How to accept gifts and express gratitude for congratulations on your birthday
A solemn date is approaching, with which friends and relatives will come to congratulate you. You are thinking about the upcoming troubles: how to set the table, how to entertain guests. It would be superfluous to recall some rules of etiquette. For example, how to receive gifts and express gratitude for congratulations on your birthday.
During the festive table, guests can take turns for a greeting toast and wishes. After all the speakers who have spoken from the mouth of the birthday person, one should be grateful for the congratulations on his birthday.
How to take gifts correctly?
If you are given a gift, be sure to smile to the giver. The rules of etiquette say that beautiful packaged boxes can not be put aside, it is better to immediately extract the contents and express your pleasure at the gift received, thanking you for congratulations on your birthday, because the person who came to congratulate you, prepared a gift specially for you, he will it's nice to see your joy, so he will understand that the plan was successful.
How to treat gifts?
All without exception gifts should be accepted by you with a smile and joy. Perhaps, they will differ in price, quality and degree of need for you. A good owner should try not to offend anyone and in any case not make comparisons between gifts, so as not to hurt the feelings of any of the guests. Everyone needs to say "thank you" and express gratitude for the congratulations on his birthday.
Sometimes, you obviously do not like the gift received, it has nowhere to put it, it is absolutely unnecessary, and you have no idea what to do with it. Even then, do not complain. Accept it - because you wanted to pay attention - and try to do it sincerely.
Try to receive gifts in such a way as to cause joy to those who gave them, because making gifts should be just as pleasant as getting them.
What to do with the bouquet?
If flowers are awarded as a sign of congratulations on their birthday, gratitude must necessarily be expressed to the giver. After that, the donated flowers should be immediately deployed and put in water. Flowers, like gifts, in no case should not be put aside. In the hectic, you can simply forget about them by insulting the donor.
You will show yourself a good master, putting a bouquet in the room where the celebration takes place, taking it to another room - tactlessly. If the flowers are low and do not obstruct people's view, you can place them directly on the table.
It happens that they give several bouquets. In this case, each of them must be placed separately. If you do not have a beautiful vase, use another suitable container, for example a glass jar.