All posts tagged: registry tips

Wedding Registry Tips For The Busy Couple

We at Zola know what it’s like to be booked for weeks on end – from work events, to plans with friends, family dinners, birthdays, girls brunches, the list continues. And to throw wedding planning into the mix is no easy feat! While we can’t ease ALL parts of the wedding, we can help make your wedding registry process absolutely seamless for both you and your guests. So get back to your life and let us handle the rest. Check ‘Em Off The List So many of our couples come straight off their engagement high into a panic about their wedding registry Read More

Wedding Registry Hidden Gem: Dyson

We are always on the hunt for those wedding registry hidden gems that end up being your favorite gift for years to come. No, not the gifts you only use when the in-laws come over – quite the opposite actually. We’re talking Dyson vacuums. You’ll fall in love with Dyson’s signature lightweight yet powerful design that comes in a bunch of shapes and sizes for all of your needs. V6 Absolute Cordless Stick Vacuum Absolutely cordless, they say? You know what that means: no excuses when it comes to tackling the entire house at once. It’s surprisingly powerful for a hand-held device, especially given how Read More

Last-Minute Wedding Registry Updates Before Wedding Season Starts!

It’s almost here! Your wedding, that is. And as if you didn’t have enough to do before the Big Day (final dress fittings, not getting fired from your job, etc.), here are the last-minute wedding registry updates we recommend. They’re fun and stress-free, we promise. Enjoy! Make Sure You Have Gifts at Every Price Point This pro tip is especially true since we are right in the middle of Shower Season. Typically, wedding shower gifts are significantly less expensive than wedding gifts. With this in mind, make sure you register for enough $50 and under price point presents. Think: kitchen accessories and barware to match all your new Read More

Registry Mistakes You Don’t Even Realize You Are Making

The wedding landscape is changing, that’s for sure. And it’s making room for a whole new set of etiquette standards for everything from bridesmaid dresses to e-vites. Here are our must-read tips on how to avoid making cringe-worthy wedding registry mistakes. When You Think Modern Registry = Modern Thank You Notes  Nope. Sorry! Handwritten thank you notes are always in style, no matter how “green” or “techy” you are. It’s the least you can do for your beloved guests, who have taken the time to get you exactly what you want for your wedding. Having said that, you still need to write Read More

Best Barware – Registry 101

You’re already known for your great taste in wine and extensive repertoire of cocktails, so why not have the best barware in town, too? Your wedding registry is the perfect reason to freshen up your selection of cups, glasses, tumblers and all things “party” because this year, you have tons to celebrate. Let’s do it. What do I need?  We’ll start with the basics. Wine (red and white), beer, champagne, and cocktail glasses are all first steps to getting your collection started. And please, get rid of those lingering red plastic cups. How many of each do I get?  If you’re thinking 8-12, Read More

How To NOT Feel Guilty About Your Wedding Registry

Crafting your wedding registry is supposed to be one of the most fun parts of your engagement, but just like wedding planning, it comes with a lot of unforeseen stress. The biggest cause of anxiety boils down to one thing: guilt. We’re just not used to getting whatever we want, when we want it. Our tried + true Zola tips will calm your nerves and quench your questions so you can let the gifts begin! 1. Register for things you actually need That’s how the tradition of a wedding registry got started in the first place, right? Back in the day, Read More

5 Things That Won’t Make Sense Until You Actually Register

1. It’s true. You need to register ASAP! When it comes to registering for your wedding, we say the earlier the better. Wedding gifts will start rolling in whether you are ready or not, so make your wedding registry a priority to ensure you actually get what you want. Plus, you’re about to be overwhelmed with questions, comments, and advice (often unsolicited) from everyone in your life, so the sooner your registry is out of the way, the more nuggets of info you’ll have to share with your friends and family! 2. You actually don’t have everything Despite your cupboards overflowing and shelves filled to the Read More

A Wedding Registry for Two

So you want to make a wedding registry that is appealing to both of you, right? After all, sharing the good stuff is what marriage is all about. But hey, this is actually a little harder than most couples initially realize. Here are our top tips to make everyone happy when creating your joint wedding registry. Tip 1: Make the big choices together. For example, are you going to approach your wedding registry as an opportunity to upgrade your essentials or are you going to ask friends and family to help expense your dream trip around the world? Make sure you tackle this one ASAP because Read More

Five Wedding Gift Trends for the Modern Couple

Lucky for you, 2016 is all about letting your personality shine, especially when it comes to weddings and your registry. The constraints of convention are no longer—just because your mom did it, doesn’t mean you have to. Couples are choosing gifts that fit into their lifestyle, whether they’re “traditional” or not. So, skip the fine china. Here are five wedding gift trends you should consider for your registry: It’s All About the Experience: If the idea of bringing one more thing into your home has you wanting to forego your registry entirely, consider adding experiences to your wish list. From cooking classes Read More