Wedding Wishes: 100+ Examples of Wedding Card Messages


A card to accompany your wedding gift appears more thoughtful than presenting a gift alone. Apart from congratulating the couple, a card should contain an even deeper message. Newly-weds really value wedding cards and in most cases, they keep them for years. You may be wondering what to write in a wedding card. Check our examples for an answer!

Wedding wishes to a parent

1. Congratulations to the both of you on your wedding day. We love you!

2. Congratulations [Eric/Jane], mum/dad is lucky to have you.

3. You are welcome in our family. Congratulations!

4. I can’t wait to call you mum/dad. Congrats!

5. Mum/dad, I wish you all the best with the love of your life. God bless

6. You two were meant for each other. Love you mum and dad.

7. I cannot find words to express my excitement. Love you!

8. I love you mum and dad! May God bless you on your big day.

9. It is my turn to advise you now. Remember to put God first always in your endeavours.

10. You are the best parents in the world. I wish you all the joy in the world.

11. Thank you Kate for making dad happy. Welcome to our family.

12. I wish you an endless honeymoon in your marriage. We love you both.

13. Cheers to the newlyweds!

14. God must have created you for each other. Best wishes!

15. Witnessing the two of you making promises is very inspiring. May your life be filled with joy and happiness

16. Here’s to mum and dad!

17. I can’t wait to start calling you mum/dad. Congratulations!

18. Together we celebrate the love you two share.

19. Here’s to a beautiful wedding.

20. Welcome on board Janet. We are more than excited to have you as part of our family

21. May God fill you with blessings

22. May the Lord shower you with blessings as you become one

23. What God has put together, no man shall put asunder. God bless

24. We wish you nothing but the best on your wedding day.

25. Now I get to enjoy Rick’s baking! Congratulations Mom.

26. We all wish to congratulate you on your wedding day.

27. Thank you for loving us and for being great parents. Congratulations on your wedding day.

28. May this be the start of a wonderful life together, be blessed.

29. Happy wedding day mom and dad!

30. Sincere congratulations from all of us

Wedding wishes to a sibling

1. Do you remember playing “dad” when we were young. Now you have the opportunity to be a real husband and dad. Congratulations bro!

2. I am very happy for the both of you. Have a blast on your big day.

3. Just the other day we were moving from shop to shop looking for the perfect wedding gown. The day is finally here. Enjoy your wedding day sis!

4. I am so excited to have a new bother/sister. Congratulations to you both on your wedding day.

5. I have always found a best friend in you my brother/sister. I wish you all the best as you walk down the aisle.

6. I could not be happier to gain a new sibling. Love you both.

7. I am happy that you met the man/woman of your dreams. Congratulations!

8. Best wishes to the best brother/sister in the world and his/her partner. May your marriage be filled with joy and love.

