Carefully to Choose Your Invitation Wording

Preparing for a wedding is a huge project, effort and sacrifice for any bride-to-be. The planning revolves around different wedding preparations, such as the cake, the location, transportation for the bride, flowers, venue, the wedding cake, and a lot more. Another important one is the wedding invitation. In preparing the invitation wording, there are different approaches and styles a bride can consider.

With so many types of families to address in a wedding invitation, creating one with the proper wording could be complicated. The ideal way to write a wedding invitation is to keep it in a formal format. When composing, the first thing to consider is the host of the event. The very first names your wedding guests will see on their invitation are basically the names of those who will be paying for the ceremony and ensuing celebratory party. By tradition, the parents of the bride normally host this occasion.

So, it should read, “Mr. and Mrs. John Doe” or “John and Jane Doe.” If both the bride and the groom are hosting, then the lines may read, “Ms. Jenny Doe and Mr. Sam Smith.” It can also be “Together with their families, Jenny Doe and Sam Smith.” The following line requests their attendance. When your wedding ceremony is held at a place of worship, then the line can read “Request the honor of your presence at the marriage of their daughter.” Take note that the British spelling is used for the word ‘honour’. The term daughter is just used as one example. It should be the gender of the person whose parents are hosting.

Invitation wording when the ceremony is held in a secular place is different from the wording where the ceremony takes place inside a church. If the parents are hosting, it is ideal to have it read “Request the pleasure of your company at the marriage of their daughter.” Or it is suitable to have it “would be delighted for you to attend the marriage of their daughter.” Another thing is that the name of the bride should come first in the wedding invitation with her first and middle name, and then the groom’s name follows, with his title and his full name.

The date and the time of the ceremony should appear in the wedding invitation all spelled out. This is properly written, formal invitation wording. Capitalize the month and the day. There are indeed a lot of ideas and styles in wedding invitation wordings. For brides-to-be, keep in mind the many things you need to consider for your invitation.

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