Post # 1
I am planning on having a small family wedding with a big reception afterwards. I was wanting to send out STD cards, but was not sure if I should send them out to everyone (ceremony+ reception) or just the ceremony? If I send them to everyone can I just have: our names, date and city, or would everyone think they are invited? Maybe I should do two different STD if I want everyone to have one? Also, with the actual invitations, how do I send an invite for just the reception people? Sorry just got engaged and am confused!!
Post # 3
I have had a lot of friends do guest lists like this since a lot of them do a private religious ceremony followed by a reception for family and friends. With theirs, I have noticed they a lot of times will do separate Save-The-Date Cards. However, I don’t really think that is necessary. People will figure it out when they get their invitation which part they are invited to.
Also, with a reception invite, I have seen it look something like:
So and so is getting married on this day, blah blah and would like to invite you to attend a reception in their honor.
Make no mention of the ceremony.
Hope this helps!