Wedding Invitation Etiquette
How to Address Your Wedding Invitations
Traditional wedding invitations often come with an inner envelope and an outer envelope. You might be wondering what each envelope is for.… read more
Adults Only Wedding Invitation Wording
5 Steps to Writing Thank You Notes
Thank you cards should always include a handwritten note, and they should be sent within three months of the wedding. Here we’ve listed 5 easy steps for writing thank you… read more
Wedding Dress Code 101
Mentioning dress code on your wedding invitations is often encouraged. Why? It ensures your event stays as formal or as casual as you want, and it’s helpful for guests to know… read more
Plus One Wedding Etiquette
Maybe space is very limited at your wedding venue. Maybe your idea of a wedding celebration is small and intimate. Or, maybe your budget just can’t accommodate everyone… read more
Who Receives a Save the Date?
Who's Invited To The Engagement Party?
The engagement party is a celebration for close friends and family members. Invite as many people as you like but remember only people invited to the wedding should receive… read more
Who's Invited To The Bachelorette Party?
The best man and maid of honor typically plan the bachelor and bachelorette parties. However, the bride and groom should provide a guest list for their respective parties… read more
Who's Invited To The Bridal Shower?
The bride determines the guest list for the bridal shower. When creating this list, the bride should provide first and last names as well as a physical address and email address… read more
Who's Invited To The Rehearsal Dinner?
Let the wedding festivities begin! The rehearsal dinner often kicks off the wedding weekend by bringing your closest family and friends together for a night of mingling… read more
Who's Invited To The Wedding?
Now that is a loaded question, isn’t it? There is no way we can tell you any hard and fast rules as to who should be invited to the wedding. The only rule we can stand behind in almost… read more
Wedding Dance Only Invitation Wording
Inviting all of your friends and family to your wedding reception may not be possible due to wedding budget constraints. Therefore, some couples are choosing to invite people to the… read more
What Shouldn’t I Say on my Wedding Invitation?
Many things about the modern day wedding celebration have changed and evolved over the years. Even wedding invitation wording has become more casual but there are still a few rules of etiquette… read more
Wedding Invitation Dos and Don’ts
We’ve gathered a few of our most helpful tips when it comes to personalizing, addressing and sending your wedding invitations. We hope these words of advice help you… read more
Wedding Seating Arrangement
Are you choosing to have a seating arrangement at your wedding reception? If you said yes, that’s a great choice! If you said no, that’s perfectly fine, too. There and pros and cons to… read more
Can I Un-Invite a Wedding Guest?
Wedding etiquette states you should not take back an invitation even if it was just a verbal invitation. However, there are always exceptions. If you fall into one of the following… read more
3 Reasons Why Electronic Wedding Invitations Haven't Taken Off
In a world that’s becoming increasingly techno-fied, one might question why we haven’t made the leap to electronic wedding invitations. Here are 3 reasons… read more
5 Reasons a Wedding is Postponed
Although incredibly unfortunate, wedding cancellations do happen. Some cancellations may only be temporary while others are unfortunately permanent. Whether you’re postponing… read more
When to Send Save the Dates
When to Send Wedding Invitations
Wedding invitations should be sent 6-8 weeks before your wedding. Some timelines will say 4-6 weeks before the wedding date but we like to err on the side of caution for two reasons.… read more
When to Send Thank You Notes
Wondering when to send thank you cards after the wedding? Here’s a quick rundown from Invitations by Dawn plus a few tips for keeping you on track.… read more
When to Send B-List Wedding Invitations
Although we aren’t proponents of sending B-list wedding invitations, we understand that it makes sense for some couples. We suggest avoiding it simply because if done improperly… read more