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Most all couples will register for traditional items for the inside of their homes: bathroom towels, bedding, china, flatware, etc. But don't forget about the outside of your home! Here's everything you'll need to throw a stellar backyard BBQ:
1. Propane Gas Grill
2. Outdoor Dining Furniture
3. Outdoor Fire Pit
4. Patio Umbrella
6. Grill Tool Set (i.e. spatula, tongs, fork, basting brush)
7. Tiki Torches
8. Drink Dispensers
10. String Lights
If you're looking for timeless dinnerware that can become a part of your formal or every day dining, we've chosen a few options that stand out.
1. Vintage floral archetypal pattern, available at Bed Bath & Beyond.
2. Embossed whiteware with shark's tooth gold banding. Available at Bloomingdales.
3. Elegant lace pattern with platinum accent band. Available at Kohl's.
4. Simplicity is key with this bright white, crisp porcelain set. Available at Crate and Barrel.
5. A classic set that is popular in Parisian bistros. A white porcelain with a red fillet border. Available at Williams Sonoma.
1. Simple, Classic, Bedding
Bold, colorful borders lend a modern touch to this crisp 300-thread-count cotton percale Italian bedding. Exclusively at Williams-Sonoma.
2. Patterned, Hotel Collection Bedding
Luxurious comfort meets sophistication in this refined bedding collection. It features an understated, elegant design and is a Macy's exclusive.
3. Table Lamps
Guests will jump at the chance to light up your life with chic lamps. What a perfect registry request! Available at Crate and Barrel.
4. Solid Colored Duvet
You'll be spending one-third of your lives here, so it makes sense to make it fabulous. Available at Bed Bath & Beyond.
5. Luxurious Linens
Cozy up next to luxurious Turkish cotton! These towels are loomed with dense loops for superior absorbency and incomparable softness. Exclusively at Williams-Sonoma.
1. Mesh Colanders
Made of stainless steel that will never rust, these fine-mesh colanders are great for draining everything from greens to rice. Exclusively at Williams-Sonoma.
2. Staub Mini Cocottes
Oven to table perfection! Enameled cast-iron cocottes are ideal for baking and serving individual portions of soups, sides and more. Exclusively at Williams-Sonoma.
3. Block Knife Sets
Block sets include all the essential knives you'll need. Start with one and then add specialized knives to complement your cooking. Available at Bed Bath & Beyond.
4. SodaStream Fizz
The fun is in the fizz. Make your own soft drinks in reusable bottles. Available at Bed Bath & Beyond.
5. Five-Piece Parker Bowl Set
Of course, your kitchen collection won't be complete without stepped earthenware bowls in matching, tonal brights! Available at Crate & Barrel.
6. 10-Piece Punch Bowl Set
Be the hostess with the mostest; entertain in style with a schmancy punch bowl set. Available at Crate & Barrel.
7. A Mixer
KitchenAid 5-Quart Stand Mixer. Outfit the most important room in your new home—the kitchen!—with these essential registry items from Kohl's. Start with a sunny buttercup mixer to blend, mix, and whip dozens of family recipes
8. Calphalon Cookware
Cooking with Calphalon® 10-Piece Set. The hard-andonized, non-stick coating will ensure clean, even heat for years—and the clear lids will help you keep watch on your food. Available at Kohl's.
9. Barware Collection
Fun and unique patterns set a festive mood with a glass for every occasion. Cheers to you! Available at Macy's.
10. Keurig Coffee Maker
No need to compromise; have any beverage you'd like and keep your brew budget in check with a Keurig B70 Coffee Maker. Available at Macy's.
Wedding guests typically bring gifts as a way of blessing the bride and groom's marriage and helping to provide household items the couple will need. These days, many couples already have the basic necessities for the home, but the wedding registry is a great way to receive things you don't have. If you're not sure what to add to your list, here are some of the most useful registry items.
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Most Useful Kitchen Registry Items -A Durable and High Quality Knife Set Kitchen Appliances - Blender, Coffee Maker or Cappuccino Machine. Flatware High Quality Pots and Pans
The kitchen truly is the new living room - families spend time chatting about their day and enjoying each other's company around the table. Since so much time is spent there, consider the special things you will need to make life easier. Most brides-to-be will register for a china set - whether it's for special occasions or everyday use. A few other examples of the most useful registry items for the kitchen include:
Most Useful Bed and Bath Registry Items -Guest Towels Quilts or Duvet Sets Scented or Decorative Soaps for the Bath. Candles Sheet Sets Pillows
The great thing about a wedding registry is that you often receive items you wouldn't think of until you needed them. Many brides register for luxurious sheet sets, bathroom rugs, towels and décor. Below are a few other useful registry items for the bed and bath:
When registering, remember to include a wide range of gifts so each guest can pick something within their budget. If you will be registering for a luxurious Egyptian cotton sheet set, also register for small picture frames to grace the bedside tables. This way, your guests will not feel pressured to purchase something their budget doesn't allow.
Most Useful Household Registry Items -Throw Pillows Lamps Shelves Side Tables Pottery
There are some great registry items that you can list for the house, such as art or wall hangings, drapes and picture frames. Consider the things you really need to complete your home and add those items to your list. A few ideas include:
By including items you feel as though you really need, you can ensure that every gift you receive will hold a special place in your home.