Post # 1
So FI and I have lived together for a couple yrs now and been together for 10 yrs…I know. We live in his apartment and looking to get a house but we just haven’t found what we are looking for . I’m sure when babies start coming around we HAVE TO for sure.
Anyways, we pretty much have everything a wedding gift registry would ask for.
We are thinking about asking for cash for our wedding, but of course this is not the traditional thing to do.
Have you done it ? And
What is the best (classy) way of doing it?
Post # 3
You can’t ask for cash. But you can not register…doing this, most will take the hint that you just want money, but you do run the risk for receiving some unwanted gifts (crystal candlestick holders from Great Aunt Margaret).
PS–you can’t have a shower if you don’t register. If you want a shower…register for at least some things. Who doesn’t want a new duvet cover?!
Post # 4
register for a few things in regular store registry (we lived together for years but there was kitchen appliances we wanted that we didn’t want to spend the money on ourself, bedding that we just wanted new of, decorations, picture frames, etc.) We ended up getting mostly cash at the wedding itself anyway. The shower is where everyone bought from the registry.
Otherwise we went to sandals for our honeymoon so we did a honeymoon registry through them. I don’t know why people say they are rude… we got a lot of gifts from there our guests thought it was great cus it was so easy to use and buy and felt a little more personal then cash. 2 excursions and 250 in trip contribution which was sent to us in cash.
Post # 5
I think here is nothing wrong asking for cash as money matters more than categories but you should ask it tactfully. One can do it by simply adding the cash registry information on the wedding website or spreading the word of the registry to your friends and relatives so that they can come to know what are you expecting as wedding gifts. I have read an article , you can aslo go through it.
asking for money gifts