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Wedding Etiquette

We realize that every wedding is different and everyone’s situation is different. So here are some guidelines for traditional and alternative wedding invitation wording options. But keep in mind, it’s your day so you can make your wording as playful or as formal as you’d like. If you have any questions on wording or etiquette, please feel free to contact us.

TRADITIONAL WORDING

One set of parents is hosting:

Mr. and Mrs. John Smith
request the honor of your presence
at the marriage of their daughter
Sarah Anne
to
Michael James MacDonald

One set of parents is hosting:

Mr. and Mrs. John Smith
request the honor of your presence
at the marriage of their children
Sarah Anne
and
Michael James

Couple is hosting:

Sarah Anne Smith
and
Michael James MacDonald
request the honor of your presence
at their marriage

ALTERNATIVE WORDING

Everyone is hosting (option #1):

Together with their families
Sarah Anne Smith
and
Michael James MacDonald
joyfully invite you to their wedding

Everyone is hosting (option #2):

Together with their families
Sarah Anne Smith
and
Michael James MacDonald
request the pleasure of your company
as they unite their love in marriage