Registry Personalized to Perfection
Since 1977, Material Possessions
taken a personalized approach to
It has been our business and our
pleasure to support and make
couples happy before,
after the actual wedding ceremony.
you need to know...
Toll Free 1.888.241.1190
Wedding Registry • Commitment Registry • Gift
Whether you live out of town or in the area,
simply call or stop in at Material Possessions to make a private
appointment with one of our wedding consultants.
Chicago • 704 N. Wabash Chicago, IL 60611 • 312-280-4885
Winnetka • 954 Green Bay Road Winnetka, IL 60093 • 847-446-8840
Or call us toll free • 1-888-241-1190
During your registry appointment your consultant will introduce
you to our extensive product selection and to the services we provide
We always try to accomodate 'walk-in' registrants.
About Our Product Selection
Material Possessions offers an exceptional
collection of traditional and contemporary dinnerware, glassware
and flatware for every lifestyle. Whether casual or formal our carefully
selected tableware can be customized to your own personal style.
Included, of course, are the handmade pieces created by American
and International artists for which we are known. These pieces always
add that 'special touch' to your table.
Home accessories are abundant at Material Possessions and they make
for wonderful registry items as well. What a perfect way to add
texture and personality to your home. Get creative and have fun!
The Registry Process
The process begins with your personal consultation....this
is the fun part. With the help of your consultant everything fom
style options to color possibilities are explored as you create
the placesettings that express your personality and taste. At that
time, table accessories such as serving pieces and utensils which
compliment and enhance your tableware are also selected. Additionally,
many couples also register for lighting, furniture and special accessories
for home, bath and office.
Next, your consultant coordinates all of your selections and creates
your actual physical gift registry. This includes an optional custom
photo of your table setting which is displayed on your online registry
Once you have registered, our sales associates will work personally
with customers who ask about your registry. We are adept at 'walking'
your guests through the process of choosing a gift, whether in person
or on the phone.
Welcome Gift - As a thank you for registering
with Material Possessions, you will receive a personal 'Welcome
Gift' as well as a Registry Folder containing a copy of your registry,
artist information about the items you have chosen, and care instructions
for those items.
Friends Program - You will be automatically enrolled in our 'Friends
Program'. For each friend you refer to Material Possessions who
then registers with us, you will receive a $50 gift certificate
to the store as a thank you.
Announcement Cards - Upon request, you will receive small announcement
cards that you may use to discreetly notify your guests that you
are registered at Material Possessions. Consider including them
in shower and party invitations for the convenience of your guests.
Email Your Registry Link - For your convenience, you will be provided
with a link to your registry that you can email to friends and family
at any time.
Registry Modifications - Should you need to make additions, changes
or modifications to your registry, your sales associate is happy
to implement the edits and make the changes available both online
and in our stores.
Local In Store Pickup - If you live in the Chicago or Winnetka areas,
you have the option to select In Store Pickup for your registry
gifts. This enables you or your guests to simply pick-up your gifts
when it is convenient.
From Us to Your Guests
Ease of Shopping - Your guests have three ways
to shop for your gifts...
• They may call one of our two
stores and be assisted in choosing your gift
over the phone.
• They may come into either
one of two locations and shop with a well-versed
• Lastly, they may shop from
your registry online at www.materialpossessions.com/registry.
Which ever way your guests decide to shop, we make the experience
as easy and as enjoyable as possible.
Gift Wrap - Material Possessions takes great care to assure that
every shower and bridal gift leaves our store beautifully wrapped
at no charge to your guests!
Ease of Shipping - Whether your gift was purchased in one of our
stores or online at MaterialPossessions.com, we ship daily via UPS
or the best possible method.
In-store pickup is also available for guests who do live locally.
The Perfect 'Thank You'
Show your appreciation for party hosts, parents
and ceremony participants by choosing the 'Perfect Gift' from a
myriad of material possessions. Let us help you custom color and
style jewelry for your bridesmaids or find that meaningful gift
that says thank you in the most personal way… the possibilities
After The Event
For you and your guest's convenience, your
registry is available to you and your guests on our website and
in our stores for 12 months after your event. This has proven to
be a great way for family and friends to give you the anniversary
or holiday present that compliments your style.
Your sales associate remains available to assist you with completing
your table settings and with suggesting other decorating ideas for
We encourage you to keep in touch with us as we would love to help
you celebrate your 1st Anniversary with a 'paper' gift certificate
to the store.