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Wedding Gift Etiquette Explained: Everything You Need to Know

Wedding gift etiquette: person opening a gift

So you have a date, a dress-code-approved outfit, and a fierce craving for bubbly. The last thing left on your wedding guest to-do list is probably figuring out a wedding gift. If you find yourself struggling, we have some answers!

Explore our wedding gift etiquette guide below where we’ve answered all of your questions. From how much to spend to what to buy, we’ve got your etiquette puzzles solved.
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Who Goes to the Rehearsal Dinner: Planning, Etiquette, and Tips

Who goes to the rehearsal dinner: group of people having a toast

A rehearsal dinner is typically the last official gathering before your wedding day. After all of your efforts rehearsing the events of the big day, you get to sit down with your loved ones and enjoy a delicious meal. If you’re wondering who to invite to the rehearsal dinner, you’re not alone. Figuring out which guests to invite can be tricky when trying to abide by etiquette and also adhere to a budget.

Here, we’ll highlight some considerations when creating your rehearsal dinner guest list and share what you need to know about who goes to the rehearsal dinner. We’ll also share a variety of stunning rehearsal dinner invitations to excite your guests about the special event.
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Engagement Party Etiquette: 12 Tips to Host with Confidence

Engagement party etiquette: friends having a toast

Planning an engagement party isn’t something that happens every day. It’s an exciting moment to celebrate, but it’s also an event you likely have no experience in planning. As such, there are lots of questions about planning, etiquette, and best practices. Fortunately, we have answers to your engagement party etiquette questions. Consider this your guide to everything you need to know about engagement party etiquette.
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Wedding Invitation Etiquette: Tips for Wording and What to Include

Wedding invitation etiquette: wedding invitations with flowers beside it

Sending a wedding invitation involves more than choosing a gorgeous design, writing the date and time of the event, and sending it off to guests. There are some important considerations that go into a wedding invitation, including etiquette. Choosing the right wording for the moment, making clear who’s invited, and ensuring essential details make it into the invite all require attention. 

Since it’s your big day, you can choose how much you want to follow traditional wedding invitation etiquette, but however you choose to celebrate, there are a few things to keep in mind when crafting your invite. Whether you’re hosting a traditional wedding or throwing a more modern event, this guide will help you create the perfect wedding invitation.
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How to Communicate Vaccination Requirements in Your Wedding Invitation

double-sided wedding invitation with painted yellow lemons that includes an example of covid vaccination requirement wording

When you think back to the wedding invitations you received over the years–from friends, from family, from coworkers–the odds are quite low that in any one of those invitations was it stated that you’d have had to have received a vaccination in order to attend. Nope. RSVP yes or no. Choose chicken or fish. Done. 

Today, it’s a bit more complicated. 

Intimate ceremonies, large gatherings, and destination knot-tyings alike are now faced with the question of what to do about guests and COVID-19 vaccinations. Per your venue’s rules–or, per your rules–will all guests be required to be vaccinated? Will unvaccinated guests be able to attend, but only if they agree to physically distance themselves from the ceremony and reception? Or, will unvaccinated guests be restricted from the ceremony (indoors), but be permitted to attend the reception (outdoors)? 

And, finally, how can you, the couple to be wed, respectfully and effectively communicate your wishes? From figuring out just what to say to how best to go about gathering replies, and everything in between, in this blog post we’ll be taking a look at how to do just that. read more…

The Average Cost of Wedding Invitations: 6 Ways to Do More with Less

Average cost of wedding invitations: a planning calendar, flowers, and wedding rings

Your big day is arriving. You’ve chosen the date, venue, and your guest list. (Or at least, you’ve started to narrow down who you want to invite.) At this point in the wedding planning process, you might be asking, “How much do wedding invitations cost?” Well, we’re glad you asked because we have the answers.

In this guide, we’ll break down what you need to know about the average cost of wedding invitations, plus offer some top tips on how you can cut costs for your special celebration without cutting corners.
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Wedding Invitation Wording: How to Find the Right Words

A bride and groom look lovingly at each other on their wedding day

You found your forever person and figured out where and when the big day is. Now comes the challenge: Finding the perfect words to express the joy, excitement, and overall vibe of your wedding day.

Unless you’re planning on sending save the date cards, your wedding invitation is the first impression you’ll be making about your upcoming wedding celebration, so you want it to be just right.

But before you start putting too much pressure on yourself, we’re here to help. If learning the ins-and-outs of wedding wording doesn’t fit on your pre-nuptial to-do list, you can use our wedding invitation wording tool to plug in your information and get the words you need. Or, use this guide where we’ll show you how to write a wedding invite. Then, we’ll provide examples of different approaches to wedding invitation wording so you not only know what to say, but exactly how to say it.
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Our Sweet and Simple Guide to Sending Wedding Thank You Cards

You’ve celebrated the magic of your wedding day and now you’re settling into married life. While most of your wedding to-dos have been completed, there’s one final task you’ll want to check off your list — sending your wedding thank you cards.
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Bridal Shower Etiquette: Your Questions Answered

Bridal shower etiquette: A woman pours champagne into other women's glasses

It’s an honor and a lot of fun to be in charge of hosting the bridal shower ahead of the wedding. With activities to plan and an invite list to build, playing host to this fun event can bring up all sorts of questions about bridal shower etiquette and traditions.

Plan your loved one’s shower like a pro with our simple guide to bridal shower etiquette.
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Postponing a Wedding: What to Do and How to Stay Positive

Whether it’s because of a family illness, natural disaster, or global pandemic, making the decision to postpone your wedding is difficult. We hope to make the moment easier with this guide to how to postpone a wedding and our tips for staying positive during this tough time.
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