Etiquette Tips: How to Create the Perfect Thank You Cards

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During the holidays, you may attend parties and receive many gifts. Maintain etiquette by learning how to write thank you cards.

You may find yourself pulled in every direction is this holiday season. A party over here at MacDonald Highlands, a party over there, a gift given, a gift given away. The holidays can be a rather helter skelter time. However, just because you may find time tight doesn’t mean you can’t fill out thank you cards. These etiquette tips will help you learn the importance of thank you cards.

WHY SHOULD I — USE THANK YOU CARDS?

Simple table etiquette isn’t enough anymore. Go a step further. While minute, a thank you card is one the tiniest ways to express deep appreciation. Even if it’s quickly written and sent, a thank you card shows how much you care for the other person. Also, if you want to be invited to the party again or get another gift, thoughtfulness goes a long way.

Thanksgiving cards can come in many forms. The best thank you card, however, follow these etiquette tips.

HOW TO WRITE THANK YOU CARDS

BLANK CARDS

There are thousands of blank thank you cards on the market. Each one is as cold and impersonal as the next. Of course, sending a mass produced card is better than nothing, but you can do more. Invest in quality blank cards. With a blank slate, you can remove any corporate wedge in the way and make the card more personal.

HAND WRITE EVERYTHING

Everyone is so stuck behind the computer nowadays they’ve probably forgot they can write. The unique benefit of handwriting is that can adds the level of humanity and warmth a typeface cannot. Remember: the person who gave you an invitation or a gift appreciated your presence, not that of a robot or computer.

ADD A PERSONAL ELEMENT

To make a random generic card into something more requires adding something only you and your loved one would understand. An onlooker may understand why you’re happy you got that gift, but they will never understand the context behind the gift.

You don’t have to get schmaltzy. Drop in a small sentence, like one that tells how the gift improved some part of your life or one that shows appreciation for their thoughtfulness.

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