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Affordable Furniture You Can Get Away with Adding to Your Registry

Plus, the best stores to snag these finds.
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Lauren Rodrigue
by Lauren Rodrigue
Updated Oct 22, 2020
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Your wedding registry doesn't have to be all champagne flutes and monogrammed robes. Affordable furniture has a place on it, too! Adding a few low-price pieces is a smart way to get help outfitting your new home or upgrading your shared space, and saves you precious newlywed time at the furniture store! Even better: Every one of these high-quality picks is under $350.

Check out these amazing affordable furniture options that you can add to your registry right now. 

Picks for Cozying, Cuddling and Curling Up

wayfair loveseat
Wayfair

Mid-Century Loveseat

This cute-as-a-button loveseat is compact enough to bring cozy style just about anywhere—from an entryway to a reading nook. It's also the perfect size for smaller living rooms and apartments.

Wayfair Cutshall flared-arm loveseat, $320, Wayfair.com

chair swing
Y-STOP

Hanging Macrame Swing Chair

Equal parts groovy and comfy, this stylish swing chair will add a dose of boho style to your front porch or living room. And at this price? You can register for two—one for each of you!

Y-STOP hammock chair, $60, Amazon.com

odin pouf
AllModern

Sweater Knit Pouf

It's an ottoman! It's a seat! It's a laptop stand! Covered in a nubby sweater knit, this pouf does it all while bringing cozy texture to any space you can imagine.

AllModern Odin pouf, $69, AllModern.com

ladder clothes rack
West Elm

Blanket Ladder

Prop this against a wall, layer with blankets in a range of textures and tones, and breathe deep: You've just made your space into a one-stop snuggle shop. (And added some visual interest, too!)

West Elm ladder clothes and towel rack, $60, WestElm.com

target rocking chair
Target

Sherpa Rocking Chair

There's a comfy chair, and then there's this chair! It's upholstered in super-soft sherpa for max coziness, and it rocks, making it your next great nap destination.

Target Esters wood arm rocking chair, $330, Target.com

safavieh bench
Bed Bath & Beyond

Upholstered Bench

At the end of your bed or in your mudroom, this luxe-looking tufted bench is a comfier upgrade for any spot where you need a soft landing for popping a squat.

Safavieh Roca tufted bench, $170, BedBathandBeyond.com

Picks for Organizing like a Boss

wall shelves
Pottery Barn

Wood and Iron Wall Shelves

Pop a couple of these on your walls and watch your clutter instantly become decorative. Perfect for just about any room in your home, you'll wonder how you ever lived without 'em.

Pottery Barn Trenton shelf, from $29, PotteryBarn.com

world market shelves
World Market

Clothing Rack with Shelves

This attractive workhorse is way too pretty to hide in a closet—use it as a focal point in your bedroom, guest room or entryway to add visual interest while keeping everything tidy.

World Market Argus clothing rack with shelves, $250, WorldMarket.com

shelving
Kohl's

Five-Tier Bookshelf

Who said bookshelves had to be boring? This handsome option is a bit more modern than your average stack, but with plenty of storage for books and beyond.

Kohl's 5-tier bookshelf, $150, Kohls.com

shelving
Williams Sonoma

Wood Shelving

Kitchens and pantries can easily become the clutteriest spaces in our home, but keeping them tidy can still look stylish. These modular shelves look fresh and stow everything smartly.

Williams Sonoma Swedish wood shelving, from $30, WilliamsSonoma.com

overstock storage case
Overstock

Colorful Storage Cabinet

For anything not pretty enough to be shelf-worthy, this eye-catching cabinet is a smart bet. Its six sizeable compartments hide all the junk, and its cheerful colors add a bit of whimsy to any room.

Simple Living Jamie storage cabinet, $139, Overstock.com

bamboo shoe storage
Container Store

Shoe Storage Seat

Shoes everywhere might cause domestic distress. Not with this handy hamper, which has pockets for storing slippers and shoes, and an upholstered seat for when it's time to put shoes on (and not fall over).

Container Store Lotus Bamboo Storage Bench, $120, ContainerStore.com 

cube organizer
Walmart

Cube Organizer

Pieces like this are popular for a reason—they hold tons of stuff, look chic, and can hide things too, with the help of a basket or nine. This one dials up the style with a footed metal base and two-tone look.

Better Homes and Gardens nine-cube storage organizer, $100, Walmart.com

coat rack
World Market

Tripod Coatrack

No coat closet? No time to put your coat in the closet? This coat rack was made for you. It's design-y enough to hold its own in your entryway, and keeps coats, bags and clutter from storming your space.

World Market Agnes standing coat rack, $150, WorldMarket.com

Picks for Magnificent Multitasking

rattan storage ottoman
Urban Outfitters

Rattan Storage Ottoman

This on-trend woven storage ottoman works triple duty as a place to store blankets and throw pillows, a spot to put up your feet, and a coffee table! And it's so light, you can around just about anywhere.

Urban Outfitters Alina storage ottoman, $149, UrbanOutfitters.com

rolling desk
CB2

Rolling Desk

It's hard to imagine a room this cute rolling table can't enhance. From your craft nook to your office to your guest room, you'll always be reaching for it—and it's durable enough to hold up to whatever you ask.

CB2 Go-Cart rolling desk, $149, CB2.com

library cart
Target

Library Cart

This little cart brings back college vibes in the best way—like a cool, simpler-times, vintage Americana way. And thanks to it's sleek footprint and casters, it can go from bath-side towel holder to cocktail cart in no time flat.

