Wedding Etiquette: Answers to Return Addressing on Wedding Invitation
Wedding invitations are guests’ first impression of your wedding day, but it involves endless details of wedding invitation etiquette before mailing out, such as when to send them, what to include and how to say it, etc. Here are some answers to your most pressing wedding invite related questions for brides out there that need some reminders or reassurance that they’re already on track.
What’s Return Address?
The return address goes on the back flap of your invitation envelope and the front side of your response envelopes. If you are using double envelopes–inner and outer–for your invitations, the return address only goes on the back flap of the outermost envelope.
Return Addressing on Wedding Invitation
Where do I put return address?
For mailing, the return address usually goes on the back flap of the outer envelope and is traditionally the address of whoever is hosting the wedding. For the RSVP return envelope, the address used should be that of the person(s) whom you’ve designated to receive response cards, be it your parents or you (traditionally, whoever is hosting the wedding handles response cards). Don’t forget that the RSVP envelope should include the proper postage for return mailing.
What should the return address be on wedding invitations?
The return address usually goes on the back flap of the envelope. Also, the return address used should be that of the person(s) whom you’ve designated to receive response cards, be it your parents or you (traditionally, whoever is hosting the wedding handles response cards).
Do you put return address on wedding RSVP?
The return address indicates where guests should send replies and gifts when a specified RSVP address does not appear inside the invitation. Traditionally, guests mail responses to the parents of the bride, or the host(s) of the wedding. … The same rule applies for the RSVP card return address.
How to address our guests on the invitation and envelope?
The way you address the invitation is important because it indicates who you are really inviting. Determining the proper way to address your wedding invitation envelopes can be a tricky process and much care goes into addressing both the inner and outer envelopes or addressing outer envelope only.