Post # 1
We just got back our invitation and RSVP postcard proofs and it suddenly hit me and FI–we don’t know how these are supposed to work! We did the standard "please reply by" line and then have two options to check: "number attending" and "unable to attend". How do we know who is responding? Even if we somehow code the cards or people write their return address, how do we know who in the party is attending? (For instance, a family of 4 responds that 3 will be attending–which 3?)
The answer is probably totally simple and I’m just missing something, but I can’t figure it out! Please help a confused bee!
Post # 3
there is usually a space on the rsvp card that says "m__________________ will/will not attend". if there isnt that space on your cards, im assuming the guests will write their names in. make sure you number the back of your rsvp cards and match those numbers to your guest list. this way, if someone forgets their name on the card, you will know who it belongs to. also, they sell invisible ink pens so you can write the number on the back of the rsvp without anyone knowing. check weddingbee for them.
Post # 4
yup, write numbers on the back of the card to match your list, IF people only write one name but 2 people are coming, you can just have that person’s name and "& Guest", and if it’s a family and they only have one name you can have that person’s name and "& Family" but if you want to be more formal and have everyone’s own name, then you would have to call/email/msg them to get those names
Post # 5
Thanks for the help! This all makes lots of sense