Target Sauder Boulevard Cafe library cart, $158, Target.com

wine rack
Container Store

54-Bottle Wine Rack

Yes, this no-nonsense wine rack holds all the bottles you may need to survive your first year of marriage (kidding!), but it also doubles as a shoe rack if sharing a closet proves to be difficult.

Container Store 54-Bottle iron folding wine rack, $140, ContainerStore.com

wooden stool
Pottery Barn

Wooden Stool

You might find yourself reaching for this handy little stool more than you reach for your spouse. It goes just about anywhere to serve as a quick seat, stepstool, or side table (Netflix in the tub, anyone?).

Pottery Barn Rustic stool, $129, PotteryBarn.com

basket end table
Kohl's

Basket End Table

A genius pick for a nightstand or beside the couch, this side table does more than hold up a lamp: Its wire base stores odds and ends (like blankets or magazines) and its top becomes a take-anywhere tray.

Kohl's SONOMA wire basket side table, $100, Kohls.com

metal shelf
CB2

Metal Shelf

This simple two-cubby shelf unit may look unassuming, but once you start thinking about everything you can do with it, you won't be able to resist. Record storage, plant stand, bathroom cubby—dream big!

CB2 Sift 2-story tower, $90, CB2.com

ikea kitchen cart
IKEA

Kitchen Island Cart

Made of high-quality birch wood and steeped in classic Scandinavian design, this cart will take your kitchen all the way to gourmet. The butcher block top will be your go-to for chopping and prepping, and you can roll it away for storage if needed.

IKEA FÖRHÖJA kitchen cart, $109, IKEA.com

Picks for Making the Great Outdoors Greater

outdoor table
Belk

Acacia Bistro Set

Whether you two are sharing a city balcony or wraparound porch, this little set will fit just right. It's made from durable wood, folds for easy storage, and is the perfect beginning to a life of alfresco dinners together.

BELK Decor Therapy Outdoor Square Folding Table with Chairs, $218, Belk.com

fatboy lounger
Bloomingdale's

Inflatable Lounger

Soak up the sun together on a couple of these nifty loungers fashioned from up-for-anything performance fabric. They inflate in seconds and are way comfier than a blanket on the grass.

Fatboy Lamzac O lounge chair, $89, Bloomingdales.com

firepit
Target

Portable Fire Pit

Be the "bonfire" couple with this steel fire pit that's as lovely to look at as it is functional. Just plop it on your yard or patio, encircle with chairs, and watch the friends flock.

Target Slat cauldron fire pit, $89, Target.com

hammock
Hammock Sky

Hammock

For lazy afternoons, nothing beats a hammock—it's the ultimate in outdoor furniture. This no-nonsense model will turn any tree into an instant oasis. Even better? There's room for two.

Hammock Sky Brazilian double hammock, $35, Amazon.com

moon light
West Elm

Outdoor Light

Bring a dose of honeymoon glow to your yard with this clever outdoor "moonlight." It even comes with five different LED color modes—can your tiki torch do that?

West Elm Mooni full moon light, WestElm.com, $99

outdoor umbrella
Safavieh

Patio Umbrella

You don't think you need a patio umbrella… til you're trying to enjoy your first patio dinner with your spouse and the sun melts you both. This one has an elegant Amalfi Coast-inspired look but doesn't skimp on practicality.

Safavieh Venice single scallop crank umbrella, $116, Overstock.com

Picks for Elevating Your Everyday

dresser
Wayfair

Mod Dresser

That hand-me-down dresser from your mom's best friend's aunt? Not marriage material. Start fresh with this midcentury piece that'll upgrade your bedroom and store plenty of threads.

Mercury Row Lafever four-drawer chest, $279, Wayfair.com

dining set
Joss & Main

Dining Set

Dining tables and chairs can cost a pretty penny—unless you're talking about this chic set. The the sleek lines keep your dining room fresh and will blend in with just about any interior decor style.

Joss & Main Wiggs five-piece dining set, $318, JossandMain.com

watercolor chair
Anthropologie

Watercolor Accent Chair

Make a statement in your kitchen—or anywhere, really—with these artsy chairs. Beautifully made and covered in whimsical paint strokes, each one is a work of art that doesn't require a nailhole in the wall.

Anthropologie Claire Desjardins brushstroke Tamsin dining chair, $108, Anthropologie.com

brass floor lamp
Target

Brass Floor Lamp

This graceful floor lamp looks like a million bucks, but rings in at under a hundred! Nestle it next to a couch or bedside to switch on the mid-century modern glam.

Target Valencia floor lamp, $80, Target.com

vanity desk with mirror
Amazon

Vanity Set with Mirror

No need to argue over bathroom counter space like an HGTV couple—take makeup moments elsewhere with this design-forward vanity set that comes with a light-up mirror and two sneaky storage drawers.

YOURLITETEAMZ Vanity set, $186, Amazon.com

table
Bed Bath & Beyond

Console Table

For behind the couch or in a hallway, console tables add visual interest and texture to small spaces (and are great for catching keys and handbags when you just get home). This one does the job with style.

Safavieh Marshal console table, $96, BedBathandBeyond.com

coffee tabler
Pottery Barn

Circle Coffee Table

Not too mod, not too farmhouse, this timeless round coffee table will blend seamlessly with your design aesthetic, and has a distressed finish that comes off perfectly lived-in (and looks great nested with the matching taller version).

Pottery Barn Moraga large coffee table, $249, PotteryBarn.com

writing desk
AllModern

Writing Desk

Wondering where you'll be filling out those thank-you notes? You'll need a desk. This one's got a low profile design that'll fit anywhere—no home office required—and has a built-in mail sorter.

AllModern Goncalo desk, $150, AllModern.com

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