How to Do a Wedding Registry

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On your wedding day, you will receive words of wisdom, well wishes, and gifts that will allow you to begin your marriage with everything you need. You and your partner, surely, are hoping for specific gifts. After all, you both have your individual tastes, as well as your shared tastes.

Could you imagine opening your wedding gifts and finding many items that you don’t want or even need? Of course, you don’t want to let your guests know that you have no need for a gift that they searched tirelessly for. But, you still don’t want to be burdened with gifts that hold no value to you.

We believe that every newlywed couple should start off their marriage with gifts that they truly want. That’s why, here at Contagious Events, we have put together a few tips for getting the wedding gifts that you actually want. To learn how you can receive only the best on your big day, feel free to continue reading:

How to do a wedding registry: 

Get to Know the Store Before You Scan
There are plenty of stores that offer registry options. It’s important to take a tour of the store before you start scanning items to log into a registry. This will give you the opportunity to think about the items you truly want on the registry, and will give you a better idea of what the store can really offer you.  

Begin with the Basics
There are lists of suggested items that are always logical to include within your list. Once you have the basics, it’s time to make it personal. Throw in those colored cutlery sets, or that stunning bedspread. After you have the basics down, you will likely be inspired for your personal touches.

Sniff out the Perks
Believe it or not, stores are eager to make newly engaged couples happy. Often times, you can find exclusive offers that will make your registry cheaper and more appealing, such as completion discounts, a “Thank You Manager”, and even free shipping. You certainly won’t want to miss out on these great deals.

Think Past the Home You Have Now
Your marriage marks the beginning of the life that you and your partner will make together. This is your opportunity to start preparing for the lives that you will forge, and the paths you will take. For example, if you are planning on moving into a bigger space, love to entertain, or come from large families, perhaps you will need more items. Or, if you plan to start your own family, you will need to be prepared. Think long-term when creating your wedding registry.

Your wedding registry is a great way to ensure that you receive gifts that you will be happy about, and these tips are sure to help! Here at Contagious Events, we would be honored with the opportunity to be your Boston, Massachusetts wedding planner. If you are all set to hire your wedding planner in Boston, please feel free to get in touch with us today.

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