"These were simple, clear, and elegant and when I needed to re-order in a rush due to my error Shutterfly's customer service was amazing and so helpful. The pearl shimmer paper is definitely a worthwhile investment by the way. The subtle shimmer added an extra touch of fancy to such a simple item."
"I love the way my wedding invitations, RSVP cards, and wedding shower invitations turned out. The quality was amazing. I would highly recommend shutterfly to anyone!!@"
"These came in on time and looked beautiful! They were thick and I loved the silver foil. Return and recipient addressing came out great and they looked amazing with the matching invitations."
"The quality was great. I used the template for my wedding. Very classy and beautifu."
The “RSVP” on your wedding RSVP cards stands for “répondez, s’il vous plaît,” which is French for “please reply.” If you’re confused about more than just the name of your wedding response cards, we’ll help guide you through the essentials of RSVP card etiquette.
RSVP Card Wording
As with all aspects of your wedding stationery, the level of formality you choose to use in your RSVP cards is entirely up to you. If you favor a more traditional tone, formal wording will complement your style. If you prefer to be more relaxed and modern, informal wording may be a better choice for you.
Here are a few examples of popular RSVP card wording:
Here are a few ideas for wording the response options on your cards, listed from formal to informal:
Choosing an RSVP-By Date
Another important factor to consider when creating your wedding response cards is your deadline for RSVPs. In general, you’ll likely need to ask that responses be returned 2-3 weeks in advance of the big day. Determining factors will include:
With these wording ideas and etiquette tips, it’ll be easy to write and send your wedding invitations and response cards on time. Once that’s taken care of, it’s all about planning the final details and finishing touches on your big day. Congratulations!