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RSVP Wording 101

By Ashlea

The response card is traditionally accompanied by the main invitation. This is to gather information for your wedding such as who can attend, the guest count, and their entree selection. The response card information is usually paired with an A1 sized envelope and a stamp for the guests to mail back their response. Couple’s have been opting out of this tradition and using the response card to indicate that their guests should response via their wedding website or provide a phone number to call and respond.

RSVP card wording 101

1. OPENING

There are several ways to phrase the opening of a response card. For example,

– The favor of your reply is requested by the Eighth of July

– Kindly reply by July 8th

– Please RSVP by the Eighth of July

2. NAMES

This is the space where the guest indicates their name. Traditionally it starts with an M________

3. ACCEPTS/REGRETS

This is where your guest lets you know if they are able to attend your big day. You can choose simple wording, such as

___ Accepts   ___ Declines

or you can get fun with it and use

___ Wouldn’t miss it for the world!  ___ Will be celebrating from afar

4. ENTREE SELECTION

If you are having a sit down meal, your caterer will most likely want to know ahead of time which entree selection each guest desires. If you are having a buffet, or your caterer does not need to know, you can leave this line off. Typically, the each guest that is replying yes will initial their choice of entree.

5. RESERVED SEATING

To limit the number of guests and avoid any confusion, a line will typically be added with the number attending. Sometimes the couple will fill this out themselves or, if their guest list is a bit lenient, let the guest write in the number attending.

___ Seats Reserved in Your Name

___ Number Attending

6. GET CREATIVE WITH IT!

Couple’s have been adding cute requests at the end of the response cards to get their guests involved in their wedding planning. The most common of them being  a song request. That way their guests have no reason not to get up on the dance floor and shake what their momma gave them!

 

Ornate + Elegant Wedding Invitations in Black and White

By Ashlea

Elegant monogram wedding invitations Black and white engravers monogram wedding invitations

Engraver’s type makes a bold statement on these classic and upscale wedding invitations, paired with a delicate font, making them perfect for a vintage black tie wedding. The soft yet masculine monogram featured throughout this elegant wedding invitation suite is the perfect touch of classiness.

Black and White elegant wedding invitationsClassic and elegant wedding invitations

Shown in black ink with a sleek silver polka dot liner and white belly band, these Ornate Elegance wedding invitations are vintage as its finest. Add a pop of color with an envelope liner or belly band for a whimsical feel or stick with black and white for the ultimate black tie affair. These ornate wedding invitations come with matching day-of accessories including save the dates, menus, thank you cards, place cards, and programs!

Monogram wedding invitations with engravers type

Learn more about our Ornate Elegance wedding invitations on our main page, Shine Wedding Invitations. Browse our blog for more elegant wedding invitations or visit our Pinterest page for more black and white wedding inspiration!

Classic + Urban Wedding Invitations in Navy

By Ashlea

Navy blue urban wedding invitations Navy striped wedding invitations

Classic sans serif type and a gorgeous script font create the perfect balance between traditional and modern on these Classic Urban wedding invitations. Add a touch of navy and you have the perfect equation for timeless wedding invitations. Paired with a plus sign monogram on the wrapper, these urban wedding invitations are sure to wow your guests!

Classic navy blue wedding invitations Urban navy wedding invitations with stripes

Shown in black ink with navy blue wrapper and coordinating striped navy envelope liner, but can be customized to any of our Shine color swatches. This classic wedding invitation design also has a full range of matching programs, place cards, menus and thank you notes to keep a classic look throughout your event.

Classic navy striped wedding invitations

For ordering information, check out our Classic Urban wedding invitations product page, or keep browsing our classic wedding invitation collection to find your perfect design! Also, browse our Pinterest page for more navy wedding inspiration!

Vintage Typography Wedding Invitations in Silver

By Ashlea

Gray scalloped vintage wedding invitations Vintage Gray Wedding Invitations

Romantic, vintage, and glamorous, these typography wedding invitations are perfect for your elegant wedding day! Our Vintage Glam wedding invitation suite features large names in an elegant, yet retro script font. These vintage typography wedding invitations truly are a timeless twist on classic wedding invitation design.

Silver Wedding Invitations with polka dots Glam wedding invitations in silver with vintage typography

Complete your Vintage Glam wedding invitation suite with matching enclosures and addressing options. Add a bit of color to these glamorous wedding invitations with our coordinating belly bands and new envelope liners! Shown in black ink, and a charcoal scalloped liner (as well as a silver polka dot liner) these invitations can be customized in any of our Shine color swatches and patterns!

Vintage Glam wedding invitations

Learn more about our Vintage Glam wedding invitations as well as our other glamorous wedding invitations on our main page, Shine Wedding Invitations. Visit our blog for more Vintage Glam wedding inspiration!