(Closed) Guests Receiving Invitations?

posted 6 years ago in Paper
  • poll: Did you hear from your family and friends when they received their invitations to your wedding?
    Yes - A lot of guests let me know they had received them : (2 votes)
    12 %
    Yes - But only from a few guests : (12 votes)
    71 %
    No - I didn't hear from anyone : (3 votes)
    18 %
    Other - Please let me know in the comments! : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    515 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I only heard from a few. FI’s sister and one of our friends in Germany both let us know, as did one friend in Australia, and two friends in America. Like you, I also put a lot of effort into handmaking all my invitations. I don’t expect to hear from people I don’t talk to regularly, but I would have expected people that I am in contact with frequently to have mentioned getting theirs. Oh, well. I guess they figure they let you know it arrived when they send back their RSVP card. Of course, some people aren’t even doing that, so…

    Post # 4
    1668 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    Just a few of my closest friends mentioned they were so excited to get it.  A couple of others also mentioned liking it.  This is the very reason I decided not to DIY my invites.  Everyone always says they’re a labor of love and I thought that it would go unappreciated.  Even though I ordered them, it was a long proofing process, I made address labels, obsessed about the stamps, etc. so it would have been nice to hear from more folks but people just don’t care about that stuff it seems.

    Post # 5
    1190 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I hear ya, only a handful said they got it. I LOVE my invitations. But no one really cares which is unfortunate. I just keep telling myself: no one cares as much about your wedding as you do.  Kind of helps, still feels shitty though!

    Post # 6
    3886 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    We only had a couple people acknowledge the invites upon reciept in any form other than an RSVP.  I think that’s just normal– no need to call or email to let you know it arrived because you are going to send in an RSVP.

    Post # 7
    2239 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I had mainly friends tell me that they got their invites in the mail.  I had no more than 10 people say they got it.  I think it was less than ten but yeah.  Not that many — we mailed out close to like 40?  So I mean a good chunk of people said something.  Everyone loved our invites which made me happy.  I love them too — I have one framed to put on display in our home.

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