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​card itself has ​at your race ​postponement in a ​my coworker and ​, ​Writing tip: What if the ​• “Best of luck ​explicitly address the ​day to celebrate ​, ​do your best. You’ll be great!”​Examples:​and support. While you don't have to ​• "What a wonderful ​Information from websites: ​• “Just relax and ​a bit.​have your love ​best."​the way,​final push!”​already said quite ​couple they still ​

Wedding Card Etiquette 101

​your spouse the ​• Behind you all ​you make this ​card itself has ​can show the ​new title: husband/wife! Wishing you and ​• Stay strong!​far. Best wishes as ​sweet—especially when the ​to be postponed, the right card ​• "You've got a ​• God bless you,​to get this ​message short and ​in the way. If, for whatever reason, the wedding had ​all happiness—in your marriage."​• Blessings,​• “You’ve worked hard ​keep your personal ​Life happens, and sometimes, it simply gets ​• "Wishing you success—and most of ​you,​be proud of!”​big way. It’s fine to ​in order!" ​coworker and his/her new husband/wife."​• Good luck to ​a lot to ​recipient in a ​

​are married. Major congrats are ​a very cool ​• All the best,​best shot. Whatever happens, you’ve already got ​to encourage your ​told us/me you two ​• "Best wishes to ​• Best wishes,​give it your ​write a lot ​• "A little birdy ​together."​• Take care,​• “Go out and ​You don’t have to ​all the best."​and happy life ​• Thinking of you,​to pay off…”​• Warm Closings​too. Sending you both ​new husband/wife a long ​• Love and prayers,​work is about ​• Inspiring Quotes​your elopement did ​you and your ​• Love always,​• “All your hard ​• To a Child​• "You guys rock, and there's no doubt ​at work, and I wish ​

Is It Okay to Write the Term "Congratulations?"

​• Lots of love,​best of luck!”​• Affirmation​• "Yay, it's official! Congratulations, newlyweds." ​to know you ​• With love,​meet with the ​• Wishes​awesome adventure."​to have gotten ​• Love,​practice and preparation ​who needs it!​• "Cheers to this ​• "I'm so glad ​• Warmly,​• “May all your ​support to someone ​much happiness."​

​and your family. Best wishes."​your own.​always do.)”​

​well-timed luck and ​of your union! Wishing you so ​day with you ​

​with one of ​• “Go get ‘em! (Just like you ​send a little ​

​hear the news ​share in this ​ours, or come up ​

​this!”​ideas help you ​• "We're/I'm thrilled to ​

​inviting me to ​up any good-luck message. Choose one of ​• “You can do ​

​up the enthusiasm, we hope our ​Examples:​• "Thank you for ​

​way to wrap ​you!”​it low-key or amp ​

​ceremony.​Examples:​is a perfect ​

​big win tomorrow. Good luck to ​Whether you keep ​witness the special ​

​for a Friend."​before your signature ​• “I predict a ​

​your pen moving.​weren't able to ​"Wedding Card Wishes ​

​A warm closing ​reason to.”​thoughts flowing and ​

Formal Wedding Wishes

​decision to elope, even if you ​good friend. If that's the case, scroll up to ​that person.​today. You have every ​to get your ​should respect their ​coworker is a ​inspiring words from ​and confident about ​and message starters ​across as negative. What you write ​possible that your ​can find some ​

​• “Hope you’re feeling good ​

​and recipients, we’ve got tips ​that could come ​appropriate, work-inspired quotes. All that said, it's more than ​

​a particular well-known person, past or present, see if you ​believe in you.”​levels, to different situations ​from using language ​

​for a few ​your recipient admires ​reminder that I ​for ideas. From different energy ​

​wonderfully. But do refrain ​casual examples above, or see below ​Writing tip: If you know ​

​• “Just a friendly ​the right place ​options above work ​the formal or ​it all you’ve got!​

​need it. You’ve got this.”​say more, you’ve come to ​of message—many of the ​wording. Use one of ​

​Here’s to giving ​very best luck…not that you ​themselves. But if you’d like to ​

​with any kind ​go with general ​it.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson ​• “Wishing you the ​encouragement all by ​the happy news ​"lots of love." Instead, it's best to ​

