When planning your Quinceanera, probably the most important aspect is for you to add your own personal touch. One of the ways to do this is by setting up a gift registry. That way you can tailor your gift requests not just to your personal taste, but to help your guests budget. A gift registry also gives you the chance to ask for non-tangible gifts that your guests might not have thought of. Have a look at these 7 key reasons why you really should have a Quinceanera gift registry.
1. Get the Gifts You Really Want
You’ll have so many details to track when planning your Quince that you might not be able to list offhand the things you really need and want should someone ask you. Setting up a gift registry lets you focus because everything is in one place. You don’t need to go hunting around for possible gifts to ask for, and you don’t have to think of an answer on the spur of the moment.
2. Widen your Guests’ Shopping Options
With a registry, you won’t have to explain to your guests who ask what you’d like. It also lets your guests choose what they want to give you and a registry is a big help to their budgets. All you have to do is pick an assortment of gifts in different price ranges and put them on the registry.
3. Friendly Exchange Policy
The exchange policy that comes with a gift registry is invaluable. You’ll have little or no hassle if you need to return or exchange anything. Sometimes even the most well-meaning guests will choose the wrong color or size, or misunderstand what you wanted. And occasionally, just like with a wedding, you end up with 2 of the same thing. With a registry, no worries. Just take it back or swap it out, easy peasy!
4. Gift Tracking System
A lot of the problems with gift exchanges are short-circuited altogether with a registry. The registry itself will track what’s been purchased, so as long as your guests think to look at what has already been taken, they’ll know not to buy that particular item for you. Occasionally that system fails, though, but even so, with a registry, that Friendly Exchange policy will serve you well!
5. Eco-Friendly Options
It may be difficult for some of your guests to know exactly what is and what is not eco-friendly. When you have a Quince gift registry, you can opt for all environment-friendly gift items.
Here are 2 great eco-friendly gift registries:
- The Ultimate Green Store: https://www.theultimategreenstore.com/t-gift-registry.aspx
- Are Naturals: http://www.arenaturals.com/giftregistry_home.asp
6. Intangible Options
There’s no rule that says you have to ask for “stuff.” You can also register for “experiences” like these:
- Movie tickets
- Restaurant gift cards
- Amusement park tickets
- Tickets to local arts like the symphony, the ballet, or theater tickets to a play or a musical
7. Charitable Donations
The only way for your guests to know what causes you support is to list them on your registry. If you’re an avid supporter of a particular cause—animal rescue, homeless shelters, orphaned children, etc.—register for your guests to give to charities that support that cause.
For ideas on personal gifts that are investments that will serve you for many years down the road, check out our blog: https://qbydavinci.com/blog/dare-to-be-different-15-quinceanera-invstment-accessories/