NewlyWish- A creative registry + a giveaway!

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Creating a registry is, if you ask us, one of the most fun parts of planning your wedding. Not to be greedy or anything, but it’s pretty awesome to fully outfit your kitchen and home in one fell swoop. But it’s so hard figuring out where to register, especially if you’re looking for something different than the big box stores.

Enter NewlyWish! NewlyWish provides couples with their carefully curated collection of unique shops and the finest brands for kitchen, tabletop, bed & bath, and home décor, plus less traditional items such as artwork, food and wine, and tickets to cultural and sporting events. Which means you get to create a registry that truly reflects your personal style. It’s so awesome.

{Shown above clockwise from top left: newlywed cooking class, Colorware Collection dinnerware, Dwell Studio coasters, Mud Australia dinnerware, Libeco vintage linens, a pretty travel map print, and a museum membership.}

Their site is pretty and super easy to use. It makes creating your registry fun and easy, plus your guests will have no problem shopping your unique registry items in one place.

Even better, NewlyWish goes beyond the registry to include unique and thoughtful wedding party gifts, favors, and welcome bags so you can share the love with all of your family and friends. And after the wedding? NewlyWish extends a 10% discount to all items left on the registry, personalized URL and announcement cards for sharing your registry, as well as a variety of exclusive offers and discounts from their partners for everything from lingerie to invitations.

And now the fun part. To celebrate spring, they’re offering one lucky couple a $150 certificate towards anything on their site! To enter, simply leave a comment with your favorite item from the NewlyWish site (please also include a link to that product). The winner will be chosen on April 22nd. That’s two weeks to enter! But you might as well do it now.

And if you’re the kind of couple who prefers a unique registry option, see what NewlyWish has for you.

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Trisha on Apr 9, 2011

This is such a great idea for creating a registry! I'm recently engaged and am already thinking about using this site to register for our wedding.

Lindsay L on Apr 9, 2011

I love how you can register for unique items on NewlyWish! Hope I win!

Christina on Apr 9, 2011

I love that you can receive "experience" gifts!

Sarah S on Apr 9, 2011

We were wanting to create and "out of the box" registry, this is perfect!

Allison on Apr 9, 2011

This is such a unique and cool idea for the unique and cool couple, which I would like to think is me!

Kara on Apr 9, 2011

Thanks for sharing about NewlyWish!! Have to add that to the to-do list. And it wouldn't hurt to win either ;)

Brit on Apr 9, 2011

The dishes are gorgeous!

Emma M on Apr 9, 2011

That map is amazing! I love the idea of the numbered pins.

Linda on Apr 9, 2011

This is such a cool site!

meks on Apr 9, 2011

this site is awesome!! totally using it for my registry :)

quin on Apr 9, 2011

wow! I have been on this site several times and think it is a GREAT idea. the dishes are so pretty so not the usual things you'd find at department stores. so pretty I am obsessed with Newlywish!

Mihaela on Apr 9, 2011

I love this site! They have so many cute things!

madelynne miller on Apr 9, 2011

this site is such a fantastic idea. register for modern art to decorate your home? YES, please!

margaret g on Apr 9, 2011

This is AHMAZZING. I never thought to register for experiences, but how cool! Fingers crossed that we get one of these

Gwen on Apr 9, 2011

What a perfect blend of items for our registry. I like that they have dance & cooking classes! Great to have more than just tangible items for a registry. But, I am in love with the Shun knife set! Best knives around and gorgeous to boot!

Kamie on Apr 9, 2011

O my I love it! I really love the cooking class how fun would that be?

Mary C on Apr 9, 2011

Wow! This site is really unique, I love it! It's hard to narrow down my choices for top picks from the site, but Hollywood Glamour bed stood out in my mind! Currently, we don't have a bed for our future home, and this bed exemplifies our style perfectly!

Elizabeth on Apr 9, 2011

what a cool service!

Diziet on Apr 9, 2011

Wedding registries, purveyors of stand mixers since 1865 :) (I want one)

mandy gross on Apr 9, 2011

I am in love with these mugs!

Rhian Stotts on Apr 9, 2011

We would probably use it towards wedding party gifts. For example, I love the Harlem Vintage Bamboo Corkscrew and Bottle Stopper Gift Collection and it would be great for the groomsmen.

Katharine on Apr 9, 2011

My fiance and I live in a great loft apartment and being in our late twenties are pretty set up in the kitchen/bed/bath department…enter newlywish. Their site is genius, especially for couples like us who are already pretty well stalked and would rather receive gifts to help pull all the odds and ends together. For example we have GIANT bare white walls that are screaming for some beautiful artwork like this piece: We will definitely be registering with this site!

