Experts reveal what to write on a wedding card

front of wedding card with a cartoon just married car The wedding season is upon us, with couples across the country bringing people together to celebrate getting married, but have you ever been lost for words when writing your special congratulations on a card?

Searches for 'what to write in a wedding card' increased by +300% in the past 12 months1, indicating that people are struggling for words. To help, greetings card marketplace, thortful.com has collated the top things to write on a wedding card.

Want to be a bit cheesy? Here are some heart-warming things to say:

  • Wishing both of you every possible happiness, now and forever.
  • This is the start of your happily ever after.
  • You guys are so perfect – I'm so glad to be here on your special day.
  • Sending all the love, joy, and happiness to a special couple on this wonderful day.
  • A toast to my favourite couple in the whole world. I love you guys!
  • I've seen your love for each other, day in and day out, and I'm so honoured to be here to watch you make it official. Have a magical day.

Depending on the couple, you can decide whether you want to leave a nice message or one that’s a bit naughtier. If you land on the latter, thortful has collated a few humorous sentences you can leave on the card which will make the couple share a few laughs later:

  • Marriage is a relationship in which one person is always right, and the other is the husband.
  • May the happiest moment of your wedding be when you realise that you no longer need to plan a wedding.
  • You’re getting married and I’m getting wasted. Congrats!
  • Apologies in advance for whatever dumb sh*t I do at your wedding.
  • You do realise that you’ve entered into a contractual agreement to only shag each other for the rest of your lives, yeah?

Regardless of what you end up writing, make sure it’s something that will leave the bride and groom with a smile on their faces.

A spokesperson at thortful comments: “After a couple of years of perhaps not attending a family or a friend's wedding we wanted to collate what to write in a wedding card to help guests who feel a bit stuck with words!”

To find more things to write on a wedding card, please visit thortful’s blog here.

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