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jessica-bishop-editorWelcome to The Budget Savvy Bride!

I’m Jessica, The Budget Savvy Bride™! My goal is to help you plan a beautiful wedding that won’t break the bank by sharing inspiration, ideas and projects to save you money!

Check out our Real Weddings section where you can browse by budget or location, and our collection of DIY Projects to save you money on different aspects of your day! Don’t miss our resources page– full of sources for anything you might need to purchase for your big day!

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  Dear Jessica,   I want my fiancé and I to write our own wedding vows. But he isn’t exactly the emotionally expressive type. Do you have any tips or resources you could share to help with wedding vows for him? -Ashley in CO     Hi Ashley!   Thanks for the question! I think […]

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    The Wedding Paper Divas  team recently hosted a luncheon in San Francisco in celebration of their new Spring/Summer collection.  Captured by Delbarr Moradi and styled by Rebekah of A&B Creative, the event was all about showing off the new invitation designs from Wedding Paper Divas, including their beautiful foil collection, and designs from exciting new partners BHLDN and Claire Pettibone. The […]

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  As a bride on a budget, I eventually grew to dread the words—“What’s your budget?”  Generally speaking, I don’t have a problem talking about my budget.  It’s a harmless question and a good starting point for determining your options, but it’s also a loaded question, particularly when talking to vendors.  There’s a good chance that the […]

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  Happy Thursday, loves! I just wanted to pop in today to share some very exciting news from Paperless Post and Kelly Wearstler.   In case you’re not familiar, Kelly is an interior designer with a highly coveted aesthetic. She’s best known for unexpected, bold chic design. I’m absolutely OBSESSED with her use of texture, patterns, and colors – specifically […]

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I love this simple and sweet baby blue wedding – the couple kept their guest list incredibly intimate which saved them tons of money. Courtney shared some great words of wisdom for planning your wedding with a budget in mind. I especially love how she incorporated an heirloom into her day– check out her favorite […]

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      I absolutely LOVE Tiny Prints for Personalized Stationery and Thank You notes!! The design above, Extending Thanks would be the perfect way to thank your guests for their generous gifts and for attending your wedding celebrations.   Tiny Prints is running a huge sitewide sale that ends TONIGHT at 11:59 pm (PT)! […]

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There are so many gorgeous invitations designs out there and choosing just one can feel overwhelming.  I wanted something that somewhat matched my wedding colors which are black & white, but also reflected my fiancé and I as a couple. After scouring Pinterest for months without anything that screamed ‘us’  we and I finally decided […]

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My best friend in college got engaged just before we graduated. I remember how excited I was for her, and I remember how she squealed when she told me and held her hand out to show me the ring. Flash forward six months later: I had been in grad school for three months in a […]

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A super simple and totally easy décor idea was inspired from Grace at Chemistry Couture. For our wedding, I decided to add color to our outside ceremony by creating large fabric covered LOVE letters. This idea can be customized for any theme, in any fabrics, and in all sizes. Depending on your materials this project […]

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I love so many things about this sweet budget savvy cabin wedding. The bride found so many creative ways to save money – by utilizing family and friends’ talents and reusing items they already had. The bride even wore her mother’s wedding dress which is something you just don’t see very often so I thought […]

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TLC’s Four Weddings has become an addiction in our home. With the ability to view 4 weddings in under an hour and see what has worked well and what hasn’t for brides, my fiance and I have been taking diligent notes on how to keep our guests happy. While I may or may not agree […]

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