Wedding Planning Tips | Wedding Math

Updated: Sep 12, 2020

Planning a Wedding is hard. So is math. We get so many questions related to wedding planning that involve number estimates and Wedding budgets. How many invitations to order, how many people will show up, how much should we spend on our Wedding? Just to name a few!

Our goals it make things as easy as possible for our brides, so are sharing some of our professional tips on how to tackle those Wedding number questions: 


Ordering invitations can be confusing. Trying to count how many you'll need when it breaks down to couples, family members can also be overwhelming to ensure you're being smart with your budget but still ordering enough. This equation takes into consideration there are a lot of couples, there are some singles, and some families. Also - you want to make sure you have extra for you to frame, photograph and keep for years to come! Here's a little equation that we recommend:

Individual Invitees / 2 + extra (see below)


  • (under 100) 15

  • (under 150) 20

  • (under 200) 25

  • (200+) 300