Today’s modern couple wants a variety of wedding registry ideas. Besides traditional gift registries for fine china and silver, today’s brides and grooms are just as likely to register to fund their honeymoon, buy his and her camping gear or cooking classes, or fund a room addition to their new home. Modern wedding registry ideas go well beyond the old-fashioned toaster and towel sets. Many couples are now marrying later in life and already own the basics in pots and pans and toasters, so their needs are very different from couples 30 years ago.
Which wedding registry ideas would you like to try?
Let’s start with the honeymoon. Every couple dreams of that ideal honeymoon filled with exotic beaches on far-away islands, expensive champagne and limo rides at sunset. The honeymoon registry allows them to create a website with virtually any type of vacation, adding many luxurious extras, and send the link to friends and loved ones who choose any of the items listed to give as a wedding gift.
Many of the most unique wedding registry ideas reflect your personality as a couple. What are the hobbies you enjoy together? If you love camping, register for camping gear. If you’re remodeling a 1910 bungalow, register for antique hardware or light fixtures. Maybe you’d like to add a luxury bathroom spa to your home, complete with heated towel racks. Do you love to barbeque and entertaining in your backyard? How about a wedding registry to outfit your backyard oasis. Items in this category could include fancy barbeque equipment, patio tables and chairs, cushy lounge chairs or outdoor fireplaces. Once you’re married, invite everyone over for an outdoor party to enjoy the gifts with you.
Maybe the two of you have absolutely everything you need or perhaps you would like to use the event of your wedding to do something meaningful for others. If so, there are wedding registry ideas to accommodate you. A charity gift registry accepts charitable donations to personalize your wedding gift and inspire greater giving. There are charity registry sites set up with literally thousands of choices for people to donate in your name. You can even choose more than one charity so your wedding guests will have a choice of where to give. Most sites offer easy-to-use tools that help you announce your registry, view donations or make updates.
Your friends and family want to give wedding gifts that you will enjoy for years to come. Wedding registry ideas should be used as a guide for them to give the perfect gift to honor your marriage. Whatever your wishes and needs as a couple, it’s all up to you!