How to Address Your Wedding Invitations - Image Property of

How to Address Your Wedding Invitations

By Jada Parrish

Posted: 02/25/14

This blog post is archived. It was posted in 2014.

The information in archived posts may be out of date. We archive all posts older than three years.

Category: Wedding Tips

Wedding etiquette is a BIG deal to a lot of people. You will be surprised how easy it is to offend people over the smallest things when you are in the midst of wedding planning. These days following proper etiquette is a thing of the past...EXCEPT when it comes to weddings. Weddings are a big deal. It is one of the only rituals left that people still view with a high level of respect. People expect wedding invitations to be handled in a very traditional way. Here are a few things you need to know before you get started:


How to Address Your Wedding Invitations - Image Property of

  • Names of married couples go on the same line
  • Names of unmarried couples on on separate lines
  • Spell out abreviations
    • street, road, North, South, avenue, etc.
  • When giving a plus one try to find out the name of their guest
  • Print the return address on the back flap
  • Line breaks serve as punctuations
    • you don't need to use commas or periods 

Check out the knot's guide to addressing invitations for even more specifics.


Also! Did you know you can have custom stamps made? Consider turning one of your engagement photos into a stamp for all of your wedding invitations. 


Send an email to if you'd like us to create some custom wedding invitations or save the dates for you!

Share this!

Category: Wedding Tips

Post Tags:

Wedding InvitationsAddressing InvitationsWedding Etiquette