Should state be spelled out on wedding invitations?

Is it okay to spell out the state on an envelope?

For a formal invitation to a married couple, classic envelopes incorporate social titles and the husband’s first name on the outer envelope, and only the titles and last name on the inner one. Note that all the words-including the state and the house number, because it is less than twenty-are written out.

Do you abbreviate on wedding invitations?

When wording your invitations, be sure to use full names and formal titles (only abbreviate Mr., Mrs., Ms. and Jr.). Also use the full spellings of addresses (First Street), dates (Saturday, the twentieth of February) and years (two thousand ten). Spell out abbreviations (e.g., Court, Street, Avenue and Road).

How do you spell out 2020 on a wedding invitation?

The year should be lowercase. There is no “and” when spelling out the year. Time of day should be spelled out as “four o’clock” or “half after four o’clock.” Note that “half after” is the most traditional way to indicate time. However, less formal invitations can use “half past four o’clock” or “four-thirty.”

Do you put periods in state abbreviations?

Do not use state abbreviations simply to save time or space except in an address on an envelope or list. We do not use periods with state abbreviations: CT, NY, NJ.

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Does the man or woman’s name go first on a wedding invitation?

The name of the bride always precedes the groom’s name. Formal invitations issued by the bride’s parents refer to her by her first and middle names, the groom by his full name and title; if the couple is hosting by themselves, their titles are optional.

Which name goes first husband or wife?

Howard Smith,” the proper way to sign a wedding or funeral register is more personal. Both husband and wife use their first names, with the wife’s name listed first and the husband’s second. It helps to remember the old Southern rule of always keeping the man’s first and last name together.

How do you address a plus one on a wedding invitation?

When addressing the outside envelope, write the guest’s first and last name while not adding “and guest”. This allows the guest who is invited to understand the invitation is directed towards them. Once they open the card, they will be able to see the “plus one”. The “and guest” does not need to be on the envelope.

Do you spell out numbers on wedding invitations?

For formal weddings, everything is written out in full (no numerals). For casual weddings, numerals are fine. Always spell out the numbers; such as “four” instead of “4”. It’s always “half after four” and never “four thirty”.