9. My sister/brother is very happy to have you. Lots of love

10. I thank God for a brother/sister like you. I wish you both lifelong joy.

11. My deepest love to you both.

12. Wedding wishes for a dear sister and a new brother-in law.

13. May your love live forever.

14. I pray for love and happiness in your marriage

15. You are such a special sister. God bless you and your love on your big day

16. May love and joy always be with you as your life together unfolds!

17. Congratulations brother/sister! Enjoy every day of your marriage

18. May you have many happy years ahead my sister/brother

19. You are a great sister, a true friend; May you achieve what you ever wished for in your marriage

21. Here’s to the sweetest sister/brother on her/his wedding day

22. I wish you endless happiness

23. You two are a match made in heaven. We couldn’t be happier for you two.

24. Today is just the beginning to a happy life together. Best wishes

25. You two are a good example of true love. Congratulations

26. May your wedding day be filled with love, joy, celebration and lots of cake!

27. May you live happily ever after.

28. I pray that you be a blessing in each other’s lives. Let God be the centre of your marriage

29. I cannot help smiling when I think about you two getting married. I am happy to have a new sister/brother

30. Peter, thank you for bringing her home. Beatrice, welcome to the family

Wedding wishes to a son

1. We are so happy to welcome a new daughter to our family. Congratulations to both of you

2. We could not be happier to welcome a new member to our family

3. Best wishes to my son and daughter in law as you start this journey together

4. Congratulations on your wedding. We love you both.

5. We are blessed to have a new member in the family.

6. Welcome to our family Joan. Best wishes on your wedding day

7. Here’s to a lifetime of joy and love

8. You bring joy and excitement to our family. Be blessed

9. Son, I am happy that you found someone to spend the rest of your life with. I wish you the very best.

10. We know we are not losing our son; we’re only gaining a daughter. We love you both

11. Congratulations to our son and daughter-in-law on their big day

12. A wonderful future is waiting for you and your new wife

13. We cannot express our love for you. May you and you wife have a great marriage

14. I pray for God’s guidance as you start this journey of marriage with your wife.

15. We are proud of you dear son. May God bless your marriage

16. Congratulations son, I know you will make a great husband to our new daughter.

17. We have always wished the best for you. We wish the same and much more as you get married.

18. Here’s to a lovely wedding my dear son

19. You two look so happy together. I wish you the very best

20. Today you become husband and wife, may you live happily ever after

21. I wish you a great wedding day and a blessed marriage from the bottom of my heart.

22. Today is just the beginning of beautiful things to come. We will always pray for you.

23. May your vows today be a solid foundation upon which you build your marriage life.

24. There will be hills and valleys, there will be storms. There will be happiness and sadness. I pray that you hold on and support each other throughout your marriage life

25. I pray that you find strength and comfort in the love you share. I love you both.

26. True love, patience and laughter are three key ingredients to a successful marriage. Congratulations!

27. We wish you a wonderful and memorable wedding day.

28. Just the other day you could not spell your name, my dear son. Now you are getting married to the love of your life. I wish you the very best

29. My son has found a life partner. What more could I ask for? I cannot be happier

30. May your love light your way in marriage

Wedding wishes to a daughter

1. Today, one of my life’s desires will come true my dear daughter. Best wishes on your wedding day.

2. On this day, you will be joined in holy matrimony with the man of your dreams. I pray for God’s blessings in your marriage.

3. I will miss you so much my girl. But I am sure you are in the right hands. Congratulations!

4. You are all grown up now and marrying the man that won your heart. Always remember that mum will always be there for you.

5. Congratulations on your wedding day. I love you my princess.

6. My dream as a father is to see my children happy and moving forward in life. I cannot describe my happiness as I witness your union with the man/woman of your dreams.

7. I wish you happiness and prosperity in your marriage

8. I cannot believe that you are leaving to get married. God’s blessings as you build a home with your husband/wife.

9. I wish you joy and happiness as you start this new phase of your lives.

10. Your dreams about this day have finally come true my princess. May you live a happy marriage life.

11. A great feeling fills my heart as I witness my lovely daughter go down the aisle with the love of her life. Here’s to a blessed marriage.

12. My little princess is taking a huge step today. I pray that you two may always be united.

13. I wish you nothing but the best in this new chapter of your life.

14. You are very beautiful, both outside and inside. I know this is the very reason your husband fell in love with you. Best wishes on your wedding

15. I find it hard to believe that you are leaving to be with your husband. But I am also happy that you found the love of your life. I wish you love and happiness.

16. Today you will seal your love before God. Always remember to put God first in all your endeavors

17. I wish you nothing but love on your wedding day. May your husband be like a rainbow in the storm and an umbrella on a rainy day

18. You have brought me many joyful moments my princess. Your wedding is certainly one of them. God bless you

19. I am very happy that you are getting married. I pray that your lives together glorify God.

20. I am very happy that two families will be joined together through your marriage. Enjoy your love forever and that from both families.

21. I have watched you grow into a beautiful woman. May God bless your union

22. I wish you and my son in law a blessed marriage

23. I cannot wait to see you walk down the aisle into the arms of your love. I wish you a lifetime full of joy.

24. We are so happy for you. May this day bring you more joy than you can imagine

25. I hope you continue to grow fond of each other as days turn into months and years. I wish you the best of things in your marriage

26. A great marriage is when the imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences. Happy marriage life my girl

27. You two will become one on your wedding day. Remember to pray for each other always. Love you

28. May the love that you both share today be always held in your hearts

29. Love is patient - love is kind. May these words guide your marriage

30. May you two remain as happy for the rest of your lives as you are happy today.

Wedding wishes to a friend

1. I believe you met the man/woman of your dreams. Congratulations!

2. I am very happy to be part of such a big day. Best wishes to you both.

3. Thank you for inviting me to witness this memorable event with you and your family. I wish all the best in your marriage.

