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Wedding RSVP - Invitation Enclosure Wording

You may be focused on the wording for your wedding invitations, but the RSVP wording is very important as well.

  • It should match the theme of your invites in order to present a cohesive feel. If your invitations are on the formal side, your RSVP wording should match; if your invites are more fun and casual, feel free to word your RSVPs similarly.
  • Include a "reply by" date that is at least six weeks before your wedding date, so that you're able to get an idea of how many guests you will have at your ceremony and/or reception.

Here are some specific examples..

More Formal

#1:

The favor of a reply is requested
by January 14, 2013.
__________________________
____Accepts with pleasure
____Declines with regrets

#2:

Sophia & Matthew
We have reserved (number) of seats in your honour
M________________________________
( ) Happily accept
( ) Regretfully decline
Please respond by January 14, 2013.

Casual Options

#1:

We look forward to
celebrating with you
Please reply by January 14, 2013.
M___________________________
____ accepts _____ regrets

#2:

__________________________
___wouldn't miss it for the world
___is sad to miss all the fun
Please reply by January 14, 2013.

Make It Yours
  • You may also wish to include additional lines for the most accurate count:
    Number of guests attending ceremony: ___
    Number of guests attending reception: ___