Fewer and fewer people give handwritten letters and notes.
That is such a sad fact!
Anything handwritten has always felt more genuine and caring than anything typed. Imagine getting a thoughtful email or text.
Now imagine receiving a handmade card with a handwritten message inside. You feel appreciated, special and your heart warms up.
Don’t you want that same effect for your recipients?
Business owners, take note: sending a handwritten thank you card to your clients does wonders for your business!
However, it’s hard to translate all of those thoughts into words. I get it- we aren’t used to writing our thoughts out in an eloquent way.
That’s why today, my blog post features 3 surefire ways to write a thoughtful message.
If your recipient is a lover of puns, one way to start off your message is to use a pun that fits the situation. Here are some examples below:
If you’d like some puns fit for any occasion, I have a free resource for you! I have compiled 100+ puns and sentiments for your perusal. Just click here to download.
Begin your message with a simple “Happy Birthday,” “Thank you” or whichever occasion your card is for. For instance:
Or, if you are looking for some creative sentiment kickstarters, my 100+ Puns and Sentiments resource is for you! I have sweet ones like this in there:
If you haven’t already, you can get your free copy here. Of course, It doesn't have cookie-cutter sentiments in there. It is meant to jumpstart your creativity.
In the sentiment above, the first half was from the list and the second half was from the heart!
Write From the Heart
The last one is my favourite method for writing heartfelt messages: Write a personal sentiment that’s unique to the person receiving it.
If it’s an anniversary or Valentine’s Day card, you should have no troubles in this department! My favourite way to brainstorm is to think of 2-5 traits or qualities that I love and/or admire about the recipient. For example:
It’s a guaranteed way to write a thoughtful and heartfelt message.
The one drawback? If you don’t know your recipient that well! If that is the case, I would then stick to methods one and two.
Before I forget, if you need a gift idea, my 5 Things to Give: 2018 Gift Guide gives you plenty!
I hope these 3 tips will help you craft a thoughtful message and spread a little positivity and kindness!