skip to Main Content
Miami: 305-261-2001 | Coral Gables: 305-445-1313

What to Avoid When Creating Your Registry

What To Avoid When Creating Your Registry

The creation of registries is one of the most useful innovations in wedding history. No more do guests have to assume what the special couple would like as a gift for their big day. Registries help the soon-to-be-married couple let everyone invited to the Miami wedding know what they need to begin the rest of their lives. Here are tips on what couples should avoid when creating their wedding registry.

1. Not Planning
​Preparation is mandatory for building a registry. ​Couples must not wait too long before registering, or they will not receive the results they want. They have to research what stores they want to register at, and think over their choices. A suggestion is for the couple to list everything they want in their future home. In this list, they have to write additional notes to what things they already own, what needs to be replaced, and what they do not have. From there, they can search for stores that stock these items. After registering, the couple can add gifts on in case they forgot anything.

2. Not Enough Options
​An incident to avoid for the future is registering at only one store. The couple does not need to register at 10 stores, but a select few. Guests may not be able to obtain a specific gift because of various reasons. Registering at more than one store gives guests the opportunity to search through other ideas they wish to give the happy couple. The registry needs to vary in prices for the gifts. Not all guests can afford certain gifts. A lengthy registry with numerous options and prices can satisfy those specific guests. 

3. Not Thinking of Guests
The couple cannot receive what they put on their registry without their guests. Couples have to think about their guests. This ranges from gift budgeting, allowing enough time to purchase the gift, and sending out cards to express gratitude. A successful registry is a sign that the guests will more likely enjoy the Miami wedding.