(Closed) Is it ok to include a wedding photo on Holiday card?

posted 5 years ago in Holidays
Post # 2
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Yeah, I’d think it was overkill to use a wedding photo as an xmas card. But also I’ve never understood using a picture of yourself as a holiday card in general. So you take a cute picture of yourselves and send it to your family and friends so they have to hang you guys on their wall or put you up on their mantel to stare at and admire for two months? Eh, nah, not for me but I do have family members who do that shit every year.

Fair play but its not something I’d ever actually bring myself to do. I’m not really a picture person anyway so thats likely why.

  • This reply was modified 5 years, 2 months ago by  Yipeebee.
Post # 3
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2015 - Hotel Ballroom

Mmmmm…that’s a toughie!

I personally wouldn’t, but if I recieved a holiday card with a wedding photo from the spring, I wouldn’t think it were out of place.

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

We got married in August and will be taking new photos.

The only time I got a wedding photo Christmas card and didn’t think “enough already,” it came from a couple married in November. 

March is too long in my opinion. 

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

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sarahaw:  I don’t see anything wrong with it. Especially if (like us) you didn’t share your wedding photos on Facebook. Most of our family and friends haven’t seen any of our wedding photos, so they would actually quite like a Christmas card with a wedding photo on it. We got married in June.

Post # 7
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Honey bee

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sarahaw:  I’ll be honest – if I was the recipient, my first thought would be “enough already, I know you got married”

Post # 8
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2015

If you’re doing a collage of pictures from the year, I’d definitely use a wedding picture as one of them. If you’re just using one picture I feel like it kind of depends. Did you do a photo thank you card? If so- yeah, I’d skip the wedding picture on the holiday card. That would make me feel like “We get it already”. Same goes for it you’ve already posted wedding pictures on Facebook. If everyone hasn’t already seen wedding pictures from you in one way or another, you could probably get away with it. 

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2016

I think it depends on how big your wedding was, how much you shared photos previously (social media or otherwise) and how many people you’re sending the holiday cards too. I don’t think there’s anything wrong with sharing your wedding photo. People use Christmas cards as a way to wrap-up the year and provide an update to friends and family…. getting married is a big thing to recap so I personally think it makes sense. But I think it makes slightly more sense if everyone on your mailing list hasn’t already seen the pictures a ton of times. Older relatives especially would enjoy a wedding picture, I think!

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