9. If there’s something that you’re embarrassed to ask for
Many people tend to be judgmental about the items they see on bridal registries. If what you ask for sounds like a luxury, rather than a necessity, they are likely to secretly feel that you’re indulging yourself at their expense. If you really want an iPhone, an expensive camera, or perhaps something naughty for the bedroom, it’s a great idea to ask for a gift card, instead.