Is it appropriate to ask for money as a wedding gift?
Well, you should never ask for specific gifts, monetary or otherwise. Many couples prefer to ask for money rather than typical wedding gifts like china and appliances. Here’s the history, etiquette and how-to of requesting and receiving cash gifts.
What should I ask for as a wedding gift?
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- Coffee and/or Espresso Maker.
- Coffee Grinder.
- Tea Kettle.
- Food Processor.
- Stand Mixer.
- Hand Mixer.
How do you politely ask for gifts?
Write “Gifts would be appreciated” on the invitation
A straight to the point way would be to write it in a small print at the bottom of the invitation. The way you word it is very important. Use words like, “gifts would be appreciated”. Or state the type of gift for example “Gift cards would be appreciated”.
How do you ask for money instead of birthday gifts?
Things to Remember When Asking for Money Instead of Gifts
- Let the Guests Know How You’ll Spend the Money. First and foremost, tell the guests where will you spend the money.
- Ask for Gift Cards.
- Let Some People Give you the Actual Gifts.
- Don’t Be Greedy.