Approaching exit my wife said she was picking up a Shropshire Star. Waited by exit but turned round to see her, newspaper in hand, disappearing toward mobile phone shelves where she was being helped by one of the staff a few minutes earlier.
I needed a few specific thank you cards, but I also wanted to collect some blank cards I could use for general thank yous and the sorts of cards I try to send as often as I can to remind friends and family what they mean to me.
These days thank yous are sent in the form of texts, emails, social media messages and the rare written note or phone call. While traditional etiquette would demand something written or done in person which is of course, lovelyI think modern times call for a modern set of guidelines.
Much like the discussion we had about communicating after the loss of a loved oneI think the way you communicate to someone has a lot to do with the circumstance at hand.
So today I thought it would be nice to brush up on Thank You tips before we dive into a season full of events, occasions and surprises that will most likely be the perfect excuse to flex your gratitude muscles. The sources continue below, along with additional cards.
If you prefer to DIY your own, here are three ideas: Flower dyed thank yousStitched cardboard thank yous and Embroidered thank yous Thank you cards above, clockwise from top left: The form, timing and details are rarely as important as the simple act of saying thank you.
So when in doubt, a simple thank you in any form is the best thing you can do to show your appreciation. My notes below are about finding creative, timely or most effective ways to say thanks, but the bottom line is this: Just say thank you.
I think the most important thing about saying thank you is doing it in a timely manner. But I think for everyday thank yous, a few days later not counting mail delivery, of course is ideal. I think a lot of the time, people get hung up on WHAT to say in a thank you and end up not sending one.
But honestly, something simple is always best. For example, if someone gave you a bouquet of flowers: Dear Carol, Thank you so much for the beautiful bouquet of roses.
They were so thoughtful and look gorgeous on our dining room table. We hope to see you again soon! Love, Or if someone gives gave you some support when you most needed it: Dear Henry, Thank you so much for your help last week. It meant so much to have your support during this tough time.
People will appreciate that you took the moment to appreciate their efforts, period.
That said, I think there are some things to consider, depending on the gift type and the timing. I think a text message is a nice, informal way to thank someone for something slightly less specific or more about a general thank you for overall support.
Hi Jenny- Thanks so much for having me over for dinner. It was great to catch up over pizza and relax.
See you next week, Grace. I think emails are similar to text messages, but are a great place to go into a bit more detail. If you want to call out the specifics of a gift or event, this is a nice way to do that. Though if your grandparents are using email on a regular basis you might want to send them a virtual high-five for being so connected and awesome.
I think of these as the most formal way to say thank you. Not because writing is necessarily formal, but it feels like the most traditional way to be appreciative and acknowledge something.
Notes are my go-to for financial gifts, holiday or birthday gifts and anything related to work and family. Though they clearly work for anyone in your life, I think notes tend to imply you know someone well enough to have their address and say thank you. Here are a few things to keep in mind: Coming from one person can often seem like they are the only ones who remembered to say thank you.
Even if you know the gift shopping was done by say, your Dad, if the gift was from your entire family on the card, thank everyone.
I love getting a thank you that feels personalized, decorated or like it has a little something special. Here are ways to bump up your thank you a bit: Decorate the envelope or package with hand-drawings, stamps or appropriate details for the recipient.
We use everything from washi tape and neon packing tape to old magazine clippings and fabrics to decorate thank yous at the office.Creating birthday invitation cards can be a herculean one, especially if the guest list is quite long.
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