wedding anniversary wishes

A wedding anniversary is a special day. From the 1st to a 50th, an anniversary is to celebrated as an amazing achievement and loving day. One of the ways to let your husband or wife, or friends know how much they mean to you and that you want to celebrate their special day is to send a wedding anniversary card. However, finding the right words for the card can be extremely challenging. Expressing what you feel towards or about them is often a daunting task, so we have a fantastic selection of wedding anniversary wishes, messages and quotes to help you make sure your card says precisely what you want and expresses your feelings accurately.

Just select from the categories below and either use the messages exactly or as a starting point and inspiration for writing your own message and wishes.

Wedding Anniversary Wishes and Messages:

From Husband to Wife From Wife to Husband
From Friends Happy Anniversary/Wishes

From Husband to Wife:

I wish we had gotten married earlier, just so that I could be married a little longer to such an amazing wife.

Each year surprises me again that I could be even more in love with you.

Our love keeps getting more beautiful each year that passes, just like you.

Since you become my wife I wake up each morning with smile
I have extra colors in my life I feel so much alive
Thank you so much, my lovely wife
Happy anniversary!

You’re there to understand
You’re there to care
You’re there to love
You’re just there, no matter what I’m so grateful for that
Let me love you and be your husband for the rest of our lives
Happy Anniversary!

From Wife to Husband:

You know me better than anyone else in the world, and you love me more than anyone else in the world. You are simply amazing!

You are tough at the right times and sensitive in the right ways. Thank you for being my rock.

You have been better than any blessing I could have asked for from God. Thanks for being my spouse, playmate, and support

Thanks for the wonderful years we shared
For the happy moments and the great bonding Thanks for giving me a chance to be the mother of your child
I’ve never been so happier like this before
I love you more and more through the years.
Happy Anniversary!

You are the sweetest, kindest and humblest person I’ve ever known
I think I am the luckiest girl in the world because that person is my husband
Happy anniversary, hubby!

From Friends:

Happy Anniversary to a great pair of people who belong together. You are an inspiration to those who know you.

Happy Anniversary to one of the best couples in the world.

Wishing you both another great year together.

No matter how old you get, you always seem to have young love.

Happy Anniversary/Wishes

You’re a fantastic role model for married couples! Happy Anniversary!

Another year has gone by and we hope you have many more.

Hoping you two are blessed with many more happy years together.

General wedding card messages

If you’re struggling to find the right words for a wedding card message, you’re not alone. It is issue for most people at some point. What’s the right thing to say? How do I express exactly what I want to say? How do I not sound too corny or cheesy? All of these questions can be easily solved by letting someone else do the work for you!

That’s why we’ve put together an extensive selection of wedding card messages to save you the trouble. Try some of these general wedding card messages below that should be perfect for almost any card.

Short and Simple Wedding Sentiments

If you just want a short and sweet message for your card then that’s fine. Writing for the sake of it isn’t a good idea. Not least because what you say will sound insincere. So the simple wedding wishes below are perfect to go in a small card or when you don’t want anything overly elaborate.

I’m/We’re so happy for you!

I’m delighted I get to celebrate this day with you both

Wishing you lots of love and happiness.

Here’s to a happy and long marriage

Lots of love today and beyond

Wishing a future filled with joy and laughter

Best wishes. You make a lovely couple

Dreams do come true! Congratulations

Wishing you so much happiness together, forever

Here’s to a long and happy marriage!

Wedding Card Message

Wedding Wishes

These card messages are more general but a great way to wish a friend or family member a happy wedding day. Write them in a card or say them in person the day.

Wishing you a wonderful ceremony with lots of wonderful memories.

May your joining together bring you more joy than you can imagine.

May this be the beginning of a happy life together.

May you have a long and loving life together.

Wishing you a lifetime of joy and happiness!

Here’s to a great wedding and an even better life together. All the best and good luck for the future.

Wishing you a lifetime of happiness and joy. Have an amazing day

Wishing you lots of joy and happiness on this special day. May it be the start of a wonderful and exciting life together. Lots of love

May today be the start of a long and happy life together – Wishing you both a very special day with lots of wonderful memories.

What a pleasure it is to see both of you getting married to each other. May God fulfill all your wishes today.

On this most special day of yours, we want to wish you all the best for your future endeavors and pray that you have a happy married life.

We wish that your love and happiness increase as you both grow old together.

