Don’t procrastinate! Formal etiquette dictates that thank-yous for shower gifts should be sent within ten days and those for wedding gifts should be sent within two weeks after returning from the honeymoon. Moreover, gifts received prior to the wedding should be acknowledged immediately. That being said, if you happen to fall behind, rest assured it is never too late to be gracious!
You can also opt for online invitations for your engagement party. This way, you will not need to spend any money on the printing. There are also plenty of websites that offer you these cards for free. You can personalize they cards they have and send them to as many recipients as you like. This saves you so much time as well. Several websites offer you a vast collection of professional-looking engagement invitations cards online.
Christening or baptism invitation cards are usually sent to godparents, friends and family. Regardless of denomination, in this special day the child is officially named. It gives everyone the opportunity to welcome the child into the Family, the Church, and the Community. The invitation includes the baby’s name, and the date, location and time of the christening. It may also state the place for the reception afterward.
There are many things that need to be organized and position in place such as the venue where the party is to be held, number of guests, variety of food to be prepared, themes for the party, lights and sounds, and the invitation cards.
Personalize each note. Don’t send the same, generic message to each guest; it sends the message that you were tired of writing notes and too lazy to personally acknowledge them. Take the time to pen something individual and thank them for their specific gift by name. You may even want to mention how you plan to use it.