Last Chance to Win Our Custom Thank You Note Giveaway!

Newlywed Custom Notes Giveaway As we mentioned in our earlier thank you note post, there are many ways to show your appreciation to your guests and thank them for their generosity on your special day.  By now you’re probably sick of hearing about proper etiquette and rules on how to: (go ahead fill-in the blank) be the best bride, to act, to address your envelopes, etc.  That being said, we’ve decided to compile a short list on what we’ve found to be the best practices in composing Thank You Notes (not to tell you what to do, but rather to provide you with some guidance)!

Best Practices:

Address envelopes and write out Thank You notes to people as soon as they send you a gift.  Some guests send gifts prior to the wedding; which allows you to get a head start on this seemingly endless task.

Have a realistic plan of attack (i.e. complete 25 notes per day until they are finished) rather than attempting to write them all in one sitting. This way you will be sure to write from the heart, in your neatest handwriting; which your guests will surely appreciate.  After all, what good is a Thank You note if they can’t read what you wrote?

Try your best to adhere to the “rule” of getting Thank You notes out in a timely manner:

  • within 2 weeks of receiving a gift (if received prior to the wedding)
  • within a month after you return from your honeymoon (for gifts received at the wedding)

Be as specific as possible when thanking your guest for gifts (with the exception of monetary gifts—there’s no need to say thank you for the $250).

Are you clueless as to what to write?  Try using our samples as a guide to get you started or at least point you in the right direction!

Thank You Samples:

For a Monetary Gift: Thank you so much for your generous monetary gift!  We are planning to use it when we buy our new house.  Again, we thank you for your thoughtful gift and for sharing our special day with us.  Love, Jane and Bill

For a Gift (whether from your registry or not):  Thank you so much for the martini glasses, we now have everything we need for our next cocktail party!  We hope to enjoy them with you when you visit us.  Again, we thank you for thinking of us and for being a part of our most special time.  Love, Jane and Bill

Anxious to win 100 of the custom photo thank you notes shown in this post’s picture? Click here for the contest details and leave a comment on this, or any of our thank you note posts on Mondays this month and you’ll be automatically entered to win.  The randomly selected contest winner will be announced on August 31st!!  If we don’t hear back from the winner within 2 weeks, we will randomly select a new winner to make sure someone ends up with this great goodie!

0 thoughts on “Last Chance to Win Our Custom Thank You Note Giveaway!

  1. Heidi 'mrswaser2be' P

    I haven’t thought about what I’m gonna do about ‘Thank You’s’, but I also have 13 months. These would be a perfect addition to the uniqueness of my wedding! I would SO love to win these!

  2. Kat

    Sounds like a great giveaway!

    I have a question about the etiquette. FI and I are planning to make customized Thank You Cards w/ a pic of us at the wedding. But we have already received several gifts. Can we wait until after the wedding to send these, or is it bad etiquette??


    1. Danielle Tate

      If you are following wedding etiquette to the letter, you should send thank you notes within 2 weeks of recieving a gift prior to your wedding. We would recommend that you write separate thank you notes for those who already gave you gifts (and then you could send another custom thank you note with your photo after the wedding if you want). Hope this helps!


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