|Invitations to the wedding should be sent out at least two
and preferably three months before the wedding ceremony.
Ask your printer, stationer, or a department store stationery section to show
you various examples of engraving, printing and thermography, the new method of printing
which resembles engraving.
Normally invitations go out in the name of the bride's
parents who are hosting the reception.
The basic rule is that the host sends out the invitation. The
relationship of the host or hostess or hosts to the bride should be made clear on the
invitation - his daughter, her daughter, their daughter. Keep a list of guests and
tick off their names when you have received their acceptance. Give a full list of guests
to the Hotel 14 days before the reception in order that table plans and place cards can be
Mr and Mrs A MacLeod
request the pleasure of the company of
(name written in by hand)
at the marriage of their daughter
Mr Douglas Robb
at The Old Parish Church, Newton
on Friday April 16, at 2 p.m.
and afterwards at
The Leapark Hotel, Grangemouth
(Bride's parents' address here)