(Closed) Addressing Invites

posted 9 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
5993 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2010

do you have the spare invites?  i would send one to the Bridesmaid or Best Man and then one to her mum & grandpa on a 2nd invite


Post # 4
1205 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

I’d say each of those 3 people gets an individual invitation, even if they’re at the same address.

Post # 5
200 posts
Helper bee

How formal and old-fashioned is your wedding? If it were me, I would address it to Bridesmaid LastName, MamaBM Lastname & Grandpa Jones.


What is the most important thing to you when it comes to inviting your guests? I would rather name people individually, even if it becomes bulky and awkward. Other prefer tradition and formality. What is your preference?

Post # 6
6 posts

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Post # 7
647 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

I would send an invite to the Bridesmaid or Best Man and then one to her mom and grandpa.  I think 3 invites would be a lot for one house, though that is the safest way to go.

Post # 8
3332 posts
Sugar bee

I think if it were me, I’d probably send 3 different invitations, one to each guest.  If not, at least you can do 2 different ones, one for your Bridesmaid or Best Man and the other for her mom & grandpa. 

Post # 9
2681 posts
Sugar bee

If you have enough invitations I would send one to your Bridesmaid or Best Man, one to her mom and one to her grandpa. Each person over the age of 18 should have their own invitations even if they live in the same house.

Post # 11
1064 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

I didn’t have enought invites to send seperate ones to different people in same house so I did

Mr. John Doe

Ms. Sally Deer

etc. for each adult in same house

Post # 12
131 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

I have something similar.  My FIs cousins and aunt (three people, all adults) all live in the same house.  We are sending a separate invitation to each one. I don’t have any problems with running out of invitations though, or buying extra stamps.

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