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do you put the reception location on the wedding invite?
If you are having the ceremony at a church and the reception somewhere else, do you make a note of that or do you just put where the ceremony will be and announce the reception location after the wedding?

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Events by Secmele

Events By Secmele
May 27, 2009 at 2:31 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
Yes you would put that information on the invitation

Married: 09/26/2009
May 27, 2009 at 7:00 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
Yes you should there are websites to show you how to word them.

Amazing Bass DJ
May 28, 2009 at 3:21 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
It is a good idea to include direction cards for you guests. A rule of thumb is never have you reception further than 20 min from you ceremony location. As a Disc Jockey and wedding planner I have seen
many wedding losse 60% of there guest due to the receptions location. best of luck.

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May 28, 2009 at 10:36 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
We are doing totally different Reception cards that will state;
Please join us for a reception immediately following the Ceremony at....... will include the name and address of the Reception location.

The directions will be on a separate sheet of paper :)

The Stylish Scribe

The Stylish Scribe, LLC
May 28, 2009 at 6:59 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
When I do my client invites, if the reception is at a different location I include a seperate card for that. It becomes too cramped depending on your style of invitation to include all of that.
Jun 02, 2009 at 8:59 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
You can do separate inserts for the reception. Reason being is not all invitees are always invited to the reception. Most weddings are an open-door ceremony, especially if in a church. But receptions are invitees only. Include the reception cards for those you want to come.
Jun 05, 2009 at 3:45 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
I have seen it both ways. You ca create your own invitations with your photo as the cover (this can be framed so people can always have your picture with the date/location etc). In the inside you can put your saying and if there is not room on the two inside pages and you do not want to add a second card, you can put the address on the back. You can mail them directly to your guest if you are not wanting to put anything inside.
Take an invite, buy a frame for it and place it near your sign in book. This will give people an idea of a great way of saving your invite. You can also create your thank you cards this way as well.

For your groomsmen that has passed, I an very sorry. You could ask his family if you could create a book and have it at your wedding in memorance. I think having her walk down with another couple is a great idea. I can help you create the book and it would be a great way to include his memory into your special day. For more ideas or suggestions contact me.
Jun 06, 2009 at 2:51 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
Traditionally you would have the reception information on a separate card. If you are trying to save money, than you can include all info on one card, but I would suggest that you have a custom-designed invitation so that the additional information doesn't look too crowded.

And as others have suggested, if you are inviting some people to only the wedding or reception than you will want to keep the reception info separate.

Also, when I was married, the restaurant we had originally scheduled for the reception filed chapter 11, and we were forced to find another location, so we also needed to create new reception cards to mail out.

Hope that helps, and if we can be of help with your invitations, let us know.

Marie Hoyt-Pariury
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