(Closed) Cash Registry wording on website?

posted 6 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 2
1403 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

You can’t.  It isn’t polite to ask for money.  Just do not have a registry and people will figure it out.

Post # 3
6014 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2012

Agreed. There is no polite way.  We were in a similar situation, we each had our own house so we didn’t need anything really, we had no registry.  For the bridal shower Mother-In-Law put the word out that we were looking to paint the house so people got us GC’s or money.  And all we got at the wedding was money.

Post # 5
3208 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

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Haruyou:  Don’t register. That’s the best you can do. If cash gifts are common in your area (like they are in mine), you’ll likely get $ at your reception. Otherwise, you may get some random assortment of cards, giftcards, random gifts, and cash. 


Post # 6
1668 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

People will figure it out if there is no registry! They’ll give cash, a few people will probably give you gifts, which you can return if they’re really not something you need.

Post # 7
3871 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

We had it passed around by word of mouth by our parents and Maid/Matron of Honor. Then we made a very tiny registry for those who would absolutely prefer to give traditional gifts of things we could still use (luggage, a new blender, picture frames, a tent, a breadmaker). We got mostly cash and had enough along with some of our own savings for a down payment. 🙂

Post # 9
10 posts
  • Wedding: May 2015 - Church

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HannahGrace:  Exactly. It’s so rude to ask for money. Just skip the registry and wait and see. Your wedding isn’t about cash, dear.

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