(Closed) No wedding registry

posted 5 years ago in Parties
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@MissRiss:  I would check with your local building supply store (Rona, Home Depot, Lowe’s, paint store, decorating store) and ask them if they have a gift registry or envelope inserts. You can also tell your wedding party to spread the word to your family and friends rather than putting it on your invitations.

 

I received an invitation where the couple requested monetary gifts, they have lived together for a while as well, and it just looked tacky. Worst case scenario, you get some gifts you don’t need/like and you can return them to get the cash.

 

Post # 4
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

We really like our Present Value registry– and it’s the only one I’ve come across with NO fees. 

https://presentvalue.com/

They’re great because you can also name what you’re working toward, which might help guests recognize their cash contribution as going toward a larger gift.

Post # 5
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013 - The Gables at Chadds Ford

If you have your bridesmaids or someone throwing a shower for you, maybe on the invitation it could say something about a party to “shower the bride and groom with gifts to help “build” their home” and be hint to be tool themed somehow- maybe with a cute picture of a house and a hammer.  If you go to myregistry.com, you may be able to register for tools and things from Lowes or Home Depot.  If you only register for a few things from home improvement stores, people may get the hint and get you gift cards or cash for your home projects.  

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