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How do I tell my guests NOT to bring gifts to the DW!?

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#11 mbarnes04

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    Posted 01 March 2010 - 07:25 PM

    some people will want to give you a present if they don't come.... i agree that i don't want anyone who comes to worry about an added expense of a gift, but what about those who aren't coming who want to buy something? i have no idea how to word this but does anyone have any suggestions? registering is better than getting stuff you can't use or don't want, right? what are your thoughts?

    #12 mayakoba2010

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      Posted 03 March 2010 - 07:09 PM

      On the bottom of our invitation we put "Your Presence is Present Enough". We also didn't register as we didnt want to send mixed signals.

      #13 Erika J

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        Posted 03 March 2010 - 07:59 PM

        Dont worry about it!

        People are not going to want to lug gifts with them. We got about 8 cards at the wedding. I had out ILs keep track of them and then we put them in the safe and carred them home.

        All the other guests did not want to carry the extra money or a gift either. So they sent them in the mail.

        it is really a non issue.

        #14 Diva

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          Posted 07 March 2010 - 05:09 PM

          I was wondering as well, I will put it on my website!

          #15 midnight24

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            Posted 08 March 2010 - 03:59 AM

            most guests will not lug a gift to the DW, so it shouldn't even be an issue

            i'm choosing not to say anything to our guests.

            #16 lmuze

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              Posted 08 March 2010 - 04:07 AM

              Great ideas...I was wondering how to tell those who are coming not to bring gifts.

              #17 Diva

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                Posted 08 March 2010 - 11:00 AM

                I put it on our website last night. I was also thinking about adding a "non-registry" card inside of the invitations when they are mailed. I know a lot of people put registry cards in, so I can put in a little insert that talks about our honeymoon registry and not to bring gifts!

                #18 jerzshortstuff

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                  Posted 08 March 2010 - 10:22 PM

                  great idea! I have to remember to do that!

                  #19 *Meagan*

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                    Posted 08 March 2010 - 10:36 PM

                    I agree with Erika. Dont worry about it. if someone that is coming to your wedding is going to give you a gift they wont want to carry it all the way there and they will prob ship it before or after the wedding or they will give you a card. We got 6 or so cards from our wedding put them in the safe and then carried them home, they will most likely give you a check..before cash.

                    I def. wouldnt stress about it.

                    #20 sunkisseddreams

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                      Posted 09 March 2010 - 02:44 AM

                      great ideas ladies... thanks!
                      Lisa & Andrew ~ Dreams Riviera Cancun ~ May 6th, 2011

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