Rules, customs and etiquette of wedding announcements.

The definitive guide on the rules to follow and the etiquette to keep about the text of wedding announcements.

The right order of names of the bride and groom in wedding announcements.

Classic formula of wedding invitations with announcement made by the parents of the couple

Classic formula of wedding invitations with announcement made by the parents of the couple

We have depth in a previous article the two formats of wedding invitations, etiquette requires us both the “classic formula” in which “modern formula” to write before the name of the groom and then the bride’s name.

So the so-called “classic formula” we’ll have on the left side write “the names of the father and mother of the bride with only the last name of the father” who announce the marriage of his daughter … (only the name of the bride) with “name of the groom”; while on the right of participation is the part dedicated to the parents of the groom.

Also in the formula of the “modern” the order of the names of the couple remains the same, that “the name of the groom” on the left and “bride’s name” on the right, follow the rest of the text with details of marriage as already detailed in this article here.

Write the surname of the couple.

Formula Modern wedding invitations with ad directly by the couple

Formula Modern wedding invitations with announcement made directly by the couple

More and more often, especially after the choice of models of equity less classics, many engaged couples coming to the wedding ask us not to bring the text of the wedding invitations their surnames.

It being understood that “the customer is always right”, and that there is more personal printed invitations to his wedding, of print professionals as we can not be silent from saying that the rules of etiquette of wedding invitations require us to include strictly text in both names of the couple.

Write or not to write the address of the church where the wedding ceremony will be celebrated?

The more rigid etiquette on the wording of the wedding announcements expected that there is shown the address of the church where the wedding will be celebrated, the rule provides only the name of the church and the city.

Example of invitation to the wedding reception following the wedding

Example of invitation to the wedding reception following the wedding

We must add, however, that the world has changed in recent decades, the ease of travel allows us to invite family and friends residing in other distant cities or even abroad. This is not a rare case, add the address of the church will certainly help those who come from distant lands to reach the ceremony location independently, even with the aid of modern geo-location and navigation that we have today.

The rules of etiquette and common sense may require the almost mandatory requirement to affix the address of the place of the wedding reception following the ceremony.

Write addresses of the houses of the couple down the participation of marriage.

The etiquette expected to foot the wedding invitations will be given the address, they are nothing but the addresses of the homes of the couple prior to the wedding (the homes of parents) with the third address that is reported to the home of the new family unit formed.

The etiquette stiffer for investments in classic formula” has the addresses as follows and positions within the call:

  • the address of the house of the parents of the bride at the bottom left side of the name of her future husband;
  • the address of the house of the groom’s parents at the bottom right side of the future wife;
  • the address of the new family created in the lower center of the wedding invitations.

While the etiquette for investments in modern formula” provides addresses arranged differently from the previous formula:

  • the address of the house of the groom’s parents at the bottom left side of the name of her future husband;
  • the address of the house of the parents of the bride at the bottom right side of the future wife;
  • the address of the new family created in the lower center of the wedding invitations.

Times change and also the etiquette, albeit minimally, must inevitably adapt, unlike a few decades ago, many couples sailing towards marriage have already had experience of living together. Many of the couples that face our typography and already live together before marriage are simply affix a unique address in the center, that of their current and future post-marital residence, failing to report the addresses of the houses of their parents

Send your thank you cards or courtesy wedding took place.

Following the etiquette, the wedding took place the couple will have the kindness to send or deliver to the guests of the wedding thank you cards or courtesy. This thoughtful gesture of gratitude to those who were present at one of the most important days of your married life, as well as to thank the guests of the homage to the couple that usually accompanies each invited to the wedding.

Other insights that you can find on this site regarding the rules and etiquette of the printed bed are:

  • what and how to write the text of the wedding announcements;
  • what and how to write on envelopes of wedding invitations;
  • etiquette of invitations to the wedding reception.
Rules and etiquette of wedding announcements ultima modifica: 2015-12-31T22:54:47+00:00 da Tipografia Vittoria