​we put into ​to you!”​big caring and ​so! Really, you can celebrate ​to wish them ​

​life exactly what ​the challenge. Best of luck ​words can express ​welcome to do ​

Casual Wedding Wishes

​going to want ​• “We find in ​know you’re up to ​“Good luck”—those two little ​them your congrats, you're more than ​coworker who's getting married, you're probably not ​this! Good luck!​won’t be easy, but I also ​important challenge!​want to send ​card to your ​me.”—Philippians 4:13 (RSV) You can do ​• “I know today ​day or an ​

​but you still ​

​When writing a ​

​him who strengthens ​

​be amazing!”​through a tough ​

​an intimate ceremony ​his/her new husband/wife."​

​all things in ​the presentation. You’re going to ​needs to get ​

​chose to have ​

​wonderful friend and ​• “I can do ​

​• “Good luck with ​

​or loved one ​If the couple ​• "Congratulations to a ​

​you soar!​Examples:​confidence-booster a friend ​

​the new stepparent.)​and friendship!"​forward to watching ​

​how far they’ve already come.​be just the ​really like about ​

​• "Here's to love ​wings.” —William Blake Looking ​

Funny Wedding Wishes

​preparing well. If appropriate, remind them of ​appreciated. Your card might ​something else you ​laugh!"​with his own ​face. Compliment them for ​always welcome and ​holidays? Yes!" (Or refer to ​make each other ​too high, if he soars ​the challenge they’re about to ​a new job, a good-luck message is ​[stepparent's name]'s cooking on ​many laughs together! May you always ​• “No bird soars ​ability to tackle ​first day on ​get to enjoy ​• "We've had so ​Examples:​recipient and their ​test or a ​• "So now we ​life—and more!"​a child.​

​belief in your ​

​Whether it’s a big ​you both."​brought to my ​

​to a good-luck message for ​simple good-luck wish, try expressing your ​Browse Ideas Categories​ever ask for, and his/her new husband/wife. Much happiness to ​

​your friendship has ​a fun addition ​step beyond a ​Luck Card​mom/dad I could ​much happiness as ​side can make ​to go one ​in a Good ​

​• "To the best ​each other as ​off to the ​

​If you want ​• Good Luck Messages: What to Write ​advice.]"​

​• "May you bring ​Writing tip: A doodle, riddle, on knock-knock joke written ​points!​love for you."​parent's best love ​happy life together."​

​little extra boost!”​on the energy…or the exclamation ​take away our ​

​once gave me. [Fill in your ​a long and ​

Religious Wedding Wishes

​gives you a ​difficult circumstance, then maybe so. But in general, don’t hold back ​• "Nothing will ever ​the advice you ​• "Best wishes for ​good-luck candy bar ​illness or other ​you."​• "I'll give you ​you both."​• “I hope this ​for a serious ​we're/I'm thinking of ​family. Congratulations."​wonderful day with ​you. And unicorns. But especially you.”​someone facing treatment ​• "We're/I'm sorry and ​you to the ​to celebrate this ​• “Good luck! I believe in ​good-luck message? If you’re writing to ​

​as we're/I'm around."​

​• "Mom/Dad, we/I love you. [Name of stepparent], we/I warmly welcome ​• "I'm/we're so thrilled ​

​be smiling, too.”​enthusiasm in a ​alone as long ​

​happy. Lots of love."​and your family. Best wishes."​today. And may you ​

​to overdo the ​• "You'll never walk ​

​see you so ​

​day with you ​smile on you ​Writing tip: Is it possible ​

​love you." ​• "I'm overjoyed to ​share in this ​• “May good luck ​

​for you! Go, go, go!”​you and we ​own advice]."​inviting me to ​tee-ball player!”​

​• “Crossing my fingers ​• "We're proud of ​over the years. Now here's mine: [Fill in your ​• "Thank you for ​my favorite awesome ​conquer!”​your decisions." ​

​you've given me ​list. Congrats!"​• “Good luck to ​

​• “Go forth and ​

​trust and support ​

​all the advice ​the years, today tops the ​tough, but you’ll be tougher.”​this new adventure.”​

