Advice on Wedding Invitation Wording

Creative wording for wedding invitations can also be inspired by the couple’s common interest, the exotic or unusual location of the wedding, the invitation design, or wedding themes including Disney and fairytale.

Traditional wedding invitation wording often extends a gracious request for the “”honour”” of your presence. Honour, the British spelling, is reserved for wedding services held in a church or a synagogue. Less formal wording ranges from a request for the pleasure of your company or presence to an invitation to celebrate the couple’s joyous occasion.

Whether you seek to follow expert wedding invitation etiquette or relax and follow your own personal style depends on whether the wedding is formal or casual. Regardless, there are a few tried and true traditions worth examining.

A traditional mailing includes a wedding invitation, a response card, and a reception card. Optional inserts include a map/direction card, registry information, and at-home card informing guests of your new residence if you will also be relocating.