Invitation Wording Ideas

One thing to remember is that it is absolutely important to get all of your information in order before you have placed your final order for your invitations.

A very important detail is the date and time. example: Saturday, the tenth of June
two thousand and six

at four o'clock in the afternoon.
Remember, it is Afternoon before 5:00 pm. From 5:00 pm on, it becomes the Evening.


Both Parents:

Mr. and Mrs. (Last name, brides family)
and
Mr. and Mrs. (Last name, grooms family)
request the honor of your presence
at the marriage of their children
(Brides Full Name)
To
(Grooms Full Name)
On
(Wedding Date and time)

At
(Church or ceremony location)

Reception: (when and where)

Please RSVP by (specified date)

 

Nonspecific:

You are cordially invited to celebrate
the wedding of
(Brides first and middle names)
and
Mr. (Grooms first and middle names)
On
(Wedding Date and time)

At
(Church or ceremony location)

Reception: (when and where)

Please RSVP by (specified date)

 

Divorced parent and new stepparent:

Mr. and Mrs. (Fathers last name)
request the honor of your presence
at the marriage of Mrs.(Mothers last name) daughter
(Brides Full Name)
To
(Grooms Full Name)

On
(Wedding Date and time)

At
(Church or ceremony location)

Reception: (when and where)

Please RSVP by (specified date)

 

Elope Reception:

Please join us
At a celebration
Of the marriage of
(Brides Full Name)
and
(Grooms Full Name)
On
(Wedding Date and location)

Reception: (when and where)

Please RSVP by (specified date)

 

Including the Grooms parents:

Mr. and Mrs.(Last name, brides family)
request the honor of your presence
at the marriage of their daughter
(Brides Full Name)
To
(Grooms Full Name)

son of Mr. and Mrs.(Last name, grooms family)
On
(Wedding Date and time)

At
(Church or ceremony location)

Reception: (when and where)

Please RSVP by (specified date)

 

2nd marriage or 1st with children:

Please join us
At a celebration
Of the marriage of
(Brides Full Name)
and
(Grooms Full Name)
And
Our family
(Children's names)

On
(Wedding Date and time)

At
(Church or ceremony location)

Reception: (when and where)

Please RSVP by (specified date)

 

Divorced Parents both funding:

(the order of the parent should be that of whom she was raised by or spent most time with)
Mr. and Mrs. (Last name)
and
Mr. and Mrs. (Last name)
request the honor of your presence
at the marriage of the daughter of Mr. (fathers last name) and Mrs. (mothers last name)
(Brides Full Name)
To
(Grooms Full Name)

On
(Wedding Date and time)

At
(Church or ceremony location)

Reception: (when and where)

Please RSVP by (specified date)

 

Reception wording:

Reception to follow at the (where and when)

If you're not serving a full meal, it is nice to let guests know. Consider:

Join us for cocktails and cake (when and where).

Or

Dessert and dancing to follow

A separate reception card is often good to use if the ceremony and reception are in different places, or the reception doesn't immediately follow the ceremony. It might read something like

Reception
8 o'clock

The Grand Hotel
152 Main Street
Fortworth, Texas

 

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