Receiving gifts will be an exciting part of your wedding.
You might get that state-of-the-art cappuccino maker youíve
always wanted, the dinnerware youíll need when inviting people
over or maybe youíll even get skis for your honeymoon!
Many couples choose to register for gifts at bridal registries,
either at stores or special online bridal registries. This
ensures there is no duplication of gifts and that you will
get what you really want. If youíre not comfortable with specifically
asking for gifts, thatís ok too. Just bear in mind that bridal
registries are very common these days and are generally not
seen as being of bad taste.
Once youíve received your wedding
gifts, make sure to send thank-you-cards.
should send them out no later than three
months after the wedding. If you receive
any gifts before the wedding send the
thank-you-cards no later than two weeks
after you get the gifts.
Itís not all
about receiving gifts, though. Itís common
courtesy to give gifts to
your wedding party, both sets of parents
and any other helpers. It doesnít have
to be anything expensive- just something
to show your appreciation for all their