Question: Who do you send thank you cards to after a wedding?

Thank you card recipients should include any guest in attendance at your wedding, any guest who could not make it but sent a gift, your wedding planner and all vendors, and anyone who was not invited but gave a gift.

Is it rude not to send thank you cards after a wedding?

Also, there’s no rule that says you have to wait until after your wedding to send thank-you cards. “I urge people to write their thank-you notes as the gifts come in, and a lot of gifts arrive before the wedding day,” Ms. Spector said.

How long do you have to send thank you cards after a wedding?

Some guests will bring presents on the day of, but traditional etiquette indicates that they have up to a year after your wedding to send a gift. So, how long do you have to send wedding thank-yous? Aim to get your cards in the mail within three months after your wedding date.

What is proper etiquette for thank you cards?

Be specific about what you are thanking the person for. You don’t want to simply say, “Thank you for the gift.” That may give the impression that you can’t remember what the person gave you. Even if you didn’t care for the gift, you should send a thank you note. State how you will use or have used the gift or service.

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Is it rude to not buy a wedding gift?

Is giving a wedding gift even mandatory? Yes and no. Whether it’s a 30th birthday or a wedding, if you’re invited to a celebratory party, it’s customary for a guest to bring a gift. But if you don’t bring one, you aren’t breaking any laws.

Is it OK to send wedding thank yous a year later?

Is it ever too late? Many months may have passed since you tied the knot, but the chance to mail out your wedding thank you notes has not. Better late than never. Whether it’s been 8 months or a full year, don’t let the build-up of having put off this special task be used as an excuse to never mail out your thank yous.

Is it ever too late to send a thank you card?

There is no hard and fast deadline, but it’s generally best to send your message within one to two weeks. The longer you wait, the harder it becomes to say thanks. The person may have been expecting a thank you note sooner, or they may worry their gift never made it to you.

Should you apologize for a late thank you note?

Keep your note honest, specific, and brief: Honest. Be honest and apologize for the delay. Avoid excuses and explanations, and do not let the apology outweigh the “thank you.” Maintain a positive tone and keep focused on the recipient’s kindness.

Are thank you cards outdated?

According to recent research, some 75 percent of Americans believe thank you notes to be antiquated and obsolete—though it’s worth noting that this leaves a full quarter of Americans who still expect a thank you note when they give a gift. At Grammar Chic, we are decidedly pro thank you note.

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How do you thank a wedding guest for money?

Thank you for the gift of money

Thank you so much for attending our wedding! We had a lovely day and were so happy that you were there. We are so grateful for your generous gift, that we will be adding to our honeymoon fund. We will be sure to send you a postcard.

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