Wedding Gifts and Registry Tips

Tying the knot? Or just tying one on a wedding gift? This wedding registry guide provides invaluable advice for brides, grooms, and guests alike.

More Gift-Giving Ideas

8 Creative Packaging Ideas for Bridal Shower Favors

When it comes to celebrating the bride-to-be, make sure the details are just right.

27 Pretty China Patterns

For better or worse, you’re making a lifetime commitment to the dinnerware on your registry. Here are designs you’ll love and cherish all the days of your life.

17 Unique Groomsmen Gift Ideas

Something to suit every man in your bridal party.

5 Creative Ideas for Wedding Welcome Bags

Greet out-of-town guests with goodies that will make your wedding weekend all the more memorable.

Top 24 Wedding Etiquette Questions

The best advice for dealing with sticky wedding situations.

13 Unique Bridesmaid Gift Ideas

Creative finds for those special ladies in your wedding party.

I Wish I’d Registered For....

Brides weigh in on the why-didn’t-I-think-of-that items they wish they’d added to their list of linens and cookware.

The Essential Guide to Buying Wedding Gifts

Is cash better than a gift? How much should you spend? Here, answers to your most common wedding gift conundrums.

The Best Wedding Gift I Received

Gift givers, take note: From one-of-a-kind artwork to monogrammed trash cans, these nontraditional presents were brides’ favorites.

Where to Register for Your Wedding

There are so many great options, how can you choose? Here, the inside scoop on 10 top registry retailers.

Elegant Serving Platters and Tabletop Décor

Whether you’re missing an essential serving piece or just desperate to replace that chipped tray, the shopping has already been done for you: Here are some top picks—at all price points—to help frame your feast in style.


Wedding Planning Ideas

10 Common Registry Questions

Here, answers to your most pressing concerns about your presents.

37 Great Wedding Gift Ideas

These thoughtful finds will impress.

Wedding Thank-You Notes: The Fill-in-the-Blank Edition

Just pick the type of guest and fill in the blanks. (You’re welcome.)