Compiling a wedding registry is a thrilling but tedious task: Toggling between stores and sites, picking the perfect items for your future (that both you and your partner like)…it gets complicated. That’s where Zola comes in. They’re the only registry that lets you combine curated experiences, brands you love and cash funds on a single page. Simple for you, simple for your guests.
Plus they make the process easy. Shipping is customizable, meaning Zola will hold items until a couple returns home from their honeymoon. A Registry Advisor is on standby 24/7 to help you or your guests make decisions. And they offer perks including 10% off everything on the site for a year after the wedding date.
Such fans are we that Parachute’s home essentials are available as registry items on Zola’s site. While bedding and bath are obviously our number top recommendations, we rounded out our other registry must-haves from their superb selection…
No ordinary kitchen tool, you might call this KitchenAid in metallic copper a sculptural piece. Bonus points if you actually use it to bake. Either way, no kitchen is complete without this updated classic.
Fuller Table Lamp
Good lighting is everything at home, and you can’t achieve that without a lamp. We like this Fuller table lamp designed by Surya. The brand originated in Northern India and has been synonymous with quality for over 35 years – plus they give back. Ten percent of Surya’s profits go toward educational and health care initiatives where their products are made.
Simply Framed Custom Art Framing
Add a personal touch to your home through artwork. We have a tendency to buy prints we love at museum gift shops or online, but then never get around to framing them because it gets expensive or can be a hassle. Simply Framed eliminates that inconvenience by offering custom framing for any piece. And they deliver – so your artwork arrives ready to hang.
Picnic at Ascot Picnic Set
You never need proper picnicking accoutrement until you do. The Picnic at Ascot basket is equipped with flatware for four people, wine glasses, coffee cups, a cutting board and a blanket. Charcuterie in the park anyone? You probably haven’t seen your friends because you’ve been so busy planning the wedding – this is the perfect excuse!
Lomography Instant Camera
The Lomo’Instant Sanremo Camera combines old-school with new-school in one amazing device. It has all of the benefits of a digital camera, but it lets you instantly print your pictures, too! Sidenote: This camera is a big hit at weddings. We all know the night’s photos never make it much farther than our iPhone cloud or Instagram. Bring it to a wedding and watch what happens. Trust us, it’ll be the gift that keeps on giving.
Vineyard Haven Hammock
Indulge your inner kid with a Yellow Leaf Hammock. It’s a fun alternative to a chair in a living room or den. Or hang it outside from a tree and sway with the breeze. Wherever you opt to place it, the look of this version adds a sophisticated, whimsical vibe to your home.
Design Ideas Decor Ladder
Not intended for any home improvement projects, Design Ideas Decor Ladder is a clever and eye-catching way to showcase housewares. Leave it bare or outfit it with books and magazines. We all have those stacks of Vanity Fair and Kinfolk that accumulate, and this is a much better looking way of storing them for quick reference.