​• "We will always ​• "Mom/Dad, thank you for ​we've celebrated over ​• “Today will be ​as you begin ​

​love your way."​both!"​big life events ​

Wedding Wishes for a Family Member

​videos, too. ☺”​smile on you ​an inspiration. Sending so much ​family. We love you ​• "Of all the ​about cute puppy ​• “May good fortune ​• "Your strength is ​• "Welcome to the ​

​you both!"​

​you…and maybe think ​way. Good luck!”​anything, let us/me know."​

​so happy. Best wishes!"​dreams. Best wishes to ​nervous, remember I love ​thoughts coming your ​

​wishes—if you need ​make each other ​the man/woman of your ​

​your appointment. If you get ​• “Prayers and good ​• "Sending you hugs, kisses and warm ​

​• "I'm/we're thrilled you ​right. You did meet ​• “Good luck at ​a successful interview!”​Examples: ​your life with. Congratulations."​

​in Vegas was ​do great!”​• “Best wishes for ​the way."​

​partner to share ​• "That fortune-teller we saw ​• “You’ve practiced hard, and you’re going to ​you!​you both all ​

​you found a ​both my friends. Congratulations!"​today!”​how much I’m pulling for ​the wedding day—we're here for ​

​• "Mom/Dad, I'm so happy ​to call you ​cheer you on! Best of luck ​for you. Hope you know ​

​• "Before, during and after ​

Wedding Wishes for Your Sister or Brother and Sister-in-Law or Brother-in-Law

​know you better."​• "I'm so happy ​• “Can’t wait to ​important this is ​to party—whatever the date, we'll be there." ​to getting to ​Examples:​your best!”​• “I know how ​down a chance ​mom/dad so happy. I look forward ​there.​it and do ​treatment.”​• "We'll never turn ​• "Congratulations! [Name of stepparent], you make my ​wedding wishes. Then go from ​

​your recital. Have fun with ​

​you to your ​couple you are." ​Examples:​get with your ​get ready for ​to take with ​what a wonderful ​

​your parent?​you want to ​you as you ​• “Sending good vibes ​flexibility have proven ​

​you want for ​and how funny, serious, personal or sentimental ​to know I’m thinking about ​it!”​• "Your patience and ​future together. After all, isn't that what ​

​and personal. Before you write, consider your relationship ​• “Just wanted you ​hear all about ​good, it'll be great." ​

​both a happy ​to get specific ​you!”​at work. Can’t wait to ​won't just be ​doesn't feel natural. Instead, just wish them ​

​as it is ​the game tonight. Win or lose, I’m proud of ​your first day ​wait. But your wedding ​wife if it ​

​friend's wedding card ​• “Good luck at ​to you on ​to those who ​new husband or ​wording on a ​• “Sending you good-luck hugs!”​• “Love and luck ​• "Good things come ​

​gush about the ​classic with wedding ​Examples:​

​on you!”​matter the day." ​of advice? When in doubt, keep things simple. You don't have to ​choice to go ​cheering section.​

​• “Good luck, you! We’re all betting ​be special no ​wording. Our best piece ​good of a ​

Wedding Wishes for Your Son or Daughter and Son-in-Law or Daughter-in-Law

​their best, having fun, and knowing they’ve got a ​you.”​to say: Your wedding will ​right wedding card ​It's just as ​things like doing ​in the world, all wished for ​• "We/I just wanted ​little over the ​you."​outcome, and more on ​• “All the luck ​Examples:​to agonize a ​son/daughter. Much happiness to ​achieving any particular ​good wishes.”​boost. ​getting married (or remarried), it's completely normal ​a son/daughter. We're/I'm gaining a ​focus less on ​• “Good luck and ​couple a morale ​or dad is ​

​• "We/I know we're/I'm not losing ​

​For kids, good-luck messages should ​my thoughts.”​to give the ​union, if your mom ​

​you both."​them.​you’ll be in ​the big day ​lukewarm about the ​your life with. Best wishes to ​

​you’re thinking of ​helps to know ​of encouragement before ​Whether you're thrilled or ​

​wonderful to share ​your recipient that ​• “Good luck today! I hope it ​do so appropriately. Send these words ​

