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Ah weddings! Who doesn’t love weddings? A wedding is always a feel-good and memorable event one has a privilege to attend. It is a wonderful testimony of what love can do to two sincerely loving people. Experiencing the ceremony will fill you with joy, love and new found respect for the couple who has vowed to love and serve each other for the rest of their lives.

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When you have been invited to attend a wedding it is prevalent that you extend your well wishes to the newly wedded couple through gifts. Some people give traditional gifts for newly weds such as pots and pans, kitchen utensils, bed sheet and pillow cover sets, and other useful things the couple can use in their new home. Others extend their well wishes by giving the couple certain amount of cash which is a good way of helping the couple stand on their own after the wedding. You may also see thank-you card examples.

There can be many ways of wishing the couple well on their new journey in marriage. If you are financially constrained, you can just send in cards or whatever gesture you wish to extend to the couple. The gifts are not really what’s important it’s the sincerity that comes with the gift giving. So long as you mean what you say, and it comes form the heart, the couple will surely appreciate your gift. You may also like greeting card designs & examples.

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All About The Wedding Card

Wedding cards are not only for newly wedded couples but also for those who just got engaged and are to be wed sometime soon. Traditionally, you can give the wedding card on the day of the wedding or send in wedding cards through mailing it directly to the couple usually between immediately after you receive the wedding invitation or a few weeks after the weeding ceremony. Although, you can send in your wedding card containing your wedding wishes to the couple whenever you want, for sure it won’t go unappreciated.

As for the card itself, it can come in different forms. A standard wedding card is cute stationary you find at stationary shops, it can also be homemade and handwritten, it can also be a small tag attached to the actual gift or digitally created wedding messages that are printed and mailed to the couple with their gift. These forms or formats of a wedding card is acceptable so you don;t have to feel pressured and you don’t need to feel the need to have more than one. You may also see birthday card designs & examples.

With regard to the content you can write in your simple card, the term “congratulations” is quite acceptable to say or write to the newly wedded couple. However, before it saying or even writing the term was considered a faux pas because it was thought as of congratulating the woman for actually getting a man. Today though, it is considered as an outdated rule and school of thought. However, if both of the couple believes in such tradition, it is better to just write “best wishes” instead of “congratulations” on the card.

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What to Write in a Wedding Card

Of course you want to extend the most sentimental, sincere, sweet and perfectly tailored well wishes to the newly engaged or wedded couple. Listed below are a few examples on what you can write in your wedding card:

1. Formal Weddings Wishes

Although you not obligated to match the formality of the event with it comes to your message, you may still want to write a timeless and romantic message for the newly engaged or wedded couple. However, timeless and romantic doesn’t mean you use stuffy and ostentatious language, simply use a words and or phrases you consider as not so ordinary but at the same time means what you really mean to say and you’re good to go. Here are a few examples:

  • “Your wedding day will come and go, but may your love forever grow.”
  • “Wishing you a lifetime of love and happiness.”
  • “Best wishes on this wonderful journey, as you build your new lives together.”
  • “May the years ahead be filled with lasting joy.”
  • “May your joining together bring you more joy than you can imagine.”
  • “May the love you share today grow stronger as you grow old together.”
  • “May today be the beginning of a long, happy life together.”
  • “May the love and happiness you feel today shine through the years.”
  • “Wishing you joy, love and happiness on your wedding day and as you begin your new life together.”
  • “Thank you for letting us/me share in this joyful day. We/I wish you all the best as you embark on this wonderful union.”

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2. Casual Wedding Wishes

If you don’t feel comfortable using formal and stuffy wedding wishes, ten don’t use it. Just be true to what you want to say to the couple and they will still surely appreciate it. Here are few examples of casual wedding wishes you can use:

  • “Best wishes!”
  • “Congratulations!”
  • “We’re/I’m so happy for you!”
  • “Congratulations on your wedding!”
  • “Here’s to a long and happy marriage!”
  • “Best wishes for a fun-filled future together.”
  • “Wishing you lots of love and happiness.”
  • “We/I love you. Congrats!”
  • “Hugs and kisses.”
  • “Wishing you a long and happy marriage.”
  • If you are including a gift: “Here’s a little something to start your life together.”
  • “Lots of love today and beyond.”
  • “So happy to celebrate this day with you both!”
  • “Wishing you the best today and always.”

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3. Funny Wedding Wishes

It is best to reflect the quirky relationship you have with the couple in your message especially if you have a close bond with them. Go ahead and write something funny that will truly make the couple laugh out load when reading your message. A quick reminder: remember to be sensitive as you might offend the couple or guests with youe message. Here’s a few of that:

  • “Thanks for inviting us to eat and drink while you get married. Congrats!”
  • “Treat marriage like a hockey game. No roughing!”
  • “As Bill and Ted said, ‘Be excellent to each other.'”
  • “Thanks for the free booze. Best wishes on a long, happy marriage!”
  • Given the relationship you have with the couple, this can also be an appropriate message: “Wishing you lots of love—and lots of makeup sex!”
  • “Our marriage advice: Love, honor and… scrub the toilet.” (You can also include some funny advice.)
  • Given the relationship you have with the couple, this can also be an appropriate message: “Love is all you need… stick with that crap and you’ll do great!”
  • “Getting married is like going to drama school. May there be more comedy than melodrama.”

