Wedding Invitation Etiquette 101

First, let’s get the easy questions out of the way. You totally don’t need to send Save the Dates at all – especially if you are still in doubt about your guest list. Believe it or not, some brides even use it as a tactic to deter some guests from attending and to keep the headcount down. Less warning = Estranged Aunt Susan who lives in Boca is that much less likely to make the trip. But if you [...]

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The Top Two Wedding Invitation Wording Mistakes

I was recently asked what the top two invitation wording mistakes are that I see most often. I didn’t have to think very long to come up with an answer! And … I recently received a wedding invitation that had both in the same invitation! The first one that quickly caught my eye was on the “request line” …  and I see this one a lot. As most people know, there are two choices for the “request line” wording: honour of [...]

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A Step-By Step Guide to Your Wedding Invitation Wording – Part 2

Continuing from Part 1 with our Step-By-Step Guide to every line of your wedding invitation, each line of the invitation is explained below . . . Invitational Line: The first line, the “invitational line” just as its name suggests, simply tells who is issuing the invitation. It typically includes the bride’s parents’ names if they are hosting or it may include the couple’s names if they are hosting the wedding themselves. Request Line: The line that actually invites your guests to [...]

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A Step-By Step Guide to Your Wedding Invitation Wording – Part 1

Although the basics of wedding invitations haven’t changed much over the years, family situations have become more complex than ever. Ceremony and reception locations have also become more varied as couples plan celebrations that truly reflect their personalities. When it comes to the actual invitation wording, etiquette has softened a bit with the times, but it still offers comfortable ways to work through difficult family situations that may arise. Perhaps your parents are divorced but still plan to host the [...]

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