12 Amusing Cards That Say Thank You For Unwanted Gifts

Have you ever received an unwanted gift? There is a good chance that you have.

Usually, we are polite, say thank you, and do not mention that we didn’t want the gift. So, I had fun making funny thank-you cards for what we wish we could say when getting an odd gift.

Meanwhile, you may get a laugh out of these cards. And if the unwanted gift giver has the proper sense of humor, they might enjoy them as well.

Who Were You Thinking About?

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When you get a gift, you may wonder if the person was thinking of someone else when choosing it.

Why This Gift?

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Sometimes, you get a gift and wonder why the gift was chosen for you.

It’s Nice, But Not For Me

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While the gift may seem fantastic, it may not be something you want.

About to Re-gift

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Sometimes you get a gift and know that you will be re-gifting.

Most Unwanted Gift

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When you are dumbfounded that this particular gift was given to you.

Polite, But…

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When you are trying to be nice but want to call them out on the gift.

Indirectly Saying Unwanted

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A nice way of saying you didn’t want the gift.

Now It’s a Hassle

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When you get a gift you don’t want, you have the burden of deciding what to do with it.

Not What I Wanted

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Maybe you asked for something, and they got you something else. It’s disappointing.

Gift Really for the Giver

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Sometimes someone may give a gift that they want. They know the recipient will not like it and will give it to them.

Short and Simple

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A direct thank you! No beating around the bush.

How to Say Thank You For an Unwanted Gift

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When you receive an unwanted gift, you can write a polite thank you message without mentioning that you don’t really want the gift.  The person may have spent a lot of time or money choosing the gift for you.

So you can say thank you and then figure out what to do with the gift.

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With a little bit of effort you can reduce your chances of giving unwanted gifts.

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Author: Heidi Bender

Title: Writer

Expertise: Thank You Notes

Bio:

Heidi Bender is a writer and author who founded Tons of Thanks. She aims to help people write thank-you notes by providing examples and tips. She is the author of She is the author of A Modern Guide to Writing Thank-You Notes.