Wedding Invitations should give the guest an idea of what to expect at the wedding.
It’s also important your wedding invitations stand out from the many that come in throughout the year. When selecting an invitation design, your theme and colours of the wedding should be incorporated into the invitation.
Many brides today are choosing traditional and unique invitations.
If you are planning on having a traditional Kandyan wedding, it is very common to integrate these styles into your invitations.
Most popular designs are,
Punkalasa – which reflect prosperity.
Hansa puttuwa- pureness, unity and prosperity.
Sun and moon – Symbolizes eternity and union of opposites. The sun is a masculine figure and signifies strength and power. On the other hand, the moon is considered as a feminine figure and represents calmness and stability.
Lotus – represent Purity, prosperity, beauty and fertility.
Elephants – strength, loyalty, wisdom and majesty.
Unlike other design elements the traditional symbols have a meaning and considered as superstitious symbols.There are lots of patterns and invitation styles available to choose. Some brides like to incorporate the pattern of their wedding saree or dress to their wedding invitation designs. Some couples select invitations to match their wedding decorations.