Personalized Typed Thank You Cards

posted 3 years ago in Etiquette
  • poll: Personalized typed thank you card for wedding gifts, yay or nay?
    Yay : (12 votes)
    32 %
    Nay : (26 votes)
    68 %
  • Post # 3
    5160 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I had the same situation – don’t yet live with DH – and I just wrote the cards.  In my opinion, writing them together is a nice idea if your in the same place but just too logistically difficult if not.  

    An alternative you could consider is dividing up the list and having him write half the cards and you write the other half.  I understnad this is common.

    Post # 4
    2132 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2015

    I think it’s fine, but I wouldn’t care if I received a typed thank you note anyways. I don’t know why etiquette is against technology, haha. I think in this case it’d be more personal to have something composed by the couple rather than hand written by only half of the couple. 

    Post # 5
    10748 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2014

    @MabelleBliss:  +1

    I wouldn’t give a crap if I got a typed thank you – technology is here to make life easier!

    Post # 6
    2322 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    @jetsetlilypad:  I was going to say that I couldn’t care less if a card is typed or not, but then I don’t care if I even get a thank you card, I’d sooner take a call or a text to tell me they like the gift.  So maybe I’m not the one you want to go off, because I guess I’m rude on my own behalf 😉

    Post # 7
    7282 posts
    Busy Beekeeper

    Why not just write the messages together in a shared word processing document and then halve the list and hand write them. That way they are handwritten and you both have had input into the individual messages to your guests.

    Post # 10
    117 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I am having a pre-typed message which is about 3 sentences.  I am going to write another 2-3 sentences by hand to make it a little more personalized.

    My husband will only be signing his name.

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