general wedding card messages

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.