What to Say in a Wedding Video Message

by 
The Celebrate Team

When celebrating the union of two souls in matrimony, there's no shortage of heartfelt emotions and warm wishes. 

But how can you truly celebrate a wedding? What comes to mind when you think of meaningful and heartfelt wedding wishes? Well, imagine the magic of these wishes being conveyed through wedding video messages you can use to relive the big day over and over and over again. 

If you’re a guest or part of the wedding party, recording a video for the happy couple is a great way to share memories and well wishes that the bride and groom can cherish forever. 

But when it comes to video messages, finding the right words to convey your love, joy, and best wishes in a wedding video message can sometimes be a challenging task. Whether you're a close friend or a family member, this is your guide to crafting the perfect wedding video message.


Why do Couples Create a Wedding Video Guestbook for Video Messages?

Wedding Fun Fact 1: Did you know that the first recorded evidence of marriage ceremonies uniting one woman and one man dates back to about 2350 B.C. in Mesopotamia? It's an ancient institution that has stood the test of time.

Wedding Fun Fact 2: In the month leading up to their wedding, Tujia brides cry for an hour each day. Ten days into this ritual, the bride's mother joins in, and ten days after that, the grandmother adds her tears. Eventually, other female family members join this emotional chorus. It's a poignant symbol of the journey to matrimony.

So, when you consider an institution that has lasted for over 4,372 years and involves such heartfelt traditions, it's clear that it deserves to be celebrated with the utmost love and respect – and, of course, a lot of fun! 

Use Celebrate.buzz’ Video Guestbook feature to Capture Wedding Video Messages from Guests

While a traditional card is one way to share your sentiments with the happy couple, why not take it a giant step further and give them the gift of a video message? If they’re not already doing a Video Guestbook, you can even take the reins by gifting one to them so they can capture all the heartfelt moments on their big day. 

By having guests at the wedding involved, immediate family, extended relatives, close friends, and others in attendance can leave a heartwarming message for the bride and groom. Each clip becomes part of a heartfelt, merged video montage.

These contributions can include warm wedding congratulations, amusing guest messages, personal notes, memorable group messages, marital advice from those already married, and more.

And it’s easy! You don't have to be a professional videographer to create a memorable wedding video gift for the happy couple. In fact, you don't even need to be tech-savvy! In three simple steps, you can create a cherished group wedding video featuring messages from all the guests in attendance who celebrated their big day.

  • Once you set up the event page through Celebrate.buzz, print out the QR Code Poster so guests can easily scan them at the reception. 
  • Then, once they scan them, guests can record and upload their heartfelt, congratulatory, or silly messages. The best part? They don’t need to create an account or download any apps.
  • Once you've collected all the wedding video messages, simply drag and drop them into place and hit a button to merge them into one amazing video.

If you'd like, you can also add some creative touches like music and photos to make the video extra special. The entire process takes just 15 minutes from start to finish, and it's user-friendly. The only thing that might require some patience is waiting for all the guests’ heartfelt messages to come in!


What to Say in a Wedding Video Message

Now, if you’re unsure about what to say for a wedding video — because sometimes thinking on the spot can be overwhelming — we’ve got you covered. 

Wedding wishes are a delightful way to celebrate the couple's special day and their new life together. Whether you want to convey heartfelt wishes or inject some humor into your messages, a wedding wishes video can make their faces light up with joy. 

Creating wedding videos has become a cherished trend, and watching the couple's reaction as they view the video is an unforgettable moment. There's nothing more heartwarming than making the couple even happier on their special day. If you need specific ideas to get you going, you could also use some of the following suggestions as starting points.

