Post # 1
I’m old fashion in the sense that I’m all about word of mouth for rehearsal dinner invitations. The last wedding I was in included 7 of us. It was easy. My bridal party (BMs, GMs, reader, parents, etc) will be 28 people. Fiance tends to be unreliable with remembering details to pass along lol. I figured it would be easy to do invites so I don’t have 26 different people asking me questions.
My question is, do I really need to put an RSVP? My wedding ones are online. I can’t add another RSVP on our website (not that I would for fear everyone would try and RSVP to it). I could do email, but honestly? Everyone in the wedding is coming. They all have my email if there are any problems. They all know some sort of rehearsal and dinner will be happening (pretty much everyone in our wedding has been through a wedding in their life). It’s going to be unlimited buffet style pizza (regular, vegetarian, and vegan options) and salad (also regular and vegan options). So no meal choices for anymore to choose.
Do I really need to go through the hassle of an RSVP?
Post # 3
instead of saying “please RSVP” on the invite, can you say “if you can’t make it, please let BlueRose426 know” ?? That seems as though it would be less of a hassle since you’re saying that everyone is likely coming.
Post # 4
we did regrets only and it worked just fine.
Post # 5
I used Paperless Post for mine. It’s all electronic so when they open the email the invitation pops up and they physically can hit “attending” right there, which then comes straight to me. It worked wonderfully!
Post # 6
They all know some sort of rehearsal and dinner will be happening (pretty much everyone in our wedding has been through a wedding in their life)
I would make really sure that they know this. I thought it was pretty standard, but one of my BMs was somehow unaware of the rehearsal and rehearsal dinner, and also independently decided to skip the announced lunch for all friends earlier in the day, so she didn’t consult me before booking a flight that would get in around 7pm the day before our (morning) wedding. She told me right away after booking, so it was within the 24h window to make changes for free, but that was one big source of stress that could easily have been avoided.
Post # 7
I put an RSVP on the one I desginged for my brother’s wedding and my mom said she got people calling laughing and telling here obviously they will be there. So nope don’t need to inlude an RSVP at all!
Post # 8
I found a link on the bee about that site right before you posted this hahaha! Looks great, I think I’m going with them.
Besides my brother, everyone has been in a wedding. Plus, everyone is staying overnight as our venue is 3 hours away.
That was kind of my thought exactly lol
Post # 9
We sent rehearsal dinner invites since we had a large bridal party traveling from out of town, including sponsors (a Filipino thing) and weren’t exactly sure if all the spouses and children would make it to the dinner. We planned for everyone, and put a small Regrets Only to my Mother-In-Law, and that took care of the final headcount. I basically wanted to ensure everyone knew the date, time, and place for the rehearsal and dinner (it was unusual that it was two days before the wedding instead of the night before).
Post # 10
- Wedding: July 2015 - City Hall!
i’ll be a bridesmaid for that pizza buffet. swoon.