Wishing you every joy on your wedding day and every blessing in your life together.

I hope through the years you become even better friends and share every possible kind of happiness life can bring.

It’s such an honor to witness your vows and be among those to wish you a beautiful beginning.

Here’s to the love that brought you together!

May this be the happy beginning of a wonderful life together.

Here’s to a great wedding and an even better life together. All the best and good luck for the future!

May joy fill up your hearts when you begin this new life together.

Wedding Card Wishes

Wedding Congratulations Messages

Saying congratulations to the happy couple is a tried and tested way of showing how pleased you are fit them. So use these wishes to congratulate and let them know just what they’re coming together means to you.

Congratulations! Thank you for letting us be part of your special day.

Congratulations on the wedding! Wishing you all the best for the future.

May the years ahead be filled with lasting joy. Congratulations to a couple whose match truly seems made in heaven.

Congratulations on your marriage and best wishes always.

We’re delighted to call you both our friends. Congratulations!

Congratulations on your nuptials. What an occasion, what a couple!

Stay in love and remember to have fun with each other. Congratulations on your wedding.

To our favourite couple – may the most you hope for be the least you get. Congratulations on your wedding.

You two are incredible together! Congratulations

Congratulations to you both for finding the perfect person to share your life with.

Congratulations on the start of something beautiful. You two were made for each other.

Congratulations on your new adventure as husband and wife! We wish you the best.

Congratulations on finding your perfect match.

What to Write in a Wedding Card Message

Writing a heartfelt wedding message may at first seem difficult, but don’t panic – it doesn’t have to be. Your family or friends will really cherish you putting the effort in to writing a considerate wedding greeting. And some touching, thoughtful words can be such a lovely surprise on couples big day.

We’ve made the effort to get together this list of 100 wedding wishes so you can find the best message and hopefully inspire you to either write your own or use the best possible sentiments for whoever is getting married.

Congratulation Marriage Message

May your joining together bring you more joy than you can imagine!

Our one message to you: Enjoy the day, enjoy life and enjoy each other.

Wishing you two a beautiful day and a lifetime filled with cherished moments.

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

Words fall short when it comes to letting you know how happy we are for you.

May you enjoy and celebrate each other every day the way you have today.

Living happily ever after is not a bad place to be.

I have to say, you two make me want to give this whole marriage thing a try. You look so happy, it’s contagious! Congratulations on your wedding day!

If I had to describe you two, I would say you’re unique, precious, and beautiful. Just like the love you share. Congratulations on your wedding day!

Here’s cheers to the newlyweds! As you travel life’s highway together, may your love for each other grow with every day as you live a future even more wonderful than you dreamed possible.

We couldn’t be happier to congratulate you on your wedding day and to wish you both a wonderful life together.

The one word that describes the love you have for one another is forever. Congratulations on your wedding!

Wishing the bride and groom all the best on this special day. May your wedding be a wonderful and memorable day that sets the scene for your life together.

We’re so excited that your big day is finally here! Now you can finally relax and enjoy the day when all your wedding plans come to life. Congratulations and all the best for your future together

When I look at you two, I see real love. Sincere congratulations and wishing you all the best for the future.

I cannot think of two better people more suited for each other. Congratulations to the happy couple on your wonderful wedding day!

Happy Wedding Day! Yours is truly a match made in heaven and we couldn’t be happier for both of you.

Non Cheesy Wedding Messages

You may have found that quite a few of the preprinted wedding card messages are a bit.. soppy. They have their place but you might want to send a message to the bride and groom that is a little less lovey-dovey and more straightforward. If so then these non cheesy wishes should be perfect.

Thanks for inviting us to share in this beautiful ceremony. Best wishes.

We’re thrilled to celebrate your big day with you. Here’s to many years of happiness

Thank you for letting me share in this joyful day.

Thank you for letting us/me share in this joyful day. We/I wish you all the best as you embark on this wonderful union.

We offer you our warm congratulations on your big day.

A long time coming…but sometimes, you appreciate things more when you have to wait a bit. Congrats!

Thanks for letting me be part of your celebration. I hope you have a wonderful future together!

Wishing you both the best of life today, this year, and the years to come.

On your wedding day, we raise a glass to the bride and groom and wish you all the very best for your future as husband and wife.

Best wishes to a great couple who’s found each other in this big and crazy world!

I hear that congratulations are in order for you two! I hope you have a great day and that you enjoy shoving wedding cake in each other’s faces!

