Writing a thank you card message is tricky. In fact writing any card message is usually difficult. Knowing what to say and the correct words to use is daunting. But don’t be put off! We can help make the process much easier and painless.
We’ll take a look at how to write a thank you card first and then different types of thank you messages for different scenarios. Be it a card to thank someone for a gift, a family member or friend, or just a service provided to you. If you just want to get straight to the pre written messages and sayings though then use the links in the table of contents below:
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You can use any of the messages you find here exactly as they are or customise them to fit your situation (add in or remove parts, rewrite them etc)
So, you’ve received a gift from someone (maybe for your birthday), they’ve provided a service or done you a favour. You want to thank them for it but don’t know where to begin. It’s actually a lot easier than you would think. It doesn’t have to be long or fancy in any way. Just break it down into a few steps:
It’s really that simple. Realistically anyone can write a quick thank you note. It’s just getting over the initial worry of not knowing what to say. However if you’re still not feeling confident or want a little extra help and inspiration then take a look at the thank you sayings below.
These are some of the most basic messages and sayings. They’re perfect for a very short note or card that’s already got its own message. You can of course use these short sayings as a basis to writing your own and add words from the heart.
If you receive a gift it’s only good manners to send a thank you card or note. If you’re struggling with what to say then use these messages for a gift:
Another reason you might send a thank you card is when someone has helped you. This could be a friend using their own time to help you move, supporting you through a difficult period, or even a staff member/service that has gone out of there way for you. Letting them know how much you appreciated their help is a kind gesture to go towards repaying them. Use some of the examples that follow:
The final thing to remember is that even though you are worrying over what to write the recipient of your thank you card will not care. They will appreciate the time and effort you took to send a thank you message, and be touched by the gesture.