At Home Cards

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“At home” cards are an often-overlooked tradition, but they can be extremely useful to your guests!  Not only does the card inform your friends and family of your new address, but it also specifies the name you have chosen to use.  As more and more brides chose to keep their maiden name or hyphenate their husband’s name, wedding guests can be confused as to how to address the newly married couple.

Some examples:

At home
after the first of December
111 Main Street
Jacksonville, Florida 12345

Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Smith
after the first of December
111 Main Street
Jacksonville, Florida 12345

Dr. Julia Michaels
and
Mr. Jonathan Hall
after the first of December
111 Main Street
Jacksonville, Florida 12345

Traditionally, at-home cards are mailed with the formal wedding invitation, however they can be mailed separately the week of the wedding, or after the wedding.  These cards should be ordered at the same time your wedding invitations are ordered.