Cheryl on Apr 9, 2011

Cool site! I would love the All-Clad Stainless Nonstick Skillet 10 in. : Thanks!

Katy on Apr 9, 2011

What a great, one-stop site for all things wedding. I fell in love with these unique espresso cups...

Aly L on Apr 9, 2011

Contemporary Classic Queen Upholstered Bed is the most amazing thing I have ever seen, I need it!!

Anna on Apr 9, 2011

How great! Hope we win!

Amy Lustig on Apr 9, 2011

How cool is this? My fiance and I would love dance lessons. He's 6'6 and I''m 5'2 so dancing together is tough!! Amy Lustig

Mary Chan on Apr 9, 2011

i could sure use all the cooking lessons i can get!! And seasonal?? Even better!!

Mariann on Apr 9, 2011

I've been wanting one of these forever!

Caitlynn on Apr 9, 2011

Oh how lovely. I really like this website. I love it all but if I had to choose my top three would have to be, These Recycled Juice Glasses My fiance'e would love the, All-Clad Stainless Cookware Set (14-pc.) And finally. I jsut love the, Viking Stand Mixer Thanks for the Give Aways!! :) Blessings.

Jodi on Apr 9, 2011

Oooo.... How wonderful. Well lets see, I guess my top Three would be, 1. All-Clad Stainless Cookware Set (14-pc.) 2. Fagor Pressure Cooker Set (6-pc.) 3. Bodum Coffee Press (8-c.) Thanks!!

Julie on Apr 9, 2011

I love the Ann Gish Tigress Duvet Cover Steel Duvet cover. I've had so much trouble finding a good Duvet cover at other registry sites i've used.

Terrae on Apr 9, 2011

I want a Sodastream machine!

Ashley on Apr 9, 2011

I like these salad servers: demureprincess7(at)gmail(dot)com

Taylor on Apr 9, 2011

What a great site! I love the Zoe Engraved Disk necklaces for bridesmaid gifts. They are all similar, but you can personalize them for each girl by using their gemstones! I would love to win these!

Claire on Apr 9, 2011

Love the thomaspaul ornithology dessert plate set! We love to entertain and make fun desserts so this would be great! Thanks for the giveaway!

Valerie on Apr 9, 2011

Not gonna lie, i'm a sucker for towels. I absolutely love the Coyuchi Organic Cotton Bath Sheets!

Jasmine on Apr 9, 2011

This is a great idea for unique pieces and experiences. Will definitely use it! I love the Hollywood bedroom set. Chic and elegant! I would love to win it. Our bed definitely needs to be replaced.

Jasmine on Apr 9, 2011

Very cool. I hadn't noticed the dance lessons for preparing for the first dance. Would love to have a energetic and beautiful first dance rather than swaying.

shiori on Apr 9, 2011

I can't decide. It's either the Dwell Studio Draper Stripe in Ash Duvet Set or the Colorware Collection plates and bowls by Fishs Eddy (I can't go into that store without buying something!)

Amy K on Apr 9, 2011

What a great site! Thanks for sharing! And I absolutely love Alpaca :]

Amy M. on Apr 9, 2011

Love the modern and unique kitchen wares, but I'm a sucker for the classic and vintage. You can never go wrong with a good sifter when you love to bake!

Roxanne on Apr 9, 2011

I want the shun knife set desperately?

Erin Nicole on Apr 9, 2011

Amazing idea- love the site! I MUST have this All-Clad saute pan! =)

Lily Smith on Apr 9, 2011

Oh this is so wonderful! The "Experience" category is my favorite- especially the dance lessons!

Jill on Apr 9, 2011

I love the poultry baker - shaped like a chicken!! And it's eco-friendly too!

Amanda I on Apr 9, 2011

I love the dishes and serving pieces from Fishs Eddy. Love that store! What and awesome giveaway!

Kristi on Apr 9, 2011

Love the little love bird salt and pepper shakers!

Erin A. on Apr 9, 2011

I'm digging the Ink Dish Kites Collection Dinnerware!

Natalie A on Apr 9, 2011

We love these two: and

Lynda on Apr 9, 2011

i actually need a kettle and this looks perfect! ;)

Elyssa on Apr 9, 2011

Lusting after this immersion blender...

