Wedding cards tend to be daunting things to tackle: am I saying the right thing? Is this the correct way to congratulate them? And a bunch more questions may be running through your mind. Don't fret! Whether your a pro and just need to get your creative juices flowing or have no idea where to start from, here are some wedding card wishes to help you out.

Formal greeting

"Your wedding day will come and go, but may your love forever grow."

"Wishing you joy, love and happiness on your wedding day and as you begin your new life together."

"Best wishes on this wonderful journey, as you build your new lives together."

"May the love and happiness you feel today shine through the years."

Casual greeting

Wishing you a long and happy marriage."

So happy to celebrate this day with you both!"

"Best wishes for a fun-filled future together."

"Lots of love today and beyond."

Funny congrats

"Thanks for the free booze. Best wishes on a long, happy marriage!"

"Glad we/I got to break out our/my dance moves in honour of such a great couple. Lots of love to you both!" 

"It’s time to knock back the prosecco and pretend like this hasn’t been the most stressful day of your life."

"Wishing you two lovebirds a lifetime of Netflix binging!"

Religious wishes

"Wishing you a marriage as strong as your faith."

"'Love is patient. Love is kind… Love never fails.' – 1 Corinthians 13:4-13" (Christian wedding)

"Mazel Tov! May the joy that is yours today always fill your life." (Jewish wedding)

"Sending you prayers for unending love and happiness."

Congratulating a family member

"We/I couldn't be happier to call you both family. Best wishes for a long and happy future together."

"Today, we add one more member to our family, and we couldn't be happier. Best wishes to you both."

"Congratulations on your marriage, and welcome to the family!"

"We're/I'm so happy [name] has found 'the one.' Welcome to the family!"


"It seems like yesterday we were playing 'house' in the backyard, and now you get to do it in real life. I couldn't be happier for you both. Congratulations!"

"I love you both. Today I gain a new sibling and I couldn't be happier!"

"I always wanted a brother/sister and now I get one. Congratulations to you both on finding one another."

"You bring my sister/brother so much joy. All my love!"

Best friend

"We've had so many laughs together! May you always make each other laugh!"

"Of all the big life events we've celebrated over the years, today tops the list. Congrats!"

"That fortune-teller we saw in Vegas was right. You did meet the man/woman of your dreams. Best wishes to you both!"

"May you bring each other as much happiness as your friendship has brought to my life—and more!"


"I'm so glad to have gotten to know you at work, and I wish you and your new husband/wife a long and happy life together."

"Wishing you success—and most of all happiness—in your marriage."

"Best wishes to a very cool coworker and his/her new husband/wife."

"Thank you for inviting me to share in this day with you and your family. Best wishes."

Happy writing!

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