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8 Wedding Registry Tips

Learn eight wedding registry tips from celebrity wedding planner Barbara Esses in this Howcast video.


My name is Barbara Esses and I do events for a living. I'm Ruthie Hecht; I'm an event planner and I work with and for my mother. We're going to teach you the do's and don'ts for the perfect wedding.

Wedding Registry Tips

Ruthie Hecht: When registering for your wedding, choose two to three places more than that will bag down your guests. Register for everything you want. Its up to your guest wether or not they buy it. Do register in all price ranges so there is some thing for each of your guests to buy you. Definitely keep in mind return policies. At bed bath and beyond they return the for cash and a bloom in else so you can keep the credit to buy clothing for years to come. Some alternative registries are charities, honeymoons and even furniture. When taking your future spouse to register, just remember dont pack them down in details. ""Brides"", do most of your homework online or before hand and then bring your fiance, and dont get mad at him if he registers front aid for barbecue. When choosing your china and crystal, try not to go to with things that are too trendy. This is stuff that your guests are buying for you and they really want you to have it for the rest of your life. Choose classic beautiful pieces and make sure that everything co-ordinates. you dont want your savory not to match your plates. When choosing wedding registrar, also be aware of their shipping policy. Some stores will ship it to you as its spot and someone will send you a letter and tell you that its waiting for you at the store. There is no rule of thumb how much your guests will spend on you so give them an option in all price ranges. Also be aware that a lot of stores have completion discount so after your wedding you can get 15 to 30% off everything thats left on your registry. Some people will send you gifts up to a year after your wedding, just dont wait another year to send them a thank you note. Whether getting engagement gifts or wedding gifts, make sure to send a thank you note immediately. Once those start piling up, you will never get them out. Making wedding thank you note is a fun activity. May be you and your fiance can do it over drink on a saturday night. Some of your guests will buy you one beautiful gift and some will buy for every occasion. You will get an engagement gift, a shower, a wedding and may be even a one year anniversary gift. if you get something you dont like, dont feel bad, you can return it. Most people wont know. So those are some tips on how to register for your wedding.

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