(Closed) Future hubs wants muscle car stamps…

posted 4 years ago in Paper
  • poll: Do you think we should use the car stamps?
    No way, that's tacky! : (4 votes)
    6 %
    Of course, it's a fun personal touch! : (60 votes)
    94 %
  • Post # 3
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    4442 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall

    @BeeLadylike:  Such a small detail, I say don’t fight it.  But Ishould declare that I’m a muscle car fan 😉

    Post # 4
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    14784 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I’ve never looked at a stamp in my life. I would let him have them,  to be honest, for the most part, the only people that pay attention to the stamps are the brides. 

    Post # 5
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    1565 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    Sure! I don’t think they look tacky!

    Post # 6
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    45386 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I think they are great! Plus they do say FOREVER.

    Post # 7
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    Buzzing bee

    @tksjewelry:  “the only people that pay attention to the stamps are the brides.”

    @BeeLadylike:  And brides will be the ones that figure “Awww this must be his personal touch.” 

    Post # 8
    Hostess
    11864 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2014

    @BeeLadylike:  I had planned to use FH’s favourite hockey team stamps for our RSVP cards but Canada post ruined that by not making them permanent (Forever) stamps and then jacking up the rate of stamps (by 22cents a piece) effective 2 weeks before our RSVP deadline. So I say go for it!!!

    Instead we have William and Kate wedding day stamps – the only permanent stamps I could find – the post office discontinued the Permanent stamps the same day they announced the rate hike.  (our invites are overweight so I had no choice on those stamps – they’re baby deer)

     

    Post # 9
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    108 posts
    Blushing bee

    I have a print of a 1967 Shelby GT500 on my wall, so obviously I’m going to say I love them!

    Post # 10
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    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I’m not a car person, but I think it’s a cute touch. I say go for it. He’ll be happy and yourn guests will think it’s cute.

    Post # 11
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    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2014

    Only stamp collectors and car geeks will notice, and they’ll think it’s cool. Everyone else will just overlook it. Let your Fi have his fun.

    Post # 12
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    608 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2015

    I think it would be nice to show something that is personal to him! My SO would love to use those stamps. (I’m also biased though, clearly!)

    Post # 13
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    2501 posts
    Sugar bee

    @BeeLadylike:  Can you compromise and use them on the thank yous? I don’t blame you for not wanting to use them on your invitations.

    Side note: I actually have those stamps and use them for correspondence when it’s from me and SO. They are really fun and vibrant in person!

     

    Post # 14
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    1246 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    Pick your battles! But not this one. I dig these.

    Post # 15
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    3082 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013 - A court...

    If I got an invite with car stamps I’d smile & know it was the guys IDEa 🙂 not tacky IMO , plus he’s excited about it! I say go for it 🙂

    Post # 16
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    336 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2015

    I agree with the PP’s! The stamps are sweet and his close family and friends will get the reference.

    I have had a stamp battle on my hands too… Not with my FI, but because Australia Post insists on churning out hideous stamps of cows, sheep and sugar cane. Finally, they bought out native orchids! I bought all of my stamp requirements, plus some.

    Silly? Probably. I just couldn’t bare the thought of a sheep stamp going out on my engagement invites, or our wedding invites later down the track. FI totally agreed with me, thank heavens!

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