a line that indicates the dress code – whether formal, semi-formal, casual e.t.c.
== Reply Cards ==
It is vital that you include reply cards with your wedding invitation with an address to return to. You can either include a self-addressed envelope with a stamp or to cut down the cost, include your email address to which your guests can respond to with their answers.
However, when you send a reply card, ensure that you leave enough space on the card where your guests can include guest names, the number of people attending, attending or not attending and a small space for any extra info.
== Travel and Accommodation Information ==
If you are inviting people to your wedding from overseas, ensure that you include in your wedding invitation travel information about the venue of your wedding; and recommend hotels near the wedding venue where they can stay.
However, if you would like all your guest to stay in the same hotel, which will be cheaper when you book many rooms at once, be sure to include the hotel information and location within the invitation.
== Details for Rehearsal Dinner or Welcome Party ==
Do you plan of having a before or after wedding gathering with your friends and family? You do not need to send separate invitations for the same.
You can include your rehearsal dinner, welcome party or a farewell brunch information in your wedding invitation and help your guests plan for your big day.
By including all this information in your wedding invitation, you will inform your guests accordingly. The good thing about wedding invitation is that you can have them custom made to suit you as well as the needs of your guests.