May you two have a great wedding day, filled with joy, peace, happiness, and lots of cake!

Sappy Wedding Card Messages

Unlike the ones above, these messages are pure cheese! Soppy and sappy quotes and sayings to make the couple weep (and probably a few others vomit!)

Here’s wishing each new day finds your hearts closer, your lives fuller, your love deeper. Congratulations on your new life together.

You’ll always remember this day. I hope it’s even more beautiful and perfect than you’ve been dreaming, and it’s just the start of a lifetime that just gets better and better.

Love each other without limits and may that love be a fountain of eternity.

While I’ll undoubtedly be crying the whole ceremony, the tears be those of joy and happiness. Congratulations!

Love isn’t finding a perfect person. It’s seeing an imperfect person perfectly.

Marriages are forever and by looking at the two of you I can see that eternal love exists and it is possible to discover it.

Best wishes on this wonderful journey, as you build your new lives together and fill each other with eternal happiness

I wish that your love blooms brighter and your marriage grows sweeter by each passing day. Congratulations on your wedding!

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

You are both the loveliest people in the world, especially when you celebrate your love.

May your life together be as sweet as your love

Like a lighthouse on a dark night, may your love for one another always shine brightly. Congratulations on your wedding day.

There are three main ingredients to a wonderful and successful marriage: true love, patience, and ability to laugh. I’m sure you’ll have bright future because you already have all these qualities.

Congratulations on saying ‘I do’. May your vows today be an anchor that holds you steady as you weather life’s storms together.

People are right when they say that you’ll simply know when you’re in the presence of true love. Looking at you two it’s indisputable – Congratulations on your wedding day!

Wedding Greetings

May your wedding be filled with memories that you treasure forever.

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

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

Some things are beginning as you get married, and some things are ending. We hope you have a great wedding and an even more fun marriage together.

Wishing you both the happily ever after you deserve. Congratulations on your wedding day!

Many people say this or that is “like a good marriage,” but there really isn’t anything that’s as special as a good marriage. Congratulations!

May your marriage be blessed with more joy than either of you can imagine.

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

Congratulations to you both for finding the perfect person to share your life with

Since the two of you first met, we knew that it was meant to be. We couldn’t be happier to celebrate your marriage and be part of your special day that will only be one of many many more. Cheers!

Marriage is what you make of it – what you put in, you get out. If your wedding day is anything to go by, you’ll put in everything you’ve got so the future is looking awesome for you as newlyweds and for many years to come!

Wishing you both great happiness and joy on your wedding day. We hope that the memories created today will be something you cherish for many years to come. All the very best for the future.

Here’s to happily ever after, and a marriage filled with love and laughter.
Congratulations and all the very best for many years to come.

Wishing you tremendous amounts of fun and love on your wedding day. May it be the start of a wonderful and exciting life together.

May your wedding day be the beginning of a long and happy future together. Wishing you both a very special day filled with love and memories you can keep for a lifetime.

humorous and funny wedding card messages

If you’re close to the bride or groom and know them to have a good sense of humour, then a funny wedding card message may be the perfect antidote to the usual boring and cliche’d sayings that they will be receiving from everyone else. Coming up with something witty and clever, or using an in-joke that you’ve had with the couple for a long time can make your card stand out from the crowd and show you’ve taken the time to think of something more meaningful than the usual wedding wishes.

Putting a smile on the newly wed couples face or giving them a laugh can be extremely rewarding, and using some of the funny wedding card messages we’ve provided below, either directly or as a basis for your own message, will help to make the day extra special.

Warning! If you’re unsure if something funny or amusing is suitable for the couple you’re sending your card to, don’t risk it. The last thing you want is them reacting badly or thinking it inappropriate.

Funny Wedding Wishes

All weddings are happy. It’s living together afterwards that’s difficult!

Being married is like any other job; it helps if you like your boss!

Trip over love, you can get up. Fall in love and you’ll fall forever.

Marriage doesn’t mean you own the person (just all their stuff).

Keep calm and don’t do it!

The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.

Whatever you may look like, marry a man your own age – as your beauty fades, so will his eyesight.

Marriage is a three ring circus: engagement ring, wedding ring, and suffering.

You will have moments when you really love each other, then there will be the rest of the time.

Marriage is a sort of friendship recognised by the police.

They say that marriage is a great institution.

And much like many types of institutions, you need to be crazy to get into it.

