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10 Examples of Great Wedding Invitation Wording

10 Examples of Great Wedding Invitation Wording

The wording on your wedding invitation is important—it’s one of the first things your guests will associate with your wedding, and with a little thought and creativity, it can set the right tone for what’s to come. However, it’s easy to get lost in the sea of options or just settle for a traditional approach that doesn’t really reflect your wedding or who you are. To help you navigate the different approaches to wedding invitations, we have compiled a list of 10 examples of truly great wedding invitation wording, running the gamut from formal and traditional to informal and personal. Traditional Wedding Invitation Wording Here is a wedding invitation that follows the traditional wording and format. You will notice that, in this case, the bride’s family is hosting the wedding. Also note that the last name of the bride is different from that of the parents and is included. Traditional wording such as this is elegant and straightforward, and definitely for the more conventional occasion. This wording best suits a formal, traditional wedding. Mr. and Mrs. John Smith request the honour of your presence at the marriage of their daughter Mary Jane Jones to Mr. Matthew Johnson Saturday, the fifteenth of August two thousand eighteen at half past five o’clock First Presbyterian Church Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Challenging SituationOur next example of an excellent way to word a traditional wedding invitation involves a situation where the bride and groom want to include the names of both their parents on the invitation, but one set of parents is divorced. Remember that no matter how complicated a family situation may be, there is...
Black Tie Affair at the Union League of Philadelphia

Black Tie Affair at the Union League of Philadelphia

Our lovely bride and client, Amanda, was married at the Union League of Philadelphia this past October. Paper & Posh was thrilled to be a part of her wedding planning!. We think her wedding invitation spoke volumes about her spectacular wedding at the Union League of Philadelphia.  Her wedding invitations were three layers, a bottom layer of jet black card stock with an ultra-thick double top layer of Arturo Italian letterpress stock.   Nestled in between the layers… a black twisted satin ribbon. The letterpress paper was printed with both black letterpress and gold foil.  The top of the invitations was adorned with Amanda and her fiance, John’s, initials.   Amanda’s companion cards were also three layer cards printed with black letterpress.  All three cards were custom cut to fit snug under the black satin ribbon.  Her inner envelope and rsvp envelope were lined with black satin raven paper. Amanda had her elegant wedding invitations hand-cancelled at the first post office.  Amanda’s wedding invitations were certainly a show...
Tradition and Elegance

Tradition and Elegance

Congratulations to our beautiful bride, Gina, married this past weekend at Greystone Hall in Chester County.   Her save the dates and wedding invitations were classic and elegant.  Cream and pearl stock was piled high and printed with taupe thermography.  The loose “Poem” script font paired well with the traditional block font.   We think these invitations were a perfect expression of them as a couple and their event!!   Congratulations Gina and...
September Wedding Bliss

September Wedding Bliss

A warm congratulations to our beautiful couple, Nicole and Francisco, on their wedding this month!  Their wedding invitation was a perfect expression of their style, wedding colors, and venue.  We layered peach, kraft and white papers, and printed with peach and gray flat inks for the wedding invitations.  We carried the theme throughout the white respond card and matching envelopes.  Thank you Nicole and...

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