Prepare Your Wedding Congratulations

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A couple’s wedding day is often the most memorable day of their lives. Share your excitement with a celebratory “Congrats!” or “Best Wishes!” Then, make it extra special with a personalized note. Add in an anecdotal message or a personal wish for the couple’s new journey together. Whatever you decide to write, say it from the heart. Say even more by adding photos to your wedding card to commemorate fond memories with the newlyweds.

Quarantine Wedding wishes

"Even in time like these loves always prevails."

"Congrats! Even during the toughest of times your love inspires so much joy."

"Good things come to those who wait. Congrats! Can't wait to celebrate your new wedding date."

"Cheers! Can't wait to celebrate your special date when the time comes."

"Congratulations! Love that transcends time and pandemics."

What to write in a wedding card for friends

With those who you know best, you can skip the formalities and speak straight from the heart. Offer a sincere and genuine message that honors your friendship, as well as your relationship with your friend’s significant other.

“So happy to support you on one of the best days of your life. Wishing you both all the love and happiness in the world!”

“May you bring each other as much happiness and friendship as you’ve brought me. Congratulations to the happy couple!”

“Out of all the memories we’ve shared together, today certainly tops the list. Best wishes, love you both!”

“Cheers to love, friendship, and double-dates! Best wishes for your beautiful marriage.”

“As your friend, it is truly my pleasure to celebrate the both of you today. Your marriage makes the world a better place!”

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What to write in a wedding card for co-workers

Take a more formal or traditional approach when writing your co-worker a wedding greeting. Make it special by sharing a piece of meaningful wisdom, or perhaps a quote that is relevant to your co-worker.

“Wishing you the very best on your wedding day, your honeymoon, and all the happy years to come. Congratulations!”

“Thank you so much for inviting me to share this special day with you and your loved ones. All my best wishes for you both!”

“Warmest wishes on your special day. Cheers to you both!”

“So happy to share this start of your wonderful journey with you both as your build your new lives together. May your beautiful marriage be full of everlasting joy!”

“Congratulations! Wishing you peace, joy, and happiness today and forever!”

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What to write in a religious wedding card

Religion is a powerful element of a wedding that can hold very rich meaning to the parties involved. If you’d like to go the route of a religious greeting, be sure to consider the couple’s beliefs and practices as you do so. Share your blessings in a religious tone that will resonate with the couple, and even share a favorite piece of sacred text or scripture as an enlightening wish for the marriage.

“Thank you for allowing us to bear witness to a beautiful love, and this sacred moment in your lives. May God bless this union!”

“Mazel Tov! Congratulations on a spectacular wedding and a lifetime of love and happiness ahead.”

“Warmest wishes on your big day and as you start a new chapter of life and love together. May Allah grant you wisdom, blessings, and happiness!”

“The two of you are a blessing not only to each other, but to all those around you. Your love ripples out into the world and inspires your friends, family, and community. We are so happy for you and look forward to watching you grow in love as a couple!”

“May God grant you blessings of untold happiness and joy. May you love each other and cherish one another forever!”

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What to write in a wedding card for siblings

Start by welcoming your sibling’s partner into their new family. And, be sure to tie in a personal message that will resonate with your sibling. This can include a fond memory, an inside joke, or words of advice.

“I am so thankful to have you as my sibling. It’s been so wonderful to grow up alongside you and I wish you a lifetime of joy with your [husband/wife]!”

“We couldn’t have asked for a better addition to the family! We love you both so much, congratulations!”

“Best wishes of love and happiness to you both! What an incredible day for our family.”

“To my sibling who has always meant the world to me – I’m so happy you found such a beautiful love. May your wedding day be everything you’ve dreamed of and more!”

“Congrats to the newlyweds! We are so proud of you. You will always be my [brother/sister] at heart but today I am wishing you all the joy on your journey of lifelong love and happiness!”

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What to write in a wedding card for sons or daughters

Take this opportunity to welcome your child’s partner in the family. Start with our ideas below, and feel free to expand with a more personal reflection about your child’s growth, and your support for their new marriage.

“We couldn’t ask for a better [son or daughter]-in-law. We are so happy for you both!

“Today is a wonderful day for our family. Best wishes to you both!”

“We are delighted to have such a wonderful new member in the family. Cheers to a lifetime of love and happiness!”

“Together, the two of you are such a blessing to our family. We look forward to your new journey together!”

“We could not be more proud of you on this beautiful day. It is such a joy to see you so happy and we are so glad to celebrate your marriage!”

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What to write in a wedding card for parents

We can never thank or celebrate our parents enough, so use this opportunity to share a sweet, sentimental, and supportive message. Share your congratulations, a message of gratitude, and your excitement for their new spouse. If your parent has ever shared some helpful advice, perhaps now would be the time to thank them for it and share it back with them!

“Thank you so much for your unwavering love and support, know you have all of mine and more on this special day. Congrats to the newlyweds!”

“Wishing the absolute best to two wonderful people as your build a life of love together. Congratulations!”

“It means the world to me to see you so happy. Couldn’t have asked for a better addition to the family!”

“A toast to the best [mom/dad] I could ever ask for, and your amazing new [husband/wife]!

“All the best to you, [Mom/Dad]. We adore your new [husband/wife] and are so happy to call them family. Looking forward to a lifetime of happiness ahead!”

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How to Send Your Wedding Congratulations

  1. Choose a design for your wedding card

    Think timeless, romantic, and elegant. And sometimes, less is more. A soft, subdued design can put more emphasis on a heartfelt message. With our spectrum of wedding card templates, you’re sure to find one that resonates with the couple’s personality as well. Rejoice with an exciting design that resonates with the couple. If you know the theme of the wedding or perhaps a few of their favorite things, pick a design that incorporates that! Let your personality, or the personality of the couple, shine.

  2. Expressing Excitement & Showing Gratitude with Messages

    Share gratitude for something this couple has added either to your life or to the lives of others. Make your greeting one-of-a-kind with a meaningful message. Include a favorite photo, a fond memory, or a personal wish you have for the couple. Tie in an expression of gratitude to show your appreciation for the couple and their accomplishments, as well as your support for their future to come. If you’re a guest at the wedding, bring your wedding congratulations card and give it to the couple at the reception. A more personal message should be shared intimately. If you’re eager to express your joy and excitement, you can choose to share your wedding wishes digitally on your social platforms or email. Congratulations can also be shared before or after the big day, even if you are not attending the wedding.

  3. Wedding Gifts to Accompany Your Congratulations

    Shop from the registry is traditional for a reason, because it’s exactly what the couple wants! A great way to pick out a gift from the registry is to choose one that is meaningful to you and perhaps that is relevant to your relationship with the couple.

    If you are attending the wedding, then put the most investment into the gift you give them on the big day. It’s customary to bring gifts to showers and other events, and unless there’s a registry for those as well, then you can have a little more freedom to give a more personalized gift. It’s not imperative to give your gift at the wedding. In fact, it’s often easier to have the gift shipped to the couple. It’s proper etiquette to share your gift no later than three months after the date of the wedding, so whether you’re sending a registry item, a group gift, or cash or a check, be sure it arrives in time.

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Never underestimate the power of a heartfelt congratulations. Weddings can be crazy and hectic from the planning process all the way through to the start of the honeymoon, so use your Spark Post design to reach the couple in a way that is effective and meaningful to both you and them. Remember, a wedding is a celebration of love, so rejoice in that! Relish in the opportunity to show your excitement, your support, and your praise. Cheers to a lifetime of love!

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