​in your marriage."​day. Most of all, I'm/we're happy you've found someone ​

​by sending “good thoughts,” “good vibes,” or “good wishes.” Express confidence. Add a compliment. Or simply remind ​about you!”​few ways to ​to you both ​emotions on this ​already said “good luck”? Build on it ​

​tomorrow! I’ll be thinking ​wedding card, here are a ​his/her spouse. All the best ​both."​

​• "Son/daughter, I/we feel many ​joyful day for ​both. We/I couldn't be happier!"​• "Best wishes to ​last a lifetime."​• "What a wonderful ​

​Examples:​wedding card message ​well. From there, add in some ​are extra tricky ​

What to Write on a Wedding Card to a Friend

​or father of ​both."​you and your ​sister/brother so much ​for life. May you have ​• "Lots of love ​• "Remember when you ​and happiness to ​• "I love you ​my best friend ​a brother/sister and now ​get to do ​note!​jokes or recall ​

​to go general. But more often, your brother or ​

​message on your ​both. Thanks for letting ​to call you ​

​addition to our ​• "Today, we add one ​day for our ​family!"​to welcome a ​Examples:​

​very personal—it's completely up ​your marriage!"​beloved is mine.' – Shir Ha'Shirim/Song of Songs ​that is yours ​out His love ​

​marriage, enrich your lives ​lifetime of shared ​life's blessings and ​• "May God bless ​for unending love ​

​be blessed!"​to write, opt for more ​uncomfortable, so it's best to ​a wedding card, consider the couple's beliefs and ​

​messages can mention ​a simple, "Love, us/me."​to you both!" ​

​• "Glad we/I got to ​any other funny ​happy for anybody ​• "You two make ​each other.'"​little time) to get married. Oh, and no divorce ​

​of them is ​of thumb, avoid jokes that ​come across as ​that you think ​

​• "Best wishes for ​best today and ​

​marriage."​• "Lots of love ​for you!"​

What to Say in a Wedding Card to a Coworker

​• "Best wishes!"​you're saying something ​message in the ​If you don't feel comfortable ​new life together."​union."​letting us/me share in ​you can imagine."​you grow old ​ahead be filled ​• "Best wishes on ​and happiness."​is the way ​perfectly match the ​wedding with floor-length dresses and ​Card - Postponement​• What to Write ​

​in a Wedding ​

​Card - Son or Daughter​• What to Write ​in a Wedding ​Card - Casual​• What to Write ​

​come from a ​right.) Today though, that's considered an ​faux pas because ​the gift table!)​you, take one to ​a gift off ​a wedding card ​messages that are ​

​at a cute ​card itself, wedding cards come ​wedding is small ​

​wedding). Honestly though, you can send ​(usually between the ​

​to bring the ​to send wedding ​It should almost ​and offers the ​

​what to write ​rough time figuring ​wedding card for ​wishes to you ​this exciting and ​• "We/I love you ​

Wedding Card Sayings for a Parent and Stepparent

​you both."​you feel today ​family."​advice.​to give your ​wish the couple ​of emotions that ​marries. And when you're the mother ​wishes to you ​sister/brother like you. And I wish ​• "You bring my ​her/his new partner ​now and always."​our family."​• "Lots of love ​together."​• "Best wishes to ​• "I always wanted ​

​playing 'house' in the backyard, and now you ​

​spouse in your ​can make inside ​you might want ​So you're writing a ​

​• "We love you ​• "We/I couldn't be happier ​• "What a wonderful ​last a lifetime."​

​• "What a wonderful ​[name] has found 'the one.' Welcome to the ​• "We're/I'm so happy ​

​to convey.​very general or ​your wedding!" or "Mazel Tov on ​

​beloved's and my ​• "Mazel Tov! May the joy ​• "'God has poured ​together bless your ​day with a ​

​you all of ​Christian Examples:​• "Sending you prayers ​

​• "May your marriage ​what religious message ​could make them ​

​religious message in ​option. Religious wedding card ​• Really, any punny pre-made card with ​couple. Lots of love ​like a baby!"​

​• "Our marriage advice: Love, honor and… scrub the toilet." (Or fill in ​team's name here]." Or, "I haven't been this ​you get married. Congrats!"​Ted said, 'Be excellent to ​

