Sample Wedding Invitation Wording for Your Template

There are many ways to say the same thing. When it comes to wedding invitations there are many ways to say the same thing properly. As with most aspects of a wedding their are certain traditions, or at the very least, guidelines you should follow to make things go smoothly.

Here we will look at what you will need to do to properly word your wedding invitations so that you don’t spend more time than you need and they sound the best they can. Let’s begin.

Who is Making the Invitation?

The person or people making the invitation to the wedding are the key factor in deciding how the invitation should best be worded. So here is a list of the most common forms of wedding wording to get you started.

The Bride and Groom

Today it is common for the bride and the groom to make the invitation to celebrate the wedding with them. This is what the standard wording should look like.

Together with their parents
Samantha Waters
and
Brendan Jefferson
request the honour of your presence at their marriage
on Saturday, the fifteenth of July
two thousand fifteen
at three o’clock in the afternoon
Venue Name
Venue Address Line 1
Venue Address Line 2

The Bride’s Parents

This is one of the most common forms of wedding invitation wording around. It is also one of the best ways to word the templates you will find here.

Mr. and Mrs. Dwayne Michaels
request the honor of your presence at the marriage of their daughter
Jennifer Grace
to
William Moore
son of
Mr. and Mrs. Justin Moore
Sunday, the tenth of June
two thousand fifteen
at three o’clock in the afternoon
Venue Name
Venue Address Line 1
Venue Address Line 2

With Divorced Parents

Today many people often ask who they should word their wedding invitation when the parents of either the bride or the groom have divorced. Depending on who will be making the invitation it is important to get the wording right to avoid any up comfortable moments during the ceremony or reception. Here is an easy wording you can apply to the wedding invitation templates here on the site.

With joyful hearts,
Donald and Patricia Connors
invite you to the union of his daughter
Ashley Connors
to
Trevor Donovan
on Sunday, April eighteen
two thousand sixteen
at five o’clock in the afternoon
Venue Name
Venue Address Line 1
Venue Address Line 2

With the wide mix and diversity of the modern family there are many ways to say the same thing. The one that works for you situation may not be the one that works for everyone. By taking a few minutes to acquaint yourself with the many different ways to word your wedding invitations you save yourself from accidentally phrasing the invitation to celebrate the union of your children the wrong way.

P.S. Some of you have asked for more alternative, more modern and more varied types of wording for your invitations. The Knot has a wonderful resource with more examples that may fit better with your ceremony. It is definitely worth checking out.

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