Neus on Apr 10, 2011

Thanks!! I really love this nordic:

Hannah on Apr 10, 2011

I am in love with this red mixer!! It would be great to make home made cakes and such!

Lauren on Apr 10, 2011

I'm so glad to find this site- it's fantastic! I love the St. Parfum Candle and diffuser set. Thanks for the opportunity to enter!

melissa on Apr 10, 2011

those Ink Dish plates are so awesome!!!

Katie on Apr 10, 2011

I love the Thomaspaul plates and linnens... such a nice way to change up a table!

Tracy on Apr 10, 2011

I think it is awesome that there is even a way to make you registry your own personal style - I am in love with the photography section, particularly the photo of Lower Manhattan - would look awesome in my living room :).

lindsey on Apr 10, 2011

I lovee the Sagaform Club Hand-blown All-Purpose Glasses! They are so cool and colorful! What a fabulous site :)

Ms. T on Apr 10, 2011

I would love to make some delicious tarts with this mini tartlet pan!

Michelle F. on Apr 10, 2011

I am just beginning to decide where to register and Newlywish is at the top of my list (forreal!!) My fiance and I have all the kitcehn and linen basics covered, so the experience type gifts Newlywish offers are amazing!!

Lauren M on Apr 10, 2011

Love the MUD products - so beautiful.

Nadia Johnson on Apr 10, 2011

I learned about NearlyWish after seeing it advertised when I was taking a Physique 57 class (of which you can add to your registry too), but the item my fiance and I are most excited about is the Custom Wine Library Design How creative and different? Love that.

Christina on Apr 10, 2011

The Cupcakes & Tea Bridal Shower cooking class looks like so much fun!

Hazel on Apr 10, 2011

This is perfect!! I am so exhausted from "things" - we have so many things! The chance for someone to purchase experiences is exactly what I have been looking for. My best friend cant make it to the bachelorette party because she is pregnant, but really wants to pay for the wine tastings and now she can!! I wish I would have thought up this company myself, so excited for it!!! If I had $150 I would get the art museum membership, we live across the street from one of the best museums in the US and its one of our all time favorite date night places- it would make such a fun wedding present for my husband to be!!! Fingers crossed!!

Lindy on Apr 10, 2011

Love this dish:

Jessica on Apr 10, 2011

Love this site! And I especially love the turkey baker! So adorable.

Lindsay R on Apr 10, 2011

What an awesome site. I love the fig leaf salt and pepper shaker.

Kirby {Colors of Honey} on Apr 10, 2011

What a wonderful Registry site. I'm going to suggest this to friends who are looking for a place to register. love all the fishs eddy housewears! xo

Kaley Campbell on Apr 10, 2011

What a great website! Thanks for all the great information! April 22 is my birthday <3!!

Debra on Apr 10, 2011

WOW! LOVE the Ann Gish Silk Pillow!!

Stephanie Cisneros on Apr 10, 2011

I literally could spend all day on that site looking at all the stuff i want. I really like all the eco friendly stuff and home decor sections. It is such an eclectic variety of stuff. And its a great idea to boot.

Jane on Apr 10, 2011

Cool that you can register for art! I like this print called Revolutions, very dreamy:

Kfloveinme on Apr 10, 2011

Since I'm having a destination wedding I would get the Airplane Luggage Tag in Gift Box with Matching Tag for my fabulous guest! kfloveinme(at)gmail(dot)com

Sarah Parker on Apr 10, 2011

Lemonwood Silver Glass Tray

Amanda on Apr 10, 2011

An indie wishlist for an indie bride. Match made in heaven. This makes gift giving so much more fun for the guests as well. No one is excited about gifting the same old dish towels. Wah wah wah. I love this chandelier! Now that's a memorable gift!

Alex on Apr 10, 2011

It's like Christmas again! Manhattan is where my heart and my family. To host a private wine tasting would be lovely with relatives and friends.. That's why I chose the bottlerickets wine tasting for 15 people in the comfort of your own home:)

Elizabeth Glass on Apr 11, 2011 OH MY GOLLY GOSHNESS! What better way to spoil ourselves after all the hard work of planning our big day than moving into a new place and to top it off finally sitting down with friends and just enjoying a cuppa! This would be a perfect gift for my hardworking husband, great hang outs with friends and an awesome way to show off my new amazing life :D I LOVE IT!

maud on Apr 11, 2011

How often do you get to go to one of the best opera houses in the world? This would be such a great gift!

Una on Apr 11, 2011

what a great site !

