The Complete Wedding Gift Registry Checklist

It’s a great thing actually, to plan and witness a wedding firsthand. That’s why even though wedding planning is stressful at some point (even for a wedding planner by profession, trust us because we know) but once everything ends smoothly, it’s fulfilling. Planning a wedding can be overwhelming but here’s a checklist that you can find handy for the big day but how about after the wedding? This is why a wedding gift registry is important.

A wedding gift registry is a list of gifts the couple have already selected and assigned to their guests. This is great in many ways – it gives you a starter as a couple and altogether avoids the frustration of getting three of the same gift. We put together everything you need for the wedding registry checklist. Though it’s important to have everything figured out and smooth on your big day, it’s not too bad to look beyond and plan what’s in store for the two of you after the wedding.

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The Complete Wedding Gift Registry Checklist


1. Kitchen

The kitchen is one of the prime areas to check in terms of building your gift registry checklist. Since there are a lot of things needed to prepare a meal, it would be nice to have the essentials ready to go after your wedding day.

  • Kitchen Cutting Knifes (a set would be lovely)
  • Cutting Board
  • Baking Pans in several sizes
  • Baking Sheets
  • Cooling Rack
  • Liquid Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Mixing Bowls
  • Oven Mittens
  • Pots and Pans
  • Silverware
  • Silverware Holder
  • Strainer
  • Whisk
  • Spatula
  • Blender
  • Water Filter and Purifier
  • Cheese Grater
  • Dish Drying Rack
  • Electronic Food Scale
  • Garlic Press
  • Hand Mixer
  • Juicer or Zester
  • Paper Towel Holder
  • Sifter
  • Toaster
  • Waffle Maker

2. Dining Area

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Next to the kitchen, the dining area is another great room to fill in. Get these things ready so you can enjoy a hearty meal with your partner without worrying if you bought a spoon or not.

  • Bowls (4 to 8 pieces is a good number)
  • Drinking Glass(4 to 8 pieces is a good number)
  • Plates (4 to 8 pieces is a good number)
  • Cloth Napkins and Napkin Rings
  • Place Mats
  • Salt and Pepper Shakers
  • Serving Utensils

3. Bedroom

Now that the kitchen and dining room is covered, the bedroom comes next. Here we are only covering a few things to start your home with and sleep comfortably post-wedding.

  • Bed Skirt
  • Duvet Comforter
  • Duvet Cover
  • Mattress Protector
  • Pillow Covers (go for 4 pieces)
  • Bed Sheets (2 pieces is good)

4. Bath

It’s also nice to get a few things for the bathroom. Here are a few essentials you can go ahead with to keep the stuff organized and neat.

  • Bath Mat
  • Bath Towels
  • Hand Towels
  • Shower Curtains
  • Soap Dispenser
  • Toothbrush Holder
  • Wash Cloth
  • Waste Basket

5. Homekeeping

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Deserving a spot in this list, homekeeping items are also great choices to get with. Easy to purchase though seemingly mundane but definitely lifesavers.

  • Broom
  • Dust Pan
  • Dish Scrubbers
  • Dish Soap
  • Dusting Cloths
  • Garbage Cans
  • Iron
  • Ironing Board
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Lint Roller
  • Mop Bucket
  • Mop
  • Vacuum
  • Basic Tool Kit
  • Assorted Batteries (AA and AAA)
  • Candles
  • Smart Speaker
  • Flashlights
  • Picture Frames
  • Lamps
  • Lanterns
  • Throw Blankets
  • Wall Clock

This list is just an overview of what you can include on your gift registry checklist. You may use this as is but you can also go ahead. Please also be considerate and understand that some guests may feel uncomfortable with a high ticket item so make sure that they are good with the item first.


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