Writing wedding thank you cards can be a pretty daunting task, especially if you had a big wedding with a lot of guests. Still, it’s an essential part of expressing your gratitude for all the support and generosity your loved ones have shown you. We can’t make the dread you feel about writing wedding thank you cards go away, but we can give you these 5 ways to approach the problem!
Also, stick around for some tips at the end of the post!
Writing Wedding Thank You Cards – 5 Examples
Below are 5 examples of how to write simple wedding thank you cards. We’ve tried to cover all the bases here, so you should be able to find an example that suits most situations.
For the guests who contributed to your honeymoon fund:
Thank you for being there on our special day, we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. We just wanted to take a moment to thank you for your generous contribution to our honeymoon fund. We’re sure it will be a magical experience, and you will be to thank for that!
Hope to see you soon,
For the guests who couldn’t attend but still sent a gift:
We wanted to thank you for the wonderful gift of [gift]. We’d have loved to have celebrated with you in person on the day, but we know the stars don’t always align. Hopefully, we’ll see you soon!
All the best,
For the bridesmaids:
Thank you so much for being there for me on my big day. This was one of the most significant moments in my life and I’m honored that you were such a big part of it.
Lots of love,
For the guests who brought a gift from your wedding registry:
Thank you for being there on our wedding day, and thank you for the marvelous gift of [gift] from our registry. We would have appreciated anything, but hopefully, the registry made choosing something a little easier for you! We can’t wait to have you over once things have calmed down.
All the best,
For everyone else:
Thank you so much for joining us on our big day! We hope you had as good a time as we did (but with less stress!), and we look forward to seeing you again.
All the best,
Wedding Thank You Card Wording
When writing wedding thank you cards, it’s important to use sincere language, heartfelt language. If you can make a particular thank you wedding card message more personal, all the better. You might consider adding a small handwritten note or a doodle to make your wedding thank you cards personalised to the recipient.
Wedding thank you cards etiquette is also very important. Remember, you are expressing gratitude to your guests, whether it’s for all the love and support, for a wedding gift, or just for being there on the big day. Your thank you card wedding message should convey that gratitude.
Don’t Let It Overwhelm You!
If you have a lot of guests to thank and you’re starting to feel the stress of it all, don’t suffer in silence; enlist the help of someone. A friend could be good, but you have just married someone, so don’t be afraid to bring them into the fold. Sharing the workload not only makes the process more manageable, it can also make it fun.
Some Final Quickfire Tips
Before we leave you, here are a few more tips for writing the perfect wedding thank you cards;
- Keep a list of all the people who gave you gifts and/or attended the wedding so you don’t worry about missing anyone.
- Don’t wait too long to send out your cards; within a few weeks should be your goal.
- Keep the tone of your card’s upbeat and positive.
Both you and your spouse sign the card off; you got married to each other after all.
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