But your brain is not about to cooperate. Your brain has been lost at sea (brain overboard!) – just when you needed it the most. All you can think of writing is ”Happy Anniversary” which is not only redundant (because it already says that on the front of the anniversary card), but also boring because everybody Else’s card also says that.
Handmade card or a handwritten letter. There’s little that can beat a letter or card written in the giver’s own hand. It makes the gift so very personal and meaningful. While a store-bought card may be more extravagantly worded, it lacks your personal signature. If you are writing a letter, use good quality paper, take time over the words as you highlight all the big and small moments that have become cherished memories of the past one year. You can affix your wedding photograph on the card cover to make it really exclusive and personal.
A gift basket of all her favorite things. This tells her something truly heart-warming — that you are cued in to her likes and dislikes and have taken enough effort to assemble her favorites in one delightful hamper. Fill a gift basket with her favorite author’s hardback edition, her favorite bubbly, chocolates, bath and beauty products — and, of course, the mandatory red roses.
It’s exactly the same principle working when you’re attempting to write something good on the wedding anniversary greeting card. Working it solo, you may be able to generate a few acceptable greetings; but if you can find ways to stimulate your thoughts, the ideas will really begin to flow.
Wedding Anniversary Greetings – How Can That Small Piece of Cardboard be so Intimidating? Not again! Once again you are faced with that blank intimidating white space on the wedding anniversary greeting card. I’m sure you know exactly the spot I mean. That spot right underneath the preprinted poem or verse. That spot where everyone expects you to write something. That spot that is only less than two-inches tall but seems as large as a small throw rug when the time comes to fill it with your own thoughts. I call that spot the Bermuda Rectangle.