The best kinds of wedding presents are items that can be used morning, noon, and night, and that's just what you'll find on these pages. Everything -- a genius toaster, comfy lounge chair, heavenly set of sheets -- was made for daily living.
The Nelson ball clock (highbrowfurniture.com via MyRegistry.com) has a cool shape and a funny history: At a party in the late 1940s, designers George Nelson, Isamu Noguchi, Irving Harper, and Buckminster Fuller were sketching when one of them came up with this concept. The next day, however, no one could remember who'd drawn it. Ultimately, Nelson got the credit.
While away an entire afternoon with a few of your new favorite things: a good book, great music, a chair to kick back in, and something soft to curl up with when nap time strikes.
To upgrade lunch, toast a sandwich or cook up some vegetables with Le Creuset's panini press and grill (bedbathandbeyond.com).
No matter how you spend your evenings -- with takeout for two and a bottle of wine, or serving supper on fine china to a crowd -- these practical indulgences will make each one feel special.
The scalloped pattern on Kate Spade New York's "Trimble Place" dinnerware (macys.com) brings a little whimsy to bone china -- and your table.
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