Is There a Polite Way to RSVP “No” When You Really Should Go

Wedding Wording & Etiquette

Pristine Specialty Response Set by PaperDirect

Your second cousin twice-removed’s fourth – but still surprisingly formal – wedding. Your college roommate’s third baby shower in as many years. Your husband’s annual – always potluck-style, never-catered – work party, held in the dank, gloomy break room in the back of the warehouse. Maybe it’s for the benefit of your mental health, your wallet, the sake of convenience,…

Thank You Notes for Gifts You Don’t Love

Wedding Wording & Etiquette

We all know that feeling–the feeling you get when you open a gift (especially if the gift giver is sitting next to you) that you really don’t love but you have to be gracious and appear as though it’s wonderful and that you love it! Sometimes we even have to write thank you notes for gifts we’re less than thrilled…

Wedding Response Card Wording for DIY Weddings

Wedding Wording & Etiquette

Supreme Black Response Set

If you’re in the midst of planning a do-it-yourself (DIY) wedding, you may find yourself amazed at the number of items that must be tended to, decisions that must be made, and minute details that must be addressed. Have you thought about your wedding response card wording yet? Are you not even sure you know what a wedding response card…

Christian Wedding Invitation Wording

Wedding Wording & Etiquette

Dumont Specialty Folded Invitations

Your invitation wording is very important because it must convey the thoughts and feelings that you and your future spouse hold true. Also, the wording on your wedding invitation is something that requires thought regarding your guests because the invitation is the first impression they will have of your wedding, and many people keep the wedding invitation as a souvenir….

Is It Wrong to Email Wedding Thank You Cards?

Wedding Wording & Etiquette

Elegant Affair Photo NoteCards

In a sentence–Yes, it’s wrong to email wedding thank you cards. If your guest took the time to buy you a wedding gift, you must send a handwritten wedding thank you card. Simply put, an email to say “thank you” will not suffice. We often post blogs related to DIY (do-it-yourself weddings) and wedding etiquette, so the PaperDirect blog is…

Wedding Program Wording: What to Include

Wedding Wording & Etiquette

One Rose Programs by PaperDirect

Wedding programs are incredibly unique–the layout, the adornments, and the content for every wedding program is different. And since many people keep wedding programs as a “souvenir” of the special day, it’s important to have a beautifully crafted, professionally worded wedding program. If you have been struggling with wedding program wording, we have some tips for you that will help…

Wedding Thank You Note Etiquette

Wedding Wording & Etiquette

Dancing Daisies Correspondence Card Set

Writing wedding thank you notes may seem like a daunting task, but it’s a necessary one. Wedding thank you note etiquette experts will suggest various and numerous tips for sending out thank you notes after your wedding, but if you follow these simple wedding thank you note etiquette “rules,” your guests will feel that their gift was appreciated. It’s in…

Proper Wedding Thank You Card Wording

Wedding Wording & Etiquette

Ribbon of My Heart NoteCards

Writing thank you notes after your wedding is a must. Even in this world where most correspondence is done electronically, when it comes to thanking your guests for the wedding presents you received, nothing but a handwritten thank you card is acceptable. An email, voicemail, and especially a text message saying “thank you” for the gift are all simply unacceptable….

Homecoming Tips for Military Marriages

Wedding Wording & Etiquette

All American Casual Invitations

Military weddings can be both exciting and difficult. There is nothing more exciting than pledging your love to your soul mate and vowing to love and honor that person for the rest of your life. But after your military wedding, one or both of you may be deployed, and separating a newly married couple can sometimes complicate marital issues. First…

Examples of Wedding Card Thank You Note Wording

Wedding Wording & Etiquette

Elegant Lilies Specialty NoteCards

When you just have just a few short sentences to express your gratitude for a generous gift, you want to make sure the wording of your wedding thank you note is spot on. Don’t get hung up on the length of your wedding thank you note. You can say what you have to say in just a few sentences, and…