Wedding Planning

Create Warm Decor for the Holidays with Your Registry

It’s common to overlook these items in your wedding registry. But when it comes time to host holiday celebrations in your new home, you won’t want to forget about these essentials.

One of the things most often overlooked by couples in their wedding registry is holiday decor. Understandably, the couple is more focused on the day-to-day than special occasions. But as you start your new life together, part of that is celebrating holidays, continuing old traditions, and starting new ones. With Crate and Barrel‘s stylish fall decor, you can start to build your new memories.  We’ve got a few tips to help you register wisely for the holiday season.

1. It’s all about merging staples with trendy pieces.

Let’s face it, the color palette you love today will probably not be the one you’re using a decade from now. The key to a smart registry is selecting high-quality and versatile products that you can not only use every day, but also during those special occasions. For example, in the tablescape above, use your everyday flatware, wine glasses, dinner plates, candlesticks, and serving pieces.  Then, add a tablecloth you love and festive accents like a salt and pepper shakers, napkin rings, and salad plates.

2. Focus on what you love, as well as what you value.

When you register for gifts, the resulting list is a complete insight into a couple’s personality. So, choose what you will love and what you need.  Select a practical set of white plates and neutral linens, but if you are currently adoring all things metallic, throw in a set of golden flatware or a shimmering table runner.

3. Select products that can function at several different times of year.

One of the most common things we hear from the couple after the wedding is how difficult it is to store all of their gifts. Don’t let these cherished items collect dust for the majority of the year!  Find decor pieces that you can incorporate into your home during different holidays or seasons. For example, the candlesticks and glass votive holders below can also be used on a Christmas mantel. Simply change out the autumnal accents like leaves and warm colors and transform it into something delightfully chilly with bare branches and holly berries.

Find everything you need to register for the holidays at Crate and Barrel!