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Wedding Day Invitation Wording

Posted by Jaime Wood on Thu, Feb 17, 2011 @ 12:52 PM

Hello everyone!  I hope this blog finds you well!  I came across this article on elegala.com and thought it might be helpful to you in your wedding planning process.

Wedding Invitation Wording

Get a complete list of wording examples for wedding invitations for nearly every scenario.

Gone are the days when wedding etiquette mandated that the bride’s parents, and the bride’s parent’s only, hosted the wedding. Today anyone can foot the bill, and with modern familial arrangements often anything but nuclear, there is no straightforward rule for wording invitations. Below is wording samples for nearly every possible arrangement. 

Wedding Invitation Wording Examples

Bride’s Parents Host
Mr. and Mrs. John Doe Smith
request the honour of your presence
at the marriage of their daughter
Jane Marie
to
Thomas Allan Johnson
Saturday, the sixteenth of July
two thousand and eight
at six o’clock in the evening
Peachtree Presbyterian Church
3434 Roswell Road
Atlanta, Georgia

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Both Parents and Bride/Groom Host
Ms. Jane Marie Smith
and
Mr. Thomas Allan Johnson
together with their parents
request the favor of your presence
at their marriage
Saturday, the sixteenth of July
Two thousand and eight
at six o’clock in the evening
Peachtree Presbyterian Church
3434 Roswell Road
Atlanta, Georgia

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Bride and Groom Host
The honour of your presence
is requested at the marriage of
Miss Jane Marie Smith,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Doe Smith
and
Thomas Allan Johnson
son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe P. Johnson
Saturday, the sixteenth of July
Two thousand and eight
at six o’clock in the evening
Peachtree Presbyterian Church
3434 Roswell Road
Atlanta, Georgia

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Both Sets of Parents Host
Mr. and Mrs. John Doe Smith
and Mr. and Mrs. Joe P. Johnson
request the honor of your presence
at the marriage of their children
Jane Marie Smith
and
Thomas Allan Johnson
Saturday, the sixteenth of July
Two thousand and eight
at six o’clock in the evening
Peachtree Presbyterian Church
3434 Roswell Road
Atlanta, Georgia

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Groom’s Parents Host
Mr. and Mrs. Joe P. Johnson
request the honour of your presence
at the marriage of
Ms. Jane Marie Smith
to their son
Mr. Thomas Allan Johnson
Saturday, the sixteenth of July
two thousand and eight
at six o’clock in the evening
Peachtree Presbyterian Church
3434 Roswell Road
Atlanta, Georgia

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Invitation to Reception Only
Mr. and Mrs. John Smith
request the pleasure of your company
at the marriage reception of their daughter
Jane Marie Smith
and
Thomas Allan Johnson
Saturday, the sixteenth of July
Two thousand and eight
at six o’clock in the evening
Peachtree Presbyterian Church
3434 Roswell Road
Atlanta, Georgia

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Invitation to Post Wedding Celebration
Jane Marie Smith
and
Thomas Allan Johnson
are pleased to announce
they will be married
on Saturday, July Sixteenth
during a private ceremony
on the Island of Maui
Please join us for a
celebration when we return as
husband and wife
Saturday, July sixteenth
at six o’clock in the evening
Anthony’s Restaurant
Atlanta, Georgia

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Different Wording Idea -– 1

Two lives, two hearts
Joined together in friendship
united forever in love
It’s with joy that we
Jane Marie Smith
and
Thomas Allan Johnson
invite you to be with us
as we exchange our marriage vows
on the sixteenth of July, two thousand and eight
at six o’clock in the evening
Anthony’s Restaurant
Atlanta, Georgia

Reception to follow

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Different Wording Idea – 2
This day I will marry my best friend
the one I laugh with, live for, love

Jane Marie Smith
and
Thomas Allan Johnson
invite you to join them as they
begin their new life together
on Saturday, the sixteenth of July, two thousand and eight
at six o’clock in the evening
Anthony’s Restaurant
Atlanta, Georgia

Reception to follow

For the full article, click on the link - elegala.com

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