Wedding Invitation Wording Examples

You've picked the design, now it's time to get the words down. Here's how to say it in style, whatever your situation.

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The following examples provide the traditional invitation wording for a variety of family and hosting situations.

Bride's Parents are Hosting
Bride's Parents are Divorced and Remarried but Cohosting
Both Sets of Parents are Hosting
Both Sets of Parents, Plus a Stepparent, are Hosting

► The Couple is Hosting
One Parent is Deceased and the Living Parent is Hosting
One Parent is Deceased but Both are Mentioned
A Relative is Hosting
The Bride is Divorced or Widowed and Her Parents are Hosting
The Bride, Groom, or Host Has a Military Title
Reception Only
Wedding Announcement