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Don't Forget to Say Thanks!

Don't Forget to Say Thanks!


When planning your wedding, it's important to say thank you. Although a handwritten note may seem old-fashioned, it's thoughtful and shows your appreciation. Give thanks to the people who send you gifts and the people who help make your wedding happen. If a friend's friend made the wedding cake, send her a quick note expressing your gratitude.

To ensure that you send them in a timely manner — no later than three months after receiving the gift — order thank-you cards with the rest of your wedding stationery. Don't rely on the printed "Thank You" though, personalize the card with a few concise sentences. Choose cards that match the theme of your wedding or that state your names — like the vintage border cards ($69.50) seen here. Below are more of my favorite styles, what kind of thank-you card do you prefer?

For tips on writing the perfect thank you, check out Crane and Co.'s downloadable pamphlet that explains the art of saying thanks. For more tips to help you plan your wedding go to IDoSugar.

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