How to Write Thank You Cards Painlessly

Handwritten notes and cards are a bit of a dying art, but they still carry a lot of meaning to the person receiving them. As much as writing thank you cards may be a bit of a chore, it’s still good to do to show your appreciation of the people who supported you at your shower or wedding. You make think writing thank you cards is tedious and time-consuming but there are a few key things that you can do to streamline this process to make it go smoothly!

Order Together

Order your thank you cards at the same time that you order the rest of your wedding stationary. This way your save the dates, invitations, and thank you cards all match and you can order self-addressed envelopes to match as well.

Make a List

Make sure you write down who you received what gift from so you can write personalized notes to everyone. Keep a notebook specifically for this list to keep it all in one place. A list also makes it easy to check off once you’ve sent the thank you card.

Don’t Do It All At Once

If you have a lot of thank you notes to write, spread them out over a couple of days or write the thank you notes as the gifts arrive so you’re not bombarded with them all at the end.

Keep It Simple & Be Heartfelt

There’s no need to ramble or write a book, keep your message simple and to the point. Here’s a little formula to help create a great message for your thank you cards that’s quick to write but still heartfelt.


Tell them why you’re writing. Mention the gift and say why you love the gift or how you plan to use it. Thank them again.


Hope this helps to keep your thank you cards a simple task!

How to Write Thank You Cards Painlessly - Kristi Rex Photography

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