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*Pixiedust1438*
01-09-2011, 06:17 PM
We already registered with the Disney honeymoon registry, but I would like to include one more, more traditional, registry for those guests who would prefer to buy a more traditional gift (although I am going to urge those I am most close with to use this, as this is what me and DF would really prefer.) We currently live together, and although we could use a few household items, we are not in need of a ton. What we could use is some new electronics, such as a camera, GPS, video recorder, etc. to use on the honeymoon. Anyone have an idea where we could register for electronic type items as well as some household things? Thanks for any help!

KristiLyn
01-09-2011, 06:53 PM
Wonderful question!! We are in the same position. We don't really need alot of household items, but I did get a few strange looks when I told them we did the honeymoon registry. Guess some people are stuck in their ways :) we were thinking about registering at Macy's or bed bath and beyond this wknd, but when we looked we were just like, we don't really need any of this.

princesswendy720
01-09-2011, 07:04 PM
Is most of your family internet savvy? You can register on Amazon.com and include the electronics as well as a few household items that you do need.

sambycat
01-09-2011, 08:03 PM
there are lots of sites that can combine registries into one site type deals? i just came across GiftRegistry360.com via the knot and it has a button you can add to your browser bar and you can tag things from random online sites and it ads it to one wedding registry sites guests can visit and see everything in one place. i put the $1000 dryer i want on it. ha!

we did the disneymoon registry ages ago, but i have had more trouble with that website!! at this moment, you can't even find either of us on the website by name or date. apparently we are not actually getting married. :scared1:

KristiLyn
01-09-2011, 08:05 PM
there are lots of sites that can combine registries into one site type deals? i just came across GiftRegistry360.com via the knot and it has a button you can add to your browser bar and you can tag things from random online sites and it ads it to one wedding registry sites guests can visit and see everything in one place. i put the $1000 dryer i want on it. ha!

we did the disneymoon registry ages ago, but i have had more trouble with that website!! at this moment, you can't even find either of us on the website by name or date. apparently we are not actually getting married. :scared1:


I'm so glad you posted this! I have been trying to access our registry all weekend. You can't search for us, and when I try to login there is nothing listed in our registry. GLAD we aren't the only ones! I was starting to think I was doing something wrong...

sambycat
01-09-2011, 08:13 PM
I'm so glad you posted this! I have been trying to access our registry all weekend. You can't search for us, and when I try to login there is nothing listed in our registry. GLAD we aren't the only ones! I was starting to think I was doing something wrong...

i contacted our planner friday and also emailed WDW corporate out of frustration yesterday and already recieved (at least) an acknowledgement and that they would look into it. sadly, alot of the disney sites in general are very buggy. i set up that registry 360 thing that night (i was trying to link the disney registry to it as well) and just put a link for disney gift cards on it just in case somebody did want to get us something!

i will let you all know if i hear anything!!

bellebride116
01-09-2011, 08:28 PM
We registered at Macy's.

PartofDisney'sWorld
01-09-2011, 08:37 PM
i contacted our planner friday and also emailed WDW corporate out of frustration yesterday and already recieved (at least) an acknowledgement and that they would look into it. sadly, alot of the disney sites in general are very buggy. i set up that registry 360 thing that night (i was trying to link the disney registry to it as well) and just put a link for disney gift cards on it just in case somebody did want to get us something!

i will let you all know if i hear anything!!

Looks like I'll be emailing my planner as well. It also says for us that we are not on there, and I can't even log in!!!

KristiLyn
01-09-2011, 08:53 PM
i contacted our planner friday and also emailed WDW corporate out of frustration yesterday and already recieved (at least) an acknowledgement and that they would look into it. sadly, alot of the disney sites in general are very buggy. i set up that registry 360 thing that night (i was trying to link the disney registry to it as well) and just put a link for disney gift cards on it just in case somebody did want to get us something!

i will let you all know if i hear anything!!


Thanks!!

belle2211
01-23-2011, 04:41 PM
Yesterday when I was getting my engagement pictures done, I was talking with my photographer who is getting married in April. She said she registered at "Deposit a gift" for stuff from Best Buy. I haven't checked it out yet, but you might be interested in checking it out.

librarygeek
01-23-2011, 04:58 PM
I'd also be curious about a good place to register for electronics. Unlike some of the other brides, we DO need all of the normal household stuff, since both of us are basically just out of college. We registered at Bed Bath and Beyond, which basically covers everything we would need - except for a television! I feel like it would be silly to create a whole new registry just for a TV and a few other small electronic items...

