(Closed) Hand-Deliver or Post Invites

posted 9 years ago in Paper
  • poll: Post or Hand Deliver?
    Post them all, don't hand deliver any : (6 votes)
    40 %
    Post some, hand deliver those close to you : (9 votes)
    60 %
    Other (comment) : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    Member
    2681 posts
    Sugar bee

    I personally would post everything, not even due to etiquette.  SIL lives upstairs from us and we still sent hers through the mail.  Everyone likes receiving mail too 🙂 

    Post # 4
    Member
    952 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    I’d just mail them, with the exception of co-workers, unless you have their home addresses.

    Post # 5
    Member
    545 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    If my family were close by, I’d just hand them the invites because we are practical – we save postage, and we actually like the cards hand delivered – it seems more personal.  But I know for FI’s famliy, they mail bday cards, x’mas etc. to each other even though they see each other so often.  When I mentioned that I’d hand deliver cards to family, my Future Mother-In-Law made a face and said “NO, No!  You don’t do THAT!!”  So, I guess it would bother some people, but I personally don’t see anything wrong with it.  We are going to mail all of ours, though, just to make it easier and I no longer live close to my family.

    Post # 6
    Member
    276 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I voted to post them all.  Like naangel said, everyone likes getting mail.  And even though your reaons for wanting to hand-deliver some are practical, others might get their feelings hurt.  I know it sounds silly, but ever since I got engaged I’ve been amazing at the things guests get upset over concerning weddings.

    Post # 7
    Member
    908 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2009

    We mailed them all except for my roommate.  I left hers in her mail pile, and she left her RSVP in my mail pile LOL

    I would have hand-delivered to family if they lived nearby and I saw them regularly.

    Post # 9
    Member
    2725 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    I love to get mail that’s not junk or bills so I say mail them all!

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