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A Groom’s Guide to Wedding Invitations

Who says that wedding planning is just for the ladies? The truth is, brides are often more than willing to let their groom have a hand in the wedding. Is your bride to be begging for you to help make some of the decisions for your big day? If you are looking for a way to get involved that doesn’t require picking out flowers or dresses, consider helping your bride choose the perfect invitation to invite guests to your wedding. To ensure that you have a say in the wedding, read the following tips to arm yourself with information when choosing the perfect invitation.

• Styles. Understand up front that your options will be absolutely endless when it comes to the style of invitation. Traditional, classy, modern, retro….you name it, you can find an invitation that can fully represent the theme of your wedding. To make this decision, you will need to be up to speed on the rest of the wedding. What is the overall look and theme of the wedding? You don’t want the invitation to clash! Will a post card like invitations work for you wedding? This is a hot trend in wedding invitations right now and can actually save you money.

• Personalization. You will have to choose wording, font, etc. to make your invitation truly unique. What would you like the invitation to say? This is a great place to surprise your bride to be. Consider including a special love poem written specifically by you for her. The wedding invitation that you choose should include the names of you and your bride, the time, date, and location of your wedding, and an RSVP phone number. The personalization of your invitation will help your guest will help set the tone for your wedding. Wording should not be taken lightly.

• Price. The price of wedding stationary varies greatly depending on the style of invitation you choose. The more stationary you order, the higher the price will be. Will you be ordering thank you cards, save the dates, and reception placement cards in addition to the wedding invitations? It is little details like these that can make having your bride along for the purchase very helpful. Unless you are absolutely sure of what you need to order, consulting your bride first is highly recommended. This can save hundreds of dollars and can help you avoid placing a second order. It can also be helpful by making sure your bride is satisfied with how the invitations look.

As the groom, you can find ways to help your bride plan your wedding. Choosing wedding stationary can be a fun way to get involved. Make shopping for wedding invitations a memorable experience for both you and your wife to be. Choose a day to visit invitation shops or do some online browsing for the perfect wedding invitations. Will you choose to get involved in planning your wedding by taking an interest in your wedding invitations?


Adam Roberts is a writer and blogger. He also works as a freelance writer for Storkie.

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