belle2211
01-23-2011, 05:42 PM
What about Target? You can register for household stuff and a TV :)

disneylizzylou
01-23-2011, 06:00 PM
There's this awesome new gift registry sponsored by The Knot: www.giftregistry360.com it allows you to register at multiple stores (I believe they are target, macys, crate and barrel, and a couple others) all on one site and then it compiles them into one list for your guests. If you already have a registry at one of those stores it also lets you "link and sync" your existing registries to your new one. :thumbsup2

*Pixiedust1438*
01-23-2011, 06:56 PM
What about Target? You can register for household stuff and a TV :)

This is where we ended up registering since we felt it had the best variety of both household items and electronics in one store.

kmaclou
01-23-2011, 08:52 PM
We registered at Macy's and Crate and Barrel.

jenpaige
01-24-2011, 02:11 AM
We did three:

1) Disney wedding registry: to help with our cruise/wedding
2) Amazon.com: for those internet savvy folks and a wide selection
3) Target: for those non-internet savvy folks and a wide selection

I agree, a pile of china isn't something we really needed, so it was fun to register for stuff like artwork, garden tools and games!

girli565
01-24-2011, 10:08 AM
You can register at Target, they have household items and electronics. My husband wanted a XBOX360, lol, he asked if we could register at Target just for that ;)

We ended up registering at Bed, Bath & Beyond because we needed household items, we'd never lived anywhere but with our parents so we needed everyday items.

leeshiebean
08-10-2011, 11:42 AM
We did three:

1) Disney honeymoon registry
2) Williams-Sonoma
3) Amazon.com

The Disney registry worked out much better than I had expected. The site has lots of issues, but people ended up giving us honeymoon stuff at our shower and for the wedding, to the tune of over $800! I wasn't sure if that registry would get used as much, but I think people enjoyed making little cards and graphics as part of their gift to tell us what they purchased from it.

Williams-Sonoma was picked because we'd already lived together for awhile and had a bunch of house stuff. I really wanted to upgrade my cookware, and W-S had what I wanted. Plus, they say it's good to have at least one 'brick and mortar' store for those who don't like to online shop.

Amazon.com was our catch-all. They offer a universal registry, which means that you can pick any item from any website and add it to your Amazon registry. This was such a good idea. I just added the link to my bookmarks bar, and anytime I came across a product on a website, I clicked the bookmark and it brought up a box and auto-entered the name of the item and the price. You could add notes to it if you wanted. This was the best way to add items from here and there that would never have been located in just one store. I highly recommend using this for anyone.

My advice is to stick with 3 registries and make sure one is an actual store. If you need a lot of basics for the home, Target and Bed Bath and Beyond are also good options, as are Crate + Barrel, Kohls, and Macy's. Again, we didn't choose those because we already had a place together (though we did receive a few gift cards to them). W-S was my specialty store, though others may choose stores like EMS if they are the outdoorsy type, or WineEnthusiast.com if you're a wine-y. The cool think about registries nowadays is how unique you can be -if you don't think you'll need 12 place settings of fine china, then you don't have to register for them! Have fun with it.

transfergirl
08-11-2011, 08:34 PM
I found the 360 registry to be not so user-friendly.
Any store on WeddingChannel is easy, and you can add additional websites.
Amazon Universal Registry is a *dream*.


We did three:

1) Disney honeymoon registry
2) Williams-Sonoma
3) Amazon.com

The Disney registry worked out much better than I had expected. The site has lots of issues, but people ended up giving us honeymoon stuff at our shower and for the wedding, to the tune of over $800! I wasn't sure if that registry would get used as much, but I think people enjoyed making little cards and graphics as part of their gift to tell us what they purchased from it.

Williams-Sonoma was picked because we'd already lived together for awhile and had a bunch of house stuff. I really wanted to upgrade my cookware, and W-S had what I wanted. Plus, they say it's good to have at least one 'brick and mortar' store for those who don't like to online shop.

Amazon.com was our catch-all. They offer a universal registry, which means that you can pick any item from any website and add it to your Amazon registry. This was such a good idea. I just added the link to my bookmarks bar, and anytime I came across a product on a website, I clicked the bookmark and it brought up a box and auto-entered the name of the item and the price. You could add notes to it if you wanted. This was the best way to add items from here and there that would never have been located in just one store. I highly recommend using this for anyone.

My advice is to stick with 3 registries and make sure one is an actual store. If you need a lot of basics for the home, Target and Bed Bath and Beyond are also good options, as are Crate + Barrel, Kohls, and Macy's. Again, we didn't choose those because we already had a place together (though we did receive a few gift cards to them). W-S was my specialty store, though others may choose stores like EMS if they are the outdoorsy type, or WineEnthusiast.com if you're a wine-y. The cool think about registries nowadays is how unique you can be -if you don't think you'll need 12 place settings of fine china, then you don't have to register for them! Have fun with it.

princesswendy720
08-11-2011, 08:40 PM
We are definitely doing the Disney Honeymoon registry and Williams Sonoma (for Star Wars stuff!!). I think we will also do Bed Bath & Beyond because they have the dishes I want at the best price (better than Macy's everyday price). Even though I HATE shopping at Bed, Bath, and Beyond and will feel bad subjecting my guests to that store.