Congratulations Wedding Video Message Ideas

A wedding congratulations message is a heartwarming response to the start of a beautiful journey. While a traditional wedding card is a lovely gesture, consider elevating your warm wishes by sending video messages. But if being in front of a camera makes you nervous, prep ahead of time by getting inspired to share one of the following congratulations messages: 

  • "Couldn't be happier for you!"
  • “Wishing you every happiness together!”
  • “Congratulations on your marriage and best wishes always!”
  • “Here's to the love that brought you together!”
  • “I knew the love you had was something special."
  • “I love to see two people who deserve happiness so much find it with each other."
  • "To a love that's even better than any fairy tale."
  • "Your love story is an inspiration to us all."
  • "As you start this new chapter, may it be filled with joy and love."
  • "May your love shine brighter with each passing year."
  • "Today, two hearts become one. Congratulations!"
  • "Here's to the love that brought you together and the adventures that lie ahead."
  • "Wishing you a lifetime of love, laughter, and unforgettable moments."
  • "To the most beautiful couple, inside and out."
  • "Your love is the greatest gift you can give each other. Cherish it always."
  • "Wishing you a marriage filled with love, laughter, and countless blessings."
  • "Congratulations on this beautiful beginning."
  • "Cheers to the adventure of a lifetime!"

Funny Wedding Video Message Ideas

And your wedding video message doesn’t have to be so serious! Why not share a funny memory with you and the couple or a silly line to express your congratulations? 

  • "May your marriage be a never-ending dance party, complete with funky moves!"
  • "Wishing you a love that's as strong as a stubborn jar of pickles!"
  • "Here's to a love that's as magical as finding the last piece of pizza in the box."
  • "In your marriage, may laughter be the best medicine, and your love the sweetest dessert!"
  • "May your marriage be a daily adventure, like trying to assemble IKEA furniture."
  • "In your journey together, may you have more 'inside jokes' than you can count!"

Quotes to Use in a Video Message

Sometimes someone already said it better than you can. And that’s okay! They do say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. So if you’re stuck on what to say, you can always use phrases from some famous celebrities and writers, to convey your message to the bride and groom:

  • “One of the keys to a successful marriage is separate bathrooms. When he enters my bathroom sometimes I’m like, ‘Why are you in here?’ And he’s like, ‘I live here. Can I enjoy my bathroom too?’” — Michelle Obama
  • "Husband secretly lowers the thermostat and I secretly turn it back up. We both vehemently deny touching it. Marriage is fun." — Stephanie Ortiz
  • “Remember that creating a successful marriage is like farming: you have to start over again every morning.” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr
  • “I love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.” — Rita Rudner
  • “You know there is a name for people who are always wrong about everything all the time... Husband!” — Bill Maher
  • "Who won in life? Me. Because I got to marry you." — Chip Gaines
  • "Before you marry a person you should first make them use a computer with slow internet to see who they really are." —Will Ferrell

Wedding Video Ideas

To create a memorable wedding video, it's important to establish themes that guide your contributors. This creative process can be quite enjoyable, and while there are popular themes to consider, don't hesitate to explore unconventional ones. Here are some suggestions:

  • Choose Good Music: Choose meaningful background music that resonates with the couple's story.
  • Welcome Them to the Family: Include a moment of welcoming the new member into the family.
  • Funny Stories: Ask everyone to share some funny or sweet stories about the couple, the kind that brings out their personalities and adventures together.
  • Marriage Hacks: Invite the experienced folks to give their best marriage advice – you know, the secrets to a happy and long-lasting marriage.
  • Best Moments: Tell people to talk about their all-time favorite moments with the bride and groom, the ones that still make them smile.
  • Dreamy Future: Get everyone to dream a little and talk about what they hope the couple's future will be like. It's like sending them good vibes for what lies ahead.
  • Cultural Flair: If there's some cool cultural stuff that goes with the couple's background, why not offer cultural blessings or traditions that make their union even more special.

A Last Word

Finding the perfect wedding gift for your loved ones can be challenging, but the true essence of a cherished wedding celebration lies in the lasting impact it has on the bride and groom. In the awesome world of weddings, where we celebrate love in all its wonderful glory, a heartfelt video message can be a really cherished gift for the newlyweds. 

Just remember, there are no strict rules here  — as always, speak from the heart. Whether you want to get mushy, crack a joke, or add a touch of poetry or a quote, your words will stay in the couple's hearts, reminding them of all the love and support that surrounds them as they start this awesome journey called marriage. 

So, why wait? Use Celebrate.buzz today and make their special day even more remarkable. With Celebrate.buzz, every moment becomes a cherished memory, and every celebration is an unforgettable experience. Cheers to love and joy! 

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