(Closed) Where did you register?

posted 9 years ago in Gifts and Registries
  • poll: Where did you register?
    Crate and Barrel : (21 votes)
    20 %
    Pottery Barn : (4 votes)
    4 %
    Williams-Sonoma : (10 votes)
    10 %
    Macy's : (26 votes)
    25 %
    Bloomingdale's : (1 votes)
    1 %
    Tiffany's : (1 votes)
    1 %
    Target : (17 votes)
    16 %
    Bed Bath and Beyond : (24 votes)
    23 %
    Home Depot : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    410 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    We are just doing 3, i think.  Sears, walmart, and pennys.  basically we are really bad at making lists, if we want it we get it.  We decided these stores bc we grew up with them in our small towns and know that all our family has access to them.  We didnt want to make shopping for us a hastle. 

    Post # 4
    7082 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2009

    REI!  Gotta do the outdoors stuff!

    Post # 5
    14186 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    Williams-Sonoma cuz i’m a kitchen freak

    Macy’s for all things practical/local for most guests

    Lowe’s because we have a home and lots of people like to get us gift cards to Lowe’s…yay we can buy paint! lol

    Post # 6
    290 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    Planning on registering at Macy’s, C+B, and Target.

    Post # 7
    1266 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    We did a honeymood site because we are lucky enough to have all the things we need pretty much for the house! We probably will still end up registering at a home store but haven’t decided what one!

     we registered with http://www.honeyfund.com Its been wonderful so far! they they dont take a % of your gifts!

    Post # 8
    681 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2009

    We did a honeymoon registry (through Honeyfund) and Target. The large majority of guests did the honeymoon registry online, or gave cash/checks at the wedding.

    Post # 9
    2022 posts
    Buzzing bee

    So far just Macys.  Thinking about Crate & Barrell.  Also thinking about Target.  We need to decide soon!

    Post # 11
    548 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2009

    Williams-Sonoma b/c I <3 cooking

    Tiffany’s for silverware only, because I fell head over heels in love with the Audubon pattern (had I known how much drama this would cause, I would *not* have done it. I am normally a very frugal girl to a fault, and thought very carefully about whether to go ahead with this. I decided that silver is an heirloom, it doesn’t break, it gets better with age, and you only get married once, and I wasn’t registering for china b/c I was receiving my grandmother’s, so I did it. Future Mother-In-Law has no idea that I am normally very frugal, and so this registry has marked me forever in her mind as a spoiled, frivolous princess.)

    Macy’s for linens, everyday dishes, towels, etc. etc. etc.

    Ten Thousand Villages for unique, inexpensive, ethically sourced decor, serveware, table linens (this registry was supposed to be for our just-out-of-college friends so that they could get us something meaningful for under $30. Unfortunately, my aunts, grandmothers and in-laws keep commenting about how great the stuff is. Inside my head I’m like "GET OUT OF THERE! THAT IS NOT FOR YOU! P.S. buymeastandmixer")

    Post # 12
    81 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    Macy’s because everyone goes there, and we know some friends who ONLY buy crystal for weddings.  Might as well pick it out!

    Williams-Sonoma for fun, fancy kitchen stuff.  And my plates.  And my bar glasses.  And my wine glasses.  Yeah, it’s pretty much one-stop shopping for us there.

    Target for appliances (other than the Kitcheaid mixer!), bedding, and random things I like–and anything that I liked that was significantly cheaper here. 

    Post # 13
    754 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2008

    BBB, and Honeyfund

    Both were received pretty well.  The old people used the BBB one and the young, modern types used the Honeyfund and thought it was a good idea.

    Post # 14
    1205 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2009

    We did Crate & Barrel (for dishes and a few other things) and Macy’s for kithcen appliances, towels, and sheets. Basically wanted to keep this simple because we’re having such a small wedding. I love your choices, though, and the topic in general, and wish we’d registered at Lowe’s or Home Depot!

    Post # 15
    2470 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    What is an REI?

    Post # 16
    2008 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    We’re registering with two charities: the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund (they help out PRCA rodeo cowboys who have been severely injured) and Heifer International (they provide livestock to needy families which improves their diet, income and the bloodlines of the community’s livestock). And for the "old fashioned types" we registered through wishpot for your normal household items.   

     @ GaBGal – REI is a cooperative outdoor gear store.  It’s absolutely fantastic. 

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