Evi
08-12-2011, 02:04 AM
We didn't and I'm not going to. We've been together for over 11 years and living together for last 6. I don't need household items at all. I've really done well with buying all our household appliances, glasses, dishes, linens etc. I need stemware but what I want I don't expect anyone else to buy me I'll most likely troll estate sales for the kind of crystal I want. Also we are getting married on Disney Cruise and live northeast so I think everyones gift to me is showing up for my wedding lol.

transfergirl
08-12-2011, 11:33 AM
We are definitely doing the Disney Honeymoon registry and Williams Sonoma (for Star Wars stuff!!). I think we will also do Bed Bath & Beyond because they have the dishes I want at the best price (better than Macy's everyday price). Even though I HATE shopping at Bed, Bath, and Beyond and will feel bad subjecting my guests to that store.

Really? I LOVE the ones in NY with the Harmon Beauty stores inside. Maybe you need to find better locations! I gotta say, it's huge disappointment when you go to Bed Bath without the beauty store, once you'e experienced the former. It's like knowing SuperTargets exist, but you only have regular ones in your area. :(

minniebride
08-15-2011, 09:47 PM
We just did the basics:
Target
Bed, Bath, & Beyond
Macy's

We thought about doing the Disney Registry, but we didn't think our guests would understand how to use it.

jenbear25
08-16-2011, 03:04 PM
We did not plan on registering at all because we're asking so much of our guests to attend the destination wedding on Castaway Cay. But family, friends and co-workers (both attending and not) keep asking where we registered.

Finally this past weekend, DF & I caved in, went to Bed Bath & Beyond and registered for china, cookware, and a few small kitchen appliances. We already share a condo, so we just registered for items we normally wouldn't buy ourselves.

katibug46
08-17-2011, 12:52 AM
I registered at Target and Bed Bath & Beyond...but I didn't put the registry on the shower invitations or anything because I'll be honest, I'm mostly hoping for cash at this point. My fiance just got laid off, so while a mini deep fryer would be effin' awesome, it's not super practical at this moment, lol.

But I made the registries mostly for fun and for the people that are clueless and ask :D

MissManners
08-18-2011, 12:35 AM
We registered at three as well:

1) Tiffany & Co.
2) Crate & Barrel
3) Changing the Present

Changing the Present is sooo cool and I really recommend it for anyone who wants to do a charity registry. You can scroll through hundreds of charities and choose "gifts". Some of the gifts that we chose include donating a pig or goat to a bonded girl in Nepal, uniting child soldiers with their families in the Congo, and feeding preschoolers in Palestine. Definitely something to check out!

CDsSleepingBeauty
08-30-2011, 11:38 PM
We registered at Macy's, Williams-Sonoma, and Walmart.

girli565
09-01-2011, 10:37 AM
We registered at bed Bath and Beyond for traditional gifts.

For my shower most bought us traditional gifts. We weren't expecting anything at the wedding because people were travelling and spending a pretty penny to come so I never expected gifts. We actually got checks and cash the day of the wedding, and I was shocked at the amount we ended up with.

katrina1122
09-01-2011, 11:04 AM
We did Macy's, Target and Linen's and Things 10 years ago.

Macy's had an amazing completion program then. I think we may have mad moeny off them after getting their credit card for buying what we didn't get and returning what we got dup's of and all the discounts involved.

Today I see alot of my friends using Amazon.com

For xmas and birthdays my families us thethingsIwant.com you can do bridal on there too. Taht's what I'd use today.

You can add from any website you want or include things not even on websites. Once the purchase is made from it's home site, the thingsiwant.com site shows it as purchased or shows how many more you need. This way you can do disney, dishes and best buy all on one site, but aren't limited to the stock of one particular store.

PrincessTinker11
09-04-2011, 10:54 AM
I also second the "be careful with the Disney honeymoon registry". I set mine all up and their was so many glitches that I refused to do that to my guests (give them that headache). I moved all my items to Travelersjoy(dot)com. It was easy, convenient and we are STILL receiving gifts on it!

We were also going to do a more traditional registry but decided against it. We already have our homes and are very established and the thought of one more crock pot really put me over the edge. :rotfl: We did great with our Traveler's Joy and will be able to have an even better honeymoon from it :)