4. I could not wait for this day- it’s finally here so let us celebrate!

5. I wish you a long and happy life together. God bless.

6. Here’s to a life full of happiness!

7. I have no words to express how happy I am for the both of you.

8. Congratulations on your wedding day. I wish you a happy and joyous marriage.

9. I have no doubt that life brings the best people together. You two are a perfect match.

10. Lots of love on your wedding day. May you grow old together

11. Congratulations my dear friends. Can’t wait for the young ones to start coming!

12. There is only one chance in a life time to find your perfect match. I am happy you found a special person.

13. Just a short note to let you know that I wish you all the best as you become husband and wife.

14. I wish you happiness as you embark on this journey together. God bless you.

15. May every day in your lives be filled with love and happiness

16. For better, for worse; you are in this together. You better start having fun!

17. The day for you two to tie the knot is finally here. I wish you all the best.

18. Here’s to the next chapter of your life! I wish you a long and happy marriage.

19. A lot of advice will come your way on your wedding day and in years to come. Always remember that you are the only ones who understand what works for your marriage. I wish you all the best.

20. This day was a long time coming! We are so happy it is finally here. Congratulations!

21. I wish you a future filled with love and good fortune

22. I pray for God’s guidance in your new adventure

23. May your marriage bring more love and joy than you can ever imagine

24. I am so sorry I cannot attend your wedding. I will be with you in spirit

25. I believe you are a blessing to each other. Congrats!

26. Congratulations on your wedding day!

27. Praying for you both as you start this journey together.

28. We are excited to share this day with you. XOXO!

29. You have always been a great friend. I wish you and your spouse a happy marriage.

30. May the good Lord bless your union.

Wedding wishes to a coworker

1. On this special day when you set out on a new journey, I wish you love and joy that lasts forever.

2. Happy wedding! Everyone agrees that you two were meant for each other. May you have a happy life together.

3. Congratulations to the beautiful couple. May your marriage be successful and bring you joy.

4. Warm wishes on this special day. I wish the seeds of your love grow beyond your wildest imaginations and bear 1000 fruits.

5. From this day forward, may your joy grow and love deepen. Here’s to a blissful life ahead.

6. May the blooming love you both enjoy become a lifetime commitment filled with happiness.

7. Best wishes on your big day. I pray that your love grows stronger with the passing years.

8. You look amazing together. May you achieve all your goals and dreams together. All the best.

9. Have a memorable wedding day. May you enjoy every second and cherish every memory.

10. May your marriage be everything you imagined and more. I wish you both the best in the coming years.

11. Wow, you look amazing together. May you have a fantastic life together.

12. Marriage is not a walk in the park. It’s filled with ups and down. I pray you have more ups than down and have the strength to endure the downs. Happy for you.

13. Congratulations on your wedding. May love and forgiveness be the foundation of your growing love.

14. Wishing the beautiful couple an awesome ceremony filled with wonderful memories. Congratulations!

15. I hope you know that we, all your coworkers, have been eagerly waiting for this day. We wish you a grand success on your wedding day and in your life together.

16. This is one of the most special days in your life. I wish you well as you embark on a new chapter of your life.

17. Best of luck as you set out on a new journey in your life. May your marriage bring joy and fulfillment.

18. I wish you both a happy and prosperous marriage. Congratulations on taking the big step.

19. You two deserve each other. You are an amazing couple and I wish you joy and happiness.

20. As you write the next chapter of your life together I wish you love and unbounded happiness. Congratulations!

21. Happy wedding day! May the next chapter of your life be filled with treasured moments and happiness.

22. You are a perfect match for each other. I pray that you’ll have a happy and prosperous life together.

23. I can’t think of someone who is more deserving of happiness and true love. Happy wedding day to you and your beautiful bride.

24. You are a wonderful man. You deserve every good thing life has to offer. Congratulations on your wedding.

25. May your love be renewed every day for the rest of your lives. I wish you both a prosperous life together.

26. There’s nothing more beautiful than true love between two wonderful people. I wish you a long life full of happiness and love.

27. Love is a beautiful thing when shared with someone special. You are perfect for each other. I wish you joy and happiness in your life together.

28. You’re giving hope to all the single people in the office. All the best to you and your spouse. Congratulations.

29. I’m happy that you have finally found the one person that completes you. I wish you the best in your marriage.

30. We have seen the change in you at the office. We are glad that you are happy. All the best on this special day.

Wedding wishes to a classmate

1. Best wishes to the wonderful couple!

2. This calls for congratulations! I always knew you were meant for each other (If you know them both personally)

3. Congrats {John and Jean}! It’s great seeing two awesome people getting married. Wishing you love and blessings.

4. Makes me happy to see the both of you so happy. Congrats!

5. You guys are perfect for each other. Happy to see you wed.

6. May this day be memorable. I hope it turns out more beautiful than you’ve imagined and make for a great start to a great marriage.

