Jessica Bishop, Founder of The Budget Savvy Bride
The Budget Savvy Bride

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Today I just wanted to share a quick post with you of some of the best books I’ve found for brides on a budget! Of course, there’s TONS of information and inspiration available on the internet (like this here blog, ya know!) but sometimes you just want a physical book – something you can hold […]

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Dean + Catherine November 2, 2013 Litchfield Park, Arizona   |   Rose Park What was your wedding budget? Our rough estimate on total costs were $5,000 Dress $100 Venue $350 Insurance $360 (venue required $1mil insurance policy) Catering $1200 (including rehearsal dinner) Photographer $590 Tables and Chairs $250 Rental Truck (For tables, chairs, ice […]

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  Starting a new series here on The Budget Savvy Bride called Ask Jessica! Feel free to submit your questions and I will do my best to get you the answers, resources, or advice you’re looking for! This series was inspired by some questions I’ve received via email from readers, so I thought this was […]

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     If you’re still on the hunt for the perfect dress and trying to navigate your way through a sea of wedding gowns, allow me to introduce you to a standout designer. Impression Bridal has a gorgeous collection of fashion-forward bridal gowns with some really amazing qualities that make them stand out from the […]

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As someone who’s spent much of my life being a curvy girl, I can tell you first hand how frustrating it can be to find clothes that fit properly and that I feel good in. Proportions never seem to be right from any brand. It was extra frustrating when I was looking for my wedding […]

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Boy howdy, do I have an EXCITING giveaway for you gals today!!! I’ve been working my budget savvy powers over the last few weeks to pull together a big fantastic giveaway of some of my FAVORITE products for weddings! I think it’ll blow y’all away!! This giveaway is also a way for us here at […]

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I’ve got quite a lovely wedding for you today! This couple had their ceremony in a church and their reception at a Vineyard. Average Vineyard weddings cost upwards of $30k or more, but Jason and Jessica managed to bring their total in at around $17,000. I love all the wine and vineyard related details included […]

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          One of the things we pride ourselves on is finding awesome resources to share with our readers! A new one we recently were made aware of is Pastel Dress Party – a virtual custom shop where shoppers can get made-to-order dresses designed and delivered to their homes. Each dress will […]

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I’ve got a sweet budget savvy backyard wedding for you today! This couple did pretty much everything possible themselves and they were able to pull off their special day on an awesome budget! Check out the bride’s advice and the lovely photos below! xoxo- Jessica Rhonda + Jeffrey  September 7, 2013 Battle Creek, Michigan  | […]

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  Happy Valentine’s Day, lovelies!! Hope you have a wonderful day full of celebrating the love you share with your fiancé! My hubby and I are continuing our tradition of celebrating by having a lobster dinner at home! Budget savvy date night and we get to avoid the crowds! How are YOU celebrating Valentine’s Day?? […]

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  For this week’s Frugal Fashion Friday, we’re sharing a peek at the new Truly Zac Posen collection that just launched in David’s Bridal locations around the country. Budget-savvy brides have rejoiced over previous David’s Bridal designer collaborations because they make high-end design accessible and attainable for a bride on a budget, and the Zac Posen […]

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I thought this sweet, romantic pink wedding was perfect for the week of Valentine’s Day! I absolutely love that the couple chose a non-traditional venue! The  ampitheatre gives all of their guests a unique view of the ceremony- so fun! And how cute is their cupcake tower? So sweet! Hope you enjoy this lovely budget […]

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