Whether you want to send off the happy couple with a formal wedding message, or something funny like, “better you than me!”, Personal Creations share their quick and easy step-by-step guide on what to write in a wedding card.

 How To Write The Perfect Wedding Card Message

Follow these steps to write a thoughtful wedding card message:

How to Craft Your Wedding Card Message

Wedding cards are meant to wish the couple well in their new journey. If you are attending the wedding, it is also a good time to thank them for including you in their big day. The card should be addressed to both partners. Whether you choose to write their individual names or “Mr. and Mrs. Jones” depends on your preference.

Step 1: congratulate

First thing’s first, congratulate the couple on their new union! This can be simple or elaborate.
  • Congratulations, you two
  • So excited for you! I’ve been waiting for this moment since you two started dating.

Step 2: wish them well

Send positive messages for their future. If you’ve been married for awhile, it’s also nice to include words of encouragement or wisdom.
      • May your life together be filled with precious moments.
      • You two are perfect for each other. I look forward to watching you continue to grow as a couple.

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How To Write The Perfect Wedding Card Message

Step 3: share a memory

If you’re invited to the wedding, it’s because you’re special to the bride and groom. You’ve probably seen them grow both as individuals and as a couple. Share those moments they may have forgotten about.
  • I remember when you first met! We knew it was a match made in heaven.
  • Remember when you used to talk about meeting your prince charming? Now you’ve found him!

Step 4: thank them

Show your gratitude for being part of their special day.
  • Thank you for inviting us be part of this joyous day.
  • I’m so glad I got to witness you two tie the knot!

Step 5: sign off

End with warm wishes and a signature. Before you close, you can also reiterate your congratulations.
  • Best wishes today and always
  • Best of luck!
  • Have a great honeymoon

How To Write The Perfect Wedding Card Message

What to write in a wedding card dos and don’ts


Get TOO personal

Be genuine, but don’t write anything you wouldn’t want other to see

Write an essay

Keep it short and sweet, since the happy couple likely have a lot of cards to read!


Spell check

Make sure to spell check your message and get both names correct

Write a draft

Avoid making unnecessary mistakes or waffling, my writing out drafts of your message for you write in the final wedding card message

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