How To Address Mitzvah & Wedding Invitations

Addressing wedding or bar/bat mitzvah invitations has just gotten a whole lot easier with this amazing infographic from the Wedding Planners Institute of Canada.

If your invitation does not include an inner envelope, you can follow the etiquette for outer envelopes. Two exceptions are families invited with children, and guests invited with “and Guest”.  In these two cases, follow the etiquette for the standard inner envelope – children’s names are traditionally included below the parents’ names, “and Guest” is written next to the guest name.

Guide To Addressing Invitations

How to Address Wedding & Bar/Bat Mitzvah Invitations

We hope this makes the process of addressing your wedding or mitzvah invitations a bit more fun!

On Trend: Metallic Invitations | Wedding, Bat Mitzvah Party

Metallic invitations are all the rage right now, and it’s no surprise as to why! A pop of gold or silver is an elegant and impressive touch, no matter your aesthetic. Minted, an online leader in wedding invitations from top independent designers, has an entire collection of metallic foil invitations to suit every style.  Check out 7 of our favorites!

Metallic Wedding Invitations, Foil-PressedThe Gold Rush wedding invitation features a serious dose of bling cascading from the top and bottom of the invitation. READ MORE ......

WOW Your Guests with Mitzvah Video Invitations by Mitzvites

Eco-friendly and a bit techie, Mitzvites is revolutionizing the way people are sending Bar and Bat Mitzvah invitations.  It all started with a simple idea from Co-Founder, Will Bernstein, who thought it would be more personal to videotape his daughter inviting her guests to her Bat Mitzvah. With his iPad in hand, Will took a video of his daughter, put together a website with a simple design and important event details. It was a huge success and when people started asking how they could do the same thing, Mitzvites was created!

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Mitzvites has a great selection of designs to choose from and unlike other e-vite invitation providers, Mitzvites is specifically designed just for Jewish Events. READ MORE ......

Top 5 Invitation Trends from Golden Silhouette

Keeping your event stylish begins the moment you send out invitations. Carryn, from Golden Silhouette, has provided her insight into today’s most popular wedding, bar & bat mitzvah invitation trends.

Trend 1 – Metallics are Hot

Gray & Silver Wedding Invitations

Gray & Silver Wedding Invitations from Golden Silhouette

Gold shimmers and sparkly silvers have made a comeback, Carryn says, with Gatsby-era glam. READ MORE ......

Chic Ink’s Video Guide to Assembling Your Invitations

Wondering how to assemble your wedding or bar/bat mitzvah invitations? Who better to turn to than an expert who makes it easy and fun to follow.  Heather Hildebrant of Chic Ink has just published her first episode of “Hey Heather” on YouTube featuring one of the most popular questions asked by her clients, “How do I put together our wedding invitations. The pieces are gorgeous but I want to be sure what order they go in the envelope.”

Check out Heather’s video and learn firsthand where to place the reception card, reply card and invitation in the envelope.  View more from Chic Ink on mazelmoments.

Chic Ink’s Video Guide to Assembling Your Invitations

10 Creative Menu Ideas | Wedding, Bat & Bar Mitzvah, Party

We love weddings, bar & bat mitzvahs, and event planning because every single detail can showcase your personality and creativity. The menu card is no exception.

Here is Some Inspiration for Unique Menus!

1. Circle Plate Menus

Circle Plate Menu Cards | Wedding, Bat Mitzvah, PartyCircle plate menu cards are a beautiful way to communicate the meal options to your guests.  This menu captured by Pangburn Photography was cut in a circle and placed under the clear chargers on the table. READ MORE ......

Unique Invitations to Wow Your Guests | Bar & Bat Mitzvah, Wedding

We’re excited to share some of the top trends in invitations and stationery, from the experts at offers over 90 of the most premium designers of fine stationery. Whether you are preparing for a bat mitzvah, bar mitzvah, or wedding, these unusual invitations will fit any occasion and have guests eagerly anticipating your big day.

4 Popular Styles of Wedding, Bar & Bat Mitzvah Invitations

  1. Pocket Invitations

Invitation Trends: Pocket Invitations, Wedding, Bar & Bat MitzvahPocket Invitations are a great choice for any event. The pocket invitation is great option for wedding invitations or mitzvah invitations because it holds all the party stationery in one place. This unique charcoal gray pocket invitation features a square tab on the front with your chosen names beneath a buttercup chevron pattern. When opened, the pocket reveals your event details on a bright white invitation with an ombre chevron pattern at the top. Complete the look by adding your personalization. Continue the invitation suite with the response card, reception card, and directions card and you will have everything you need to have this event go without a hitch! READ MORE ......

Make an Impression – The Party Expert

We are excited to have had the chance to speak with Stacy Lawrence, The Party Expert and founder of Make an Impression.  Make an Impression is a boutique wedding, bat & bar mitzvah and event company with a store located in Northern New Jersey. In addition to custom invitations that range from top of the line custom to smartly priced, Make an Impression offers favors, gifts, seating charts, menus, programs, and so much more. Stacy can also provide day of wedding or party coordination with an unsurpassed amount of industry expertise to make sure vendors are doing exactly what they need to do so you can truly enjoy every moment of your special day. READ MORE ......

Trend Alert: Bar Mitzvah Save the Date Videos

Bar & Bat Mitzvah Music Video – Save-The-Date Invitation Trend

The latest craze in Bar & Bat Mitzvahs is Save-The-Date videos!  Music videos let the bar or bat mitzvah take center stage and rock (or rap) out, and completely entertain their guests before the celebration begins!  Invitations are known to set the tone for the event – fun, creative and hilarious bar mitzvah videos definitely let guests know they’re in for an amazing time!

Some bar mitzvah videos have even gone viral:

Jorel’s Queen Bar Mitzvah Save-The-Date Invitation

Jorel is half-Asian, half-Jewish and got family and friends involved in a mash-up of iconic Queen songs, even including a sprinkling of “Gangham Style” READ MORE ......