Guest Refuses to Buy Gift from Wedding Registry, Bride Calls Her an A**hole

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A woman spent a year creating a beautiful cross-stitch sampler as a wedding gift for her friend. But when the bride demanded a gift from her registry, she was left wondering if she had done something wrong. The bride argued that as a guest, she was required to bring a gift from the registry. But the woman pointed out that the cost of materials and framing for the handmade gift far exceeded what she could afford for a registry gift. Reddit users are divided on who is in the wrong. What do you think? Check out the full story for more details.

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Bridezilla demands gift from guest despite a handmade cross-stitch gift

Wedding registries are a convenient way for couples to indicate what they want as gifts, but does it mean you can't give anything else? A guest was called an a**hole by the bride for gifting a handmade cross-stitch that took months to make as a wedding present. The bride demanded a gift from the registry despite knowing the guest was on a tight budget. The guest refused and explained that the cost of materials alone was more than what she could afford. The bride insisted that the guest buy something from the registry and called her an a**hole when she refused. The guest is now questioning if she's in the wrong. What do you think? Should guests be required to buy gifts from the registry or is it okay to give something else? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

Bride demands gift from registry, calls heartfelt cross-stitch 'cheap' 🙄 NTA

CrystalQueen3000 | CrystalQueen3000

Guest defends not buying from registry, calls bride's demand crass 🙄

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Commenters agree with NTA and add some sarcasm 😒

nothingclever4now | nothingclever4now

Friendship in question after entitled bride demands off-registry gift 🙄

Traditional_Fortune6 | Traditional_Fortune6

Bridezilla's entitled demand for registry gifts backfires. NTA.

Mother_Tradition_774 | Mother_Tradition_774

Cross-stitch drama! NTA refuses to buy gift from registry 🔥

SuddenWhole | SuddenWhole

Crafty guest suggests petty revenge for demanding bridezilla's registry.

ToriBethATX | ToriBethATX

Crafty friends offered services as a wedding gift, declined payment. NTA

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Calculating the true cost of a cross stitch project 💰💉

Morrighu87 | Morrighu87

Suggest offering choice between the gift and registry without snarkiness.

PerkyLurkey | PerkyLurkey

Sassy commenter suggests skipping wedding drama for pizza and crime shows 🍕🕵️‍♀️

Melodic_Ad7057 | Melodic_Ad7057

Wedding guest refuses registry gift; commenters side with guest.

Nalpona_Freesun | Nalpona_Freesun

Friend devalues artist's commission, gets called out, estimated cost provided 💰

Traditional_Judge734 | Traditional_Judge734

Wedding guest suggests fair gift exchange after registry refusal 💍🎁

SteampunkHarley | SteampunkHarley

Commenter defends a guest and criticizes the bride's manners. 🙄

Used_Mark_7911 | Used_Mark_7911

Gift registry drama - commenter defends gift choice with NTA sentiment.

nidoqing | nidoqing

Ditch the friend who only cares about what she can get 💔

munster1588 | munster1588

Bride demanded a labor-intensive craft work for free and called NTA an a**hole for not buying a registry gift. Handmade gift means nothing to her. 👎😠

SpaceyAwesome | SpaceyAwesome

Biblical clapback! 🔥🙏

HalfBear-HalfCat | HalfBear-HalfCat

Friend expects free wedding art, commenter questions payment.

GadaboutTheGreat | GadaboutTheGreat

Bride called out for hypocrisy, guest is NTA. 🤔

AdEmpty4390 | AdEmpty4390

Relax at home instead of giving a meaningless gift 🎁

Certain-Secret-7926 | Certain-Secret-7926

Bridezilla gets put in her place by gift-giving guest 🎁

WaywardPrincess1025 | WaywardPrincess1025

Wedding drama leads to the end of a friendship. 💔

BetterThanSydney | BetterThanSydney

Support for bride, criticism for entitled guest 👍👎

Bridgett_WDW_OTO | Bridgett_WDW_OTO

Wedding gifts are not mandatory, be thankful and gracious. NTA! 🎉

Youwhooo60 | Youwhooo60

Commenter agrees with bride, calls guest's behavior outrageous 🙄

9okm | 9okm

Wedding drama, friend called NTA and advised to skip event.

dominiqlane | dominiqlane

Friend called greedy for refusing registry gift. No gift required.

