Does my invitation wording sound strange?

posted 3 years ago in Etiquette
  • poll: What would you do differently?
    Sounds good to me! : (16 votes)
    76 %
    Change to "vows of love" : (1 votes)
    5 %
    Replace "celebrate" with something else : (1 votes)
    5 %
    Doesn't work at all, I'll explain : (3 votes)
    14 %
  • Post # 4
    26 posts
    • Wedding: January 2014

    I think vows of love definitely has a better ring to it.

    You could also use “Invite you to join them”?? since you said that it’s quite laid back/not so formal..

    Post # 5
    441 posts
    Helper bee

    Sounds good to me – I wouldn’t think it’s just a reception. IMO “vows of love” is kinda over the top. I’d keep it as-is!

    Post # 6
    2136 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Vows of love seems a bit strange….I like it as is.  The only thing I might change is say “invite you to celebrate with them” instead of just celebrate.  

    I get what you mean about not being “request your presence” kind of people…we weren’t either!   

    Post # 7
    4511 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    honestly, I would eliminate “vows” at all. It’s redundant. Of course you’re going to be exchanging vows since you’re becoming husband and wife! (Everyone knows that’s what happens at a wedding!) I would leave it at “…invite you to celebrate as they become husband and wife” or something like that. 

    Post # 8
    11772 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2013

    @sofialovesmikey:  I think it sounds PERFECT! Not too formal, not “BYO keg and wear jean cut offs”

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