Lindsay on Apr 11, 2011

I Love this:

sarah on Apr 11, 2011

Cool! I am still undecided about registering, but this site makes it look so fun! I LOVE these floral italian wine glasses-- there's something so chic about drinking wine from stemless cups!

Kelly Elizabeth on Apr 11, 2011

I really love these soapstone candlesticks. They are just completely awesome.

Jessica on Apr 11, 2011

8oz prime filet mignon pack...perfect for romantic dinners under the stars with my fella during the summer months.

andrea on Apr 11, 2011

what an awesome registry site! i got engaged a few months ago so this is something my fiancé and i need to do. i love that it's different than the regular registry sites. so, i can only choose one favorite item? here goes: i love the bright color of this:

Annie on Apr 11, 2011

There are way too many good things to pick just one! I love this serving tray AND I'd love to buy about a million of these french fry and condiment holders!

Meghan on Apr 11, 2011

This site is great! I really like the love knot necklace and the "My Love" earrings

Michelle on Apr 11, 2011

I love everything at Fish Eddy's but my favorite item on newlywish are the wine tasting classes.

Azar on Apr 11, 2011

I love the olive branch cruet set.

Christine F on Apr 11, 2011

My favorite item would have to be the dance lessons...I would love for us to take some!

Emily Dart-McLean on Apr 11, 2011

I adore this stationery:

emily f. on Apr 11, 2011

What an awesome site! I'm definately eye-ing that red Viking Stand Mixer! What a beaut!!!

Emily C. on Apr 11, 2011

I have a HUGE crush on the Ink Dish December Collection Dinnerware... (almost as big as the one I have on my fiance...)

jenn m. on Apr 11, 2011

I think we may have to get this Hangover Kit as our favor!

Andrea on Apr 11, 2011

I love these throw pillows!

Annamarie on Apr 11, 2011

Amazing site! I like that they have an eco-friendly product section. My favorite item is this linen tea-towel:

brittany on Apr 11, 2011

this is such a fun, unique registry! i love it, and it would be great to win this prize :)

Rena on Apr 11, 2011

I love the Olive Branch Cruet set! So pretty to have out on the table with guests over for dinner.

Bailey on Apr 11, 2011


Bailey on Apr 11, 2011

I love the COLORWARE COLLECTION! It would be so fun to mix and match!

rain m on Apr 11, 2011

i could use a new percolator! newly wish has such fun things!

Jenna on Apr 11, 2011 I have always yearned for a beautiful, hardworking, functional stand mixer that will last forever and can be passed down. What a great site!

Franci on Apr 11, 2011

I would put it towards this super pretty dress!!

sonja on Apr 11, 2011

I have a major weakness for pretty eating and drinking ware... these green glasses are the perfect blend of interest and vintage...

Kerissa on Apr 11, 2011

What a great website! I love the sodastream soda kit!

Brandi Anthony on Apr 11, 2011

love love LOVE the Ink Dish Cherry Ink Collection Dinnerware

Lucy on Apr 11, 2011

My girlfriend and I have been looking for a clean map of the U.S. that will work on our wall. We tried one from Urban Outfitters but soon realized that there was a reason why it was on clearance. This seems like the perfect fit for us and it's customizable so that we can track our travels. What a great find!

Caroline K. on Apr 11, 2011

I love the bamboo utensil set!

Rachel Pegram on Apr 11, 2011

I would LOVE to have a Le Creuset Round French Oven!!

Gigi K on Apr 11, 2011

yes please! What a great site!

Lauryn on Apr 11, 2011

I've always wanted a Le Creuset French Oven and this white one is devine!

Melissa on Apr 11, 2011

I love the Bottna Collection Dinnerware... who said dinnerware couldn't be bold and chic?! Love this!

Rachel on Apr 11, 2011

Slightly out of my price range but this chest is gorgeous! Cute site!

Maggie on Apr 11, 2011

I love love LOVE the Alice mugs!

DS MEDIA on Apr 11, 2011

Thanks!! I really love this

Nikki P. on Apr 11, 2011

I LOVE the Dirty Laundry Guest Book Kit! Such a cute idea! Rather than a typical guest book, this kit has cut-outs of mini clothes. Guests air the couples' dirty laundry by writing a funny memory & then hang it on a little clothesline. Okay, I'm in love with this set! It's a guest book, it's a collection of funny stories, sentiments, inside jokes, etc. Also, I'm sure it would serve as wedding entertainment with everyone reading all the dirty laundry articles. Simple & brilliant.

Nikki P. on Apr 11, 2011

Eeeep! I forgot to paste the link!