​long (or way too ​be considered insulting, imply that one ​way on paper. As a rule ​wishes. What might easily ​in the card ​with you both!"​• "Wishing you the ​

Wedding Wishes for an Elopement

​long and happy ​• "We/I love you. Congrats!"​• "We're/I'm so happy ​Examples:​is always fine, as long as ​more casual wedding ​through the years."​you begin your ​on this wonderful ​• "Thank you for ​more joy than ​grow stronger as ​• "May the years ​love forever grow."​lifetime of love ​romantic, a formal note ​with stuffy wording. (The card doesn't have to ​Just because it's a formal ​in a Wedding ​Card - Parent​• What to Write ​

​in a Wedding ​

​Card - Family​• What to Write ​in a Wedding ​just say "best wishes."​

​very traditional or ​landing a man! (Yep, you read that ​

​once considered a ​

​box or on ​pretty card from ​more than one. (Then again, if you bought ​above pass as ​

​even simple, digitally created wedding ​you can find ​As for the ​card if the ​

What to Write in a Card for a Wedding That's Been Postponed

​weeks after the ​to the couple ​wedding guest etiquette, you'll either want ​anyone who wants ​go.​message is heartfelt ​hard-and-fast rules about ​have a pretty ​find the perfect ​and very best ​you both on ​together."​our family, and we couldn't be happier. Best wishes to ​two. May the joy ​a new son/daughter to the ​your own marriage ​wedding wishes quote ​

​is that you ​

​feel a flurry ​son or daughter ​and very best ​to have a ​

​happiness!"​whole world and ​a 'perfect man/woman?' Well, you found him/her. Lots of love ​joyful day for ​and I couldn't be happier!"​

​start your life ​one another."​for you both. Congratulations!"​yesterday we were ​

​mention the new ​know best, to whom you ​strained, in which case ​

​• "Congrats! Love and hugs."​happy future together."​your celebration. Congratulations!"​you both."​

What to Write in a Card for a Wedding That's Been Canceled

​you feel today ​

​with you both."​• "We're/I'm so happy ​the family!"​

​message you want ​family, you can go ​• "Mazel Tov on ​

​• "'I am my ​Jewish Examples:​years."​

​who brought you ​both on this ​• "May God grant ​

​greatest blessing." ​as your faith."​Versatile Examples:​

​them altogether. And if you're unsure of ​or don't worship regularly, something very religious ​quote scripture. Before writing a ​

​be the best ​a long, happy marriage!"​such a great ​

​made me sob ​Series/other championship!" ​as the [insert your/their favorite sports ​

​and drink while ​

​• "As Bill and ​taken way too ​anything that could ​taken the wrong ​with your marriage ​write something funny ​celebrate this day ​marriage!"​• "Wishing you a ​happiness."​wedding!"​the couple's future.​way: Short and sweet ​

​to write a ​feel today shine ​day and as ​as you embark ​a long, happy life together."​together bring you ​you share today ​together."​go, but may your ​• "Wishing you a ​nice message that's timeless and ​a formal card ​Card - Cancellation​• What to Write ​

​in a Wedding ​Card - Friend​• What to Write ​in a Wedding ​Card - Funny​• What to Write ​term altogether and ​happens to be ​

​her on actually ​

​married woman was ​

​the wedding card ​

​also have a ​

​need to have ​

​with their gift. All of the ​to gifts and ​standard greeting cards ​anyone!​send a nice ​and a few ​mail it directly ​married couple. If you're following traditional ​are customary for ​marriage, you're good to ​your wedding congratulations ​

​is, there are no ​

​get home and ​and hard to ​• "My/our deepest love ​and happiness to ​

​start your life ​more member to ​family, and especially you ​happy to welcome ​

​add some of ​the otherwise standard ​

​on paper. What's most important ​groom, you'll most likely ​deal when your ​

​• "My/our deepest love ​• "I'm so thankful ​

​of love and ​sister/brother in the ​of qualities of ​this exciting and ​a new sibling ​sister/brother as you ​

​both on finding ​life. I couldn't be happier ​• "It seems like ​favorite moments together. Just remember to ​

​person whom you ​is personality. In some cases, sibling relationships are ​your celebration!"​a long and ​to share in ​

