Thanking guests for same gift twice?

posted 3 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
635 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@sunnyde:  I wouldn’t write them another card.  That’s a bit absurd that they would demand one.

Post # 4
42157 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

 “You already have our thanks for the wonderful _____, but we wanted you to know not only how much we appreciate the gift but also you attending the wedding and sharing our day.”

Post # 5
11772 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

@julies1949:  +1000 for brilliance

No need to upset people who seem like they would DELIGHT in being offended!

Post # 6
2429 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

@julies1949:  +1

I think a note re-acknowledging the shower gift and thanking them for attending the wedding is perfectly acceptable. And that way, there is no way they can fault you for not sending a “thanks for coming to the celebration” note.

Post # 8
1140 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I love that wording!! Super smart!

Post # 9
337 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

@sunnyde:  I would thank them for attending and let them know how much you’re enjoying gift ‘x’ or how it’s changed things for the two of you perhaps?

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