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Your Guide to Envelope Addressing for Wedding Invitations
A full guide on wedding invitation addressing etiquette, envelope types, and mailing tips. Envelopes are often just an afterthought when we mail out a letter, nothing more than a sleeve to protect the information inside. But when it comes to the most important mail of our lives – wedding invitations – envelopes and addressing etiquette should be given as much consideration as the contents. After all, the envelope is what makes the first impression. Imagine opening your mailbox and flipping through the anonymous white rectangles and pizza flyers – and suddenly, one jumps out at you. It’s luxuriously thick, weighty and smooth, with your name and address beautifully written on it. Wouldn’t that immediately get your attention, and maybe even make your day? If that’s the reaction you want to get from your guests when they receive your personalized invitation, it’s a must to invest in proper envelopes. Here’s our guide on envelope types, the proper etiquette to address wedding invitations, and mailing. Envelope Types You may have seen different envelope types on Pinterest, but the one we use at Hey Hunn is called the Euro-flap or pointed flap. The most elegant of all the envelope types, these feature...
on October 23, 2021
Wedding Invitation Etiquette and Wording Made Easy
The right wording for a wedding invite depends on several factors, not just etiquette. Our guide breaks down the details for you. If you’ve been looking on Pinterest, you’ll have noticed that there’s no standard wording for a wedding invitation – each one is as different as the couple they belong to. On one end of the spectrum, there’s the traditional engraved suite with all the wording etiquette present and correct, and on the other end is the modern suite with minimal text. And in between, there are hundreds of variations. So which one should you adopt? The truth is, the wording for an invitation depends on several factors: Your personality as a couple Your family The level of formality at your wedding The venue of your wedding Which other enclosures are present in your invitation suite As a general rule of thumb, the main invitation should give your guest all the essential information they’ll need at a glance, leaving the details to the other enclosures. We’d recommend having at least a catch-all Details enclosure where you can list other information such as your wedding website and dress code. Less text is also better – since the main invitation is...
on December 11, 2021
The Hunny's Welcome Kit
on September 29, 2021
Hey Hunn is Here
on May 15, 2017