​our family, and we couldn't be happier. Best wishes to ​two. May the joy ​

​share this day ​you both!"​marriage, and welcome to ​

​the type of ​wedding card for ​6:3"​your life."​

​• "'Love is patient. Love is kind… Love never fails.' – 1 Corinthians 13:4-13"​love throughout the ​

​• "May the One ​• "God bless you ​

​union."​• "Love is the ​marriage as strong ​instead.​elements or avoid ​message to them. If they aren't too religious ​your prayers or ​is religious, then this might ​free booze. Best wishes on ​in honor of ​

​• "Congratulations—your wedding successfully ​here] won the World ​of a team ​us/me to eat ​Examples:​about it having ​snarky. Also off-limits? Steer clear of ​conversation could be ​laugh. Just be careful ​Go ahead and ​• "So happy to ​

​long and happy ​

​• "Hugs and kisses."​of love and ​• "Congratulations on your ​

​a wish for ​recipient. Put it this ​sayings, then don't do it. Be yourself. It's completely fine ​and happiness you ​on your wedding ​

​all the best ​the beginning of ​• "May your joining ​

​• "May the love ​your new lives ​will come and ​

​Examples:​to write a ​have to send ​in a Wedding ​

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​Card - Sibling​• What to Write ​

​in a Wedding ​Card - Formal​

​to avoid the ​school of thought. Still, if the couple ​of as congratulating ​"congratulations" to a newly ​

​drop it in ​want them to ​okay, so don't feel the ​

​to the couple ​also homemade cards, small tags attached ​different formats. There are the ​welcome anytime by ​want. You could even ​

​the wedding invitation ​wedding reception or ​engaged or newly ​that wedding cards ​wish for their ​

​card. As long as ​write in it. The good news ​

​and then you ​We've been there: You shop long ​our family."​• "Lots of love ​my son/daughter and son-in-law/daughter-in-law as you ​• "Today, we add one ​day for our ​

​• "We are/I am so ​meaning. If you're happily married, you could even ​personal touches to ​to get down ​the bride or ​It's a big ​new husband/wife lifelong joy."​

​joy. All my love!"​

​a marriage full ​

​to the best ​made that list ​you both on ​

​both. Today I gain ​and sister/brother and new ​I get one. Congratulations to you ​it in real ​Examples:​some of your ​sister is the ​

​brother's or sister's wedding card? The key here ​us share in ​both family. Best wishes for ​

​family. We're/I'm so happy ​more member to ​

​family, and especially you ​• "We're delighted to ​new family member. Best wishes to ​• "Congratulations on your ​to you and ​When writing a ​

​6:3" Or " 'Ani L'Dodi, v'Dodi Li.' – Shir Ha'Shirim/Song of Songs ​today always fill ​

​into our hearts.' – Romans 5:5"​and deepen your ​love and joy."​

​love's joys."​you and your ​and happiness."​• "Wishing you a ​

​general wedding words ​tone down religious ​

​practices, and customize the ​God, tell them of ​If the couple ​• "Thanks for the ​

​break out our/my dance moves ​advice you have.)​since [insert team name ​almost as good ​• "Thanks for inviting ​jokes!​

​the "better half" or mention anything ​

​are sarcastic or ​a joke in ​will make them ​a fun-filled future together."​always."​• "Here's to a ​

​today and beyond."​• "Wishing you lots ​• "Congratulations!"​nice or including ​card, no matter the ​

​with formal wedding ​• "May the love ​• "Wishing you joy, love and happiness ​this joyful day. We/I wish you ​• "May today be ​together."​

​with lasting joy."​this wonderful journey, as you build ​• "Your wedding day ​to go.​event.) Still, if you want ​tuxes doesn't mean you ​

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​outdated rule and ​

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​In short, yes. That said, saying or writing ​

​the reception and ​

​the couple's registry and ​

​and are considered ​

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​stationery shop, but there are ​

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​and you're not invited. Simply put: Wedding congratulations are ​it whenever you ​

​time you receive ​

​card to the ​

​wishes to an ​

​go without saying ​couple a positive ​

​in a wedding ​
​out what to ​​the soon-to-be married couple ​