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Paper Source Invitations Wording Help

Sometimes the most difficult part of creating an invitation or announcement is figuring out exactly what to say. Below you'll find samples for all occasions from birth announcements to bridal showers to wedding invitations.

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Birth Announcements

We are delighted to announce
the birth of our daughter
Riley Christine
October 28, 2012
6 pounds, 9 ounces
Elena and Jon Nicholson
We proudly introduce
Ella Hayden
February 20, 2012 - 8 lbs, 13 oz
The Greenbergs
Mark, Liz, and Charlotte
Tiny hands, tiny feet
Here is someone new to meet!
Miranda Jayne
Born on September 22, 2012
6 pounds, 10 ounces
Nora and Will Dahlen
Caitlin Broderick happily
announces her new baby brother
Sebastian Monroe
August 13, 2011
7 pounds, 3 ounces
Proud parents,
Gwen and Brandon

Kids Birthday Party Invitations

It's Lila's Birthday!
We're having a tea party to celebrate
Saturday, July 14 at 1 pm
Our home at 115 Juniper Lane
Kansas City, Missouri
Jack and Bethany Knowles
Jackson turns 5
Join him for a sporting good time
at his birthday party
Saturday, August 11 at 2 pm
The Middelby's
433 White Oak Circle, Reston

Bridal Shower Invitations

Stephanie Hollenbeck is getting married!
Join her bridesmaids at a bridal shower in her honor
Saturday, June 9 at 2 in the afternoon
Regina's on Madison - 3955 Madison Street, Wellesley
Kindly reply before May 20 to Rose Collins
Please join us for a
bridal shower honoring
Ericka MacDonald
Saturday, June 17 at 4 pm
at Cafe Martino
163 Mayfield Avenue, Portland
Kindly reply by June 10 to
Amber Macdonald-Smith
123-123-1234 or email@email.com
Please bring a recipe to share with Ericka
Bridal luncheon in honor of
Christa McAdam
Saturday, September 15 at 12:30 pm
Cobblestone Cafe
422 Hawthorne Street, Oak Park
Hosted by
Annemarie McAdam, Jennifer Wagner
Tina Carroll, and Wendy Chen
RSVP before September 1
email@email.com
Join us for a day of pampering
in honor of the bride-to-be
Tricia Pearlman
Saturday, July 21 at 1 o'clock
Windmere Day Spa & Salon
46 East Willow Street
Portland, Oregon
RSVP by July 1
email@email.com

Bar & Bat Mitzvah Invitations

Suzanna and Simon Messenger
cordially invite you to the
Bat Mitzvah of their daughter
Mayah
Saturday, the fourth of February
two thousand and twelve
at eleven o'clock in the morning
Temple Sinai
50 Sewall Avenue
Brookline, Massachusetts
Kiddush following the service
Please join us on a special day
when our daughter
Rebecca
becomes a Bat Mitzvah
Saturday, October twentieth
two thousand and twelve
ten o'clock in the morning
Temple Emanu-El
1010 University Avenue
San Jose, California
Luncheon to follow service
Raymond and Elise Gertz
With the richness of tradition and the promise of tomorrow
we invite you to share this moment as our son
Samuel David
becomes a Bar Mitzvah
Saturday, December eighth, two thousand and twelve
at ten o'clock in the morning
Temple Micah, Georgetown, District of Columbia
Frank and Regina Katz
With love and happiness we invite you to share
with us the Bar Mitzvah of our son
Darren Michael
Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 10 am
Beth Jacob Congregation
9030 West Olympic Boulevard
Beverly Hills, California
David and Penelope Aronson

Wedding Invitations

Mr. and Mrs. David Fennell
request the honor of your presence
as their daughter
Keri Beth Fennell
is married to
Jeremy Micah Greenstein
son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Greenstein
Saturday, the fifteenth of September
two thousand and twelve
one o'clock in the afternoon
Adamson House
Malibu, California
Reception
immediately following
Trisha Nicole Hawkins
and
Zachary William Finn
together with their families
cordially invite you to their wedding
Saturday, the fifteenth of September
two thousand and twelve
half past seven o'clock
in the evening
Crown Ballroom
918 SW Yamhill Street
Portland, Oregon
Kenneth and JoAnn Wagner
request the pleasure of your company
at the marriage of their daughter
Rosa Jeanette
to
Michael Lee Wolcott
son of Anthony and Donna Wolcott
Saturday, the twenty-third of June
two thousand and twelve
at one o'clock in the afternoon
Peabody Essex Museum
Salem, Massachusetts
Reception immediately following
The pleasure of your company
is requested at our wedding
Claudia & Marcus
Saturday, September 22, 2012 at sunset
Esperanza Resort
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Dinner and festivities to follow
The honor of your presence
Is requested at the marriage of
Rachel Vsetka Robbins
and
Martin Anthony Costigan
Saturday, the fourteenth of July
two thousand and twelve
half past four in the afternoon
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
Richmond, Virginia
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Greene
cordially invite you to attend the
marriage of their daughter
April Virginia
to
Mr. Rafael Fredrick Christie
Saturday, May fifth, two thousand twelve
five o'clock in the afternoon
Hawthorne House
Parkville, Missouri

Religious Occasions

Henry and Lynda Straube
request your presence at the
First Holy Communion of their son
Trevor Allen Straube
Sunday, May 5, 2012 at 11 AM
Saint Thomas Aquinas Church
Dallas, Texas
Reception following the ceremony
Meadows Country Club
2443 West Meadows Road
Dallas, Texas
Join us to celebrate
the christening of our daughter
Laurel Elizabeth
Sunday, April 29, 2012 at 9:30 a.m.
Mount Tabor Presbyterian Church
5441 SE Belmont Street, Portland, Oregon
Luncheon to follow at the church
Mark and Rachel McGovern
Jenny and William Seymore
invite you to witness the baptism of their son
Nicholas William
Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 10:45 a.m.
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
4100 Lyndale Avenue South - Minneapolis
Refreshments at our home following the service
312 Morgan Avenue South - Minneapolis
You are cordially invited to
celebrate with us the
Confirmation of our daughter
Sabrina Leann
Sunday, May 12, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.
Holy Trinity Church
Atlanta, Georgia
Reception to follow
The Hinckley Residence
21 East Copper Drive, Atlanta
Chad and Beth Hinckley

Graduation Announcements

Daniel Medeiros
Graduates from Saint Francis High School
on June 3, 2012
Join us for a celebration in his honor
June 9 from 4-9 pm at Willowside Park
Thousand Oaks, California
RSVP to Leigh Medeiros 123-123-1234
Scott Feinstein
is graduating 8th Grade from
Kennedy Middle School on May 20, 2012
Join us for a party to celebrate
June 9 from 2-6pm
Our home at
43 South Madison Street, Charlotte
Tom Feinstein and Sandra Burgh
James and Patricia Tennyson
are delighted to announce
the graduation of their daughter
Lauryn Tennyson
with the degree of
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
from
Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois
Join us for an open house celebration
Saturday, may 12, 2012
2 pm - 6 pm
The Oaks Country Club
Evanston, Illinois
Please share in our joy
as our daughter
Heather Suzanne Palmer
graduates from Newton High School
June 10, 2012 at 1:30 pm
Newton Stadium
Open House celebration from 4-7 pm
Heather's home at 254 North Cedar
Charles and Kate Palmer
It's time for celebration...
Anna Laymers
Passed the bar!
Friday, March 23 at 7 pm
The Admiral Bistro & Lounge
Boston
rsvp by
March 1 to Erica Boyd
123-123-1234