10 Summer Wedding Trends for Modern Brides


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Eco-invitations
Many stationers are now offering eco-friendly invitation choices.
Many stationers are now offering eco-friendly invitation choices.
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Eco-friendlier options are everywhere now -- on our roads, in our light fixtures, even in our vegan-leather shoes. So why not in our weddings?

While brides and grooms are making a variety of green choices these days, one increasingly common one is in invitations, perhaps because it's a relatively simple way to reduce a wedding's environmental impact. Recycled paper and natural inks are popular choices in mailed invitations, while some couples are even choosing to skip paper invites altogether, preferring to go the electronic route, which eliminates any and all resource consumption in the invitation realm.

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