Madeleine on Apr 12, 2011

I'm a sucker for glassware so of course these gorgeous recycled juice glasses caught my eye:

Anna on Apr 12, 2011

Look how cute this tartlet pan is! -->

Sarah on Apr 12, 2011

Love this!

Katherine on Apr 12, 2011

I just discovered NewlyWish the other day and I love it... my favorite item so far is the notNeutral Ribbon Coffee Set (, and I also love all the unique wedding party gifts they have too!

Meena Mathis on Apr 12, 2011 I love this pasta machine! I can't get enough of fresh pasta and i'm marrying into a BIG italian family, so this is a must have for my new life!!

Courtney Judd on Apr 12, 2011 I think these are awesome but I don't think I could ever buy them for myself!

lindsay on Apr 12, 2011 Love this piece of artwork! It will liven up the house that my husband-to-be and I will move into.

snowygreen on Apr 12, 2011

what a great site!! my favorite item are these plates: notNeutral Ribbon Small Plate Set. Here is a link: thanks!!

Patricia on Apr 12, 2011

This dinnerware set is adorable!

Katie on Apr 12, 2011

Love the Taika owl dinnerware!!

Mallory Deyarmond on Apr 13, 2011

wonderful website! love to win this :)

Sara on Apr 13, 2011

Oh my gosh--these guys have really come along in the last few months! Finally, some cool wedding favors! I love the Origo dinnerware by Italia.

Sarah R on Apr 13, 2011

What a fabulous idea! I'd probably expand my Le Creuset collection and get the 3.5 qt oval French oven:

Tricia G on Apr 13, 2011

So much to choose from! I love how well curated the shop is. If i have to choose just one favorite, it would be the Gus Modern bishop table: I've been looking for a side table this height that can fit in a small space

Sara on Apr 13, 2011

I LOVE these "picnic" dishes in ginham. I have these perfectly nuetral white plates and am always looking for complimentary accessories for the table - these plates are perfect for patio dinners - I just imagine the cutest 4th of July cookout.... Sara

Melissa on Apr 13, 2011

I would love to have dancing lessons with my fiance. He works away a lot and it would be a great way to get close and spend time together and it would also be great practice as I am Zimbabwean and at our wedding the couples have to do some dances for the guests known as "steps", but everything on Newlywish is amazing!!!

Lisa Hoogerwerf on Apr 16, 2011

I am absolutely in LOVE with the La Scala Chandelier! and the INK Dish Kites Dinnerware collection! I SO want to win!! :) Newly Wish is GREAT!

K. Emily on Apr 16, 2011

Wow, great giveaway! The Sullivan Bookcase is pretty awesome.

Melissa Vogel on Apr 16, 2011

The viking stand mixer is great. Definitely need one of those! :)

Karen S. on Apr 17, 2011

I love this! What a great idea.. I made brownies for my fiance all of the time!

Quinlyn on Apr 17, 2011

My fiance and I have been debating about spending the money on dancing lessons for the wedding. I would just love to be able to afford this dance lesson package! I think it could help make my wedding over the top and so memorable!

Dorothy on Apr 19, 2011

I'd love an espresso machine:

Christina on Apr 19, 2011

I am in looove with the love bird salt & pepper shakers! So adorable.

Elyse on Apr 19, 2011

LOVE all the fun octopus-printed stuff (specifically the throw and the shower curtain). TOO cute. My fiance would love it!

Angela on Apr 19, 2011

I really like the Core Bamboo 14-piece Kitchen Utensil Set. It is a sustainable staple at a great price!

Angela Zhang on Apr 19, 2011

A coffee addict like me could really use one of these ;)

taylor on Apr 19, 2011

love the Ann Gish Duvet Cover in Fanelie....too bad its over a thousand dollars!! beautiful though!

Emily on Apr 19, 2011

Oh I love everything! I suppose I would start with the Ravenscroft Crystal Alias Decanter & Funnel:

Jessica on Apr 20, 2011

What a lovely shop and a fantastic way to register! I love the Jason Miller dinnerware, especially the bowls. Both modern and paying tribute to tradition, they would be a great addition to our tiny kitchen and pieces to use for a lifetime.

libby @ pinkshirtsandcarwrecks on Apr 21, 2011

i've been loving this dwell studio draper stripe bedding set for ages: what a great giveaway and resource! *fingers crossed*

MariAnna M on Sep 4, 2011

Well glad i found this win or not i think ill be using this registry for my wedding

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