The Best Wedding Invitations For 2010

Do your ears perk up when you hear news of what the latest celebrity bride wore? Do you scour bridal mags looking for hot trends? Fashionistas everywhere know that stylish wedding invitation ideas are just as important as the cake icing or the flower arrangements. Look for these trends in the best wedding invitations for 2010:

*Mix-n-Match - Coordinating bridesmaids' dresses are becoming the go-to fashion for the new year. Reflect this in your invites by using mix-n-match stationery. For instance, use a solid-colored invitation with a fun striped or patterned reply card. You can also mix and match colors by coordinating shades or opposite colors of the spectrum. If you're a DIY-er, consider looking for mix and match kits that allow brides to customize their invitation ideas. It's easy to find mix and match invitations and invitation kits through online wedding suppliers.

*Splash 'em with color - Lately stylish brides have been spicing up the traditional white wedding gown with flashes of color. If you're choosing this bridal runway-inspired style, let your stationery follow suit. Try a white or ivory invitation trimmed with a color that matches the colors in your bridal gown.

*Be green - Whether you're an honest-to-goodness tree hugger or a woman who just wants to make a difference in the environment, some of the best wedding invitations for 2010 are eco-friendly. From paper made with up to 100% recycled products to invites embedded with seeds that can be planted in your guests' gardens, it's possible to find invites that are easy on the eyes--and easy on the earth.

*Go neutral - One of the hot new trends in wedding stationery is to use metallics as neutral colors. Earthy bronzes, elegant platinums, and opulent golds are guaranteed to add shimmer and shine to fashion-forward invites. Wow your guests with shimmery, silvery paper or classic golden borders.

*Custom wedding stationery - Some of the best wedding invitations for 2010 are customized invites that let your personality shine through. By working with a wedding stationery specialist, you'll be able to customize invites, from one-of-a-kind images to unique letterpress printing.

*Frugal is fashionable - Do-it-yourself kits are a hot trend in wedding invitation ideas, allowing brides to print the invites, reply cards, or thank you notes on high-quality paper using just a home computer. You'll save a few bucks on printing and, as a bonus, will have complete control over how the invites look.

Remember, don't let your quest for style get in the way of your wedding day. Ultimately, the best wedding invitations for your ceremony are the ones you like. So find wedding invitation ideas that speak to your own personal style and taste.

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This article was published on 02 Jan 2010 and has been viewed 1382 times
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