It is important to spread the word, you won’t get all those fabulous gifts if none of your guests know about your registry.

Tell your attendant, Link from your website. Include in your shower (but not wedding) invitation.

It is essential to say Thanks, open gifts as you receive them, and record who gives you what.

Thank you notes for gift before the wedding should be sent within two weeks, or one month after the honeymoon for others. Click here to get a Copy of Wedding Registry Check List 

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5 Registry Tips


1. Do it together, hitting the stores together is essential. After all the gifts are for both of you.  First to decide what you need, take inventory of the things you already have, and see where the gaps are. Talk about the style of home you would like and split up the final say to make if fair.

2. Register for a range of gifts China and flatware are just as beginning of the modern-day gift registry. Most stores have registries now, so feel free to wish for whatever it is that will make your new house a home.

3. Think about how you live, try to avoid filling your list with things you are never going to use.  If you two are not the formal party type, then you probably won’t need a crystal punch bowl.

That said, just because you don’t throw big sit-down dinners now doesn’t mean you won’t in 5 to 10 years, and now is the time to get the good stuff.

4. Check the store’s return policies and ask about a store’s exchange/return policies.  Many wedding registry retailers have amazing customer service to accommodate to-be-weds’ needs.  For example, you receive too many of one item and you want to return some, and the store only offer credit.

Think gift cards, many stores allow you to register for them and you can use them to buy the things you want and need later.

5. Make sure you hit all the price points Register for items in a wide range of price points. Under $50, $75, $100, $200 and beyond, so there’s something all of your guests can afford.

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