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Jul 13, 2010

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Ashley Brooke Designs: Who to Thank

Yesterday’s dos and don’ts of wedding thank yous can be very helpful but they are even more so when you know who to thank!  Here’s a list of people not to forget throughout your planning and wedding day!

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-Everyone who gives you a wedding present

-Anyone who gives you money

-Your attendants

-Shower/Party Hosts or Hostesses

-Anyone who offers to house out of town guests.

-Special helpers, like a neighbor who takes in packages or a cousin that mans the guest book

-Vendors who go above and beyond the call of duty!

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May 11, 2010

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Even Celebrities Write Thank You Notes!

Kathie Lee & HodaA few weeks ago I finished this custom illustration for Kathie Lee and Hoda from the Today Show! We were all super excited about this project and my excitement grew when to my surprise I found a SUPER SWEET thank you note, on my stationery, from Kathie Lee in my mail box! So there you have it, Even celebrities take the time to write thank you notes! Thanks Kathie Lee! I really enjoyed working on your custom illustration! xoxo- AB

(Take a peek at my last celebrity thank you note from Tori Spelling!)

Kathie Lee Thank You Card

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Apr 19, 2010

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Writing in Your Personal Style

Good Morning!  Happy Monday–I hope you had a great weekend.  It was lovely here in FL, yesterday was a little rainy, but it gave me some time to get organized for the week.   Those of you who know me, know I write just like I talk.  Lots and lots of enthusiasm!!  You don’t have to be a brilliant writer to write a great thank you note or note of correspondence.  Using your natural voice is the key.  Here are some tips to help you with that:
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-Use phrases you would typically use
-Use contractions.  Say I don’t know, as you probably would in conversation, not I do not know.
-Feel free to insert the person’s name in your note: “Anna, you wouldn’t believe how much fun we had!”
-Use punctuation like exclamations (my favorite) or underline words for emphasis.
-Keep is as short a possible.  A brief note is better than a long, drawn out one.

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