Thursday, 15 March 2018

WEDDING INVITATION WORDING EXAMPLES

All our invitations and stationery are custom made so the wording is up to you. however, we thought we'd put together a list of examples in case you get stuck. 

In a nutshell, invitations contain:
Who is hosting the wedding, Where it is to be held, what day and what time.

Traditional wording from brides parents
 Day Invitations
 
Mr and Mrs Stephen Millar
request the pleasure of the company of

............................................................

to celebrate the marriage of their daughter
Sarah Louise to Paul Simpson
at All Saints Church, Northallerton
on Saturday 21st June 2018 at 1pm
Followed by a reception
at The Village Inn, Brompton
 
 
Bride and Groom as host
 Day Invitation
 
Sarah Millar & Paul Simpson
request the pleasure of the company of

......................................................

to celebrate their marriage
at Solberge Hall, Newby Wiske,
Northallerton DL7 9ER
on Saturday 21st June 2018 at 1.30pm
and afterwards at Velvet Room one,
Jewel Piccadilly, 4-6 Glasshouse street.
 
 
Together with their Parents
 Day Invitation
 
Together with their Parents
Sarah & Paul
request the pleasure of the company of

............................................................

to celebrate their marriage
at Crathorne Hall, Crathorne, Yarm TS15 0AR
on Saturday 21st June 2018  at 1pm
Followed by drinks, dinner and dancing!
 
 
Together with Children
 Day Invitation
 
Sarah * Paul
together with their children Daisy and Mylo
request the pleasure of the company of

...............................................................

to celebrate their marriage
at Osmaston Judges Country House Hotel,
Thirsk Rd, Kirklevington, Yarm TS15 9LW
on Saturday 21st June 2018 at 1pm
Followed by drinks, dinner and dancing!
 
 
Traditional wording from brides parents
Evening Invitations
 
Mr and Mrs Stephen Millar
request the pleasure of the company of

............................................................

at an Evening Reception
to celebrate the marriage of their daughter
Sarah Louise to Paul Simpson
at Crathorne Hall, Crathorne, Yarm TS15 0AR
on Saturday 21st June 2018  at 7pm
Carriages at Midnight
 
 
Bride and Groom as host  
Evening Invitation
 
Sarah Millar & Paul Simpson
request the pleasure of the company of

............................................................

at an Evening Reception
to celebrate their marriage
at Crathorne Hall, Crathorne, Yarm TS15 0AR
on Saturday 21st June 2018 at 7.30pm
 
 
Together with their Parents
Evening Invitation
 
Together with their Parents
Sarah & Paul
request the pleasure of the company of

............................................................

at an Evening Reception
to celebrate their marriage
at The Golden Lion Hotel, High Street, Northallerton
on Saturday 21st June 2018 at 7pm
Carriages at Midnight


If you want to avoid writing endless names out 
and just write them on the envelope you can replace this: 


request the pleasure of the company of

............................................................

with this

request the pleasure of your company 


Other things to include in your invitation: 

An R.S.V.P. Card which may just have the usual Yes we are coming, No we can't make it, but be sure to include a line for  Special dietary requirements. 

It is also becoming popular to include the fun element of:
A Song Guaranteed to get us up dancing. 

If you are offering a menu choice at your reception, be sure to include that also. 

Other things to include may be:

Travel arrangements.
Hotel or Guest Houses.
Taxi Phone numbers.
Gift request cards. 
If you would like money for a honeymoon or something specific but don't know how to ask, you may find our blogpost  

HOW TO ASK FOR MONEY INSTEAD OF GIFTSuseful


As always, if you get stuck or need any help we can be contacted by phone 01609 776 866 - Tuesday - Saturday 10.20am - 4.30 p.m. or call in at the studio if you are local.

We hope this helps.
Sue xox



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