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Keep the gift and be guilt-free 😎

deny_pentagram | deny_pentagram

Wedding gift debate settled: NTA if you don't bring gift

Traveling-Techie | Traveling-Techie

Commenter agrees with the bride and criticizes the guest 🤔

RLB4066 | RLB4066

Why buy a blender when you can have a family heirloom? 🤷‍♀️

AcrophobicPixie | AcrophobicPixie

Bridezilla demands gifts, commenter suggests talking to the groom instead 🙄

Elfich47 | Elfich47

👰🏻‍♀️👎 NTA stands up to entitled bridezilla.

bellsofwar3 | bellsofwar3

Savage response to gift refusal sparks laughter 😂🎁

Sea_Yesterday_8888 | Sea_Yesterday_8888

Gift demands or suggestions? Etiquette matters. 🎁👀

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Breaking wedding traditions, guest called NTA for refusing gift registry.

gwacemom | gwacemom

Commenter believes bride is not the a**hole in situation 🔥

idkfmlwtffu | idkfmlwtffu

Creative gift idea sparks laughter in wedding comment section 😂🎁

OneMediocreMan | OneMediocreMan

Stand up for yourself, you deserve better 💪

Acceptable_Ad1915 | Acceptable_Ad1915

Gifts aren't required at weddings, registries are suggestions, NTA 👍

stroppo | stroppo

Bridezilla demands gift & insults friend for not buying registry item 😒

Thin_Biscotti_7815 | Thin_Biscotti_7815

When you refuse a gift and end up paying more 🤦‍♀️

Errvalunia | Errvalunia

Commenter supports bride and calls guest out for bad behavior 💍

BullTerrierMomm | BullTerrierMomm

Assertive response to entitled guest, clear NTA judgement 🙌

LeeLoo_Potter | LeeLoo_Potter

Don't attend, sell it online or keep it. 🤔💰

mysafespace123 | mysafespace123

Take it back! 😂 NTA wins this round.

goofygoobered | goofygoobered

Handmade gift worth more than registry items, send itemized bill 💰

crumpledspoon | crumpledspoon

Commenter supports the guest, bride gets called out.

AshlandSouth | AshlandSouth

Sneaky but effective solution to gift registry drama 😏🎁


Friend refuses registry gift, bride calls her a**hole 😳

Important_Cost_7165 | Important_Cost_7165

Creative solution for a stingy guest. 🎁👌

Difficult-Ad-4532 | Difficult-Ad-4532

Savage revenge plan for ungrateful bride, with a touch of irony 😏

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Handmade gifts are just as valuable, bride was being greedy 😒

galaxyveined | galaxyveined

Commenter wants to see the amazing gift and calls out entitlement 📸

Educational-Friend47 | Educational-Friend47

Cross-stitcher breaks down costs of hand-made gift, bride's wrong. 💍🧵

ClarnaeDestroysSouls | ClarnaeDestroysSouls

One-of-a-kind gift maker sympathizes with the bride, suggests creative disposal 😒🔥

CADreamn | CADreamn

Ship the cross stitch and end the drama 📦✂️

ServelanDarrow | ServelanDarrow

Get crafty and stick it to the registry with Etsy 👀🎁

maddiep81 | maddiep81

Friendship over after gift registry dispute 💔🎁

Unknown_Captain | Unknown_Captain

Wedding gift not required by etiquette. NTA. 🎁

BaffledMum | BaffledMum

Skipping the wedding and ghosting forever? 👻 NTA wins!

sawta2112 | sawta2112

Supportive comment, user is not the a**hole for not buying gift 💍🎁

AccomplishedAd9969 | AccomplishedAd9969

Wedding registries are to help, not to limit gift choices. 💍

MsKOgden | MsKOgden

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