Wonderful Wording for Wedding Invitations

Today we are joined by Deborah Portelli from Social Notes Custom Invitations. Deborah has been kind enough to share her expertise in wedding invitation etiquette for every kind of invitation from formal to casual. Take it away Deborah!

Of all the things that my clients ask my advice about, the number one question is about the wording for their invitations. I always tell them to remember that while you have been busy making arrangements behind the scenes for the reception venue, the dinner menu and finding just the right dresses, your invitation will be the first and only indication to your guests of the style, theme and tone of your wedding. As such, care must be taken to match the formality or casualness of the actual text with the type of your wedding you are planning. It must let them know if the wedding is a grand, formal affair in a ballroom or a low key, casual gathering of family and friends at the beach. Let’s explore some of the options.

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How to Properly Address Your Wedding Invitations by DM Paper Designs

You have designed your beautiful invitations and you are now ready to collect everyone’s addresses and start forming your guest list. Did you know that there is proper wedding etiquette to addressing your invitation envelopes? DM Paper Designs has dug up all of the information you need to properly address your invitations to etiquette standards.

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Jessica from Odd Duck Press put together this post that’ll make sure you use proper etiquette. She also has some wording options for your invitations. This is the first of a series of guest posts from Jessica, we’re so excited to share them with you.

Depending on how traditional your wedding will be will determine how closely you’ll need to adhere to formal etiquette. Another major factor is who is hosting (ie: footing the bill).

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