A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Curious if a project is for sale, or if someone wants to do a private swap with you?  Please Personal Message the member rather than posting on the thread.
Total Members: 306,413
Currently Running With Scissors:
720 Guests and 19 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Reception Invite Wording?  (Read 748 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
Offline Offline

Posts: 347
Joined: 02-May-2005


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: March 31, 2008 06:00:39 PM »

We're having a very small wedding to begin with (just family and close friends) and our reception is going to be very informal. We're not having a DJ, no dance floor, no bouquet/garter throwing, no first dances, etc. There will still be food, drinks, cake. Since all of my fiance's family is coming in from out of town and we rarely get to see them, we wanted it to be more like we're "hanging out" with them.. if that makes sense.

I want to stress that it will be casual but I'm having trouble figuring out how to word it. Any ideas?
« Last Edit: March 31, 2008 06:29:33 PM by megan+mary » THIS ROCKS   Logged

I will gladly do personal ATC swaps!

I've jumped on the wist bandwagon
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2008 07:15:49 PM »

You don't need to go to extra lengths to specify it's casual.  It should be apparent from the time of day of your wedding, the style of invitation, and other visual cues. 
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2008 04:27:34 AM »

Just word it something to the effect of..

'Come hang-out with us at out no frills reception'
'Kick back & relax with us at our no frills reception'

Time, Date, Place, etc

Refreshments will be provided

Just word it casually & they will get the idea it is casual.

« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2008 10:45:13 PM »

The style of invitation will set the tone, but you could do something like
"Boy met Girl.
For the rest of the story,
join us on
when BRIDE
will be pronounced husband and wife"
I got that from http://www.paperandmore.com/articles/wording_verses/wedding/casual_1.html Just go to whatever search engine you like (google, yahoo, whatever) and type in "casual wedding invitation wording" and they'll offer you lots of choices

Elbow grease is the best polish!
"If I hold my tongue just right, and I hold my breath...it will work." - Carol Duvall


the link is calling to you! click it and enjoy. enjoy, damn you!
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Top 100 Pokemon: Zapdos
Top 100 Pokemon: Zekrom
Top 100 Pokemon: The Top 10
Behind the Scenes with Cali Swag District
How to Succeed on Deal or No Deal
Latest Blog Articles
Folding in the New Year!
Tute Tuesday: Joan Jett Inspired Black Heart Soap
The X-Files

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.