Hosting a housewarming ceremony requires a lot of preparation and work. One of the main tasks, is inviting family and friends for the occasion. For this, the best thing to do is to create e-invites and circulate it among your family and friends’ groups on messaging apps. These invites can be created online, without any prior knowledge of designing or software. One can also browse through professionally-designed layouts of invitation cards available on social media platforms, for inspiration. Here are some tips, to help you design a beautiful Griha Pravesh invitation card.
Griha Pravesh invitation card designs
Pick a layout of your choice. If you are conducting a puja that will be followed by meals, you can pick some traditional colours and motifs. If you are planning a party and a get-together after the puja, you can choose some jazzy or casual colours such as pink and white. Ensure that you mention the agenda and the timings on the invite. Also mention the dress code, if you expect everyone to turn up in traditional attire.
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What to write in a Griha Pravesh invitation?
Include the following points in the invitation:
- The main message: Inform that you have moved into or are planning to move into your new house.
- Thank your invitees: Mention that you could not have taken this step, without the guidance of people around you and that you need their blessings and good wishes.
- Request their presence: Invite them to be present with you on your big day.
- Mention other details: If you have planned a party or meals after the ceremony, ensure that you ask them to stay for it.
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Griha Pravesh invitation card messages in English
Once you have decided the design, the next step is to draft the message to inform the receiver about the program.
We will be pleased to have you on [date of Griha Pravesh Puja] as we introduce our new house to our loved ones. Please do not miss the ceremony, because your presence is appreciated!
Dear ABC, we request you to come and shower your blessing on my family. We are moving into a new home and starting a fresh life. You and your family members are invited for the Griha Pravesh puja and housewarming party.
We are going to shift into a new house on [date) but we are calling it a home this time. We have arranged a Griha Pravesh puja and housewarming party, with dinner at the night. Please come with all your family members.
Dear (friend or relative’s name), your presence at our housewarming celebration (Griha Pravesh puja, followed by dinner) will make us most happy. So, please come and join us with your family members. We will be waiting for you, as your presence is vital.
A house of bricks and plywood is not a home, until our loved ones step into it. Please bring your blessings for us on [date]. We have arranged a small housewarming party for you!
A new house is not a home until your loved one’s step foot on it. So please be there on [date] at the housewarming party and help me make it a HOME!
The biggest dream of my life has finally been fulfilled. I have finally bought a house for myself. I want you all to join me, as I celebrate the biggest achievement of my life!
A small housewarming dinner party has been arranged on [date] at our new residence. Please be there and bless us all, as we start a new life at a new destination.
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Griha Pravesh invitation card messages in Hindi
If you want to put the messages in Hindi, you can customise these options, as per your requirements:
अपार हर्ष के साथ सूचित कर रहा हूँ कि हमलोग [Date] को अपने नए घर में शिफ्ट कर रहे है। इस दिन शाम में गृह प्रवेश पूजा होगी और फिर प्रीतिभोज। अतः आप सपरिवार गृह प्रवेश के शुभ अवसर पर सादर आमंत्रित है। अपनी उपस्तिथि से हमारे परिवार को क्रतार्थ करें |
हम पर अपना प्यार और स्नेह बरसाइये। हमारे गृह प्रवेश पर सपरिवार जरूर आईये। गृह प्रवेश पूजा में जरूर आइए। और हमार घर में चार चाँद लगाइये।
गृहप्रवेश का अवसर कर रहा आपका इंतजार है, हमारी खुशियों का आधार तो आपका प्यार है। कृप्या हमारे नए घर के शुभारम्भ के अवसर पर अपने परिवार सहित जरूर से जरूर पधारे। हमें आपका इंतजार रहेगा।
बड़ी मेहनत से हमने एक घरौंदा बनाया है। इस ख़ुशी के अवसर पर आपको बुलाया है! कृपया, अपनी उपस्तिथि से हमारे परिवार को धन्य करें।
Griha Pravesh invitation card funny messages
If you want to add a pinch of humor to your invitation cards, try these messages:
Come and go, or come and stay. We would love to see you either way. It would be a great pleasure for us to celebrate our housewarming ceremony with you. Kindly join us with your family!
I request you to come to the happiest and craziest housewarming party you will ever see. Come to my new home on [date] and join me as I destroy the peace of my new neighborhood! 🙂
My new neighbors would not like it, but who cares? We will host the craziest housewarming party ever and guess what? You are invited! 🙂
Be our guest and bless us with your sweet presence and wise words, as we are about to start a new life at a new place. You are invited to our housewarming party on [Date]!
Housewarming party invitation card messages
We have decided to throw a grand celebration party as our long-cherished dream of owning a house has been fulfilled. You are most cordially invited to our housewarming ceremony!
We are moving into a new house but we are calling it a HOME this time. A housewarming party will be hosted and guess what? You are invited!
We are all set to enter a new phase of our lives as we are moving to a new place. Your blessings are what we require the most. Please be our guest at the housewarming party on [date].
The real fun of a housewarming party is incomplete without you. So please be with us on [date] at our new residence to have a share in our happiness!
Champagne? Dessert? Music? Oh my! Bring your smiles and dancing feet to help us celebrate my new place. We’re going to be boiling milk and rice, burning sage, and doing some other fun housewarming traditions. See you then!
We never anticipated the ins and outs of buying a house, but now that we’ve accomplished this colossal feat, we can think of nothing better than sitting back and relaxing with you at our new place. It’s going to be a block party with the whole neighbourhood invited, so come meet some new folks!
Not even our wildest dreams could imagine that we would be standing in our new house, hands full of keys, but an empty space. Would you come to fill it up with your laughter while you nibble on tasty appetisers and enjoy our new cocktail bar!
When we started this journey, we didn’t know what an obstacle course it would become, so we ask with great relief and excitement for you to come to see our new place and rejoice in the good news!
How to create Griha Pravesh invitations online?
There are a number of online designing tools that allow users, who have minimal or basic knowledge of designing, to create invitation cards online. You can choose templates and edit the colour combinations, text and font, to personalise it accordingly. Here are some tips to help you design invitation cards online:
- If you want to add a personalised touch to your Griha Pravesh card, you can add a picture of your new home in the background. You can also use a family photo, if you are making an informal invitation card.
- Choose the colour combination you have used in your home, to make it more relatable and to give a sneak peek to your guests.
- Use a legible font. Do not use an excessively stylish font that makes it difficult to interpret.
- If you are planning to send out the invites digitally, make sure you use the PNG format. If you want to hand out these invites physically, you need to download these invites in PDF format.
- Do not add too many effects or filters if you are creating a formal Griha Pravesh/housewarming invitation card.
How do you invite someone to a new home ceremony?
You can invite family and friends for a Griha Pravesh or housewarming ceremony by sending invitations via post or email or messaging services like WhatsApp.
What do you say in a housewarming invitation?
The invitation should clearly mention the occasion (i.e., the housewarming ceremony, the date and time of the ceremony and the address).
What should we do for Griha Pravesh?
Firstly, check with your astrologer for an auspicious date and time for the Griha Pravesh puja. Ensure that the house is cleaned and decorated and that you are ready to move in to the house on the day of the housewarming.