Post # 1
I know for the most part who to send them to, but do I give them to my parents and FI’s parents even though FI’s dad is officiating anyway. Also, do I have to follow the over 16 rule for giving girls their own invites? The only 2 would be my little sister who’s in the bridal party and one of my cousins. What about the bridal party, do they get one? I’m so confused on who gets one and since I’m doing them myself, I’d like to cut down as much as possible on who I have to send them to.
Post # 3
I had extras, so I sent them to my parents, FI’s parents, and every member of our wedding party. I did not sent a separate invite to older children still living at home. I just addressed them as:
Mr. & Mrs. Mary Smith
Ms. Laura Smith
You don’t HAVE to send one to your wedding party, but I think it’s a nice gesture.
Post # 4
I’m sending one to my parents and Future In-Laws. ALso, my bridal party. I’ve heard the rule that you send them to children who live outside of their parent’s household.
Post # 5
I think all of the people you listed should get one! They are invited afterall right? 🙂
Post # 6
Well, they’re all invited, but I’m just not sure if I need to give the bridal party each one. Also, do I give one to my mom’s office as a whole or do I have to give each person their own (there are 13 people and they are all invted if they would like to come).
Post # 7
If you are giving a choice of meals, you have to send one to all of those people. I would send separate ones to the people at your mom’s office, but it really depends on the formality of your wedding.
Definitely send an invitation to your parents though…they may want it as a keepsake.
Post # 8
I think you should send one to anyone who is invited. I think I would be sad or even offended if I didn’t receive an invitation just because I knew I was already invited. Plus who doesn’t like getting mail? 🙂
Post # 9
Typically…everyone receives ones…parents and bridal party included….most love to receive them in the mail…you can find some really economical or even DIY
Post # 10
I would send them to everyone even if they know when it is. It’s so great getting mail!
Post # 11
I live with Fiance and his parents, so I was wondering if it would be awkward to just hand it to them. Same with FI’s siblings…they literally live next door. My little sister lives with my dad and my cousin who is of age doesn’t live with her mom, but I honestly have no idea where she lives now and if she’ll still be living there when I get them sent out. We’re not planning on giving a choice of meals (most likely buffet style), so that won’t factor in and it’s fairly informal, groomsmen in suits, not tuxes. Just pretty laid back. I’m DIYing them myself, but it still adds up.
Post # 12
Send them to everyone that is invited to your wedding.
If children are under 18 and living at home, the invitation goes to the parents and minor child. So one invitation per family. Make sense?