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4. Religious Wedding Wishes

If you know that the couple has a very religious view about weddings and what not, it is better to go with religious greetings as well. You can include you personal prayers for the couple, quote scriptures and mention God in your message. Here are a few examples for religious wedding wishes:

Christian Examples:

  • “God bless you both on this day with a lifetime of shared love and joy.”
  • “May God bless you and your union.”
  • “May God grant you all of life’s blessings and love’s joys.”
  • ” ‘Love is patient. Love is kind… Love never fails.’ – 1 Corinthians 13:4-13″
  • “May the One who brought you together bless your marriage, enrich your lives and deepen your love throughout the years.”
  • “Sending you prayers for unending love and happiness.”
  • ” ‘God has poured out His love into our hearts.’ – Romans 5:5″

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Jewish Examples:

  • “May you be blessed.”
  • “‘I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine.’ – Shir Ha’Shirim/Song of Songs 6:3″ Or ” ‘Ani L’Dodi, v’Dodi Li.’ – Shir Ha’Shirim/Song of Songs 6:3″
  • “Mazel Tov! May the joy that is yours today always fill your life.”
  • “Mazel Tov on your wedding!” or “Mazel Tov on your marriage!”

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5. Wedding Wishes for a Family Member

You can go very general or very personal when writing a wedding message for a family member. Since it is expected that you know one or both of the couple quite well, there are a lot of possible sweet and meaningful wedding wishes you give to the couple. Listed below are a few examples:

  • “We’re/I’m so happy [name] has found ‘the one.’ Welcome to the family!”
  • “We are/I am so happy to welcome a new family member. Best wishes to you both!”
  • “Congratulations on your marriage, and welcome to the family!”
  • “What a wonderful day for our family, and especially you two. May the joy you feel today last a lifetime.”
  • “We’re delighted to share this day with you both.”
  • “What a wonderful addition to our family. We’re/I’m so happy to share in your celebration. Congratulations!”
  • “Today, we add one more member to our family, and we couldn’t be happier. Best wishes to you both.”
  • “Congrats! Love and hugs.”
  • “We/I couldn’t be happier to call you both family. Best wishes for a long and happy future together.”
  • “We/I love you both. Thanks for letting us share in your celebration!”

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6. Wedding Wishes for your Sister or Brother and Sister-in-Law or Brother-in-Law

The key in writing a message for your sister or brother’s wedding is personality. If you know the relationship you have with your sibling is strong and open, you can whatever your heart desires – from funny to serious. However, if the relationship you have with your sibling is somehow strained, it is best to keep the message general. here a few examples of what wedding wishes you can write for your sister or brother and sister-in-law or brother-in-law:

  • “Best wishes to my best friend and sister/brother and new sister/brother as you start your life together.”
  • “We/I love you both. Today I gain a new sibling and I couldn’t be happier!”
  • “Lots of love and happiness to you both on this exciting and joyful day for our family.”
  • “Lots of love to the best sister/brother in the whole world and her/his new partner for life. May you have a marriage full of love and happiness!”
  • “My/our deepest love and very best wishes to you both.”
  • “It seems like yesterday we were playing ‘house’ in the backyard, and now you get to do it in real life. I couldn’t be happier for you both. Congratulations!”
  • “I always wanted a brother/sister and now I get one. Congratulations to you both on finding one another.”
  • “Remember when you made that list of qualities of a ‘perfect man/woman?’ Well, you found him/her. Lots of love now and always.”
  • “I’m so thankful to have a sister/brother like you. And I wish you and your new husband/wife lifelong joy.”
  • “You bring my sister/brother so much joy. All my love!”

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

Seeing you child marry the person they want to spend the rest of their live will surely bring tears to your eyes, tears of joy and tears from realizing that you have raised such a responsible and loving person. If you are a parent, it is best to simply put meaningful and profound messages. It is also best to give them some advice that they can ponder on while they continue their journey into the married life. Listed below are a few examples:

  • “We/I love you both. We/I couldn’t be happier!”
  • “We are/I am so happy to welcome a new son/daughter to the family.”
  • “Today, we add one more member to our family, and we couldn’t be happier. Best wishes to you both.”
  • “Best wishes to my son/daughter and son-in-law/daughter-in-law as you start your life together.”
  • “Son/daughter, I/we feel many emotions on this day. Most of all, I’m/we’re happy you’ve found someone wonderful to share your life with. Best wishes to you both.”
  • “What a wonderful day for our family, and especially you two. May the joy you feel today last a lifetime.”
  • “Lots of love and happiness to you both on this exciting and joyful day for our family.”
  • “We/I know we’re/I’m not losing a son/daughter. We’re/I’m gaining a son/daughter. Much happiness to you.”
  • “My/our deepest love and very best wishes to you both.”

