Dos & Don'ts for Thank You Notes
Posted on April 17, 2013 by Cari
Categories: in WEDDINGS
Thank you notes are one of the most important tasks post-wedding – so, as you get ready to write those thank you notes for you upcoming wedding & bridal shower, here are a few tips to keep in mind…
DON’T print out your thank you notes.
DO hand-write them.
DON’T send the same, generic thank you note to each guest.
DO tell them how grateful you are for their personal gift, and how you plan to use it.
DON’T wait longer than 3 months to send your thank-you notes. (per Emily Post)
DO send them out as soon as possible, after the wedding date. (For showers – we recommend sending them within 2 weeks after the shower date.)
DON’T address a cash gift directly. Instead, simply thank them for their generosity.
DO send one to every guest that attended – whether they brought you a gift or not.
DON’T underestimate the power of a thank you note! It’s the easiest way to express your sincere gratitude – not only for the personal gift, but also for the gift giver themselves. Their presence at your big day is what makes it so special, so be sure to let them know how grateful you are for their attendance! =)
Do you have any tips for our brides, as they get ready to write their wedding thank-yous? We’d love to hear them!
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