After the wedding itself, the second busiest aspect of planning is creating a wedding registry. It should be one of your fist tasks and you should make certain all of the essentials are included. A basic item all newlyweds should get is an amazing new sheet set — or two or three or four sets. You'll want to create a bedroom that's a cozy retreat for you and your new hubby, so use our handy list to start adding your bedding basics your wedding registry checklist.
We've done tons of research to find the best sheet sets for new brides, according to the best reviews on the internet. We also looked at thread count (we recommend no less than 200), materials, weave type, organic options, design, price, quality and more. Phew! There are a lot of sheets out there, and the materials run the gamut — organic cotton, long-staple cotton, chemical-free cotton, Egyptian cotton, microfiber, sateen, satin, flannel and more are among your choices. When you register, you peruse this list to decide what's most important to you for creating your new nest of newlywed coziness.
A man's watch plays many roles: It has to fit his wardrobe, look fashionable and, above all, be functional. Having an array of options is great, but sorting through them is the tricky part. Lucky for you, we did all of the work and found our favorite watches to wow him. And the best part? They're all under $200!
Our watch picks satisfy a range of tastes. Newcomers, like Nixon, deliver style on time and under budget with inexpensive watches that make great groomsmen gifts. Classic style gets modernized with watches from Timex and Fossil. Oceanic tones have come ashore as dazzling blue and green dials make waves.
There are also transparent "skeleton" watches that reveal complex mechanisms; sleek black watches that make the perfect wedding watch for the groom; water-resistant watches designed for adventuring; and smartwatches that are cheap in price but among the best digital styles we've seen. Below are our best under $200 finds, which prove that there's never been a better time to buy a watch.
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You may have noticed the growing trend of carnival themes lately. It seems like everything from engagement photo sessions to wedding favors have been influenced by the State Fair.
Kerri and Andy Astley from Worcestershire had set their heart on an outdoor English Spring wedding, complete with cherry blossom and blue skies.
Once you get your hands on these mugs you won't want to drink out of anything else. From sweet to sassy to just plain adorable, we've found a collection of mugs that every newly engaged couple needs.
From traditional glam to rustic chic, there is a rooftop out there for every bride's style. Here are 19 reasons why getting married on a rooftop is at the top of our list for 2016.
I'll be the first to say it: I love a good mason jar. Seriously, you can ask my husband. All the mason jars we used in our wedding three years ago?
Colorful engagement rings have never been quite as in style as they are right now.
Do you know what's better than presents? Extra presents. And you can have them if you win Macy's Ultimate Registry Sweepstakes. $2000 worth of presents. Here's how you enter: 1. Find your style! Go to our checklist page and select the items that excite you.
Depending upon the colors and presentation plaid can be preppy, rustic, autumnal, cheerful, traditional, elegant, or even Christmasey. We love this bold pattern, so we are so excited to see plaid back in a big way.
You're at the dress shop and one bridesmaid looks dynamite while the rest are less than thrilled with your selection. Let's face it--women come in more shapes and sizes than Jelly Belly flavors.
As fall is officially here in full force, we say goodbye to the relaxed sundresses of summer and hello to more formal choices for the holiday wedding season. If you are planning a late fall or winter wedding, chances are you are looking for bridesmaid dresses that are elegant and chic.
Jake and Kelly's traditional blue and white wedding is filled with lovely flowers and classic touches. Thank you to Aislinn Kate for sharing!
Here are 11 stunningly bold lipsticks for you to play with!
Spring weddings celebrate not only the new beginning of the wedded couple, but also the spectacular start to warmer weather, bright blooms, and (finally) more sunshine! Here are 5 color palettes ideal for spring weddings.
Recycled bottles for water & lemonade: Young House Love Backyard table set-up: He & She Photography BBQ wedding invitation: Azure Blue Design Activity place mat: MaeMae Paperie Photo frame favors: Connie M Chung Photography Drink tub and straws: Docuvitae Photography Sunflower Seed Label:
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