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The wait is over! My fantastic photographers have been super busy (good for them!) But know I have all of or wedding pictures and we couldn’t be any happier!!! What was your budget? Venue: The Roof With a View  $3,300 Caterer: SMS Catering $4,271 Photographers: Evergreen Studio $1,687 DJ: Little Dreamer Productions $550 incl. ceremony Cake: SPLAT Cakes $250 Decor/Flowers […]

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Hello my ladies! My FABulous photographers took a gazillion pictures at our nuptials so I am waiting ever so patiently until they edit them all. But I thought I should give you a sneak peak! So without further ado- Four out of five of my beautiful maids! The G2B/Husband and I! Here are some decorations […]

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As you may recall our groomsmen are wearing tan suits. So as part of their gifts we found periwinkle and white gingham ties. We found these on sale at a local department store for about $20 a piece. I had mentioned to the G2B that our very own BSCouple Jessica and Eric got bright argyle […]

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Long before I was a Budget Savvy Blogger I won a giveaway on BSB! I won a lulu.com photobook! We used our engagement pictures to create our photobook, and we will be using this as our guest book. I plan on guests signing around the pictures and at the beginning and end of the book, […]

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  One day during a dress fitting, I fell in love with a hairpiece the bridal store had. When I turned it over I was bummed to see that it was $60. But upon further thought, I decided that I could make an equally chic hairpiece for less! I purchased some assorted tulle and felt […]

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Our venue is practically a blank canvas so there is lots of room for DIY projects.  There are a few blank white walls that definitely need some adornment.  My sister had mentioned one day when we were at the venue that is would be great to put rectangle wreaths there.  I knew I probably would […]

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So now it is crunch time, there are less than 30 days until I say I do! The invites are out! I thought I would give you the complete breakdown, on these bad boys. As you may remember the invitations cost $81.16. Postage to send 70 invites (including response postage) came to $73.50. We originally […]

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Hello fellow budget savvy brides, When it came to choosing my bridesmaids gifts, it was a no brainer.  Jewelry of course! I work at a bead store here in Charlotte, On A String Bead Shop and we create custom jewelry for our customers.  I am sure that my bridesmaids are pretty much expecting great statement […]

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After searching high and low I decided to go with J.Crew bridesmaids dresses. Although these are not super budget savvy, they are super easy order, receive and return. I really appreciate the customer service that the company has to offer as well. We found two styles that we liked so we ordered both for my […]

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As I mentioned in Part 1, I plan on doing my own flowers for my wedding.  And have recruited the help of some friends and family. This is something that I want to do because I love flowers, and just so happens to be budget savvy.  I decided to use a local floral supply.  I […]

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Anne’s Food and Catering My G2B and I had plenty of great ideas when it came to catering. At first, we wanted stations and heavy hors d’oeuvre s. Well after meeting with a couple caterers our dreams seemed unattainable. There were just so many little add ons that add up to big bucks! Sure adding […]

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For as long as I can remember I have loooooved flowers.  Growing up I would plant and tend to the flowers around our yard.  But my favorite part of flowers is arranging them. So after I got engaged and began the wedding planning process, I decided that I wanted to do my own flowers.  Centerpieces, […]

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