(Closed) Wedding registration vs. asking for monetary gifts

posted 7 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
4485 posts
Honey bee

Asking for cash of any kind is rude. If you don;t need household items, then register for fun stuff.

Post # 4
752 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I also agree asking for cash is rude.  I would simply not register.  A good friend had a tiny reception, asked guests not to get her gifts as it’s her 2nd marriage and doesnt have any need for household items. 

She was mostly gifted $$.

Post # 5
3871 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I know you said you don’t have space but could any of the stuff you own need an upgrade.  That’s what I did for my wedding registry.  I went for an upgrade of stainless steel looking appliances.

And yeah, there’s really not any nice way to ask for money. 

Or, what about starting a honeymoon registry? They can pay for parts of your honeymoon.

Post # 6
4485 posts
Honey bee

People want to buy you gifts. If you don’t register, you will receive a ton of stuff that you don’t want and can’t return anywhere. So register for fun stuff that you want so you don’t have to find a home for it elsewhere.

Folks in general find honeymoon registries as equally offensive as cash registries and prefer that you pay for your own honeymoon that you can afford yourselves.

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