I’m not going to go into the nuances of the language you should use, basically because I’ve covered all that in this blog post. Instead, I’ve put together a list of everything you may need to inform your guests about. This list is based on several years of proving bespoke wedding stationery (hint hint – you can see my stuff if you click on the link)
Have a think about who is inviting your guests to your wedding. This is important when it comes to wedding invitation wording. Is the invitation from you, or from your parents on your behalf
Your guests need to know where, when and what time. Ideally include an address with the venue. Don’t forget evening invites should have a later time printed on them
Finally in the main body of the invite, you should either provide an “RSVP by…” date, or full RSVP details, if you’re not having a separate RSVP card
Additional information to be provided on a separate insert / piece of paper includes gift list information, directions to and from both the ceremony and the reception venues, as well as some details regarding hotels in the area
A separate RSVP card, if you’re having one is a very useful piece of kit as you can use it to demand any information from your guests that you’d like to know such as who’ll be attending and whether they have any special dietary requirements. You can also ask them for menu choices and if they will need a place on the transport you’re providing.
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