Tag Archives: Wedding etiquette

Etiquette: When to Set Wedding RSVP Date

When should you set your RSVP or reply-by date for your wedding?  It sounds like a simple task and it is!  However, if done incorrectly, it can wreak havoc on your wedding planning.  Below, I’ll point out some of the common pitfalls of setting RSVP dates, and how to avoid them. Setting your RSVP date
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Etiquette: Rehearsal Dinner Invitations

Ah, guests lists. It wasn’t until I started planning my wedding that I realized just how many guests lists I’d need to create. Not only do I need the wedding guest list, I need my engagement party guest list, bridal shower guest list, and a rehearsal dinner guest list. The first three came easily but
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Wedding Etiquette: Wedding Invitation Do’s & Don’ts

Your Custom Wedding Invitation is the first introduction to your wedding’s personal style and what they can expect to see on your big day. Once you’ve chosen your colors, paper, font, printing option (we can’t get enough of these elegant Thermography Wedding Invitations) you’re only half way finished. It’s easy to get tied up with
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Wedding Etiquette: How to Word Wedding Invitations

Planning your wedding can be stressful but most of all, it should be fun! It’s easy to get wrapped up in the smaller details, booking venues and working through budgets, etc., so we’ve put together some wedding invitation etiquette tips to help you enjoy the wedding planning process. First things first; who is hosting? The answer to that question
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Wording Dilemma: Listing the Deceased

Q: My father passed away several years ago. I’m currently planning my wedding and I’d like to honor him in as many ways as possible. I want to include his name on my wedding invitation, but I’m not sure how to appropriately word it. Can you help?     –Andrea in CO A: First of
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Wedding Etiquette: Help! Color Confusion

Q: I picked my wedding colors a few months ago thinking we were going to have a summer wedding, but our venue changed and now we’ll be pushing our date to April 2014 (boo!)… so I really want to change my colors, but my girls already bought their dresses!  It’s my day and I think I’ll
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Wedding Etiquette: Delivering a Wedding Gift

Q: Recently a good friend told me that it is now considered improper to actually take your wedding gift to the wedding. She says that modern etiquette dictates that gifts should be delivered to the couple before or after the wedding, but not given at the actual event. Is this true?  — Katie from NC
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Wedding Etiquette: Wedding Wardrobe Dictator

Q: I’m planning a nautical themed wedding and I really, really want all of my guests to wear either navy or green. I know it seems silly, but I think a cohesive look will really tie everything together. Can I note this request on my wedding invitation?  Is this acceptable?  — Veronica in MA A: Um,
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Wedding Etiquette: My “Something Old” Dilemma

My future mother-in-law has eagerly suggested that I wear her wedding veil as my “something old”. My own mother has offered her veil as well. While their offers are sweet and the thought of wearing such a special, personal item is tempting, I don’t know how to respond. I don’t want to hurt either of
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Wording Dilemma: Listing the Parents

My fiancé’s parents, who aren’t financially contributing to our ceremony or reception, want their names listed on our wedding invitation along with the names of my parents. My own parents, however, prefer very traditional wording and don’t think his parents should be listed. I don’t know how to please everyone!  –Finley from CA Pleasing everyone may be
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