(Closed) wedding invitations

posted 8 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
1982 posts
Buzzing bee

We debate about this a lot. If you don’t want to handwrite it, don’t handwrite it! It’s a small detail that people aren’t going to notice much.

If you think some would be offended, just handwrite theirs! It still saves time.

Post # 4
493 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

You’re going to get two schools of thought on this.

The staunch etiquette way is supposedly to handwrite. The inner envelope should be addressed to specifically who you are inviting, and depending on your familiarity with them.

“Mr. James Jones and Mrs. Claire Jones and Miss Sally Jones”

“Uncle Jim and Aunt Claire and Sally”

“Jim and Claire and Sally.”

Post # 5
2000 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

I wrote a post about this a few weeks ago. I was going to do very nice labels on the outside of the envelopes but my family gave me a hard time about writing them. I wound up writing them & I’m very happy with the decision! BUT if you have about 200 or 300 to write, you could either get your GF’s to help you or you could still do the labels. I’ve seen labels before and never thought twice about it. I only had about 70 to address so it wasn’t that bad for me.

Post # 6
5921 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

I have about 175 to do, and I am addressing our save the dates and invitations.  I’ll just do them a few at a time until done.  It’s easier than hearing Future Mother-In-Law *itch about etiquette.  LOL.

Post # 7
3539 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I just chose a handwriting font, because seriously.. my handwriting is shocking. I got the approval from my mum.. So its all good! 🙂 I really like the fonts you can get these days.. looks like a proper calligrapher 🙂

Post # 8
1481 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2010

My invitation kit came with matching address labels for the outside of the invitation but not for the RSVP so I made my own address labels with nice font. I was not writing 94 names out with my sloppy handwriting! 🙂

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