(Closed) Question about gift

posted 4 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 2
8613 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

I’d just give a check for $50.

Post # 3
1502 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

bebero:  I’d give a check or a gift card to where they’re registered.

Post # 4
2946 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I second the prior posters. Unless you know the person very well, going off registry is a huge gamble, and most people would be happier with the cash or gift card. If you don’t do that, get a gift receipt.

Post # 5
7272 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

Won’t a set of flutes from Tiffany’s cost over $50? Not to sound ungrateful but I would prefer a $50 check as we already have a pair of champagne flutes.

Post # 6
2600 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

bebero:  Of course it’s not wrong to buy off the registry.  The flutes sound like a lovely idea.

Post # 7
2475 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2017

It’s not wrong, but I personally would appreciate a check more than two champagne flutes.  I don’t drink champagne.

It’s also iffy since you don’t really know the bride (or groom?).  It would make a lot more sense if this is something you truly believed, something you knew she would like.  Not something she seem the kind of girl it would be for.

Post # 8
5660 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

At this point I’d give a gift card to wherever their registry is from. I wouldn’t personally want champagne flutes, which is why I didn’t register for them. I only wanted a set of them that all matched.

Post # 9
46612 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I would also give a cheque or a gift card to the store where they registered. If they wanted flutes they likely would have registered for them.

Post # 10
1772 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

If the money is only an issue right now and you’ll be able to give more in a couple weeks, I’ve done that before.  But don’t do that if you’re going to forget.  

I second the PPs who say not to do the champagne flute idea.  We already received very nice champagne flutes from a guest (7 mos before the wedding).  I was scared that other guests might also get us flutes off-registry, so I added them to our registry and marked them as purchased.  The friend whose wedding you’re going to might not have had the time to do this- there’s a very good chance they already received a pair or more.

Post # 11
4698 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

I’d appreciate Tiffany champagne flutes if I didn’t already own them. Also, its worth mentioning that the ones in that price range are only made from glass, personally speaking, I don’t like drinking champagne from glass and prefer crystal.

Its a nice thought but, if they registered and didn’t register for champagne flutes, they may have them already or don’t want them.

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