(Closed) Do we send a thank you card?

posted 3 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 2
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Buzzing Beekeeper

When in doubt  quick card couldn’t hurt. Do them when you get back. They do not take much time to write.

Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2015 - Family Farm

queenieheather :  Yes. I think that would be the most proper thing. Nothing compares to a recieving a card in the mail. It’s always better to go a little further than strictly necessary in these situations in my personal opinion.

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2016

It’s always nice to send a proper thank you card, even if you’ve called and thanked them. A lot of people will have a wedding photo on the thank you card – then everyone receiving one is also getting the gift of a wedding photo

Post # 5
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2017 - Valleybrook Country Club

I would send a quick thank you card. No harm by being grateful.

Post # 6
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Helper bee

I agree with all the PP’s, I’d send a card. It’s always a nice gesture and its something that sentimental folks will hang on to and everyone will appreciate the additional thank you and acknowledgement of their generosity!

Post # 7
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

queenieheather :  A thank-you card is always appropriate.

Have a great honeymoon and cruise!

Post # 8
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Yes — a verbal thank you is not sufficient.  You need to send a handwritten thank you cards.

Post # 9
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Sugar bee

Absolutely, you should send thank you cards for the gifts received to date.

Post # 10
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2016

We wrote cards to everyone who attended or gave us gifts, BUT personally I wouldn’t expect it from newlyweds myself (we just thought it would be a nice thing to do!) and I think most of the recipients were not expecting cards, much as they did enjoy them… so in short: I personally don’t think you need to if you don’t want to. 🙂 I’m in the UK though, and our families are mostly Swedish and South African, so there may be some cultural differences to account for. 

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2016

queenieheather :  yes! Send mailed thank you cards. It’s always best to go the extra mile for someone who wrote u a nice check!

Post # 12
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 1983

It’s not optional; a handwritten thank-you note is essential.

Post # 13
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Busy bee

Sure, send cards to thank those who sent money, no need to send a thank you card for just a card though 

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