Traditional Wedding Invitation Examples

When the bride’s parents finance the wedding:

Mr. and Mrs. John Roman Edwards – request the honour of your presence – at the marriage of their daughter – Suzanne Marie Edwards – to – Mr. Antonio Jacob Allen – on Saturday, the twenty-first of August – Two thousand and sixteen – at five o’clock in the evening – St. Michael’s Cathedral – Jersey City, New Jersey

When groom’s parents finance the wedding:

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Allen  – request the honor of your presence – at the marriage of – Miss Suzanne Marie Edwards – to their son – Antonio Jacob Allen

birchcraft brochure 46626When the couple’s parents are co-hosting:

Mr. and Mrs. John Roman Edwards – and – Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Allen – request the honor of your presence – at the marriage of – Suzanne Marie Edwards – and – Antonio Jacob Allen

When the couple finance their wedding:

The honour of your presence is requested – at the marriage of – Suzanne Marie Edwards -to – Antonio Jacob Allen

When a friend or loved one is hosting:

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Phillips – request the honour of your presence – at the marriage of – Miss Suzanne Marie Edwards

When a divorced parent is financing the wedding:

Ms. Kaitlyn Marie Lauren – requests the honour of your presence – at the marriage of her daughter – Suzanne Marie Edwards

When there is a double wedding (sisters):

Mr. and Mrs. John Roman Edwards – request the honour your presence – at the marriage of their daughters – Suzanne Marie Edwards – to – Mr. Antonio Jacob Allen – and – Sarah Maria Edwards – to – Mr. George Everest

Military Titles When bride or groom are in the military: (use their ranking or service branch)

 Mr. and Mrs. John Roman Edwards request the honour of your presence – at the marriage of their daughter – Captain Suzanne Marie Edwards – United States Air Force – to- Major Antonio Jacob Allen – United States Air Force

Senior Officer:

Lieutenant Colonel – Antonio Jacob Allen- United States Air Force

Junior Officer: (title appears on second line)

Antonio Jacob Allen- Second Lieutenant, United States Air Force

Enlisted and noncommissioned officers:

Antonio Jacob Allen- United States Army

Basic Reception Card Examples

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. John Roman Edwards – request the pleasure of your company – Saturday, the twenty-first of August – at six o’clock – Fanfialle Park – 2005 Brook Road Valley, New Jersey

Less Formal:

Reception immediately following the ceremony – Fanfialle Park – 2005 Brook Rd. Valley, New Jersey

Response Card Examples:

M__________________                                                                                                           _______accepts   _______regrets                                                                                                                               Saturday the twenty- first of August                                                                                                      Fanfialle Park

The favor of your reply is requested  – by the tenth of July                                         M_______________     – will ____ attend

That’s it for now, Please feel free to leave an example of your traditional invite…

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