Wedding planning is always a mix of excitement and stress. But planning a wedding in 2020? That's totally new territory. Whether you're putting together an intimate home wedding, a romantic elopement, a Zoom celebration that everyone can join, or curating the perfect items for your registry (and future life together), we have smart, expert-backed ideas and stylish, Apartment Therapy-approved inspiration to help you plan the day of your dreams.


This Couple Held the Sweetest Wedding at the Bride's Best Friend’s Family HomeLife
Even after a decade together, Michelle Race didn’t predict that her boyfriend, Shawn Warren, would propose—at least not when he did.
Oct 26, 2020
How to Bake Your Own Wedding Cake
When I told people that my now-husband and I were planning on baking not one but three wedding cakes for our semi-DIY wedding reception in 2018, reactions ranged from stunned silence to varying takes on “Have you lost your mind?”
Oct 23, 2020
During This Stunning Backyard Wedding, the Bride and Groom Zoomed in Family from Sri Lanka and Jamaica
Michigan-based newlyweds Saroopa and Cedric Taylor knew almost immediately—after they had an “instant connection” in April 2019—that they wanted to spend their lives together.
Apr 1, 2021
How to Plan a Homey-Moon, aka a Honeymoon at Home
COVID-19 may have put the kibosh on the honeymoon of your dreams, but you can still safely and comfortably celebrate your nuptials with a honeymoon at home. Really!
Oct 15, 2020

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These Rooftop Wedding Photos Are Maybe the Most Joy-Filled Images Ever
Newlyweds Kevin Murphy and Tushar Cheke spotted each other for the first time when they swiped right on Hinge in 2017—but then they came close to never meeting in person.
Oct 15, 2020
9 Items Newlyweds Regret Not Putting on Their RegistriesLife
We asked people who got married in the last three years about their gift request woulda-coulda-shouldas.
Oct 19, 2020
They Were Supposed to Get Married in Mexico. They Filled Their Backyard with Color and Had a Ceremony on Zoom Instead
Sheetal Vig and Vinnie Suchdeve’s wedding has been a long time in the making. Fifteen years, to be exact.
Oct 2, 2020
Kitchn’s Editor in Chief Faith Durand Helps You Decide Which Kitchen Items to Add to Your Wedding RegistrySponsored
Creating your wedding registry is one of the most fun parts of being engaged. It’s an opportunity to build a foundation with your partner and get excited about your new chapter together. But what items should you actually add to your wedding registry? It depends on your needs, wants, and future plans — especially when it comes to setting up a brand new kitchen. It’s smart to strategize, both for your own sake and for your guests’.
Oct 1, 2020
Who Not to Invite To Your WeddingLife
If you're stuck on where to start snipping, here are a few suggestions of people who you don't really need to invite if you don't want to.
Oct 9, 2020
5 Reasons Your Home is the Best Spot for Your Engagement PhotosLife
If you're up for something a little cozier, I happen to think that the best place to schedule your engagement portrait session is right at home. Here's why.
Oct 30, 2020
10 Wedding Day Expenses That Married Couples Regret
Though weddings are always going to be beautiful, meaningful events, it turns out that there are certain purchases that might not always be worth it in the end.
Sep 30, 2020
Polite Ways to Ask Your Engaged Friends (Potentially) Rude Questions
Before you go all 20-Questions: Wedding Edition™, take a step back.
Oct 5, 2020
Our Lifestyle Director Taryn Williford Helps Answer All of Your Tricky Wedding Registry QuestionsSponsored
When Apartment Therapy’s Lifestyle Director Taryn Williford and her husband got married, registering at Crate and Barrel was an obvious choice. It turned out to be one of their best wedding planning decisions — and one of the most fun parts of the whole experience. She’s here today to answer your questions about what to add to your own Crate and Barrel wedding registry. We asked three couples what wedding registry questions are currently stumping them.
Sep 25, 2020
Their Zoom Wedding Day Was the Best Day of Their Lives
The more Janine Micheletti and Stephanie Lim talked about it, the more they believed a Zoom wedding might be not just practical, but perfect for them. Thanks to the couple’s creativity and attention to detail, they were right.
Sep 24, 2020
3 Types of Flowers You Should Include in Your Wedding—and 3 You Should Maybe Skip
In a year of changed and pivoted nuptials, one wedding detail that remains consistent for COVID-era engaged couples is that you can still incorporate flowers into your (small) big days.
Sep 28, 2020
Here’s What a Dripping-with-Flowers Zoom Wedding on a New York City Rooftop Looks Like
Back in February, when Qahir Popat bought an engagement ring for his longtime girlfriend, Jasmine Rolle, and booked an event space with plans for an elaborate proposal in March, he couldn’t have predicted that the world would soon change radically.
Sep 23, 2020