Is it tacky to ask for gift cards for a baby shower?
Some people think that asking guests to bring gift cards can be tacky – but “gift card baby showers” are becoming more and more accepted due to the fact that it makes sense for expecting moms who have come in from out of town and can’t easily transport all of their gifts back home.
But it is the mom-to-be’s call!
How do you politely ask for gift cards instead of gifts?
There’s no polite way to ask for money/gift cards. Having a small registry or none at all is usually a hint that you’d prefer cash. A small registry is usually a good idea because some people don’t like giving cash and will give you a physical gift anyway.
How do you ask for gift cards at a baby shower?
How to Ask for Gift Cards at a Baby Shower
- Talk to relatives and close friends.
- List gift cards as an option on the baby shower invitation.
- Include gift cards on the store registry.
- Inform guests of your preferences on your website or blog.
- Plan a gift card shower.
How do you ask for gift cards on a birthday invitation?
Use an insert card with your birthday invitation giving your guests the option. On the insert you can state the name of the birthday gift card registry and that it is available for them if they wish. A birthday gift card registry is a perfect idea.