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Calligraphy for Weddings and Other Celebrations

Address Etiquette

Crane's Wedding Blue Book has long been the standard resource for answering all questions of wedding protocol. Although the paperback book is still available for purchase, Crane's Wedding Blue Book is also available as a free online resource from Crane. This link takes you the section of the Wedding Blue Book which addresses envelope etiquette (pun intended). Besides giving you an overview of proper addressing formats, Crane's links on the left give you the proper way to address invitations to diplomatic and religious leaders, military leaders, and more.

Here are a few answers to address questions not covered by Crane's: