Etiquette

Etiquette: Etiquette for Addressing Inner and Outer Envelopes

If you have ordered your wedding invitations already, you have probably noticed that there are two different envelopes to use.  First, there is the outer envelope used for mailing.  Everything else goes inside this envelope.  Names and addresses are to be completely spelled out; no abbreviations are to be used.  The wording can either be
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Etiquette: Proper Etiquette for a Traditional Receiving Line

Most newlywed couples prefer to have the receiving line immediately following the ceremony and not at the reception venue.  Most churches and other wedding sites will have an area large enough to accommodate the traditional receiving line. Based on the custom of the wedding being hosted by the bride’s parents, the traditional order of the
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Budget: Everyday Etiquette – Bridesmaids & Expenses

Question: Who pays for the bridesmaids dresses? Tammy The Everyday Etiquette Answer: Dear Tammy, Traditionally, the bridesmaids and maid/matron of honor pay for their dresses. With this in mind, being considerate of their budgets is very important. If you find a dress you really love and it is expensive, maybe you can help pay for
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Etiquette: Common Wedding Invitation Wording Mistakes Part 3

Grammar: Remember that pronouns should be consistent throughout the invitation.  If you are using first person pronouns (I, we, us, our and me) use them everywhere.  If using third person pronouns (them, they, their) use them everywhere.  It is bad etiquette to mix first and third person pronouns.  Do not use punctuation, such as commas
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Wedding Styles: Formal or Informal

Very Formal Wedding Attire: This style of wedding adheres to strict wedding etiquette.  The wedding gown should be elegant and traditional, with a long train and veil in a complementary length for the bride.  6-12 bridesmaids wearing floor-length dresses.  Mothers of the bridge and groom also wear floor-length dresses.  The groom and all the men
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