(Closed) Question about wedding gift! help!

posted 6 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
3375 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Yes, you can mention it in their wedding card.

I too was confused by some gifts that arrived around the same time as my shower or engagement. Were they wedding gifts, shower gifts or engagement gifts? I had no clue.

Post # 4
699 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I second the “mention it in your wedding card” 🙂

PS – the best cards that we received had messages, stories and notes in them… not just names.

Post # 5
3697 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Just mention it in the wedding card.  Or you could get a small complimentary gift to bring to the wedding if you really didn’t want to show up empty handed.  Like if it was a mixer, a cookbook.  Then write in the front of it congrats and hope you’re able to use this and the mixer to cook for your family for years to come. 

I wouldn’t think anyone would send me a shower gift who wasn’t invited to it, but I guess some people think that highly of themselves.  🙂 

Post # 6
963 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I don’t think there’s anything wrong with mentioning the gift in your card 🙂

Post # 7
3471 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - The Gables Inn, Santa Rosa, CA

I would put the note in the card– sometimes it’s hard to tell with the gifts that arrive early; give her the benefit of the doubt, and politely mention that it was meant as a wedding gift.  If she isn’t graceful enough to accept the gift as it was intended, that’s her problem– not yours. 

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