Easy Messages For The Perfect Wedding Card

April 30, 2021


Sometimes it’s tricky coming up with the right words for a wedding card. If your friend, kids, or parents are tying the knot, crafting a warm and touching message can be especially tough since there are a lot of emotions that surround these types of occasions.  

To help you better find the right thing to say, here’s a list of touching and sentimental wedding messages that are perfect to include in your wedding card. These messages are grouped into different scenarios, including casual, funny, formal, and even religious wedding messages.

You can also print some wedding cards out below to help make your job easier! With these messages and printable cards, you’ll be sure to put a smile on the newly weds’ faces on their special day. Check out the messages and printable cards below courtesy of FTD by Design: 

Formal Wedding Messages 

  • “Here’s to a long, happy life with the one you love. Wishing you the best.”
  • “May the love and happiness you feel today shine through the years.”
  • “When you two are knotted as one, both families and friends share in the oneness of their marital union; may this marriage be a bridge to usher happiness, peace and prosperity.”
  • “Thank you for letting me share in this joyful day. I wish you all the best as you embark on this wonderful union.”
  • “As you step into a new life as new couples, you become a treasure to our community and the world.”
  • “Wishing you happiness, love, and joy on your wedding day.”
  • “Today is the beginning of your next chapter. Here’s to you!”
  • “May the years ahead be filled with love and joy.”
  • “May your love grow stronger each and every passing year.”
  • “Thank you for letting us share in your special day. We wish you all the happiness in the world.”
  • “Here’s to a lifetime full of happiness and love.”
  • “Wishing you well as you embark on this next chapter of life. Cheers!”
  • “May today mark the first of the rest of your life, filled with love and fellowship.”


Casual Quotes for Weddings 

  • “Here’s to a long and happy marriage!”
  • “Wishing you all of the love and happiness!”
  • “We’re so happy for you!”
  • “I’m seeing a fun-filled life in your future. Congratulations!”
  • “So happy to celebrate this day with you both!”
  • “Best wishes for a fun-filled future together.”
  • “Wishing you the fulfillment of every dream!”
  • “So honored to spend this happy occasion with you and your family.”
  • “Wishing you the best today and beyond.”
  • “Start your next chapter in style—with this little something!” (Attached to a gift.)
  • “Well wishes!”
  • “Congratulations!”


Wedding Quotes for Families 

  • “Congratulations, you two. We couldn’t be happier with our new addition to the family.”
  • “We’re/I’m so happy to welcome a new family member. Best wishes to you both!”
  • “We’re/I’m so happy (name) has found ‘the one.’ Welcome to the family!”
  • “We’re/I’m so happy to welcome a new family member. Best wishes to you both!”
  • “We’re/I’m so happy (name) has found ‘the one.’ Welcome to the family!”
  • “Welcome to the family, (Name)! We couldn’t be happier to have you join our crazy tribe.”
  • “Congratulations you two — we’re overjoyed to call you both family.”
  • “Congratulations on your marriage, and welcome to the family (Name)!”
  • “Congratulations on your wedding day! (Name), we couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome you to our family.”
  • “Huge congrats on your wedding day! (Name), we’re so happy you’ve found the one.”


Funny Wedding Messages 

  • “As Bill and Ted said, ‘Be excellent to each other.’” — Bill S. Preston
  • “Getting married is like going to drama school. May there be more comedy than melodrama.”
  • “Marriage is so beautiful. You have finally found that one person you get to annoy all through your life.”
  • “Today I realized that life is not fair for single people like me. Until now I had to buy you a gift only once a year on your birthday. Now I have two birthdays plus a wedding anniversary to buy gifts for. Congratulations to my best friend on tying the knot.”
  • “I’ll tell you the secret of a happy marriage. It remains…a secret to all! Wishing you all the best of times ahead.”
  • “On your wedding day today, you have now become two from one. Does that mean I will get two birthday gifts from you both every year?”
  • “Thanks for inviting us to eat and drink while you get married. Congrats!”
  • “Our marriage advice: love, honor and…scrub the toilet.”
  • “Thanks for the free booze. Best wishes on a long, happy marriage.”
  • “Marriage marks the end of a love story and the start of a wrestling match. Wishing you the very best of everything anyway.”


Religious Wishes for Weddings 

  • “May God’s love be the glue that holds your marriage together.”
  • “We pray that God will bless your marriage and guide you in your new journey together.”
  • “May God bless you and your union.”
  • “May God grant you all of life’s blessings and love’s joys.”
  •  “Love God first and it will be easier to love your spouse second.”
  • “We are looking forward to finding out what God has planned for you two.”
  • “May God bless your union.”
  • “May you always experience the power of prayer.”
  • “Sending you love and prayers for a happy, God-ruled life together.”
  •  “May you always find peace and love in God’s word.”
  •  “As you start your future together, may you find support in God’s holy words.”
  • “May the One who brought you together bless your marriage, enrich your lives and deepen your love throughout the years.”
  • “‘God has poured out his love into our hearts.’ Romans 5:5”
  • “‘Love is patient. Love is kind…Love never fails.’ 1 Corinthians 13:4-13”
  • “Your marriage will be strong because the two of you are strong in your faith.”


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