Help! I am thinking about my wedding invitation and not sure how to word them.?
Topic: How to write a wedding invitation
July 20, 2019 / By Debby Question:
I am in the process of thinking about how to write out my wedding invitations and not sure how to write them out. My fiance and I are paying ofr most of the wedding but my parents are paying for the reception. How would I word the invites?
Best Answers: Help! I am thinking about my wedding invitation and not sure how to word them.?
Britney | 10 days ago
You should word it like Jane Marie Doe and John Allen Doe along with their parents............(names) invite you to attend.....I have seen hundreds of invites but I found that rule a long time back. It will still look okay. Hope this helps!
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Originally Answered: How do you indicate 'plus one' on a wedding invitation?
You don't. Miss Manners tells us that And Guest is invited if and only if someone is NAMED And Guest. Invite every guest by name, even tiny infants. If you don't know a name, find out. If you're not sure whether someone is a single or is half of a couple, ask. Obviously you or some other host cares enough about this someone to want them at the wedding, so you or that other host certainly know this someone well enough to ask "Is there someone special we should be inviting for you? Let me copy down the full name and address so we can send him/her an invitation." It is important to invite every guest by name because the only way to make it clear who is NOT invited is by making it perfectly clear who IS invited. Encouraging your guests to invite guests of their own and entertain those guests at your expense is a very bad idea where free champagne is concerned. Single adults who can't manage a simple happy event like a wedding on their own don't deserve to have a social life.
Congratulations! I just got married 4 months ago and went though something similar. I was very picky about my wording because of my detailed involvement. I went to a stationary store and looked through the books and wrote down what i liked(i also searched through invites online) I discussed them with my fiancee and then decided. we decided to annonunce us as male and female invite you to share instead of the parents inviting. i think you should do the same. the reception is a major part but there are many more pasrts that you are taking care of. I included a heartfely thankyou to the parents on my program and that seemed to go over very well. hope i helped. good luck
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Because you have shared in their lives
by your friendship and love
you are invited to share
with our daughter, Jennifer Cathryn
and Jason Fredrick Capp
when they exchange marriage vows
and begin their new life together
on Saturday, the fourth of August
Two thousand and one
at four o'clock in the afternoon
St. Paul's Church
10 West Oak Street
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Hughes
The link below has other examples that may help you.
Congrats on the wedding, may all your dreams come true!!
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Same as a standard invite. Nobody needs to know who's paying for what. Mr. and Mrs. Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Johnson cordially invite you to the wedding of..
Blah blah blah. Reception to follow.
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My husband and I paid for most of the wedding ourselves too. However, we went with a more traditonal version of the invitation because my folks did help too and it was important to me (as a Christian) that my father (or the priest of my home at the time) gave me away to my husband (who became the priest of my new home). This is what my invitations said.
Our daughter, Mandy Marie, will be married to Archie Paul Martin on Saturday, the eighth of July, two thousand and six at two o’clock in the afternoon. Their vows will be spoken at The Rock Church, Seagoville, Texas.
We invite you to worship with us, witness their vows and be our guest at the dessert buffet reception which follows in the Church Gymnasium.
If you are unable to attend, we ask your presence in thought and prayer.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Giles
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My fiancee and I are in the same situation. We went to the websites of a bunch of invitation companies, they have a lot of great suggestions.
Congratulations on your up-coming wedding!
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The reception is the biggest nut to pay for. Mr & Mrs so n so along with U & HIM request the honor of your presence blah blah blah
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Jess and (fiance),
together with their parents
invite you to join them
in celebrating their marriage
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together with their parents,
request the honor of your presence at their marriage
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Originally Answered: Wedding Invitation.?
Actually, the invitation paper/quality/packaging contributes just as much to the feeling of formality as the wording. (Which is not to say that the DIY invitations are any less "formal" than the ordered ones. Just pick the right paper...)
My invites said:
Mr and Mrs Jonathan Robert Doe
request the honour (yes, with the "u") of your presence
at the marriage of their daughter
Miss Jane Marie
Mr Matthew James
son of Mr and Mrs Michael Ryan Smith
the second of June
two thousand eight
at five thirty in the evening
Saint Joseph Church
then a reception card:
Reception immediately following at
The Name of the Venue
Kindly respond by _______
__Will attend ___Will not attend