(Closed) do i send thank you card?

posted 10 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2008

of course! i would thank them for their generosity and definitely will miss them at the wedding. simple and to the point.

Post # 4
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106 posts
Blushing bee

That’s kinda funny….I guess they saved on postage!  And they were very environmentally friendly, not wasting any paper on card or packaging…..

Yes, I would definitely send a thank-you note, writing that you will miss them at the wedding but appreciate the sweet gift, etc.

Post # 5
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

It’s nice to send it to asap. 

Before our wedding, whatever gifts I’ve been receiving, I immediately send out a Thank You card.  Then when the wedding is over, I don’t ahve a lot of cards to send out because I’ve sent the majority of them already. 

Post # 6
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2018

Well said, melbride.  It sounds like this RSVP might have come from an older guest who felt the need to include a small token in cash with their decline!

Yes, a thank you note is appropriate here.  Keep it short and sweet, that their attendance will be missed but you appreciate the cash gift.  When I send gifts, I always like being acknowledged…only for the fact that I’m glad to know they received it! I hate generic cards that only say, "thank you for the gift". 

It’s much more personal when you actually write out what they specifically gave to you…

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2008

Heck yeah send one.  Send it just like you would have gotten it in a card at the wedding:

Your monatary gift was greatly appreciated, and we’re sorry you coulnd’t make it to our big day. You were missed!

 

something like that. 

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2005

Yes.

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2008

I also got money with some of my declined RSVP.  Definatly send thank you.

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