Wedding Registry Blunders You Should Avoid

19th December, 2012

Wedding Registry Blunders You Should Avoid

Yes, you may just find yourself doing what you ought not do on your wedding gift registry, so our experts here at Thankyou are riding to the rescue! Avoid these registry mistakes as much as possible and you’ll be on the right track.

The most common wedding registry blunders include:

Not listing enough items on the registry.
Despite the decision to have a gift registry, some couples still feel awkward listing too many items on their gift list as they do not want to appear greedy or presumptuous to their family and friends. However, this not only keeps you from receiving what you need but will leave your guests  with limited options in their budget. Consider this: how many guests are you having? How may items are listed on your gift registry? We advise that you should at least, have the same number of items as your guests. And sometimes, you should list even more! Why? We’ve seen more guests pick two or more items off a registry and it they would its always good to have more options to choose from thank less. Click here to continue reading

Your Wedding Registry Questions Answered

30th November, 2012

Your Wedding Registry Questions Answered

Creating a wedding registry and have some questions? Maybe these are the ones you’ve been trying to find answers for. Read on and find out what our gift registry experts say.

How soon should we create a wedding registry?
Guess what? The moment you announce your engagement, do not be surprised if your family and friends will ask you right away where you are registered  Gift registry experts advise that you prepare and organise your Thankyou gift registry a few months prior to the first event, whether it’s the engagement party or the bridal shower or any event pre-wedding celebration that your friends and family will plan for you. Click here to continue reading

Remarriage Gift Registry Guide

1st October, 2012

Remarriage Gift Registry Guide

Getting remarried and wondering if there’s a need for a gift registry? You may ask if it is appropriate to do another one for your second wedding, but most gift registry experts advise, it is absolutely okay to do so! Aside from the fun of picking the gifts you like and listing them on registry, your family and friends will appreciate the ease and convenience of knowing that they will be giving a present that you want.

So, if you are remarrying, what kind of gifts do you register for? It depends. You can still pick the traditional gifts that you still do not have but really need. Got everything at home? Register for lifestyle and adventure experiences or your honeymoon… you can list anything you like here on Thankyou!

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The Wedding Guests’ Gift Guide

14th September, 2012

The Wedding Guests’ Gift Guide

So you were invited to a wedding – naturally, you’ll be thinking about what gift to give! Life is soooo much easier if the couple has a gift registry, you probably know from experience that it is much easier for you to purchase an appreciated present because they can provide you ideas on what they need and want.

Here are some quick helpful tips for the wedding guest who is purchasing a present for the newlyweds:

As much as possible, do not skip the wedding gift registry. Well not unless you know them REALLY well. In general Aunts, Uncles and family friends should really consider taking a quick glance at the registry before going shopping. Couples create gift registries to ensure they receive the essential items they will need to get them started. So, even if you do not find a toaster or a blender to be a heartfelt present, keep in mind that it is what the bride and groom needs and you will never go wrong if you select and purchase it off the registry.

Remember with a gift registry like Thankyou, you’re still able to go to town and shop around for just the right version of the gift on the registry! Click here to continue reading

Must Do’s For Your Wedding Registry

10th September, 2012

Must Do’s For Your Wedding Registry

Here are some more tips from the experts for you.

Create your registry early.
Many engaged couples wonder when to start creating their gift list. Preferably, you should start once you announce your engagement because many of your family and friends will congratulate you with a present. Start setting up your gift registry just right before you send your engagement party invites. While the list may not yet be complete, it is a good starting point for your guests to refer to in considering what gifts to give you. Remember to keep your gift registry updated and add additional items if you feel they are needed. Click here to continue reading

Thankyou Wedding Registry Tips

23rd May, 2012

Thankyou Wedding Registry Tips

Creating a wedding registry on Thankyou is easy. You can list everything on your gift registry,  making it your ultimate wish list for your big day. Here are some useful tips that will guide you in setting up your wedding gift list:

  • Create your Thankyou gift registry as early as possible.

The task of creating a gift registry can seem overwhelming at times, knowing you have to choose from hundreds of items out there from any store, anywhere in the world!. If you set up your gift list early, you and your partner will have more time to evaluate and agree on the gifts you wish to include in the registry and gradually come up with a list of your “must haves”. Click here to continue reading

Modern Trends In Wedding Registries

28th November, 2011

Modern Trends In Wedding Registries

We’ve given you an insight on how long gift registries have been around and naturally, all things go through certain changes and improvements. Wedding registries are no exception. Most modern couples of today wish to receive unique presents that are very different to what couples from decades ago would list on their registry.

Unlike the brides and grooms of earlier days, you might not be wanting to furnish your first home or listing toasters, blenders and coffee makers. If you are like many couples today, you may already have a house with a fully stocked kitchen, in which case, you may rather have some outdoor furniture or a shiny new barbecue.

There have been many interesting trends today in modern wedding gift lists. Online gift registries like Thankyou now offer more options for couples wanting to include gifts that fit their current lifestyle. Click here to continue reading

Eco-Chic Weddings and Gift Ideas

23rd November, 2011

Eco-Chic Weddings and Gift Ideas
Go green!

This is a campaign that most of us support in order to somehow lessen the harmful effects of global warming in our planet. We all try to do our own share of protecting the environment and keep our natural resources alive through many different ways. As a result of this highly contagious campaign spirit,  many couples getting married have also decided to go green as well!

Eco-chic style weddings have been a trend adopted by organizers for couples who want to lessen the impact of their big day on the planet. It is a challenge for many event organizers to come up with an idea that will not sacrifice style and elegance needed for a special occasion like this, however, with creativity and resourcefulness, a “green wedding” could be as stylish and gorgeous as any conventional wedding, minus the waste. Whether you decide to go with a couple of eco-friendly items on your wedding or completely go organic, you can be sure that the choices you make can make a difference to our environment. Click here to continue reading

5 Items That Couples Forget On Their Wedding Gift List

28th October, 2011

5 Items That Couples Forget On Their Wedding Gift List
Planning a wedding can take up a lot of time. It is a huge challenge to remember the most intricate details that you have to check in order to achieve perfection on your big day. A lot of couples want a wedding that is free of any hassles, not just to them but to their guests as well. This is why many engaged couples include an online gift registry in their wedding plans.

Choosing a gift registry can be quite difficult as there are many options today over the internet. It is a wise move to get a good recommendation from a friend or a relative who has used gift registries for their own special events in order to start with something reliable. The next step, though, is a lot more fun – picking out the gifts. Couples who are starting out would usually list household items like furniture, kitchenware and the like. Those who already settled with these things will usually choose a lifestyle or bespoke items for their friends to make contributions towards.

Despite everyone’s best efforts not forget anything on their gift registry, there will always be something that may slip through the cracks. Make sure you choose a gift registry service that lets you update and edit your registry as you go along – remember a bright idea may hit at 11pm at night. Make sure your registry choice gives you the chance to update your gift registry when and where you need to.

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