How To Choose A Chinese Wedding Invitation

How To Choose A Chinese Wedding Invitation

how to choose a chinese wedding invitation

How To Choose A Chinese Wedding Invitation

For brides and grooms who are going to host a Chinese themed wedding, they will need to search for a wedding card in Chinese style. However, most couples do not know how they can choose it. In fact, there are some common elements you can found from Chinese style wedding cards. You can look for these features when you are making your choice.

How To Choose A Chinese Wedding Invitation

Color

When you choose the invitation, you will consider the color of it. Usually, you will try to make it match your wedding themed color. When it comes to a Chinese event, colors such as red and gold are extensively used. As a result, you will look for designs in either red or gold color. As a matter of fact, it is very common for couples to choose a design which combines both red and gold colors. For example, you can opt for a card in red color, with gold color wordings on it.

Design Elements

It is common to see floral patterns on wedding cards. However, the case is different when it comes to a Chinese design. Instead of floral patterns, you will mostly see dragon and phoenix. Most Chinese couples believe dragon and phoenix signify the bride and the groom. It is common to see gold color dragon and phoenix on a piece of red card. Besides, the Chinese character “Double Happiness” is also commonly seen on Chinese invitations. In fact, this character will also be extensively used for the venue decorations. You can use the dragon and phoenix patterns, as well as the “Double Happiness” character, to decorate your reception hall.

Font

A bilingual card is usually needed. A lot of brides and grooms will have to put both English and Chinese on the invitation. You can in fact choose whatever font you want. The bottom line is that they should be readable. As a result, it is not a good idea to choose a script font. It is because your guests may find it hard to read the wording. The color of the font has to be mentioned here. It is considered impolite to use red color wording. Therefore, you should not choose red color font for a Chinese wedding invitation.

Chinese Wedding Invitation Wording

A lot of brides and grooms do not know how they can prepare the wording. In fact, you should ask the printer to help you. Choosing a vendor who can master the Chinese language is the key here. However, there are couples who hire printers that do not understand Chinese at all. The couples have to prepare the wording themselves. In this case, you will need to ask your family members who can read and write Chinese to help you. There are also a lot of samples you can find on the web.

Choosing a Chinese wedding invitation is not a difficult task. Of course it will be easier if you order the cards from a printer which specialized in this type of invitations. If this is not the case, you may need to prepare your own design and let the printer print for you!

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