Starting a wedding registry is definitely fun, but it can also feel a bit overwhelming. Not only do you have to figure out WHAT to put in it, but you have to decide HOW MANY you actually need (we’re looking at you, wine glasses). Thankfully, our friends at Wayfair have made the process way easier with their innovative wedding registry. Not only do you get to choose from thousands of Wayfair products, but they have so many unique tools to help you along the way. Whether working with one of their Personalized Registry specialists to help you decide what to register for or using their handy checklist to make sure you’re covering the basics, you definitely feel like they’re with you every step of the way.
Ready to start your Wayfair wedding registry? We came up with these 8 tips that we think every couple should keep in mind as they register. The most important tip? Have fun! With the right tools and wedding registry, you’ll have your dream wedding registry in no time.
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Wedding Registry Tip #1
Register for a really GREAT cookware set that has everything you need. From pasta and stock pots to sauce and sauté pans, look for a set that has at least 10 pieces to make sure you have your bases covered. A durable collection will last you for years, and it also makes the perfect group gift to add to your Wayfair Wedding Registry.
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Our pick? The Calphalon Signature™ Stainless Steel 10 Piece Cookware Set
Wedding Registry Tip #2
Add appliances you’ll ACTUALLY use. Whether you’re looking for the classic Kitchen Aid mixer or a Vitamix blender, you can connect with a Wayfair Wedding Registry specialist to see which ones are right for your lifestyle.
Our pick? The Ascent™ 2300 Series Blender by Vitamix
Wedding Registry Tip #3
A chef’s knife is the single most important tool in the kitchen. Add a great set to your registry and you’ll feel like a pro in no time. Don’t forget your 10% completion discount when you start a Wayfair Wedding Registry, either! It will help you buy all those Chef-inspired gifts you didn’t get.
Our pick? The Gourmet 14 Piece Beech Knife Block by Wusthof
Wedding Registry Tip #4
A cozy set of sheets will take you from 🙂 to 🙁, so be sure to register for a higher thread count (300+) to really feel the difference. Confused about how many you should get? Aim for 2 sets per bed, so you always have one to use and one to wash. Use Wayfair’s handy registry checklist to make sure you have ALL your basics covered!
Our pick? The Garrin Ultra Soft Sheet Set by The Twillery Co.
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Wedding Registry Tip #5
Entertaining is way easier when you have the right essentials. Having plenty of serveware on hand–including cheese boards and platters–will take your next party (or date-night in) to the next level.
Our pick? The Morel Collection by Mint Pantry
Wedding Registry Tip #6
Add the classics you’ll use every day, like the Le Creuset Dutch Oven. We’ve had ours for years and have made SO many memorable meals in this one pot! Plus, when you start a Wayfair Wedding Registry you get a 10% completion discount to complete collection.
Our pick? The Cast Iron Dutch Oven by Le Creuset in Cerise
Wedding Registry Tip #7
When it comes to your wedding registry, think big. You’ll use a sofa WAY more than Fine China, and it makes the perfect group gift. Plus, with a Wayfair WeddingRegistry you get free shipping and free returns, which means you can relax until you find the sofa that’s juuuuuuust right.
Our pick? The Kearney Sectional by Birch Lane
Wedding Registry Tip #8
Ready to register for glassware but can’t figure out how many you should add? 8 is the magic number. Choose a design you love and stock up on 8 each of the classics: Champagne, white wine, red wine, martini, and old-fashioned glasses are all great basics to have in a home bar. Wayfair Wedding Registry‘s easy-to-use checklist will make sure you have it all covered.
Our pick? Anything by Schott Zwiesel
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