(Closed) Wedding Photo with Thank You Card?

posted 5 years ago in Etiquette
  • poll: What should I do regarding the thank you cards & possible photo?
    Just finish writing up the thank you cards, then send them out ASAP. .without a picture. : (27 votes)
    47 %
    Wait for the picture. Those are SOOOO cute! : (30 votes)
    53 %
  • Post # 3
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    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

    If there isn’t a picture you love, then don’t bother waiting.

    Post # 4
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    We sent out thank you cards without a picture, and then we’re sending out a wedding photo with Christmas Cards.

    Post # 5
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    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2014

    I vote wait. Two months is totally reasonable. Get them all written up now so all you have to do is pop in a picture when they arrive. 

    Post # 6
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    i have received thank you’s both ways, and i thought the pic was okay but didn’t think “oh what a cute idea, i want to do that.” FIs mom thinks its soooo great tho. i dont plan on doing it.

    Post # 8
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    Worker bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I like photo thank-you’s, it’s nice to have a picture of the couple if I didn’t get the opportunity to snap one myself.  However, I didn’t do them for my own wedding because I just wanted to get mine done with!

    Post # 9
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    Sugar bee

    You should never delay thanking someone so that you can send them a photo of yourself.

    It is a little self centred to think that people would rather not be promptly thanked, so they can get a picture of me.

    Send them now.  If you want to send out pictures later then do so in a seperate mailing, or christmas card.

    Post # 10
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    send it with a picture!  i love that 

    Post # 11
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2012 - The Gables Inn, Santa Rosa, CA

    I got married in July and just sent out my thank-you cards this week, I wanted to include a picture, especially because we had several guests who sent a gift, but couldn’t attend. 

    I’d wait and send the photo. 

    Post # 12
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Send it with a picture

    Post # 13
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    I say without a picture. I would bet that at least 80% would throw out the photo anyway (not because they don’t like you, just because they’d have no use for it).

    Post # 14
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    @andielovesj:  I agree with this. 

    I would send the thank-yous now, no picture.

    Post # 15
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Send with the Picture. Your guests are going to want a little sneak peek into the wedding photos they may or may not get to see. Waiting to send a thank you card does not mean you don’t care about thanking them. It’s proper wedding etiquette to send them out at least 2 to 3 months afterwards. Everyone knows you are busy being a newlywed! 

    Post # 16
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I really don’t understand sending a photo of yourself to someone unless they are extremely close and would put it on display.

     

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