For some, asking your friends and family to contribute towards your wishing well can feel a bit icky! After all, no one wants to be the person to ask for cash. However, it’s becoming a normal thing for couples to have a wishing well at their wedding. Having a wishing well can make things A LOT easier for your guests as it takes the pressure off from having to find the perfect wedding gift for you and your partner! Once you’ve received your monetary gift, it’s 100% available for you to use it on whatever you want for your new home, your honeymoon or any future endeavours.
Like many couples, you’re probably wanting to have a wishing well at your wedding but don’t know how to go about it. Perhaps you’re moving houses so you’d rather receive a gift of cash. Maybe you’ve already got everything you need at home and you’d much prefer to receive a monetary gift to go towards your savings. Something your friends and family can contribute towards your honeymoon or any exciting adventures. Whatever it is, we’re all for having a wishing well at your wedding and it doesn’t have to be difficult.
If you’re still reading this, you’re probably keen for the idea but perhaps struggling to come up with wishing well wording that doesn’t offend your guests. No worries, we’ve got you covered with some wedding wishing well wording ideas!
How Do You Politely Ask for A Wishing Well?
Don’t overthink what to say and speak like you’d in person. Obviously manners are important but having a wishing well at weddings is becoming more common so your guests probably already expect it. Feel free to share how and where you want to spend the cash when you do receive it. Your friends and family want to know how their gifts bless you and your partner at the end of the day!
We’ve created this blog post to help you with your wishing well wording for your wedding invitations.
Without further ado, here we go!
10+ Wishing Well Wording Examples for Your Wedding Invitations
Short and Sweet Wishing Well Wording Ideas
“Please no gifts as we have everything we could ever need, your presence is the only gift we want.”
“If you were thinking of giving us a gift, one of our love for nature would certainly make our day!”
“We ask that you do not bring gifts rather just come and celebrate us. We can’t wait to see you there!”
“We’re truly overwhelmed by your prayers and blessings. But if you desire to bring a gift, a wishing well will be present.”
Non Tacky Wishing Well Wording Ideas
“Your presence on our wedding day is the most special gift we could possibly ask for. However if you do wish to bless us, we are saving for our new home.”
“If you would like to get us a gift, a monetary contribution would be greatly appreciated as we move around a lot and already have all that we need.”
“Our wedding day full of love and laughter would be the best gift we’d ever be after. However if you prefer to bring something more. A wishing well will be by the dance floor.”
“If you do wish to give us something, a little cash to spend on our honeymoon (or our new home) would be very much appreciated.”
“Your love and laughter on our wedding day is the most special gift we could possibly receive, so please no gift as your presence is the only gift we need.”
“If you were thinking of giving a gift to help us on our way, a gift of money towards our house would really make our day. However, if you prefer to purchase a gift, feel free to surprise us in your own special way.”
“The presence of our family and friends is what we really hope for, you travelling to help us celebrate would be wonderful, so please nothing more.”
Wishing Well Wording Ideas for Your Wedding Invitations
Engagement Photography: Hayley Jade | Wedding Invitation: For the Love of Stationery
Wedding Invitation: For the Love of Stationery
If you and your person love the nature or anything adventurous, you can suggest that to your guests. It definitely opens up the floor for creativity.
How did you go? We hope these wishing well wording examples helped you somehow to put your words onto paper!
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