Wedding Wishing well poem
Hello everyone! I wanted to share with you our wedding wishing well poem cards that i sent to my family and friends asking for money instead of gifts. We dont need toasters and dishes as we have been living together for some time so instead we asked for currency. We didnt want to offend anyone so we worded it nicely in a poem lol however if our guest want to bring a gift that is totally fine. Tell me what yall think I created it in Word Publisher.



Married: 04/22/2012
Posted On: Apr 5, 2012 at 12:13 AM • Vendors are allowed • Add to My WatchlistFlag As Inappropriate1 like

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Married: 06/02/2012
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Apr 05, 2012 at 12:17 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
Shayonna, I think that's a great idea. Are you including this inside invite? Well we did a Honeyfund. Which is basically your card........ If your not familiar take a look at ours:
www.honeyfund.honeyandmejune2.com or Goto Shaton M. Anderson 6/2/2012

Married: 04/28/2012
Apr 05, 2012 at 12:19 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
I like that you guys put it in a poem. Very creative and its highly unlikely to offend people. Did you guys write it yourselves?

Married: 04/22/2012
Apr 05, 2012 at 12:24 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
Omg Honeyfund is so cute. I wish i would have known that but i already sent them off :(

Married: 04/22/2012
Apr 05, 2012 at 12:25 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
We wrote most of it ourselves but we used some wording off of others that i googled they were kinda cheesey so i had to change it a little lol

Married: 04/22/2012
Apr 05, 2012 at 12:27 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
@Shaton A. i wasnt able to go to that link it took me somewhere else

Married: 08/18/2012
Apr 05, 2012 at 12:36 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
I love the idea!! I may have to consider something like this for myself.

Married: 09/22/2012
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Apr 05, 2012 at 12:37 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
I LOVE THIS IDEA! I was thinking of do that to...but I wasn't sure if it would offend people.

Married: 04/22/2012
Apr 05, 2012 at 12:48 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
@ Detras i was afraid of the same thing but i honestly think this will work out perfectly.

Married: 04/28/2012
Apr 05, 2012 at 12:50 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
I think its well written and very cute. Its not abrupt at all, so I think it will be great =]

Hayley C™
Married: 2+ years ago
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Apr 05, 2012 at 12:57 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
I personally don't care for requesting gifts with an invite, no matter how cute it is.
And I come from a family that would be offended, even by a poem.

It is a very cute poem. I would have used it on my wedding website under "Gift Registry."

My parents, and his parents asked us what we Really want for our wedding (as in gifts)
That way when people asked my mom, "So, what do those crazy kids want for a wedding gift?" or "Where are they registered at?" she was able to help spread the news of what to give us.

Word of mouth is really the only way not to offend people.
But it is a sweet poem you came up with.

Married: 04/22/2012
Apr 05, 2012 at 2:44 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
@Hayley C. Everyones family and friends are different, I know for sure they won't be offended because they all pretty much know what we want and need...but thanks for your opinion! ;)

Cynthia B
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Apr 05, 2012 at 2:51 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
This is great! The first thing my FMIL did when she found out her son was going to propose (he had not yet asked me) was buy a wishing well. I was hesitant because I didn't like asking for money. I also don't want to bother with a registry.

We moved in together 3 years ago and had both lived on our own prior. We did a lot of down sizing and still have a storage shed as big as our master bedroom filled with boxes of stuff that we haven't yet parted with. The last thing we need is more stuff. Brilliant idea, I may have to steal parts of it and personalize it a little to us.

Married: 04/22/2012
Apr 05, 2012 at 2:01 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
@Cynthia as you should. I totally understand about having everything you need I was so happy I googled this and reworded it as I didn't want to deal with registries

Notary @ Your DOOR

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Apr 09, 2012 at 10:47 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
WOW! That was unique! Very interesting. And you did save them time and everyone knows time is money! :)
Apr 09, 2012 at 10:50 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
I'm with Haley here. I don't like to be told what to give, cutely or not, and gift requests NEVER go in an invite.

Ms. Eva
Married: 04/14/2012
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Apr 09, 2012 at 11:00 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
Yeah.. I don't know about this...me personally I would get offended and take it the wrong way like I think the best way in my opinion is to just put on the invite "wishing well reception" instead of the inserting that poem..

Toni-Marie
Married: 10/07/2012
Apr 09, 2012 at 11:25 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
@ Shayonna- this is a great subtle idea-- you can also go the route of doing a registry that will exachange the gifts for cash-- this way it wont offend the ppl who dont like to give cash

Married: 04/22/2012
Apr 09, 2012 at 4:22 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
Thanks for all the advice! If I offend any of my friends or family it's not meant inthat way. We are all very close to our guest so trust me they know the deal. Everyone is different...happy Planning!

Married: 09/01/2012
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Apr 09, 2012 at 4:25 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
I love it and if they get mad about a request for not purchasing a gift. Then it is because they just want to complain about something.

Married: 10/01/2011
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Apr 09, 2012 at 4:29 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
I am also with Hayley on this one.

The poem is cute, but no matter how cute it is nothing about gifts should be mentioned in a wedding invitation. You should put it on your wedding website.
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