As soon as possible after Christmas, it is customary to send a thank you card to anyone who has given you a gift, hosted an event that you attended, or done something special for you. A handwritten card or letter is always preferable to a text or email and shows you have taken time to show your appreciation. Here is our pick of the most tasteful cards to send this Christmas.
Keep it Simple
Simple and stylish always does the trick and these designer cards are straight to the point, expressing your heartfelt gratitude in beautiful writing. From left to right: Katie Leamon brush letter cards from Lilly & Thorn; Paint brush thank you card from Kate Spade; Starry bronze thank you card by Lamplighter London at Papier.
The Personal Touch
Invest in a set of chic, personalised correspondence cards that can be used as thank you cards, invitations or notes to let someone know that you are thinking of them.You can choose to have your full name, address or a simple monogram printed on the cards. From left to right: Personalised notecards in blush from Quill; Bespoke correspondence cards from Wren Press; Alphabet cards from Smythson of Bond Street.
Flights of Whimsy
If you prefer something more colourful and whimsical, look no further than these beautifully designed cards with matching envelopes. From left to right: Ed Liberty print thank you card by Esmie at Liberty London; Thank you greeting card from Kikki K; Illustrated card from Portico Designs.
Make it Fun
Before children are old enough to write independently, it is appropriate for parents to write thank you cards on their behalf. As soon as they are able to, young people should compose their own thank you notes, which should include a detailed comment about the present they received. There are plenty of cute card designs to choose from and children also enjoy having their own personalised stationery to write on. From right to left: London guards notecards from Paperchase; Fairy thank you cards from Rachel Ellen Designs; Unicorn Magic stationery set from Papier.