Calling All Brides! This Is the Only Wedding Registry Checklist You'll Ever Need

Susannah Chen

While getting engaged can be the happiest moment of your life, it can also be incredibly overwhelming. In the coming months, when you're planning your wedding and making arrangements to marry the one you love, there are a lot of decisions to mull over. One thing you won't have to worry about is your registry: we've created the essential wedding registry checklist! All you have to do is download it, print it, fold it up, and place it in your purse, and then you can use it as a guide when you go shopping for your registry. What are you waiting for? Get it now, or pin it for later:

Dinnerware

  • 12 formal and/or casual place settings
  • 12 chargers
  • 3-5 serving trays
  • 3-5 serving bowls
  • 3-5 serving platters
  • 1 salad bowl with servers
  • 1 set: saltshaker and pepper grinder
  • 1 gravy boat
  • 1 teapot
  • 2 pitchers
  • 1 cake stand
  • 1 butter dish
  • 1 soup tureen
  • 1 sugar and creamer set

Drinkware

  • 1 set of everyday beverage glasses
  • 12 red-wine glasses
  • 12 white-wine glasses
  • 12 champagne flutes
  • 12 water goblets
  • 6 margarita glasses
  • 6 martini glasses
  • 6 highball glasses
  • 10 pint glasses or beer mugs
  • 1 wine decanter
  • 4 brandy snifters
  • 1 set of bar tools
  • 1 set: ice bucket and tongs
  • 1 cocktail shaker
  • 1 corkscrew

Flatware and Utensils

  • 12 5-piece settings, formal and/or casual
  • 1 set of serving utensils
  • 12 steak knives
  • 1 soup ladle
  • 1 set of cheese knives
  • 1 chef's knife
  • 1 paring knife
  • 1 bread knife
  • 1 utility knife
  • 2 wooden spoons
  • 2 spatulas
  • 1 whisk

Cookware

  • 1 2-quart saucepan
  • 1 6-quart stockpot
  • 2 multipurpose pots
  • 1 cast-iron skillet
  • 1 double-burner griddle
  • 1 wok
  • 2 casserole dishes
  • 1 grill pan
  • 1 roasting pan
  • 1 paella pan
  • 1 fish poacher
  • 1 double boiler
  • 1 fondue pot
  • 1 steamer
  • 1 teakettle
  • 1 Dutch oven
  • 2 baking sheets
  • 1 pizza pan
  • 2 muffin pans
  • 2 round cake pans
  • 1 rectangular cake pan
  • 1 pie pan
  • 1 tart pan
  • 1 loaf pan
  • 1 Bundt pan
  • 1 popover pan
  • 6 ramekins
  • 1 springform pan
  • 1 pizza stone
  • 1 rolling pin
  • 2 Silpat mats
  • 1 sifter
  • 1 set of mixing bowls
  • 1 cookbook holder
  • 2 cutting boards
  • 1 set of measuring cups

Appliances

  • 1 standing mixer
  • 1 food processor
  • 1 toaster or toaster oven
  • 1 blender
  • 1 coffeemaker
  • 1 espresso machine
  • 1 hand mixer
  • 1 immersion blender
  • 1 waffle maker
  • 1 slow cooker
  • 1 rice cooker
  • 1 thermometer
  • 1 candy thermometer
  • 1 bread maker
  • 1 juicer
  • 1 ice cream maker
  • 1 soda maker

Bedroom

  • 30 wooden hangers
  • 2-4 standard pillows
  • 2 sets of (2-4) pillowcases
  • 2 sets of (2-4) pillow shams
  • 2 sets of flat sheets
  • 2 sets of fitted sheets
  • 1 mattress pad
  • 1 Winter comforter
  • 1 Summer duvet
  • 1 duvet cover
  • 1 cotton blanket
  • 1 wool blanket
  • 1 bed skirt

Bath

  • 4-6 bath towels
  • 4-6 hand towels
  • 4-6 washcloths
  • 2 bath mats
  • 1 shower curtain
  • 1 shower curtain liner
  • 1 set of shower curtain rings
  • 1 wastebasket
  • 1 hamper
  • 1 set: toothbrush holder, soap dish, tissue box

Dining Room

  • 5-10 frames
  • 2-4 vases
  • 2-6 candlesticks
  • 2 table runners
  • 2 tablecloths
  • 12 cloth napkins
  • 12 napkin rings
  • 12 placemats
  • 12 coasters
  • 1 clock

Luggage

  • 2 upright suitcases
  • 2 garment bags
  • 2 tote/weekend bags

Housekeeping and Services

  • 1 iron
  • 1 ironing board
  • 1 vacuum
  • 1 year of housekeeping
  • 1 hand vacuum
  • 1 year of landscaping

Furniture

  • 1 bed or headboard
  • 1 sofa or love seat
  • 1 coffee table
  • 1 armchair
  • 1 dining table
  • 1 wall mirror
  • 4-6 dining chairs
  • 1 ottoman

Outdoors and Tools

  • 1 patio table
  • 4-6 patio chairs
  • 1 lawn mower
  • 1 power drill
  • 1 tool kit
  • 1 saw
  • 1 electric screwdriver