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A Guide to Writing the Perfect Wedding Wishes and Blessings

Updated: Apr 24

Marriage is a significant milestone that deserves congratulations and sincere words because it is a long term commitment and a significant step in a person's life. Confused as to what to write? We understand the difficulty involved in crafting the ideal message. Good thing, you're in the right place!

Can't find the right words to write in a wedding card? Consider it done! This blog will provide you ideas to express your thoughts for the happy couple, whether it's your kid, colleague, best buddy, or part of your family heading down the aisle. Make their special day brighter and provide them advice as they set out on their new, love-filled adventure by using these messages as a reference! Continue reading for a perfect wedding greeting!

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General Wedding Wishes

Formal Wedding Wishes

Formal messages could be appropriate if you're attending the wedding of a couple with whom you're not very acquainted. For example, a distant cousin. This kind of statement is straightforward and kind; it may not always seem as personalized as others, but it conveys your heartiest congratulations for the couple's life together. Add personal information to make it more passionate to someone you know well. An elegant, formal message is always a good choice.

  • “May this be the beginning of a long and happy marriage together.”

  • “As you begin this new chapter of your life, we wish you the best.”

  • “On your wedding day, this wonderful day, I wish you happiness, love, and pleasure.”

  • “While your wedding day may come and go, may your love continue to deepen and live a happy married life.”

  • "May the love and joy you experience today last for years to come and may be cherish forever. May you live a happy married life."

  • "To love, prosperity, and each other for a lifetime. You deserve love and happiness you receive from each other. Congratulations on your wedding!"

  • "May you spend the rest of your days together strengthening the love you share now."

  • “Best wishes as you embark on this great adventure and create a new life together.

  • May the next years bring you enduring happiness. Live a wonderful life together.”

  • "Congratulations on your wedding, you two! Your wonderful journey is just getting started. May you live a long and happy life!”

Casual Wedding Wishes

If sending formal wedding congratulations just isn't your thing or the situation is a little less formal, you might choose to offer the newlyweds more informal marriage congratulations. These wedding card sayings can work if you just want to be yourself or keep it brief.

  • "To a long and blissful marriage!"

  • "Wishing you nothing but love and joy!"

  • "We are overjoyed for you!"

  • "Congratulations! I see a fun filled future with the both of you."

  • "Such an honor to be with you and your family on this joyous occasion and wonderful day."

  • "Best and warmest wishes for the wonderful years ahead! You deserve as much happiness as you feel right now."

  • "I hope you start your new chapter in style!"

  • "Best regards!"

  • "This is just the beginning of the fun! Looking forward to see you guys more in love in the years ahead! Congratulations on your wedding!"

  • "Congratulations! May you live a happy married life!"

Funny Wedding Wishes

Everything doesn't have to be always so serious! If you're sending a wedding greeting to a friend or even a sibling with whom you have a close, humorous relationship, a funny wedding wishes can be the way to go. It's preferable to avoid sarcasm in favor of a more beautiful wedding greeting card if you don't know the couple all that well. If you are aware of the bride and groom's sense of humor, these humorous wedding wishes will work!

  • "Start the battle now! Congrats to the newlyweds. I'm glad to be in this special occasion!"

  • "Congratulations on meeting someone who will irritate you for the rest of your life!"

  • "Congratulations for giving up control of your life!"

  • "I appreciate you reminding me of the money I will save by giving up a wedding."

  • "Our marriage counsel is to love, cherish, and... clean the bathroom. Anyway, may you live a happy married life!"

  • "Marriage entails dedication. Likewise, insanity. You two have to be very crazy or madly in love."

  • "I hope you receive so many wonderful wedding presents that you are unaware that none are from me."

  • “You two have only just recently begun living together, but you already resemble one another. Have a wonderful life!”

  • “Marriage is a union between two people who have the trait of never forgetting anniversaries.”

  • “Congrats and good luck as you continue to disregard the minor irritants.”

  • “You two are now officially sharing a bathroom, a bed, and a remote control.”

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Religious Wedding Wishes

Nothing fits better than a message drawn from the Bible if you know the couple being wedded is a Christian couple. What a blessing it is to start your marriage out feeling loved by people around you. This kind of wedding message is not just fitting but also very intimate for a faith-based marriage and event.

  • “Be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.” –Ephesians 4:32

  • “And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love." –1 Corinthians 13:13

  • “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.” –1 Corinthians 13:4-5

  • “Let all that you do be done in love.” –1 Corinthians 16:14

  • “I have found the one whom my soul loves.” –Song of Solomon 3:4

  • “Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.” –Romans 12:10

  • “Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.” –Mark 10:9

  • "Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing." —1 Thessalonians 5:11

  • “Do everything in love.” 1 Corinthians 16:14

  • "Love and faithfulness meet together; righteousness and peace kiss each other." —Psalm 85:10

  • "Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins." —1 Peter 4:8

Meaningful Wedding Wishes

Check out these warm wedding wishes to write on your greeting card. These thoughtful wedding wishes will surely touch the hearts of the couple.

  • "Congratulations on your marriage. May all your dreams and aspirations come true with this new journey."

  • "A heartfelt congratulations to the both of you. May this be a successful marriage. Wishing you a lifetime happiness!"

  • "Hold onto the fiery love that started your trip as the days pass. May you have a wonderful married life."

  • "Nothing should go in the way of your love. Sending all my best wishes to the both of you. Have a happily married life"

  • "Please know that you have my love and support as you take this important step, both now and always. You both deserve all the happiness the world gives you. Congratulations on your wedding."

  • "Always rely on your unwavering love, even when circumstances are challenging. Thank you for inviting me to this happy occasion."

  • "You two are a real example of how to find genuine love by listening to your hearts' desires."

  • "Keep in mind what drew the two of you together. You'll never make a mistake if you stay committed to your love. May you guys receive lasting joy. "

  • "Love is a powerful force; hold it near to your heart. May all the happiness come to your life."

  • "Respect your relationship and one another, and everything else will always work itself out."

Personal Wedding Wishes