Creative wedding invitations and save-the-dates in bright, punchy hues

Now that brides and grooms are increasingly viewing save-the-dates and invitations as integral wedding-design elements, stationers are offering stylish new options. The biggest trend? "Color, color and more color," says Ellen Weldon of Ellen Weldon Design, NYC, who cites chartreuse, coral, raspberry, and aquamarine as the hottest shades. This clever save-the-date, in a splashy pink hue, is designed as a bookmark and will compel your guests to mark their calendar.