Registering can be one of the more fun parts of wedding planning, but make no mistake, it can also be extremely stressful! Your mind will be flooded with questions and it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all of the options. What should we register for? How many things should we put on our registry? And the worst is all of those newlywed essentials that will come to mind as soon as the big event is already over! Well, no need to fret because we’ve collected our best wedding registry tips and tricks that will help make registering for your wedding a fun and painless process!
My fiancé and I dated for 7 years before we got engaged, living together for 3 of them. I spent that entire time holding out for our wedding registry to upgrade many of our home items. We are still using dingy pots and pans from college, mismatched silverware that came from who knows where, and plates I think he *may* have bought from the dollar store. So when the moment came to actually register for our wedding, I thought I would be super excited. Instead, I was confused and frankly, a little uncomfortable. So now that I’m on the other side and just a little bit wiser, I thought I’d share what I learned, the do’s and don’ts, and how to make registering a painless (and even fun!) process.
It’s easy to register for the basic essentials – sheets, towels, fancy china, silverware… But when everything is said and done, there will be some more unique items that you will have wished you included! These are some of our favorite more random items that you will be SO glad you added to the list!
The idea of going to a department store and being able to choose everything you want for your wedding registry sounds like a daunting task right (we sincerely hope you know we’re kidding)? We know it might be a bit overwhelming with so many department store options, so we’re here to help you with a list of necessary things all soon to be newly weds need to add to their wedding registry!
Registering for wedding gifts is one of the most fun parts of the planning process. You get to use that infamous price scanning gun, window shop and imagine your future household needs. However, it’s easy to get caught up in the glitz of that sterling silver serving platter without really stopping to think what’s actually practical. So we’re listing out 6 things that you definitely need on your registry, but may not have thought of.