(Closed) bridesmaid’s gift to bride: registry or no?

posted 7 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
6830 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I would do on registry they have one for a reason.  Since you already did off registry. 

Post # 4
210 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I agree with the PP. Since you already did an off registry, this gift should be from the registry.

Post # 5
41 posts
  • Wedding: August 2011

definitely something from the registry this time

Post # 6
369 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Agreed.  Extra gifts are great and some more meaningful than a hand mixer.  But the items from the registry are the things they need/want, and I’d get them something from there.

Post # 7
217 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

On- getting gifts off the registry can be a PITA.  I know that sounds bad, but some places have really bad return policies.  

Post # 8
3374 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I would go with the registry just because I am SO excited for my registry gifts. I swear I’m going to squeal with the exciting ones get opened!

Post # 9
1126 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

PPs have a point, but if you know the couple really well and think they’re the type that would enjoy a night at a hotel more than baking supplies, then I say go with your gut.  I literally added every single thing at BB&B that I liked to our registry, but I’m not totally excited about all of it, and could probably get some things for cheaper at Target.  If my best friend bought us a night at a B&B she knows we love, I would probably be more excited about that.  Just a thought.

Post # 10
13096 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

I’d go on registry.  Those are the item that the couple needs and wants.  Honestly, I never buy off-registry gifts for weddings.  The couple creates a registry for a reason.

Post # 12
1501 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Normally I’d say off registry, but since you did that for the shower I don’t see why not going with the registry. Just try and get something you know they really want.

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