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8. Wedding Wishes to a Good Friend

As it is good to go with a specific and personal message to write for your friend, it is also a good option to go with a classic message. Before you write, reevaluate the relationship you have with your friend, is it funny, serious, personal or sentimental? That way you can tailor your message to the kind of relationship you have with the person. Here’s a few of examples of a good wedding wish for a friend:

  • “Of all the big life events we’ve celebrated over the years, today tops the list. Congrats!”
  • “That fortune-teller we saw in Vegas was right. You did meet the man/woman of your dreams. Best wishes to you both!”
  • “I’m so happy to call you both my friends. Congratulations!”
  • “I’m/we’re so thrilled to celebrate this wonderful day with you both.”
  • “Here’s to love and friendship!”
  • “Best wishes for a long and happy life together.”
  • “Thank you for inviting me to share in this day with you and your family. Best wishes.”
  • “Congratulations to a wonderful friend and his/her new husband/wife.”
  • “We’ve had so many laughs together! May you always make each other laugh!”
  • “May you bring each other as much happiness as your friendship has brought to my life — and more!” 

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9. Wedding Wishes to a Coworker

Although you share a professional relationship with your coworker, it is imminent that you establish a personal relationship with them, too. Carefully consider the relationship you have with your coworker before write the message for your wedding card. You can also use the forma and casual examples or even the messages for a friend presented above. Here’s a few of the wedding wishes you can write for your coworker’s wedding:

  • “Best wishes to a very cool coworker and his/her new husband/wife.”
  • “You’ve got a new title: husband/wife! Wishing you and your spouse the best.”
  • “Thank you for inviting me to share in this day with you and your family. Best wishes.”
  • “What a wonderful day to celebrate my coworker and his/her spouse. All the best to you both in your marriage.”
  • “Wishing you success—and most of all happiness—in your marriage.”
  • “I’m so glad to have gotten to know you at work, and I wish you and your new husband/wife a long and happy life together.”

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10. Wedding Wishes to a Parent and Stepparent

Whatever you may feel regarding the union of your parent and you soon-to-be official stepparent, it is important that you let them know you love and appreciate them and all their efforts. Although you might agonize with what words to say in your wedding card message, just be honest and tell the truth. You might not be in favor of your parent’s new parent, wish for a better future for them. Here are a few wedding card messages you can write for your parent and stepparent:

  • “Mom/Dad, I’m so happy you found a partner to share your life with. Congratulations.”
  • “I’m/we’re thrilled you make each other so happy. Best wishes!”
  • “Congratulations! [Name of stepparent], you make my mom/dad so happy. I look forward to getting to know you better.”
  • “Welcome to the family. We love you both!”
  • “So now we get to enjoy [stepparent’s name]’s cooking on holidays? Yes!” (Or refer to something else you really like about the new stepparent.)
  • “I’m overjoyed to see you so happy. Lots of love.”
  • “Mom/Dad, we/I love you. [Name of stepparent], we/I warmly welcome you to the family. Congratulations.”
  • “Mom/Dad, thank you for all the advice you’ve given me over the years. Now here’s mine: [Fill in your own advice].”
  • “I’ll give you the advice you once gave me. [Fill in your parent’s best love advice.]”
  • “To the best mom/dad I could ever ask for, and his/her new husband/wife. Much happiness to you both.”

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Words of Advice

Weddings are meant to be a celebration of love and joy. It is one of the greatest manifestation of what can love do to people who truly are in love. Sending in well wishes and wishes of good luck to the newly wedded couple will always be appreciated especially when they know that you are not being sarcastic. A few jokes here an there are always welcomed, but it is important to let the couple know of what the journey ahead has in stored for them. You may also check out membership card designs and examples.

Messages you write in a wedding card are just brief and simple, but they must also be sincere and if possible, can teach the couple about some things regarding marriage. Whatever you may want to say or write in a wedding card, it is important that you mean what you say and that it comes form the heart. Although some relationships may be strained, it is still most respectful to say something nice, besides, it’s the couple’s wedding day. Let issues slide even just for a day and celebrate love and happiness. You might be interested in christmas cards examples.

You may think that wedding cards are just unnecessary and are a waste of paper and ink, but the couple can hold sentimental value to it. Some people also like to keep these cards as remembrances by keeping them in albums so that they can easily look back to that very special day. With that said, it is important that you think through what you wish to write on the wedding card as it can be kept forever and the things you have said will always be remembered by the couple. You may also see photo greeting card designs & examples.

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