Eight weeks before your wedding comes the big day when you send out your wedding invitations (talk about making it feel real!). You’ve tackled the wedding invitation wording on the card, and now it’s time to figure out how to address wedding invitations on the outside. That’s right—there’s even etiquette for how to address an envelope.
Before you head to the post office, you’ll want to be sure to properly address the inner envelopes and outer envelopes. As a general rule, the outer envelope should be more formal, while the inner envelope is slightly less formal (the outer envelope, for example, might have a full name with title, and an inner envelope can have just a first name or initials). When you start addressing wedding invitations, you might start wondering which person should be listed first on the invitation? What if the invitation is to a whole family, including children? To help, we’ve put together an easy wedding envelope-addressing guide, complete with what to write in 13 unique situations. [Read more…] about The Proper Way to Address Wedding Invitations on Envelopes