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What does your guest list look like?

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Next up - the guest list! What does your guest list look like?

Are you hosting a huge bash or a more intimate celebration? Are your invites going to mainly friends, or family??


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Latest activity by Anna, on April 3, 2020 at 10:27 AM
  • Amber
    Master February 2020
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    Our guest list is almost entirely family, with a few friends/coworkers sprinkled in. We originally had almost 150 but were able to cut down to 80 Smiley smile

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  • Erin
    VIP December 2020
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    We’re inviting 60 people (the max for the ceremony location). Mostly my family and both of our friends.
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  • Jill
    Expert April 2020
    Jill ·
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    We are having a destination wedding and only invited 75 people. We are expecting about 50 to make it and it consists of mostly family and close friends!

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  • Kelsey
    VIP September 2020
    Kelsey ·
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    We mainly have family invited and a few friends. I'm guessing we will have about 150 invited but expecting around 130 from what I am hearing from everyone.

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  • Ashley
    Devoted July 2021
    Ashley ·
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    Our guest list is more friends than family, but a lot of these friends are now family to us. We made our original list just writing down everyone we could think of and have been able to cut it down to around 200. We still have to sit down and really look it over and make cuts where needed but the majority of these are the must have people.

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  • Jessica
    Expert February 2020
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    We only have 70 on our guest list that consists mostly of family and really close friends.

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  • Taylor
    VIP October 2020
    Taylor ·
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    I would have been fine with a smaller list but FH's family knows a lot of people SO we're looking at 200ish. We have 246 invites, many of whom live out of state.

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  • Sexypoodle
    Master October 2021
    Sexypoodle Online ·
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    We’re inviting 65 of our family and friends. But 90% of the list is our friends. FH and I host about 3-4 events/parties at our house each year. So we invite our close family and friends. Given that, it was simple to create our guest list. For our wedding we definitely weren’t inviting any “just because” guests who we don’t regularly talk to, who we don’t see and who we don’t have a relationship with. We only wanted people from our core circles to share this moment with us.
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  • Melle
    Legend June 2019
    Melle ·
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    Mine was big
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  • Merline
    Super February 2020
    Merline ·
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    We have 125 guest invited. I would say it's about 85% family and 15% friends.

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  • Nicole
    Master September 2020
    Nicole ·
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    So. Many. People! My FH comes from a huge family, so his family side of the guest list is the same amount of my family, friends, and coworkers combined. I'm crossing my fingers that more than a few of our guests can't make it. Haha.

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  • Fenja
    VIP August 2021
    Fenja ·
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    We did not want too many people there, but our guest list turned out to be much longer than we thought, so now we invited around 120 people (the max that our venue could hold).

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  • Katelan
    Beginner October 2020
    Katelan ·
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    Possible have a total of 150 people.
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  • K
    Savvy May 2020
    kim ·
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    About 125 people including the wedding party.
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  • Andrea
    Master January 2021
    Andrea ·
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    Mainly comprised of my family and some of his friends. That's the way it's sort of going and we're okay with that.

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  • Blair
    Super June 2021
    Blair ·
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    Our guest list is at 120 and we are literally adding someone every week. Mostly made of family members.

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  • Desiree
    Super March 2020
    Desiree ·
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    20 People, max. All family, but with a handful of friend thrown in there.

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  • Jasmine
    Master August 2021
    Jasmine ·
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    We currently have between 100 and 140 guests on our list. We'll see what happens.

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  • C
    Beginner July 2020
    Carley ·
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    Large guest list consisting of friends, family, and coworkers!
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  • Marlena
    Expert June 2020
    Marlena ·
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    Right now our guest list is estimated around 128. It is mostly families. My half is mostly family while FH half is mostly friends.

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