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Should I put individual guest names on the invitations?

Personalising Invitations

Should I put individual guest names on the invitations?

  Having your guest names printed directly onto the invitation will certainly clear up any confusion as to who is invited to your wedding. However if you feel it is not necessary to personalise each invitation, here's the other way to avoid awkward situations of people attending with an uninvited guest. ​You can simply address the envelope with the names of your intended guests and hope that common sense is prevalent. Most times it gets the message across and if your guests are unsure they will contact you. Some couples add text such as "strictly invites only" or "no kids" to...

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Wishing well: That awkward part where you ask for money

Wishing Well

Wishing well: That awkward part where you ask for money

​The wishing well is one of those topics that always comes up in my consultations with my clients. I know there are couples that feel very uncomfortable asking their guests for money instead of presents. The act of giving and receiving money is still taboo in some respects mainly because we associate this with charity funds. However couples moving in together before marriage is becoming very popular in our modern world and add in the fact that renovating and styling your own place is now an exciting activity (i.e. The Block style) there really is no need for unnecessary household gifts...

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How do you tell your guests 'no kids' at the wedding?

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How do you tell your guests 'no kids' at the wedding?

There are a few ways to tackle this depending on how you would like to address it.1. Being subtle and addressing the envelope to the adult recipients only. This method isn't foolproof though, as some guests may not get the hint that children are not invited.2. Being blunt and straightforward.This will definitely get the message across but you may have to be cautious when dealing with sensitive guests."Sorry, no kids.""Please note that this is an adults only wedding and reception.""Adults only."3. Asking in a polite manner to respect your wishes."We respectfully request no children under 16 at the reception.""As we would...

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