Is it rude to ask for money as a wedding gift?
Some couples have come up with creative ways to ask for gifts, money, or charitable donations on their wedding invitations. The truth of the matter is that doing so is rude. Proper etiquette says that wedding gifts of any kind should never be mentioned on an invitation or even sent with the invitation.
How do you ask for wedding gifts?
Whatever you choose, here are examples of wording politely asking for wedding presents:
- Registered list. Please don’t feel as though you must buy us a gift,
- Cash gifts. Your presence is present enough,
- Cash gifts, specific purchase. As we have been sharing a home for some time.
- A cute rhyme by Amanda of Southern Bride.
How do you politely ask for money as a birthday gift?
Yes, you’re supposed to say the words and ask for money. No, it won’t sound rude if you ask politely, especially when asking friends and family. You should be honest and tell them you would prefer money over gifts for your birthday. Tell them what you want to do or buy with the money.
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”.