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Invitation advice

We’re here to help you with wedding invitation wording and wedding invitation advice for all your sticky, awkward situations.

COVID-19 vaccine wedding invitation wording – TONS of examples!

Setting boundaries with loved ones isn’t the easiest for many of us, so here are some wedding invitation wording examples for multiple COVID-19 vaccine requirement scenarios… plus cute invitation designs!

One bride’s wedding invitation wording for requiring wedding guests have COVID vaccines (+ card designs!)

While finalizing my guest list, writing invitations, and editing my wedding website, a big focus has been how to ask (or in my case, TELL) my guests to be vaccinated.

Informal wedding invitation wording flexible enough for 2021’s chaotic vibes

I’m working on the wedding invitations for my 2022 wedding, and all informal wedding invitation wording examples I’m finding online feel like they’re from the before-times. I don’t need to talk about the pandemic specifically on my invitations, but it feels weird not to acknowledge that weddings are different now than they used to be. I’m having a casual microwedding in my backyard, and I know I’m not the only one who’s struggling with informal, casual, but also celebratory wedding invitation wording. Help??

This rad pop-up wedding had glitter, sequins, and huge rainbow mural LOVE

How I worded my wedding announcements after my coronavirus elopement

My husband and I were planning a big wedding for fall 2020, but obviously, a global pandemic had other plans in store for us. We decided to elope, and we sent announcements because we didn’t want people to feel that they were excluded on purpose. Here’s how we worded them…

Wedding invitation wording during covid-19: Maybe, possibly, depending of the state of the plague

Hi Offbeat Bride! I’m getting married to my partner at the end of May 2021. We are hopeful that we will be able to have some sort of reception in May, but with covid-19, who knows. Will we be able to invite 4 people, 20, 50? None? I would love to hear some ideas on wording a “you may or may not, possibly, be invited to our wedding, but we would like you to save the date, for now”-invitation.

Sunflowers & architectural bliss at this intimate New York Public Library elopement

So you had a covid elopement, but still want a wedding… do you need an officiant?

We recently got this question from an Offbeat Bride named Samantha:

“Hello, I was wondering about tips for people who don’t want to have an officiant. As in, we get married legally beforehand, and then we’re having the wedding afterwards.”

In this Coronavirus era, where many couples are choosing to elope or have microweddings out of concern for not wanting to gather in large groups, we’re likely going to be seeing lots of these kinds of questions…