Bridal Shower Gratitude Notes Tips and Samples

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Your friends and family have gathered to celebrate and congratulate you at your bridal shower. Now, you’ve got your pens ready and a stack of blank thank you cards in front of you, but what exactly should you say in these notes? We took the advice, tips and guidelines from several experts and compiled them into this helpful article, so you can easily get this daunting task done without stress or procrastination.

How to Write Bridal Shower Thank You Card

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Have a list

Prior to opening the shower’s gifts, designate someone to keep track of who gives what. This will help you to personalize each of your thank you cardsare. Make note of the gifts you’ve received by mail and let the sender know as soon as you receive them.

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Don’t just thank them for the gift

In the first lines of your thank you card, thank the guest for attending the shower. If the card is going to someone who mailed a gift and was unable to attend, then express that their presence was missed. Also be sure to say that you did receive their gift in the mail and how grateful you are for their thoughtfulness.

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Be Specific when thanking them for their gift

Whether it was a kitchen appliance or a gift of cash, mention the gift as well as how you intend to use it. Even with cash gifts, gratitude notes should express your excitement. Let the person know how you will use the cash, be it to furnish your home, put towards your honeymoon, or for a remodel job.

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The closing line

You don’t want to just end Don’t end the thank you note with your gratitude. Instead, tell them how excited you are to see them at the wedding Use the specific date, and that you can’t wait to celebrate with them. Choose your preferred closing statement and sign your name.

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The finishing touches

Address each envelope by yourself. That way you can ensure that the cards are organized and ango to the correct recipient. Calligraphy fonts can add a personal touch and calligraphy kits can be found at any craft store. This can be learned easily with just a bit of practice. But be sure to write on a flat surface.

When writing the return address, you’ll want to use your own name and address if you and your significant other are not living together. But if you do live with your significant other, you can also include her or his name in the return address. You can opt to have elegant return labels printed with a handwritten-inspired font.

Samples of Bridal Shower Gratitude Notes

You now have a good basis for your own thank you cards, but if you’re still stumped on the appropriate bridal shower gratitude notes, then we’ve got some great samples below to draw inspiration from !
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Thank you card for the hostess

Dear (HOST NAMES),

Words can not describe the overwhelming gratitude I feel for having such a thoughtful and generous friend. The bridal shower you planned was perfect in every way from the flower arrangements and décor to the entertainment and delicious pastries. I loved every detail.

I cannot thank you enough for the lifelong memories that day will always provide me. I am truly blessed and honored to call you a friend. Thank you so much!

Love Always,

(YOUR NAME)

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Thank you card for relatives

Dear Aunt/Cousin/Nana (NAME),

I just want to say how much your presence at my bridal shower meant to me. You have always been there to give me great advice and I am truly grateful to be able to call you not just family but a friend. The beautiful painting you gave will have a prominent spot on the living room wall. Thank you once again, and (Groom’s Name) and I cannot wait to celebrate with you on the wedding day!

Love Always

(YOUR NAME)

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Thank you card for gifts from guests in attendance at the shower

Dear (GUEST'S NAME),

I was so delighted to see you at my bridal shower. (Groom’s Name) and I cannot wait to use these new serving dishes in our new home. They will surely come in handy for our holiday parties! Can’t wait to see you again at the wedding!

Love,

(YOUR NAME)

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Bridal Shower Gratitude Notes for guests not in attendance at the shower

Dear (GUEST'S NAME),

You were greatly missed at the bridal shower, but I had to thank you for the new coffee maker! (GROOM’S NAME) and I were in desperate need of one and have already put it to good use. Thank you so much! Looking forward to seeing you at the wedding!

Love,

(YOUR NAME)

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Thank you cards for group gifts

Dear (GUEST'S NAME),

I was so happy to see you at the bridal shower and touched by your generous contribution to the living room set for our new home. (GROOM’S NAME) and I are blessed to have such caring and thoughtful friends like you. We cannot wait for the first movie night on our comfy couch. Thank you so much again! We’ll see you soon at the wedding.

Love Always,

(YOUR NAME)

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Thank you card for money gifts

Dear (GUEST'S NAME),

It was such a pleasure to see you at the bridal shower. Thank you for being part of such a memorable day and for your generous gift. (GROOM’S NAME) and I are so thankful to be able to put the money towards remodeling our home. We look forward to seeing you at the wedding.

Sincerely,

(YOUR NAME)