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Hi, I am Amanda Williams, a rising junior at Harvard College and I am also working at Herd Publishing, publishers of Martha’s Vineyard Wedding Magazine and other helpful and informative publications. For more great wedding information, visit us at Herdpublishing.com.
Here are some tips on setting up your wedding registry. One of the perk’s of getting married is that your wedding guest will help you get a home started by showering you with gifts. Believe it or not, many wedding guests look forward to giving the new couple a wedding gift to help start their new life together. The tough part for wedding guest, is knowing what kind of wedding gift to give the newly weds. When you make a wedding gifts registry, you are helping your guest by giving them a guide to what you want and need in your new home.
So, what is a wedding registry gift? Also known as a bridal gift wed registry. It is a service provided by stores where wedding couples register for a list of gifts that they would like to receive. You and your fiancé can just go into the store of your choice and inform the clerk that you would like to open a wedding registry. You will get some information about your event, like the wedding date and your full name and then you can begin choosing the items for your wedding registry. You can also register on line for gifts. Opening a registry for wedding registry gifts can be overwhelming at first. But, you will find them, it is a lot of fun too. Just keep in mind the general things that you need and make sure that the gifts and register form will all go together. For example, you may really love the pink vase and four screen throw pillows, but they may not go well together in your living room.
Many stores that offer wedding registries provide the alternative of registering for gift cards also. And it is a good idea to keep that option available to guests. There will always be things on your buyer registry that will not be purchased and a gift card gives you the flexibility to go back and get the thing that nobody buys.
Try to set up a wedding registry at a few different stores and register for items at varying price points. Chances are, your sister wants to spend more money on your wedding gift than your lunch buddy from work does. The more diverse your wedding registry gift list is, the more choices and flexibility your guest will have when shopping for your wedding gift.
How will you let your guests know about your registry? Many retailers offer wedding registry cards, simple cards that state the name of the store where you are registered. Theses cards are small as business cards and can be placed into an engagement, shower or wedding invitation envelope. You can also notify wedding guests by putting it on your wedding website, if you have one or via email.
Setting up with a registry takes the guest work out of gift buying and makes your special day run a little bit smoother.