7. Hope you will always be as in love as you are now. Have a happy marriage.

8. You both make this ‘marriage’ thing seem worthwhile (Kidding). I’m so happy for you.

9. Warmest congratulations and love.

10. May your love flourish through the years and your friendship grow. Wish you a great marriage.

11. May your love shine like a star and brighten even the darkest night. Have a blessed marriage.

12. May the love in your marriage gather like a storm so your future can be watered with unending joy and laughter.

13. Today’s wedding will come and go, but the memories will remain forever. Congratulations to the both of you.

14. May the love that brought you together bloom into a rich red rose. I celebrate you both on your wedding.

15. May you find true love, happiness and blessings in your marriage. Congratulations.

16. Today’s wedding will be a joyous occasion. May it be the first of many joyful moments you share during your life together.

17. Finding true love is a blessing. May you have a wonderful marriage filled with love and laughter.

18. Congratulations. May your union have all the ingredients of a successful marriage – love, understanding, happiness and romance.

19. May every day of your marriage be filled with good health, good luck, joy and lots of love.

20. I’m happy to congratulate the both of you on your union. You were meant for each other.

21. May the love that brought you together sustain you through good and bad times. Congratulations.

22. Congratulations. I’m happy to have witnessed your love blossom and grow over the years. May your journey be filled with cheer.

23. Congratulations on reaching this milestone. I wish you love and happiness in the years to come.

24. You’re a fantastic couple! I wish you tons of joy and happiness on your wedding day.

25. Congratulations! I wish you a great wedding and an even better life ahead.

26. May your marriage be the best example to us all. I wish you a happy wedding my dear friends and a prosperous marriage.

27. May the memories of your wedding day stay in your hearts forever. Congratulations.

28. I’m happy that the both of you have finally found true love. May God bless you.

29. It is a great feeling to find someone special to spend the rest of your life with. Congratulations!

30. Happy wedding day! Wishing you lots of joy and laughter in your life together.

Religious wedding wishes

1. Forgive each other just as God has forgiven you. Do this, and you’ll hold the humility that it takes to love each other with grace.

2. Remember the vows you made to each other and keep God at the center of your marriage.

3. When two come together in marriage, God becomes their bond. No man should come between them.

4. Romans 5:5 – ‘God has poured out His love into our hearts.’

5. If you love God first, loving your spouse will be much easier. The marriage will be as strong as your faith.

6. All the best on this memorable occasion. May God grant you a wonderful life together.

7. As you join in marriage, I wish you both happiness and love. May Jesus shine his light on your marriage.

8. May you be a blessing to each other. I pray that God guides and protects your marriage.

9. Shadi Mubarak! (Hindu Wedding)

10. May the good Lord bless your marriage with lots of joy and love.

11. Congratulations on your marriage. May God bless you with his wisdom, love and guidance.

12. May God bless you on your marriage with a lifetime of shared joy and love

13. As you begin your new life together, may God be your guide and shield.

14. We are all sinners, but God still loves us. Keep this in mind in your marriage to help you love each other unconditionally.

15. Make Jesus the role model for how to behave in your marriage. May it be about trust, sacrifice and forgiveness.

16. Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.

