As far as registries go, there's the tried and true -- the blenders and the cake stands -- and the avant garde. Many engaged couples find that when they combine household goods, they don't really need to register for the common items, such as china and linens. So what's a newly-engaged couple to do?
I think it's a wonderful idea to encourage your friends and family to go in on bigger items that will grow with you and bring an element of tradition and style to your (maybe new) home. Wouldn't it be nice to kick back, relax, and reminisce while, say, lounging on the sofa your bridal party chipped in to buy you? It's something you'll see every day, or at least more often than that fancy china. With that in mind, here are a few of my favorite sofas on the market right now.
What do you think about registering for big ticket items?