(Closed) Yes, Postcard Thank You Notes are Tacky

posted 6 years ago in Paper
  • poll: Is it tacky and cheesy to send postcards in lieu of proper thank you notes?
    Yes, I would be embarrassed for the newlyweds. : (16 votes)
    47 %
    No, I think it's perfectly fine to disrespect my guests. : (15 votes)
    44 %
    Maybe, it depends on whether or not they have enough education to write complete sentences. : (3 votes)
    9 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    5921 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: December 2010

    I find it strange you’d create an account just to vent about postcards.  We don’t take kindly to people calling things tacky and cheesy either, just a heads up.

    I did post cards, but I also wrote a note on the back of each one.  So chill out, Emily Post.

    Post # 4
    Member
    5668 posts
    Bee Keeper

    You should be glad to get a Thank You at all nowadays. I wasn’t aware that one was to dictate the way they are thanked?

    Post # 5
    Hostess
    11168 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper

    I personally don’t think they are tacky or cheesy to be honest. I dont care what form the thank you note comes in as long as they send one. Not sending a thank you card….now that is tacky.

    There are several photobooth companies that throw in thank you postcards using your three favorite images from the wedding, they are pretty cute In My Humble Opinion.

    Post # 6
    Member
    3176 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2011
    Post # 7
    Member
    5921 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: December 2010

    Nevermind, I am going to play nice today!

    Post # 8
    Member
    217 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    Totally agree! My parents received a thank you post card after sending a wedding gift to a family friend’s daughter. The note was generic…something like, “Thank you for thinking of us on our special day.” The couple didn’t even sign it themselves! When guests shell out money to attend your wedding or send you a unique gift, it’s so rude to send the same thank you to every guest in post card form. I’m NOT a fan!

    Post # 9
    Member
    2459 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    You are so much ruder than the people that gave you a thank you!!!!!!!

    Post # 10
    Member
    1474 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2011 - Bent Creek Winery (Livermore, California); Reception: Family Residence (San Ramon, California)

    Wow, this is really rude. I think a thank-you, whether it’s in the form of a notecard or postcard, should always be appreciated. 

    Post # 11
    Member
    13099 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I think thank you postcards are fine IF you write a personalized note on each card.

    If it is just a mass-produced card with nothing personal, just a generic message – then yes, I would find it a bit rude.

    Post # 12
    Member
    406 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    A proper poll doesn’t try to influence the voter. I’m choosing not to vote because I received a postcard thank you that was so heartfelt that it made me cry. Please don’t try to shame people into thinking like you. Politeness and reason tend to influence people more effectively.

    Post # 13
    Member
    10714 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2012

    Hm well I actually think I may be using post cards as thank you’s (that we purchase while on the honeymoon) I don’t see how it’s rude to thank someone…

    Post # 14
    Member
    1838 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I have seen many personalized thank you postcards with pictures of the bridal party or the couple etc. that are very much not tacky. I personally would prefer to send a card, but there are a few nice ones out there so I don’t believe they would all be dismissed.

    That being said it is a bit strange that you created an account to only vent about post cads, but everyone is entitled to thier own opinion and just becuase our styles are not the same does not mean we don’t want to get to know you, so welcome to the boards and please play as nice as possible.

    Post # 15
    Member
    3148 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I just got a postacrd thank you from one of my clients, I  have never seen them before but i loved it!!

     

    They wrote a nice note on the back and signed it as well. It was very nice.

    Post # 16
    Member
    5657 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2012

    Eh doesn’t bother me. I don’t see why a postcard takes any less thought than another card. I think it’s tacky to complain about exactly how someone thanked you.

    The topic ‘Yes, Postcard Thank You Notes are Tacky’ is closed to new replies.

    Find Amazing Vendors