What to Write in a Wedding Day Card

What to Write in a Wedding Day Card

They’re going to the chapel and they’re gonna get married! But what to say? What to do? Expressing yourself on the page when it comes to the big day can be somewhat of a mindfield. We get that. Condensing everything you want to say in a paragraph or two is no mean feat - but getting across that heartfelt message really isn’t all that tricky - you probably just need a few ideas to get yourself started. And that’s where we come in. From your bestie’s bridal bonanza to your son’s trip up the aisle, read on to discover our suggestions for what to write in a wedding day card.

What to Write in a Wedding Day Card for a Friend

Be genuine. Be sincere. Be warm. This is your opportunity to say something heartfelt, with true meaning. Although don’t be afraid to inject a little humour! They’re your friend after all, and the day is all about smiles, laughter and love. Personal touches like short anecdotes or private jokes can be a nice addition, although don’t write anything too lengthy that might leave their other half out!

Here’s a few suggestions to kickstart your imagination on writing in a wedding day card for a friend:

  • Here’s to love and friendship! Congratulations to you both.
  • May you bring each other as much fun, laughter and happiness as you’ve brought to my life over the years. 
  • You did it! Hugs, kisses and best wishes from the other love in your life.
  • I’m so proud to call you both my friends. Congratulations!
  • I came here for the free booze – but apparently, you two are getting married or something?
  • Congratulations guys! My marriage advice: Love, honour… and always take the rubbish out!

What to Write in a Wedding Day Card for Son or Daughter

Your baby! All grown up! It’s enough to have anyone reaching for the tissues. If that blank page is staring back at you and you haven’t a clue what to say, just take a deep breath and remember who it is you’re speaking to. Show them you care with a few sparing, simple, heartfelt words, or write a longer message, referring back to memories of when they were young. Whatever your words of wisdom, just make sure you wipe off the tear marks before sealing the envelope!

Here are a number of ideas to get you started when writing a wedding day card for your son or daughter:

  • I love you both. I couldn’t be happier!
  • A new chapter of your life starts today. Much happiness to you both.
  • Today, we add a new member to your family. Best wishes to you both on this special day.
  • Where did time go? They grow up so fast. I love you, darling. Congratulations on this wonderful day.
  • I’m so happy you’ve found someone to share your life with. You deserve only the best.
  • Thank you for letting us share in your special day of celebration. Congrats!

What to Write in a Wedding Day Card for Brother or Sister

When did you all get so old? It’s all very grown up. From big bros to little sisters, a chance to say something meaningful might not present itself all that often. Whether you opt for a more light-hearted message or decide to use this occasion to say that little bit more, be personal and make sure your message feels that little more thought-out than their other cards. You are blood, after all.

If you’re struggling, try these on for size when writing a wedding day card for brother or sister:

  • I love you both. Today I gain a new sibling and I couldn’t be more overjoyed.
  • Seems like yesterday we were fighting over who got to be Mario over Luigi! Time flies. Congratulations and all the happiness on this happy day!
  • Best wishes to my brother/sister and best friend. As you start your life together, I wish you only wonderful things.
  • Thanks for always being the best brother/sister I could ask for. I am so happy for you on this wonderful day. Congratulations to you both.
  • The deepest love and best wishes to you both.

Quotes About Love and Marriage to Write in a Wedding Day Card

If all else fails, you can’t go wrong with borrowing a few words. Love has been written about since the dawn of time and there is a plethora of quotes and phrases out there to help you say what you want to say. See below for a selection of romantic phrases:

  • ‘Best friends for life, husband and wife.’ - Unknown
  • ‘Two souls but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.’ – John Keats
  • ‘Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.’ - Unknown
  • ‘A happy marriage is a long conversation, which always seems too short.’ – Andre Maurios
  • ‘Love is meant to be an adventure.’ – Gordon B.Hinckley
  • ‘Whatever are souls are made of, his and mine are the same.’ – Emily Bronte
  • ‘Grow old along with me; the best is yet to be.’ – Robert Browning
  • ‘The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.’ – Audrey Hepburn
  • ‘At last my love has come along, my lonely days are over, and life is like a song.’ – Etta James
  • ‘Only one is a wanderer; two together are always going somewhere’ – Vertigo
  • ‘People are weird. When we find someone with weirdness that is compatible with ours, we team up and call it love.’ – Dr Seuss

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