Writing a thank you card to people is something that most people will not do or just leave it up to someone that is willing to do it. But there are others out there that is willing to do it and they even hand write something for all the people that give them something or just came out of care for that person.
Plan ahead! Whether online or from your designer, order your wedding cards thank you in advance so you are prepared as the gifts come in. You may want to order them at the same time you order your invitations.
There are many different ways and reasons one would sent a thank you card. Most people would think that thank you cards are only sent for wedding gifts and so on. But you could send thank you cards for birthdays, graduation,weddings, engagement parties etc. There is no limit to sending out thank you cards to people that came for something at your house or where ever.
You could also consider using a greeting card software. Purchasing the software is going to be cheaper than having the invitations professionally printed. You can also reuse this software for several other occasions. There are some Microsoft Office product like Microsoft Word and Publisher that would also work great for you to create your own engagement party invitations. They have already made designs and the Microsoft clip art can add visual enhancements to your engagement invites.
Invitations are a notoriously troublesome thing for any party planner to take on. You have to create a guest list, create and fill out the invitations, address and stamp each invite and then nag people for an RSVP so you can create a final guest list. This process can make your duties as a bridesmaid even more difficult and can be very stressful. However, thanks to the internet there is an easier way to handle the invitation process for all of the wedding related events that you have to plan, this is by using electronic greeting cards.