HOW TO ASK FOR MONEY POLITELY!
WEDDING GIFT VERSES
CUTE WEDDING GIFT POEMS
BY OUR LONDON WEDDING
FOR YOUR PERFECT DAY
By Renie Spreadbury
ASKING FOR GIFTS
It can seem indelicate mentioning wedding gifts in your wedding invitations but it is not considered unusual or rude to do so. Most wedding guests wish to give something to the couple and there are ways to keep it simple.
Since most couples have already set up a home together they have no need of the old-fashioned department store gift list requesting pots and pans and so on. What is much more common is a request for money or a contribution towards the honeymoon. The most polite and charming way to do this is to include a small verse or poem. There are many to choose from and a simple search online will bring up many suggestions. Here's some we like:
"We've been together a few years now;
we have pots and pans and linen and towels;
we have glasses and toasters, really quite a few;
so instead of more gifts, we suggest this to you;
if it doesn't offend and it won't send you running;
what we would really appreciate is quite simply money;
we know choosing gifts can be such a pain;
and this way there is no chance of bringing the same."
What do you think?
"If you were thinking of giving a gift, to help us on our way.
A gift of cash towards our house, would really make our day.
However, if you prefer to purchase a gift, feel free to surprise us in your own way."
"We really would appreciate a little money of our own,
instead of a little gift for our new home!"
We know you want to find something nice
But it's such a hassle to find the right price
So come and enjoy the day all sunny
We really would appreciate a little money.
We’ve been together a few years now; We have pots and pans and linen and towels; We have glasses and toasters, really quite a few; So instead of more gifts, we suggest this to you; If it doesn’t offend and it won’t send you running; what we would really appreciate is quite simply money; We know choosing gifts can be such a pain; And this way there is no chance of bringing the same.
We really don't desire a gift,
but if you do insist,
there are some things that we would like,
we've put them on a list.
And if you'd like to contribute,
towards our honeymoon,
We offer you our heart felt thanks,
with love, the Bride and Groom.
We are sending out this invitation,
In hope you'll join our celebration,
But if a gift is your intention,
We'll take this opportunity to mention
We have already got a kettle and toaster,
crockery, dinner mats, and matching coasters,
So rather than something we have already got,
We would appreciate money for our honeymoon pot.
But most importantly we request,
That you come to our wedding as our guest!
When thinking of a gift for us
We ask if you’d please consider
Contributing to our honeymoon
to make it all the sweeter.
Our house is full of all the things
A couple could require,
And so a holiday away
Is what we most desire.
Then while we’re relaxing on the beach
Or by the pool so blue
We’ll sit back and know
That it is truly thanks to you!