Post # 1
I am getting letterpress plates made for my invites. I have come up with the draft of what I would like the invite to say. I am going to stick with one insert (the invite only) as most of these will be shipped internationally and I need to cut down on shipping costs. All the info can be found on our website as well. I’m just looking for some feedback on the overall design. Do you think the name of the reception location is needed if I am adding “Reception to Follow?” Everyone is tech savy and they have all been to SF before so Lyft and Google maps is not an issue. So do I still need to add the full address of the church? I’m afraid it’s going to look too busy with all the text. Is there another way to start the invitation instead of “Together with their families it is with great joy that…” This seems to be the standard. My parents are paying for most of it but we’d rather not leave out his family as they are providing support in other ways – down payment on a house.
Thanks and Happy New Year!
Post # 2
I would do either “together with their families” or “it is with great joy” – but not both. It just seems too wordy to me. I love the visual design.
Post # 3
You should check out yourself if the church and reception venue are easy to find on google maps, as in not easily confused with anything else. If it is clear where they need to arrive, I would keep the wording you have now but if there are similar places or maps won’t locate them exactly, add the address. Seems good so far 🙂
Post # 4
I agree that I would get rid of one of the opening lines – you can pick either “together with their families” or “it is with great joy,” but not both. I would also probably just add a bit of clarification like “…to celebrate their marriage ceremony on:” and by adding “at:” onto the end of your “Reception to follow” line. Not crazy necessary but makes it flow better. I would also probably put an RSVP by date on there.
Post # 5
Together with our families, we cordially invite you to the marriage of…
Was another option. Thanks for the feedback so far 🙂
Post # 6
My OCD drives me nuts though with the fact that “together with their families” and “it is with great joy” isn’t perfectly centered so the alignment is off a bit
Post # 7
kimmacph : Yes, I caught that after I posted. Thanks!