The wedding gifts you should never give

19th August, 2015

The wedding gifts you should never give

Invited to a wedding and prefer to give the couple a surprise gift? Okay, we get it. Maybe you wish to be unique and would like to give something personal despite the fact that they have a gift registry. We understand. If you do decide to venture off the couple’s wedding registry, we have some good advice for you.

  • Do not give something monogrammed unless they specifically have one on their registry. It is impossible to return monogrammed items and it adds the unnecessary expense for you. Wouldn’t it be better if you spend the money for the monogram charge on an item of better quality? The couple can always take it to be monogrammed whenever they wish. Click here to continue reading

The top wedding registry tips you need to know

1st July, 2015

The top wedding registry tips you need to know

Registering for your wedding? Our experts at Thankyou are here to help you out!

To get you started on the right track, here are the top tips you need to know:

  1. It’s never too early to register. As soon the engagement is announced, most couples attest to the fact that guests start asking what types of gift that they will appreciate or where they will be registering. Talk it over – would you like an online wedding registry or a store registry? What sorts of stuff would you like to receive? There are many other things to consider and think about regarding your registry, so it is definitely better if you have more time

  2. Create a registry that reflects your style, interests and personality. If you were never a fan of cooking but both of you really love camping, it makes more sense to register for camping gear than to request for cookware. However, also be open to the reality that your interests and tastes could also change over the years. You may not see yourself hosting parties today, but those serving trays might become indispensable during your family dinner parties or special occasions.

  3. If you are going the traditional way, take an inventory of what you already have, what you will keep and what you still want and need. What else do you need for “everyday use” and for “formal use” when it comes to glassware, dinnerware, serving items, linens and the like? Before you begin, it is best that you agree with brands, patterns or color schemes. Click here to continue reading

Quick Tips: Keep on track and organise your wedding registry

24th February, 2014

Quick Tips: Keep on track and organise your wedding registry

Creating a wedding registry is one of the most exciting times in the planning process. Just like most of the aspects of your big day, there are many do’s and don’t’s that come with it.

First of all, decide what type of wedding registry you both would like to have. Do you prefer a traditional one or a modern registry? This will help you decide which stores and items are best suited to your taste. Or would you prefer the alternate route and go for an online wedding registry where you can simply list anything you like, including non-traditional gifts? Click here to continue reading

Things to remember when creating your wedding registry

20th November, 2013

Things to remember when creating your wedding registry

It’s perfectly okay to register for gifts, but don’t get too caught up with all the fancy stuff just because you have the freedom to list anything you like! Here’s what our gift registry experts say:

Don’t list everything and anything that pops into mind.

Using Thankyou for your wedding? Yeah, we understand it’s easy to get carried away because you can really list anything in there! However, it is best to first discuss with your future spouse which things you both would like to list. Take a good look around your home and find out which ones you already have and check with each other how many of the items you are registering for do you really need. When you both agree, you’ll be able to create a wedding registry with all your must-haves. Click here to continue reading

Need a different kind of wedding registry?

13th November, 2013

Need a different kind of wedding registry?

Every couple has their own personal style and when it comes to wedding registries, one of the best practices is to create one that reflects your taste and your future wishes and plans. Wedding registries like Thankyou allow you to list the stuff that show your personalities – yes, it’s your gift registry, your way!

Now if both of you prefer to receive something non-traditional because you already have the basic stuff in your home, you can create a different kind of gift registry on Thankyou. You can set up a honeymoon registry, a charity registry or pick some of your dream big ticket items for your guests to chip in to. List game tickets, gift certificates to your favorite shops or spa treatments or create an online wishing well where your guests can give their cash gifts.

The possibilities are endless with a Thankyou wedding registry.

It’s your big day – so, we let you have it your way.

Renewing your Vows

26th June, 2013

Renewing your Vows

You have triumphantly made it through the stressing and planning for the big day (’twas over in a flash wasn’t it?), now, why would you want to go through that again? Some brides say that after planning their own wedding, they’ve had a new found respect for those who have decided to fly off to Las Vegas for a quick ceremony!

Some couples who have been married several years decide to renew their vows. There are actually several reasons why:

*They may have been through a big challenge in their marriage and feel that the ceremony will renew their commitment to one another. Click here to continue reading

Wedding and charity registries – the new trend!

15th June, 2013

Wedding and charity registries – the new trend!

There are many things in life that are of great value, like love and charity – and what a lovely way to honor both when you get married!

In the recent years, we’ve seen so many couples who have used Thankyou and have incorporated a charitable element into their wedding. It’s very gratifying to see them open their generous hearts to others as they start a new phase in their lives. It is such a wonderful way to celebrate love – by sharing it with others! Now doesn’t that put a good vibe to a wedding?

If you wish to celebrate your marriage and also help with the causes close to your hearts, Thankyou has a few tips when creating a wedding registry/charity registry: Click here to continue reading

Alternatives to a traditional Wedding Registry

14th June, 2013

Alternatives to a traditional Wedding Registry

Every couple has their own personal style and when it comes to wedding registries, one of the best practices is to create one that reflects your taste and your future wishes and plans. Wedding registries like Thankyou allow you to list the stuff that show your personalities – yes, it’s your gift registry, your way! Click here to continue reading

How to tell your Guests about the Wedding Registry

26th March, 2013

How to tell your Guests about the Wedding Registry

Just when you’ve finished putting together a list of  all the presents you’d like to receive on your wedding day, a question suddenly hits you: How do you tell your guests about your wedding registry? Some couples wait until a Guest asks and then hope that he or she will just spread the word!

However, times change and it is now okay to list where you are registered. Thankyou has some advice on how to let your Guests know about your gift registry. Check out our experts’ tips below: Click here to continue reading

Working Together On Your Wedding Gift Registry

4th January, 2013

Working Together On Your Wedding Gift Registry

Hello, brides! Wait, where is your groom while you’re picking out items for your wedding registry? Hmm. M.I.A?

We know you can certainly finish and complete the wedding gift registry on your own, but the Thankyou experts advise that it is best to sit down and create your gift list with your partner. In fact, he is the best person to work with in creating your gift registry. And this is because….

You can both easily determine what gifts should be on your list.
There may be some stuff you don’t  need to include in your gift registry anymore because one of you already owns it. Your partner may already have that kitchenware you think you needed, so go ahead  and talk about what items you still don’t have but are essential to your new home. If you are creating a honeymoon registry, you can both decide which adventures you’d like to experience during your honeymoon and how to list these on your registry.

You both get a say on each gift and agree on which ones suit your combined taste.
Creating a gift registry and picking out the items you want for your home is one of the few aspects of wedding planning that requires time and effort from the both of you. When you pick out your gifts, you both get a say in how you picture your home together or your dream honeymoon or the big ticket items you’ve always wished for. One of the best things about having a thankyou gift registry is that you are not limited to listing just the traditional household items. At Thankyou, you can list big gifts like a wide screen TV, plush furniture, your honeymoon and just about anything else you’d like. Your guests can put in cash contributions toward your gifts or your honeymoon and you can redeem these funds before the big day! Click here to continue reading