(Closed) Wedding Invitation Wording Help

posted 8 years ago in Paper
  • poll: How should the text be woded?
    go with her gut instinct - she's the professional : (0 votes)
    add the following line "We have reserved X seats in your honor" : (7 votes)
    88 %
    print two sets of RSVPs: some with the plus one option and some without? : (1 votes)
    13 %
  • Post # 3
    3219 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    Just be warned LOTS of people wont know what the M is for and you will get lots of no names. I did we have reserved ___ seats in your honor

    Post # 4
    1205 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    I don’t know–I think that “solo”/”plus one” line is going to confuse a lot of guests.  I would at least put “we have reserved X seats” but you might think about changing it instead to something like “__ of __ attending” and fill in the second blank to be sure they understand how many seats are reserved.

    I haven’t done mine yet, obviously, since my wedding is so far off still, but that’s what I’m leaning towards. People seem to get very confused very easily!

    Post # 5
    1137 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I always assumed you knew by how the envelope is addressed how many people are invited.

    If it says “Mr. John Doe”, it’s 1

    If it says “Mr. John Doe and Guest”, it’s 2

    I’ve never seen a response card where they tell you how many people are invited…

    Post # 6
    1523 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    That wording seems confusing.

    We put “_ seats have been reserved in your honor” on our RSVP cards. No one was confused. We also numbered the back of our RSVP cards so we could figure out who a card belonged to if it came back blank.

    Good luck!

    Post # 7
    510 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    We have the “We have reserved _ Seat(s) in your honor….  just makes it easy for everyone. Makes it clear for people who might not understand otherwise.

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