What is the etiquette for wedding invitations?

What is the etiquette for wedding invitations?

Traditionally, invitations go out six to eight weeks before the wedding. That timeline gives guests plenty of leeway to clear their schedules and make travel arrangements if they don’t live in town. If it’s a destination wedding, give guests more time and send them out three months ahead of the wedding.

Who should you not invite to your wedding?

5 People You Should Never Invite to Your Wedding

  • Someone who will add drama.
  • Someone you genuinely don’t want there.
  • Someone who will start a fight.
  • Your ex.
  • Coworkers you’re not friends with IRL.

What should you not forget on a wedding invitation?

6 Things NOT to Forget When Ordering and Sending Wedding Invites

  • 1Include RSVP details.
  • Proofread (then proofread again).
  • Weigh the envelope at the post office.
  • Pick pretty stamps.
  • Ask to have the invitations hand cancelled.
  • Order extras.

How do you respond when someone declines your wedding invitation?

How to Respond when Someone Declines Your Wedding Invitation

  1. 1 Assume they have a good reason.
  2. 2 Accept their reason if they give you one.
  3. 3 Thank them for letting you know.
  4. 4 Tell them you’ll miss them.
  5. 5 Try to let it go if you two aren’t super close.
  6. 6 Feel free to ask why if they’re a close friend or family.

Who name go first on wedding invitation?

name of the bride
The name of the bride always precedes the groom’s name. Formal invitations issued by the bride’s parents refer to her by her first and middle names, the groom by his full name and title; if the couple is hosting by themselves, their titles are optional.

Do you include bride last name on wedding invitation?

Last names aren’t needed for the bride or groom if their parents are listed on the invitation. Typically, wedding invitations include the first and middle names of both the bride and groom, and the first, middle and last names of the bride and groom if parents aren’t listed.