Congratulations on the wedding! ***. Marriage is not just uniting with a person you love. It's also accepting his or hers believes, habits and preferences. Wishing .
Your presence, your gift and a few special words are all the ingredients to make your friend’s wedding more special for him/her. The two first are generally more easy to find, but when it comes to words, there is often a huge problem. Many things to say and so little space in a single wedding card. No worries, because below you can find a bunch of beautiful wedding day wishes for friends that can make fit in anybody’s heart!
[read also: Wedding Wishes and Happy Married Life Messages]
Heartwarming, funny, some a bit cheeky and ironic - a good inspiration for wedding wishes and congratulations.
With wedding season upon us, it’s time to start sending out “congratulations messages”. Getting it just right can be tricky.. And so many other messages of congratulations can easily drown yours out.
Whether you’ve known the couple their whole lives or just started working with one of them a year ago, congratulations seem to straddle the line between familiar banter and trying too hard. Here are different ways to send wedding wishes to couples you barely know or ones you know better than they know themselves.
P.S. These special wishes are with some mean jokes and are supposed to be for couples whom you know very well (both the bride and the groom). Be sure that they would absolutely understand what you meant were jokes before writing these wedding wishes.
The vows and rings are exchanged, and the new couple makes their newlywed walk back up the aisle. If you look carefully at their faces, you may see joy mixed with apprehension. What wedding wishes and wisdom can you offer them? It's too late now to warn them away from the marital institution. It's time for wishing them well.
Here are famous quotes on love and marriage that you can use to wish them a new life of togetherness and happiness:
"If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were loved by wife, then thee."
"What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow."
"To the world, you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world."
"There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage."
"Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along."
"You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly."
"When you make a sacrifice in marriage, you’re sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship."
"One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is 'love.'"
"There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved."
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage."
"Marriage is not a ritual or an end. It is a long, intricate, intimate dance together, and nothing matters more than your own sense of balance and choice of partner."
"Where there is love there is life."
"There is nothing more lovely in life than the union of two people whose love for one another has grown through the years, from the small acorn of passion into a great rooted tree."
"The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved."
"What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."
"What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined for life—to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting?"
"If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love."
"Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of time and will, any marriage, happy or unhappy, is infinitely more interesting than any romance, however passionate."
Wedding wishes for friend along with happy wedding messages, sweet greetings and funny words to congratulate your friend a very happy married life ahead.
A wedding invitation qualifies as one of those exciting mailbox treasures, you know, the ones where you can’t help but smile as you run your fingers over the envelope? Score! Since receiving your invite and getting a sneak peek into the big day, you have most likely been counting down the days until “I, do.” Along with marking days off the calendar, you’ve sent back your pre-printed wedding response card, selected a gift from the registry and have decided that a shopping trip is in your near future. As if having to pick out a wedding day outfit wasn’t hard enough, you’ve also been tasked with writing a wedding card message to the soon to be Mr. and Mrs. Remind us who said being a wedding guest wasn’t hard work?
In all actuality, drafting the perfect wedding message doesn’t have to be difficult at all. With a few tips, tricks, do’s and don’ts you will be on your way to crafting personalized wedding wishes that shine a spotlight of love on the couple and their one-of-a-kind happily ever after.
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The perfect wedding card message should be tailored to the couple, full of sentimental value and crafted from the heart. With that being said, no two wedding card messages will be the same. If you’re feeling pressured to say the perfect words, just don’t. Our wedding card etiquette guide features easy to follow instructions and specific example messages to help you navigate through what to write in a wedding card.
Wishing a couple congratulations is often times an expression people choose to include in their wedding greetings. It serves as a supportive as well as celebratory way to let the couple know they did a great job finding their soulmate (awh.) Saying ‘congrats’ is appropriate never mind which side of the aisle you are sitting on once the ceremony starts. Whether you’ve been best friends with the bride for years and have just met the groom or know both parties all too well, you can never go wrong with a sincere wedding congratulations message. Follow step one from above and pick one of your favorite congrats messages below or add them to your own words to get started on your wedding card.
After the ceremony when the couple opens their wedding cards they are going to enjoy reading each card for various reasons, but most importantly, because of whom they are from. Be yourself as you are writing your wedding card and make sure that your personality shines. If you are more casual, there is nothing wrong with keeping your wishes short and sweet. Just make sure that you build upon your congratulations and say something charming.
You can also use your wedding wishes to mirror the theme of the ceremony. If floor length dresses, glistening chandeliers and lavish centerpieces are a few big day details, look into using one of these formal wedding wishes to express your happiness for the bride and groom.
If you think a funny wedding card message will put a smile on the bride and groom’s faces then go ahead and write something laugh-worthy. Just proceed with caution, you don’t want your wedding message to come off as sarcastic or insincere. Remember that a sentiment that may easily come across as a joke can be taken the wrong way on paper. With that being said, divorce jokes are off limits! Use your best judgement when writing your funny wedding wish and you’ll be well on your way to creating the perfect wedding card with a side of smiles.
Sharing a religious bond with the bride and groom can be the perfect way to tailor your wedding wishes. Think about the couple’s religious beliefs and views before you begin writing your card. Use their practices to guide your religious wedding wishes.
Formal Wedding Wishes Just because it's a formal wedding with floor-length dresses and tuxes doesn't mean you have to send a formal card with stuffy wording.