Registry Picks to Make the Most of Your Small Living Space
Registering for your big day but live in a not-so-big apartment or home? Pick products that will multitask for you. Allison Davis from online registry resource Zola rounds up smart gift ideas for couples with a more modest square footage.
Eccolo Chevron Tray
This Eccolo tray will look amazing on your coffee table, moonlight as a mini bar on Saturday nights, and be the perfect accessory for Sunday breakfasts in bed-with the addition of homemade waffles, of course ($170, zola.com).
Cuisinart Smart Stick 2-Speed Hand Blender
Skip the cumbersome full-size blender and opt for this multifunctioning handheld option. Whether making cold drinks or hot soups, the gadget can chop, grind, blend, purée, and whip with all the power of a standard blender, while requiring a fraction of the space ($60, cuisinart.com).
Breville Mini Smart Toaster Oven
This little oven thinks big-even in small spaces-and comes fully tricked out with bake, broil, and roast settings, not to mention one just for cookies! If you're trying to conserve counter space, or simply cooking meals for two, then this appliance was made for you ($150, zola.com).
Design Ideas Takara Décor Ladder
Put every square inch of your home to use by utilizing your wall space! Hang blankets or towels on this decorative ladder without sacrificing style($120, zola.com).
Joseph Joseph Twist Whisk
Doubling as a flat and balloon whisk, this cooking accessory is a kitchen essential. Plus, the storage-friendly find can be flattened to fit conveniently in your drawer ($10, josephjoseph.com).
Zuo Corinthian Stool
Here's a stool with not one, not two, but three purposes: a stylish ottoman, the ideal coffee or side table, and a convenient extra seat when you have friends or family over ($110, zola.com).
Dyson AM09 Fan Heater
Solve your heating and cooling needs year round with this all-in-one temperature solution for small spaces: fast, even heating in the winter and high-velocity cooling in the summer. The vertical design conserves space, and the white color will go with any style of home ($450, dyson.com).
Kinto Couleur Tea for One Set
Are you a couple that needs a caffeine fix? This compact tea set consists of three stackable parts: a teapot, cup, and saucer. Wow your guests with its innovative design, then easily tuck it away in your cupboard when tea time is over ($59, zola.com).
OXO Good Grips Complete Grate & Slice Set
The problem with kitchen accessories is that they can contribute to countertop clutter. Get a gadget that works any way you slice it, from coarse chopping to julienning, in a compact, easy-to-store container ($30, oxo.com).
Homepolish Design Consultation
If you need help saving space, why not call in the professionals? Register for a Homepolish Consultation to help you design your newlywed home with style and practicality. The best part: The company skips the commissions and product markups and charge a flat hourly fee ($50 to $80, zola.com).