Additional Craft Information:
Wedding invites rsvp cards are the most important and, unfortunately, the most neglected cards in the wedding invitation kit. The rsvp cards actually act as attendance cards. your guests needs to confirm that they are attending the wedding do that you and the wedding organizer can make a final head count for the guest-list. A final guest-list is important since it helps with the budget and seating arrangement. The rsvp card also help you collect information about your guests such as what they would prefer to have during the reception and if they are bringing along other people such as their dates or their kids.
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Helping you sticking to the budget is probably one of the biggest benefits wedding invites rsvp cards have. If the person does not rsvp, that means you can take them out of the original guest-list. This is better especially if the reception's meals are served by head and is not a buffet style. This way, you don't order too much food for your guest and pay a lot of excess. The wedding invites rsvp cards also help in making the sitting arrangement. This is also important since it's a way for you to keep your guests entertained. A seating arrangement is also helpful in getting your guest to mingle and get to know each other.
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On your wedding invites rsvp cards, you can place information about the receptions menu and ask the guests to inform the contact person which of the meals they would like. This is helpful since serving the same meal to all your guest might mean that they might not eat or enjoy the meal because they would have preferred something else. You can also indicate on the wedding invites rsvp cards if they will bring someone, like a date, along. You can ask them to indicate how many people they will bring to the wedding so you can just add them to the final guest-list.
The best way to get your guests to answer or reply to the wedding invites rsvp cards is to make it stand out from the other cards in the invitation kit. Make it look different and unique so that your guest will notice it when they open the envelope. if your wedding is already a week from now and a few of your guests still has not replied to the wedding invites rsvp card, then feel free to contact them and confirm their attendance yourself.