The invitation cards on the wedding set the tone of the wedding celebration. When the invitation cards are addressed and distributed, one comes to know that the final wedding ceremonies are not too far behind. Wedding shower invitations are addressed more as a kind of close knit family affair, with majority of the women folk of the house handling the religious wedding ceremonies. The wedding shower ceremony is intended as a great family gathering, where the would-be bride is adorned in a colorful dress, with elders of the family showering their blessings and best wishes on her.
Wedding shower invitations have a unique place in different traditions, for they are designed to add a symbolic charm to the occasion.
In countries like China, the color red is associated with the feelings of love and joy and is also used in bride’s dress, candles, gift boxes, and the money envelopes that are presented to the bride and guests.
Thus, red is used in the wedding shower invitation cards as a traditional wedding gesture. Also in Croatia, married women folks remove the bride’s veil and replace it with a handkerchief and proscenium, symbolizing her new married status. And then, the ceremonial occasion is graced by songs and dance. Also, a game is played during the bridal shower by dividing the teams and dressing up each member of the team, in a “married woman’s costume”. The bride then chooses the best outfit including the color of the piece of cloth. Thus, through the wedding shower invitations guests come to know the color the bride has chosen for her bathroom, kitchen and bedroom for her newly married house.
While, in Ireland, a lucky horseshoe is given to the bride and groom and horseshoe mementoes are used as a part of wedding shower invitation cards for the guests by decorating them and adding a poem to embellish the invitation card.
In Finland, wedding shower invitations cards are made attractive; umbrella is used as a decorative item symbolizing "protection". With clear address labels of the bride and groom’s name, wedding date, shower date and other necessary information while one each label an umbrella is placed as a traditional symbol. In fact on the wedding shower day, guests bring in the best gift for the bride as a taken of love and affection.
With the change of time, elegant wedding shower invitation cards are available at good prices offering you the best quality of paper and unique style of customized writing. Lets have a look at some of the different types of unique wedding shower invitation cards as—
1. Silhouette Bridal Shower Invitations are a favorite among many young couples, for they are not only unparalleled but also simple with wide card dimensions, Gothic in style and looks best with tinges of pistachio, blue pink and beige.
2. ‘Bubble Bridal Shower Invitations are designed in simple and contemporary style, in different shaped bubbles in a chocolate brown border, written in simple classic style. These invitation cards also leave enough room for personalized messages, usually covered in white envelopes.
3.Stitch Bridal Shower Invitation cards, designed in a trendy style with hues of pastel shades mixed with contrasting colors. The stitch design is specially suitable for an informal wedding shower invitation card.
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