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COVID-19

DUH alert: 2020 was an unprecedented year for weddings, with the Coronavirus pandemic postponing and canceling weddings worldwide… and the concerns about COVID-19 have just kept on rolling through 2021, with the added excitement of talking to guests about vaccinations. This is the spot for covid wedding advice, info, inspo, and invitation wording examples. You may also want to check out our related archives dedicated to canceled weddings and overcoming adversity.

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Coronavirus canceled her wedding, but couldn’t stop this bride’s retro bridal shoot!

When Seattle costume designer Jamie Von Stratton had to cancel her wedding due to coronavirus, the bummed out bride organized a retro bridal shoot as a balm for her disappointment.

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Coronavirus resources for wedding vendors

Last week, we did two posts for couples whose weddings are being impacted by Coronavirus. Today, we’re sharing this post by Portland coordinator Elisabeth Kramer, with advice and guidance for wedding vendors. Please leave a comment if you have additional resources to share!

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How to postpone or cancel a wedding because of Coronavirus: Step-by-step guide, plus copy ‘n’ paste wording

If you have to cancel or postpost your wedding because of COVID-19, here’s our step-by-step guide about how to do it, complete with copy & paste wording suggestions and templates for emails and wedding websites…

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Should you cancel your wedding because of COVID-19?

Let’s talk about the question that’s been on a lot of people’s minds: will this affect my wedding?

TL;DR: Yes, unless your wedding is in the fall or afterward.

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How to stream your wedding with Facebook Live (UPDATED FOR 2020!)

The idea of streaming your wedding day to the interwebs isn’t new. Friends and family who can’t physically attend your wedding for whatever reason can tune in via the internet and experience the ceremony in real-time — from anywhere in the world! Here’s how to stream your wedding on Facebook Live.

How to broadcast your wedding live on YouTube

How to broadcast your wedding live on YouTube (UPDATED FOR 2020!)

In my post about live-streaming your wedding, I singled out Google+ Hangouts on Air/YouTube Live as my favourite option if you want to broadcast your wedding to more than a few people and have a recorded copy saved — for free. Here’s my screenshot-laden tutorial so you’ll be up and streaming, no sweat.