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By the time you get to thank you notes, you will probably be totally burnt out on wedding planning and filling out addresses. I can’t help you with the latter, (lots of stationery companies can) but I can make it so that writing the actual thank you notes is a breeze! I am a big fan of templates because it helps me avoid starting over from scratch every single time. Obviously take these templates and adjust them as needed and always add as much personalization as possible! Without further ado, here are my foolproof templates for writing a thank you note that have been ingrained in me since I could hold a pen. (Thanks Mom!)
Before The Wedding // If They Are Attending
Dear _____ & ______, Thank you so much for the _________. We are excited to use it for ___________. We cannot wait to celebrate with you in a few short weeks. With Love, _______ & __________.
Before The Wedding // If They Are Not Attending
Dear ______ & ________, Thank you so much for the _______. We can’t wait to use it for ________. We’re so sorry you won’t be able to join us for the celebration, we will be thinking of you on the day! With Love, ______ & _________.
After Wedding // If They Attended
Dear ______ & ______, Thank you so much for the __________. We can’t wait to use it for ___________. It was so wonderful to see/meet you at the wedding, and we are so appreciative that you could be there to celebrate with us. With Love, _______ & _________.
After Wedding // If They Did Not Attend
Dear _______ & _______, Thank you so much for the __________. We can’t wait to use it for __________. We’re so sorry you couldn’t join us for the celebration, but we look forward to seeing you soon! With Love, ________ & __________.
After Wedding // If They Attended But Didn’t Give A Gift
Dear ______ & ______, Thank you so much for making the trip to celebrate with us. It was so nice to see/meet you and it meant so much to have you by our side! We are looking forward to seeing you again soon. With Love, _____ & _______.