(Closed) RSVP Idea

posted 10 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
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1061 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2008

Honestly, I’m not sure it’s necessary. Almost all of my RSVPs have come back (all but 2), and no one added more people (and we specified if a date was allowed or not on the inner envelope). After hearing all of the horror stories on WB, I was thinking about doing it, but in the end, I’m glad I didn’t. It would have been more work, and if you’ve got someone who’s intent on bringing a guest who’s not invited, a little note isn’t going to stop them.

Post # 4
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107 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2018 - Auberge du Soleil

We didn’t do anything like this and we didn’t run into any problems either. An alternative option would be to write in the names of the guests on the RSVP card (Mr. and Mrs. John Smith / John, Suzanne, Erin and Jason). This should get the point across without being so blunt.  

Post # 5
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53 posts
Worker bee

We did this, but it was easier because we printed our own invitations. I think you’ll be fine without the printout.

Best wishes to you! 

Post # 6
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192 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2008

 We just put who was invited on the inside evnvelope we have only run into one person who was not on the inside of the envelope who is coming and that was our error we totally forgot a cousin!! But otherwise it pretty much evens out for us. We had one family say all 8 were coming, but the same day we got 8 regrets so it evened out!! I don’t think it is necessary to put how many seats are allotted unless you are really tight on budget and/or space.

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