17. As you start this beautiful journey of marriage, put God first in everything you do. Congratulations.

18. Congratulations. God saw it fit that you should be together. Pray and cherish each other always.

19. God is love. Make Him the pillar of your marriage and you’ll love each other unconditionally.

20. May God bless your marriage as you embark on this beautiful journey together.

21. Congratulations on taking this big step together. May God grant you a happy marriage.

22. May your love for your spouse be a reflection of your love for God. I’ll keep you in my prayers.

23. Best wishes to both of you. May the good Lord bless you abundantly.

24. I’m happy to wish you a marriage full of joy. May God be your rock.

25. May God’s blessing be upon your union. Best wishes on your marriage.

26. True love can only be expressed through the love of God. Make Him the center of your marriage. Congratulations.

27. As you join together in marriage, I pray that you will love and cherish one another forever.

28. Congratulations! May God shine his love on your marriage.

29. Always remember the promise you made to each other before God on the day of your marriage. Congratulations.

30. May God pour out his love into your hearts on this joyful day. Congratulations.

Formal wedding wishes

1. I wish you happiness on your wedding day and blessings in your marriage.

2. I hope that your friendship grows through the years and share all the happiness life brings your way.

3. I’m honored to be among those wishing you a beautiful start to your marriage.

4. Congratulations on your wedding and all the best.

5. I celebrate the love that brought you together

6. May your life together be filled with lasting happiness. Congratulations

7. Congratulations of this match made in heaven.

8. May this be the first step to a wonderful life together

9. Wishing you a lifetime of happiness and love

10. The wedding will come and go, but may your love grow forever.

11. As you start this wonderful journey, I wish you the best as you build your lives together.

12. May your lives be filled with boundless joy in the years ahead.

13. May your love grow as you grow old together

14. Thank you for letting me share in this memorable moment. May you have a wonderful union.

15. May your marriage bring boundless joy. I wish you love, happiness and joy on your wedding day.

16. May the love and joy you feel today shine through your years together.

17. I wish you a great wedding and an even better life together.

18. May joy and happiness fill your hearts as you begin a new chapter of your life.

19. May happiness find you in every corner of the globe as embark on your new life together. Congrats!

20. I wish all your memories will be as sweet as those from today.

21. I wish you many more days that are as joyous and fulfilling as your wedding day.

22. Blessings to the happy couple. May your happiness deepen and your commitment increase.

23. On this special day, I wish you happiness that will be here to stay.

24. May your love deepen and happiness propagate with every passing year of your marriage.

25. Best wishes. May the bond of your marriage unify your souls and bring out the best in both of you.

26. Hearty congratulations to you and your spouse on this memorable day.

27. May your marriage be a cloudless night sky filled with sparking stars of love, care and joy.

28. May the seeds of love planted today grow and bring joyous fruits to the both of you.

29. I’m glad to witness this special day of yours. May your marriage be a source of joy and fill you with unbounded love.

30. Warm wishes to you on your wedding day! May your love and trust grow with each passing day.

Casual wedding wishes

1. All the best!

2. Congratulations on your wedding day!

3. Congratulations!

4. I’m happy for you!

5. I wish you happiness and lots of love

6. I love you. Congratulations!

7. May you have lots of love today and beyond.

8. Hugs and kisses

9. May you have a long and happy marriage

10. 0 All the best today and always

11. Happy to celebrate your day with you both

12. May you have a fun-filled future together

13. Here’ something to start your life together. (If you’ve bought a gift)

14. Happy wedlock

15. Congratulations on your happy wedding

16. Hold to the happiness you feel today

17. May you have a happy marriage

18. Wishing you the best

19. Best wishes to you and your spouse

20. May this be the beginning of a beautiful thing

21. May your marriage bring you joy

22. May you have a long and prosperous life together

23. All the best and good luck for the future

24. Wishing you happiness and joy on this special day

25. May your wishes be fulfilled today

26. Here’s to a bright future and a happy marriage. Congratulations

27. May the love and happiness increase as you grow old together

28. Thank you for letting us be part of this special day. Congratulations

29. Congratulations on the wedding! I wish you all the best for the future.

30. Wishing you a great ceremony with lots of wonderful memories.

Funny wedding wishes

1. Weddings are awesome. Living together on the other hand….

2. Marriage is like a job. It helps if you like your boss

3. You can get up after tripping over love. If you fall in love, you fall forever.

4. You don’t get to own the person after marriage, only all their stuff.

5. Please. Don’t do it.

6. The secret of a happy marriage is still a secret

7. The best decision you can make is to marry a man of your age. Your beauty will fade at the same rate as his eyesight.

8. A happy marriage is a 3 ring circus – the wedding ring, the engagement ring and the suffering. Congratulations.

9. You will love each other – sometimes.

10. Marriage is a type of friendship recognized by the cops.

11. Marriage is an institution. Like all institutions, you’d need to be crazy to get into one.

12. Some marry for love. Others marry for money. Some just like getting gravy boots and useless pieces of china.

13. It starts out with you being madly in love with each other. You’ll now start getting mad at each other.

14. Congratulations on getting the one person you will annoy for the rest of your life.

15. Marriage means committing to one person for the rest of your life. It also means insanity.

16. To the groom – The secret to never forgetting your anniversary is forgetting it – once.

17. Now that you’re married, you’ll find out the kind of person your spouse would have really preferred.

18. Thank for the hearty meal. We enjoyed eating and drinking while you got married.

19. Congrats! Wishing you lots of makeup sex (This will depend on your relationship with the couple).

20. Here’s some marriage advice – love, honor and …. Do the dishes.

21. Before marriage it’s all fun and games. After marriage – fight and blame.

22. Marriage is like hockey – don’t play rough.

23. Really appreciate the free booze. Have a great marriage.

24. Marriage is like drama school. May you have more comedy than melodrama.

25. All the best wishes and luck won’t save you from the life of slavery you just signed up to. Congratulations anyway.

26. Are you sure you want to do this? Congratulations anyway.

27. Here’s to one of life’s biggest myth….a successful marriage.

28. Please learn how to say yes when you really mean no. It could save your life. Congratulations.

29. I hope you took swimming lessons before the plunge. Congratulations

30. Congratulations on giving my parents one more reason to coax me into getting married.