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A Guide to Writing the Perfect Wedding Wishes and Blessings

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

Wedding Wishes for Daughter

Is there anything more wonderful than watching your daughter tie the knot? It's the happiest day of the year for parents, and it's so filled with joy as well as affection that it's difficult to express the feelings. On her wedding day, she will feel more cherished than ever thanks to this compilation of well wishes from her parents. Don't forget to include some original features or your own marriage advice as the bride's parents.

  • "Congratulations on starting this new chapter; I couldn't be prouder of the wonderful woman you've become."

  • "I am happy to watch your love blossom, and as your mother, seeing your wedding day makes my heart sing."

  • "Congrats! I've seen you grow into a beautiful young woman. Always know that I'm here for you no matter what."

  • "Despite the fact that you will always be my baby, you are starting a new chapter in your life. I wish you nothing but the best and my unending love."

  • "I always knew you'd find someone who values you as much as I do. Here's to a lifetime of happiness. Congratulations to your wedding day!"

  • "Dear princess, may you have a beautiful married life. I wish you enormous pleasure, joy, and laughter."

  • "My dear daughter, I'm sending you warm wishes today and always."

  • "Congrats on your wedding day, sweetheart! May your marriage be characterized by love, trust, and respect for the rest of your lives."

  • "Congrats on meeting your true love, darling. May this love deepen and become stronger with each day you spend married."

  • "Happy wedding day, my daughter! I hope you two will create a house that you both enjoy living in, just as much as you enjoyed in ours."

  • "May love forever pour on your marriage, my darling. Congrats! Thank you for letting me be a part of this day."

Wedding Wishes for Son

When your kid has settled down and has at last met the love of his life, it is an emotional time for a parent. Your son's wedding wishes should indicate that you have acquired a man and a daughter instead of having lost a son. Accept the newlywed couple into this lovely new stage of life, and don't forget to give your son some wise words of advice that he may carry with him.

  • “You would develop into a remarkable person, I knew it from the time of your birth. Never let your values and beliefs that have gotten you to this point in life slip from your mind as you prepare to get married.”

  • “My dear son, I'm overjoyed to be a part of your wonderful day. I'm sending you my best wishes in anything you do, as usual.”

  • “It's a fantastic experience to see your union, my stunning son. On this auspicious day, may your marriage be blessed with pleasure and happiness.”

  • “One of my biggest thrills is witnessing you find the one. I want to wish you love forever.”

  • "Son, today is filled with a variety of feelings. We're most excited that you've met someone beautiful with whom to live your life. I wish you both the best."

  • "We are aware that we are not losing a son. We have a new daughter. Many blessings to you. Very best wishes, my son!"

  • "Since the day you entered my life, son, I've been anticipating this day. I wish you both a lifetime of love and happiness in your marriage.”

  • "I'm sending you my warmest wishes for a happy marriage. I have no doubt that you two will be a blessing to one another and to everyone you come in contact with on your shared path."

  • "Your wedding day will come and go, but I desire that you will experience limitless love and happiness for the rest of your life, my son. You deserve so much joy from each other!"

Messages for New Family Member

The addition of a new family member is wonderful since family is important. Write them a wedding card to express your gratitude for having them as a member of your family to make it even more meaningful. Feel free to use this heartfelt wedding wishes and include a personal note in your letter as well!

  • "Warm regards and welcome to the family!"

  • "I feel very fortunate to have a new, devoted family member."

  • "We're thrilled to join in your love and special day because our family has grown by one great new member."

  • "Here's to a lifetime of creating priceless memories together. I'm so thrilled to call you family. Wishing you a lifetime happiness!"

  • "We are thrilled to have welcomed a new family member today and look forward to many get-togethers."

  • "Thank you for asking us to be in your wedding day celebration; we adore you both very much."

  • "Welcome to our family! Nothing makes my heart sing like watching you two together."

  • "Congratulations, you blend perfectly with our family. We're embracing you with arms wide open."

  • "Thanks for joining our family; it just got better. Cheers!"

  • "Thank you for loving him/her. We fell in love with you too. We are looking forward to future holidays spent together."

  • "You are a lifelong member of our family, therefore your tie to us extends beyond your marriage. Sending my wedding blessings to the both of you."

Wedding Wishes for a Friend or Best Friend

You should send the bride and groom your heartfelt congratulations in their wedding card as a friend. Always write something intimate, maybe just among the both of you, like an inside joke or a remembrance of a particular time you spent with them. In the end, all that counts is to communicate your sincere joy for the love they have discovered, and these are some excellent wedding messages to get you started.

  • "To love and friendship, my dear friend! Congratulations on your marriage!”

  • "Congrats to my buddy and his/her new spouse/partner!"

  • "A remarkable new chapter has started. May your love for one another last forever."

  • "Best regards to the happy couple! I send you every ounce of joy your heart could hope for!"

  • "I can't think of any two individuals more deserving of real love and happiness than the two of you. Best wishes on your wonderful day! And have a wonderful life on this new journey!”

  • "I wish you a magnificent ceremony and a lifetime of beautiful memories! Congrats on discovering each other and starting your lives together on this joyous day.

  • "Congratulations on beginning an incredible journey! For this joyous occasion, much love, happiness, prosperity, and health! ”

Wedding Messages for a Coworker

Composing a card for a coworker is not the same as writing one for a family member. Based on the extent to which you know the couple, you should make the wedding congratulations brief and elegant or casual. Choose one of the coworker-specific messages listed below, or scroll ahead to view both formal and informal wedding wishes.

  • Greetings on discovering your true love!

  • I hope your union will continue forever.

  • May your love continue to shine brightly.

  • Best regards!

  • We wish you many joyful years of marriage!

  • Greetings on your marriage.

  • I wish you the very best now and always.

  • I'm very happy to see you two together. Best regards!

  • I love you so much today and always.

  • I hope your marriage is happy and long-lasting.

  • It is an honor to see such unadulterated affection. Congratulations!

  • A lifetime of love is always the result of following your heart.

  • We look forward to a wonderful and exciting future together.

  • I'm so happy to have you two as a part of this great day!

  • Thank you for getting married. I want the best for you both.

  • Greetings for the present and the future.


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