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Wedding advice and etiquette can be a weird thing, especially when you’re talking about alternative and offbeat weddings. We pride ourselves on our compassionate focus on constructive, respectful communication and focus on conflict resolution.

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Offbeat Wed in The Guardian: Gen Z says weddings should be cheaper. Here’s how to make that happen

The Guardian asked Suki to write an article about the rise of low-key weddings amongst Gen Z. This new trend is emerging as the average wedding cost in the U.S. balloons between 30-40k. With a growing search for “simple weddings” and “nontraditional ceremonies,” that means Suki got to talk about her two favorite things: nontraditional wedding ceremonies and saving money! Don’t miss the examples from real weddings that nailed the low-key wedding assignment.

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14 ways to have a stress-free wedding day

Stress and weddings… Can one exist without the other? Well-meaning loved ones will remind you that your wedding day is a time for celebration, not a source of stress. But if you need practical, stress-free wedding advice, keep reading!

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Should you design your own wedding invitations?

So you want to create your own wedding invitations! The only problem is…you don’t really have a designer’s eye. Instead of spending hours trying to design your own wedding invitation, I found this super easy resource via Vistaprint! Get ready to learn how to create a unique custom wedding invitation without having to take a Photoshop 101 crash course.

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Best affordable wedding skincare from a budget bride

In an effort to be budget-friendly, I ruined my skin with DIY skincare products before my wedding. Here’s how to avoid making my mistake, plus the best products for an easy and affordable wedding skincare routine! The wedding industry often pressures us to spend lots of money to look or feel good, but this affordable wedding skincare routine proved to me that you don’t have to drop fat stacks to feel beautiful on your wedding day.

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Wedding pros dish tips for stress-free wedding planning that are super useful

You’re trying to have a stress-free wedding planning experience…Well, as stress-free as humanly possible. Whether you’re feeling excited or maybe a little anxious, the reality is that 100% stress-free wedding planning isn’t completely realistic. So, we asked these wedding pros to share their tips for a stress-free wedding and here’s what they had to say.

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Expert advice on planning an accessible and disability-friendly wedding

We asked experts how to plan an accessible and disability-friendly wedding and WOW. There were so many great tips we had to break it up into four categories: wedding venue accessibility, accessible seating, sensory-friendly wedding tips, and other accessibility concerns. If you’re considering the needs of your guests with disabilities and want to make sure they’re comfortable at your celebration, you’re going to want to bookmark this post ASAP!