(Closed) Ok to hand-deliver wedding invites?

posted 8 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2011

Yes, it is fine to hand deliver your invites. I hand delivered some of my save-the-dates too, and I am going to hand deliver some of the invites as well.

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I dont see why it wouldn’t be!

Post # 5
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Newbee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I probably will to save some postage for people we see alot

Post # 6
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

I know I will. We will only mail out invites to people out of town which will probably be about half (100 invites).

Post # 7
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

I did it.  It’s probably not right etiquette-wise, but nobody I handed them to would have cared.

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

just make sure you have their addresses unless you want to do thank you note hand outs too ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 9
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

I’ve only received one hand-delivered invite (from a non-relative) and I thought it was incredibly sweet! The bride was all giddy when she handed it to me ๐Ÿ™‚

Post # 10
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2011

i think it’s totally fine.  My assistant is Armenian and she told me it’s customary to hand deliver ALL wedding invitations.  She said they had to go to everyone’s house to deliver them and it was a very special experience.

Post # 11
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

I was considering this for some of my guests.  Not sure if I will do it though.

Post # 12
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

This is how they used to do it in the old days – so no it is not bad etiquette at all it is actually nicer!

I hand delivered a few that were to people I saw everyday!

Post # 13
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I think the only time it is an issue to hand-deliver is if people who aren’t invited see you passing out invites to others.  Otherwise, I think it’s more personal and, as a bonus, you know for sure that it got to the recipient ok!

Post # 14
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I hand delivered mine to family.

Post # 15
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

I hand delivered some of mine, with little handmade “delivered with love” stamps. No one cared.

Post # 16
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

IT  is not only ok but much more personal as u get to give it to them in person and talk a little.  We are hand delivering our invites to our very close friends..thu the rest of our invites are posted already ๐Ÿ™‚  every time we get together we tell them something like “we got something for u” and then they get really excited to c it is our invitation ๐Ÿ™‚

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