What to say in a wedding card

Updated November 22, 2016

A wedding is certainly one of the most important, memorable and happy occasions a couple experiences in a lifetime. What you write in your wedding card should be just as significant. A few simple, sincere and poignant words can speak volumes.

Expression of Happiness

Let the bride and groom know that you wish them great happiness. These words can be: "May you two be as happy forever as you are on this day."

Wishes for a Long Life Together

Let the couple know that you hope they have a long and happy life together with these words: "Here is wishing you both the best life has to offer and a long and blissful life together."


Offer congratulations with the following verse: "Congratulations and best wishes on your wedding day and every day hereafter."


If you would like to add a blessing, write: "May your marriage be blessed with love for all the years of your lives."


Offer the bride and groom your best wishes with these words: "Sending you wishes filled with much love for a long and happy life together."

A Short Poem

Write a brief poem: "May your marriage be filled with love and delight. May you have great happiness day and night. May your life be filled with much laughter. May you both live a long life and happily ever after."

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