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We love wedding registry alternatives like honeymoon registries and charity registries, but we also feel that more traditional registries have their place… this is our spot for offbeat wedding registry advice, etiquette and ideas.

Time to add ALL the cat registry gifts to your wedding registry

Time to add ALL THE CAT THINGS to your wedding registry

There’s a cat version of everything because there are so many kick-ass cat ladies and dudes like myself who want ALL THE CAT REGISTRY GIFTS. All of ’em. All the cats. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite cat registry gifts for your ailurophile wedding registry including wine bottle stoppers, LED lights, mugs, magnets, shark cat beds, cat ice cube trays, kitchen timers, and many more kitty-loving items.

Let’s get to shopping RIGHT MEOW…

Wedding registry ideas for the cooking challenged alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Wedding registry ideas for the cooking-challenged: The must-have kitchen items

We recently had long-term house sitters who found our kitchen very much lacking in basic amenities. So I asked them what our kitchen needed. They turned around and said… basically, everything.

If you are also cooking-challenged, and want to use your newly married lives as an excuse to start learning how to use your kitchen, here are the things that a newbie should register for…

Noir registry gifts for those who long for a darker color than black

Noir registry gifts for those who long for a darker color than black

Are you the type who loves to wear black and sees the world through sleek goth lenses? These noir registry gifts should definitely be added to your wedding registry. From goth-inspired playing cards to black Post-Its to sleek black candles, these are the gifts that will make your home (or your friends’ homes!) look chic as hell.

Poler Poler X Pendleton Rucksack Backpack alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Add some hipster chic camp vibes to your wedding registry

If you guys are putting together a registry, and you’re an outdoorsy couple, don’t forget to include some camping gear! So put on your Camp Vibes beanie because some of these camping wedding registry ideas are so cool, it’ll make you feel chilly… and then itchy to get your camp on.

High tech registry gifts for the early adopting gadget lover

High tech registry gifts for the early adopting gadget lover

If you’re engaged, you’re probably having to start a wedding registry. If this is you, and you’re not down with getting a new toaster or a handmade tea cozy, this list may be for you. That is if you’re into techie goodies like speakers, keyless entry, robot vacuums, and robo toilets. Stop and smell the fresh aluminum with these sleek and fun high tech registry gifts to add to your registry. Oh, and that first item? Total wishlist for all of us, amirite?

wedding registry gifts under 25 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Add these actually-exciting wedding gifts under $25 to your wedding registry

Registering for wedding gifts can be tricky. They take the right balance of “expensive shit we can’t afford to get for ourselves,” and less expensive things that aren’t that exciting. Often the less expensive gifts just sit there. Poor little can opener, all sad and lonely on your registry list because no one thinks it’s fun to gift a can opener.

The key to the less-expensive items on your registry is making them exciting and fun, but also useful. The rest of these wedding gifts under $25 are sure to make both you and your guests happy AF…