Tips for writing the Thank You notes

A lot of people struggle with what the note should say/how much you should say and what you shouldn't say. I got this email of tips in my inbox the other day and thought I'd share it w/ you gals in hopes that it helps some of you with your Thank You notes! :)


What should the message say?


You don't need to write a lot -- four or five sentences will suffice -- as long as what you do express is heartfelt. Identify the gift, say why you appreciate it, why it has a personal meaning for you, and how you plan to use it. If the giver came to the wedding, especially from a distance, also include a sentence thanking him for attending: "Thank you for coming to our wedding. Your presence made our day extra-special. David and I love the coffee maker. We've used it every day since we got back from our honeymoon. Thanks so much." For cash gifts, you need not mention the dollar amount, but it's a nice touch to say how you plan to spend the money. 


 


The full article with all 9 tips can be found here 

Posted on January 18, 2013 at 9:04 am
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Great tips Ashley!

Posted on January 18, 2013 at 11:47 am
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These are great tips, Ashley! I think I used a similar template when I wrote mine. 

DH and I also broke them up into groups of like 5-10 notes a night (each). We had them done in a few days...best feeling ever! 

Posted on January 18, 2013 at 4:48 pm
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I think the best thing you can do is be you. Don't be too sentimental if you aren't and if you are then a little gushing is good.


For instance I have friends driving quite a distance and I have known them for 20+ years and I know I will be writing a very nice letter thanking them.

Posted on January 18, 2013 at 11:09 pm
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I love these suggestions!!! Great post Ashley!!!

Posted on January 19, 2013 at 10:18 am
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I finally have our pictures back and since I was holding out on them to use as part of the thank you card, I can now move on with this final wedding step. 


Thanks for the thoughts and ideas.

Posted on January 21, 2013 at 7:10 am

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