STEP BY STEP GUIDE
TO CREATING A REGISTRY AT PINSTRIPES AND POLKADOTS
Follow the step by step directions
below to create your registry. It isn't difficult or lengthy
but we have shown you each minute step in the process. Of
course, send us an email
if you get confused.
Step 1: To
set up your gift registry start by logging into your account.
Choose the "my account" link on the far right under the
PinStripes and PolkaDots LLC logo.
Step 2: Log into your
account using your email address and password. If you haven't set up
an account yet just enter your email address and choose the
"No, I want to create a new account" option it will guide
you through setting up an account. After, creating an account
start back at step 1.
Step 3: Choose
"Manage Gift Registries" from your Account Menu.
Step 4: Choose
the "Create New Registry" button.
Step 5: Fill out
the Create New Gift Registry form and then select
Event Type: Baby Shower,
New Baby, Birthday, Christmas, Etc.
Event Name: Smith Baby,
Juliett's first birthday, etc.
Unfortunately, the cart requires an actual date. I don't
believe in "due dates" myself but that may be a good
option to use or the date the shower, party, etc.
If you only want items shipped directly to you, then choose
"My Shipping Address" and select the address or add
the address you want this will show up in the cart as
"Registrant's preferred location." If the buyer may want
to ship the gift to you or to themselves to deliver in person, then
please choose the option "Customer's address." Customer's
address will let the buyer choose your address, their own billing
address or enter a new shipping address.
Hide event would be used only if you were using an online invitation
and could let people have a direct link. This is often not
Realize if you
hide gift registry recipient's shipping address that they will
not be able to ship directly to you. This choice should
never be chosen with the "My Shipping Address"
option above. If so, the buyer will have no choice given
Notify of new
orders and include gift certificates are both standardly
Be sure that you
choose Active, so that your registry can be viewed by others.
Step 6: The
"Manage Gift Registries" will appear with your Name,
Date and such. Notice the items is 0(0). To add items to
your registry choose the "Add Products" link.
Step 7: The
stores home page will appear and you just start
"shopping". Add products into your shopping cart as
if you are shopping. Just add to the shopping cart. You will
not want to add to a wishlist.
Step 8: Are you
done finding products for baby? View your shopping cart and choose
the "Add to Registry" button located just below the
Step 9: After
choosing the "Add to Registry" button this screen will
appear. Choose your registry by name from the "Select a
gift registry" drop down menu. Then press the
Step 10: Now you
should able to view your registry. This screen will also
provide you with a direct link to include with online shower
invitations. If you are mailing out invitations, and want to
have cards to include to let people know you are registered at
PinStripes and PolkaDots please send me an email
and let me know how many cards you will need.
You have followed the instructions but no items seem to be listed in
your registry. My best guess is the items were added to your
wish list instead of your registry. To correct this, go to
your account page, by clicking "my account" top right of
screen. Choose "View saved items." If all your items
are in your wish list then add all items shown to cart. Then
choose the "add to registry" option at located below the
checkout button at the end of your item list. This should place all
your lovely items into your gift registry for others to see.
For detailed picture instructions on converting your wish list to a