I don't think it's a bad idea, though I would recommend at least signing your name at the end of the note instead of printing it. If the printed message is personalized towards each person, I think it works!
It’s ideal to hand write them, even if your handwriting isn’t great. You don’t have to write long notes, just a personal message. If I got a typed thank you, I would assume the person didn’t want to take the time to hand write a message.
I would definitely still hand write them. It shows that you really took the time to thank them properly. As a guest, I would rather receive a thank you note with handwriting that I have trouble making out than a typed response.
I have terrible handwriting as well (think stereotypical doctor level bad). I just took my time and tried to write as neatly as possible. I didn't do all in 1 go. I would maybe write 10 or so at a time and then take a break for a day, unless I felt inspired to go back to it later that day.
I would definitely hand write them because typing them makes it seem like you wanted to be lazy. Your handwriting shouldn't matter. Just try to take your time, write slowly, and personalize each message. Typed thank you cards are too impersonal. I agree with PP as well - writing a few at a time will really help it not become something you'll dread. Keep it short, sweet, simple, and to the point. Good luck 😊
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Agree with this. Everyone is their own worst critic though and what you hate of yourself, someone else may think is beautiful, writing included. Your guests don't care if it's good or bad handwriting as long as the effort is made.
I think that's what makes the card special and more meaningful, I would love to get a hand written thank you card any day and wouldn't care about the hand writing. It just shows you took time and effort. But go with what you are comfortable with. if you do print cards at least sign your name on them all personally.
My FH and I wrote handwritten thank you cards for our engagement party and we kid you not more than half of them got lost in the mail. For our wedding we will do generic thank you cards and leave enough room for a personalized message. I too have terrible handwriting, but my FH doesn't so he wrote 90% of them. He doesn't want to do that again. LOL
I say depending on how many guest you are landing to have. Then again you do have about a month before you actually send them out so maybe you can take your time and do a few throughout the spans of a day. (When in doubt use a circuit 😉). Happy planning!