Wishing Well and Gifts wording

It’s super common for couples to request money instead of gifts for their wedding. I often get asked by my couples if I have any examples on how to word this on their invitation or git’s card.

Please find below some example wishing well and gifts wording I have gathered over time.


The most important thing is to have you with us on our special day. No gifts are needed or expected, however we have been asked what we need or would like and, if you wish to give us something, a little cash to spend on our honeymoon would be very much appreciated.


We made a commitment some time ago that together through life we were destined to go. If finding a gift is hard to do, then our wishing well is just for you. A gift of money is placed in the well then make a wish…but shhh don’t tell. If ideas are had of a different kind be rest assured we do not mind. Please remember what we most request is having you as our wedding guest.


Your presence at our wedding is present enough, so don’t worry about what to buy as we have plenty of stuff! however, if you were thinking of giving a gift to help us on our way a gift towards our honeymoon would really make our day.


If you were thinking of giving a gift to help us on our way, a gift of cash towards our honeymoon would really make our day. However, if you prefer to purchase a gift, feel free to surprise us in your own way.


We don’t want to offend, but we have it all, All household goods and so much more. More than just kisses so far we’ve shared, our home has been made with love and care. Most things we need we’ve already got, like a toaster and kettle, the pans and the pots. To save you shopping, sit back and rest, A gift of currency is our request. Don’t go overboard or rob a bank, Any amount will bring us a smile and thanks. As we start our forever and ever, We will be grateful for your kind gesture. Now that we have saved you all the fuss, It would be appreciated if you would Come and celebrate with us!