When congratulating a newlywed couple, personalize your wishes and card to the couple, and include sentiments for their future. Choosing between a formal or casual card depends on the event and the couple, but showing your love and well wishes always remains the most important part.Continue Reading
A formal card can take a timeless and romantic tone with phrases such as, "May the love you share today grow stronger as you grow old together." Shorter and more casual cards could include "Best wishes," "Wishing you lots of love and happiness," or "Happy to celebrate this day with you!".
Depending on your relationship with the couple, you can opt for a more personal note, including a funny anecdote or inside joke, such as, "Thanks for the free booze! Best wishes for the future." However, make sure you have the appropriate relationship with the couple to write something like this to avoid offending.
Traditionally, many considered it best to avoid saying "Congratulations!" to the bride, which could have meant it wasn't sure that she would ever get married. It remained acceptable to say to the groom, however, while reserving "Best wishes" for the bride. However, this rule doesn't really exist anymore, and it is acceptable to say "congratulations" to both the bride and the groom.Learn more about Weddings