All You Need to Know About Wedding Invitation, RSVP, and Save the Date

Once you’ve set the date for your wedding, it’s like you’ve set in motion a series of heart-wrenching questions that keep popping into your head. Questions like which venue to use, who you are going to invite, or how long in advance will you notify your intended guests?

Stonebrook Manor feels your pain, and we’ll help you out. Here are some insights concerning your wedding invitation, RSVP and Save a date card. Once you have gotten your guests list, we’ll show you how to do the rest.

All You Need to Know About Wedding Invitation, RSVP, and Save the Date

Wedding Invitation

Once you have put together all the details of your wedding and everything has been confirmed, you will start thinking of how to put the invitation together. You’ll need to be very formal and include all the necessary details to have a good wedding invitation.

First of all, you need to choose your supplier and also select a gorgeous design that will blend in with your wedding theme.


  • Things to Include
  • The date and time of the event.
  • Locations for the ceremony and reception.
  • Reception card. If you are using different venues for ceremony and reception.
  • The reception type: whether formal, informal, cocktail, or full dinner.
  • Wedding website.
  • RSVP
  • Direction and map.
  • Accommodation card.
  • And lastly, the itinerary.


  • When You Should Send it.

Anywhere from 6 to 8 weeks before the wedding day.


  • Etiquette

Be creative and address invitation properly. Do not include your registry. Place the dress code in the lower right corner of either the invitation or reception card.


  • Save the Date Card

This is simply a card that notifies your guest to not plan any other engagements for that day that will clash with them attending your wedding.


  • Things to Include.

You should include your name and the date of your event. Add some details about the location, and end with some few comments informing the person that the formal invitation will be sent in due time.


  • When You Should Send it.

An average of 6-12 months before the event is okay. Send it 9-12 months before the event if you are planning a destination wedding.


  • Etiquette

This is optional. Include information you are 100% sure of. Make sure your final guest list is drawn first. Add your wedding website if you have any.



Répondez s’il vous plaît (RSVP) is a French word When translated to English, it means “please respond”. The card is what guests use to confirm their attendance at the event.


Things You Should Include

  • Names of the guests.
  • Envelope, email address, or website to respond through.
  • “Accept or Decline” options.
  • Guest’s dietary requirements.
  • Response deadline.


When You Should Send it

It goes with the wedding invitation. You can set your deadline for 2 to 3 weeks before the event.



Address guests appropriately. Let all responses be sent back to the RSVP. Guests should not swap or add plus ones.

Heed all this and you can now go ahead with your plans for your big day! But while you’re making plans, remember that the venue plays an extremely important role in your wedding too. If you plan to host your wedding in Thornton, Colorado, Stonebrook Manor should be your obvious choice!

Our beautiful venue can cater and tend to any kind of wedding. The sheer number of clients we’ve served over the years is enough testament to the efficiency and quality of our service. Contact us today and let’s make your dream wedding as special as you’ve always imagined it to be!

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