All posts tagged: registry 101

Already Live Together? Register for These Things

Today, many couples live together before actually tying the knot. This means many of you already have tons of kitchen appliances, dinnerware, and home goods. But if you have a fully stocked home and think you have no need for a registry, think again. When it comes to building a wedding registry for couples that already live together, the focus should be on upgrading items and collecting memorable pieces. Your guests will want to buy you gifts to celebrate your big day no matter what so give them a little guidance as to what you actually want. Here are some of our top Read More

New on Zola

Looking for some new inspiration for your wedding registry? You’re in luck – with a new week we’re bringing you a whole set of new products. So start Monday off right by browsing our favorite new arrivals on Zola. Farmhouse Pottery      We simply adore these newly added items to the Farmhouse Pottery collection at Zola. These sturdy cooking and baking dishes are truly unique and will bring a modern farm aesthetic into your home and give it that rustic feel. 1. Windrow Pie Dish 2. Harvest Bowl 3. Beehive Baker 4. Cheese Stone Fort Standard     Small home good Read More

10 Wedding Gifts We Love Under $50

Looking for presents that you will love but won’t break the bank for your guests? We are strong believers in having a well-rounded registry, especially when it come to price tags. So for those of you that are looking to even out some of those larger ticket items with something that’s a little less expensive, we’ve put together a list of our favorite budget-friendly wedding gifts. 1. Brooklyn Slate’s Round Slate Cheese Board   Perfect for impressing your guests is the ultimate and stylish cheese plate. This stone board is a gift you will be excited to use at any upcoming Read More

Outdoor Dining: Our Must-Haves for Setting Your Summer Table

Looking forward to hosting outside this summer? Make sure you register for all of the essentials to set that whimsical dinner table in your backyard. These are our top 10 outdoor dining must-haves. 1| Canvas Home’s Dauville Salad Plate, Set of 4  For a simple setting that still sparkles, layer plain white plates (like these Fortessa’s Cassia 16-Piece Place Setting) with these elegant small plate with metallic accents. 2| Rosanna’s Luxe Moderne Double Old Fashioned Glass 4-Piece Set While you can definitely use these as drinking glasses, they might be even more perfect as candle holders. These charming cups have light golden Read More

Unique Cash Funds that Might Inspire You

Long gone are the days when asking for cash gifts at a wedding was frowned upon. Now, modern couples that have no need for extra dishes or additional kitchen supplies have made wedding cash funds common place. You’ve probably already considered a honeymoon fund, but we’ve seen some of our couples create awesome and unique cash funds, so we’re bringing you our favorite ideas to help inspire you. House Down Payment Ask your friends and family to help you buy that dream home you’ve always wanted. This will be the biggest investment you will make as a newlywed couple, so create a Read More

Tips and Tricks: 5 Hacks to Personalizing Your Wedding

Today’s couples want their big day to be a reflection of who they are. According to The XO Group, personalization is on the rise and brides and grooms are increasingly choosing venues and styles that are unique to them. So if you’re looking to ditch the typical ceremony and make sure everything about your wedding day is authentically you, this next post in our ‘Tips and Tricks’ series is for you. Here are five important hacks that will help you stay true to who you are on your wedding day (and might also end up saving you some money!). 1| Read More

Zola How To: Registry Planner 101

We talked to our couples and quickly learned that one of the biggest things newly engaged duos struggle with is knowing how many gifts to add to their registry. If that’s something you’re asking yourself then you’re in luck because our Planner feature will tell you just that! Now available on your desktop browser and Zola Mobile App, Planner will recommend the number of gifts you need across each price range ($ to $$$) based on the number of guests attending your wedding. Here’s how it works: 1| Create A Registry Step one is (not surprisingly) create a registry so you can start adding gifts. Read More

New On Zola

To start the week off right, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite new arrivals that you can now shop on Zola. Take your lunch break to browse these perfect new gifts to add personality and color to your newlywed home. SMEG   This brand really embraces the retro chic look. We love these standout kitchen items that add a pop of color to your home and will build on your unique personal style. Design Ideas Bring that touch of the nature into your home with this simple and durable table. Perfect for that closed in patio, this furniture not only Read More

Yours & Mine: Gender Neutral Bedding

When sharing a bedroom, there can be a bit of debate over the décor. Since the focal point in any bedroom is the bed, pink flowered sheets can become just as controversial as a burgundy plaid comforter. Registering for bedding is a great way to start fresh and make sure that you both love where you curl up at night. And remember, avoiding extremely masculine or extremely feminine designs does not mean that you have to be boring. Finding the Right Color    Look for more neutral color beddings. Whites and grays are a great way to make everyone happy. However if Read More

Beginners Guide To: Cutting Boards

Cutting boards are essential tools in any kitchen and while they might seem like a boring necessity, getting the right ones can make a world of difference in your culinary adventures. What is it?  Cutting boards are durable planks designed for preparing food. They are most commonly used as a cutting, dicing, and chopping surface, but can double as serving trays, kitchen décor, or placemats for hot pots or pans. I need this if…  If you do any home cooking or enjoy hosting, you will need a cutting board. They will protect your counter top from unwanted bacteria and destructive knife marks, as Read More