Some people marry for love.
Some people marry for money.
Some people just like getting gravy boats and other useless pieces of china.

Before you got married, you were madly in love with each other. Now you will’be be mad at each other as well.

Marriage lets you annoy one special person for the rest of your life.

Marriage means commitment. Of course, so does insanity.

Some future advice for the Groom: the most effective way to remember your wedding anniversary is to forget it… once!

Marriage is the process of finding out what form of person your spouse would have really preferred.

Congratulations for embarking on life’s journey called marriage.. which is either a two way street between compromise and sacrifice
Or a one way street to divorce!

Couples get a big surprise after getting married because they fail to figure out life’s biggest mystery – when two become one, halved is the fun.

Look, I know a good travel agent if either of you changes your mind. If not, have a wonderful wedding!

I’m happy that you are getting married, but does that mean I have to buy two birthday gifts every year instead of one?

The only difference between marriage and stupidity is that marriage is expensive while stupidity comes free of cost.

I know I am going to have an awesome time attending your wedding because I will be reminded of all the money I will be saving by not getting married. Congratulations.

I cancelled all my appointments and an important meeting just so that I could make it to your wedding. After all, free food and booze was just too lucrative to give up. Congratulations.

Knowing the entrepreneurial couple that you are, I was wondering if you could give me some insider tips so I can place my bets on how long you both will last? Congratulations for getting hitched.

Congratulations – you just paid for a whole bunch of your friends and family to have the biggest party of their lives.

Before you’re married, you will fall madly in love with each other. After you’re married, you will just be mad at each other. Oh well, best wishes on the wedding.

You’ve finally found someone who understands your weird jokes. Hold onto them forever!”

Funny Wedding Sayings

These hilarious sayings perfectly sum up marriage and weddings and all they entail. Any one of them should be a great fit for your wedding card,

When two hearts love each other, don’t forget the prenuptial.

Getting married is a two-way street – do all you can to avoid head-on collisions.

Getting married is like a class on Shakespeare. You get a little comedy, some romance and a lot of tragedy. Congratulations.

A person is incomplete without a spouse, but you’re finished with one. Enjoy married life!

Marriage: Where “Yes Dear” are the magic words.

If it weren’t for marriages, men and women would have to fight with total strangers.

A blind wife and a deaf husband make for an ideal couple.

My wedding gift to you is two life preservers.

Bride: “I do!”
Groom: “I do what she says…”

May you live each day like your last, and live each night like your first.

Funny Wedding Quotes

A great addition to a wedding card or speech are some funny quotes said by others. Some of the most famous comedians, film stars, authors and more have made hilarious comments about getting married. So take advantage of their words and use them as a funny wedding message or to get some laughs in your speech.

“Spend a few minutes a day really listening to your spouse. No matter how stupid his problems sound to you.” – Megan Mullally

“Marriage has no guarantees. If that’s what you’re looking for, go live with a car battery.” – Emma Bombeck

“Marriage is like a game of chess. Except the board is flowing water, the pieces are made of smoke and no move you make will have any effect on the outcome.” -Jerry Seinfeld

“A man is incomplete until he is married. After that, he is finished.” – Zsa Zsa Gabor

“My wife, Mary, and I have been married for forty-seven years, and not once have we had an argument serious enough to consider divorce; murder, yes, but divorce, never.” – Jack Benny

“Love seems the swiftest but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century.” – Mark Twain

“My wife dresses to kill, she cooks the same way.” – Henry Youngman

“To keep your marriage brimming; With love in the loving cup… Whenever you’re wrong admit it; Whenever you’re right, shut up.” – Ogden Nash

“Why do married people live longer than single people? I think it’s because married people make a special effort to live longer than their partner – just so they can have the last word.” – Janet Periat

“Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again, so is the bicycle repair kit.” – Billy Connolly

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Funny Wedding Wishes for Sister/Bride

Your kids grow up and move out. Your husband never does. Just sayin’. Best wishes on your marriage.

“What’s the best way to have your husband remember your anniversary? Get married on his birthday”

“Why are wives more dangerous than the Mafia? The mafia wants either your money or life… Wives want both!”

Funny Wedding Wishes for Brother/Groom

What do fun with the boys, out on the town and partying have in common. Three things you won’t be doing after the wedding. Good luck.

“Spending time with friends” will now be a distant memory.

From single to married, from available to busy, from no worries to no money — You sure you want to do this?