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

Savvy Articles by: Jessica Bishop

So this weekend my lovely sister, K came with me to try on some dresses. Last week, I received one of the many spam emails I receive each week from David’s Bridal, but this one was advertising their $99 gown sale. $99 for a wedding dress? Too good to be true. Gotta be absolute crap […]

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So pretty much in any given week I download hundreds of images. Images from photographers, random websites I’ve found through Google, or other wedding blogs. I’m addicted to wedding p*rn, and I’m a packrat- I just can’t let these images go! So I thought I’d share with you some random pieces that I’ve found over […]

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Looky looky what just came to my inbox! 50% off photobooks from MyPublisher.com! For all of you lovely ladies planning to do a photo guest book like me, this coupon could not have come at a better time! I can’t wait to shoot our engagement pics so I can get started on our book!!

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It might be the graphic designer in me, but I just LOVE letters. I love how they’re all so different and unique- typography was my absolutely favorite class in college. I really love seeing how people have used letters to decorate their home or to add special flair on their wedding day. Here’s some of […]

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So many moons ago I came across this wedding shot by the ever-fabulous Jessica Claire, and I couldn’t help but love the concept. They used some kind of blanket to make palettes on the ground on which the guests could sit, instead of renting an ungodly number of chairs. Let’s be honest, it can get […]

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I had never heard of Anthropologie before I started blogging. I’d never been in one of their stores, never would have recognized their stylish frocks if worn by someone I know. But for some reason, it seems like everyone in the blogiverse writes about them and owns 100 of their adorable dresses. They are SO […]

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image from Martha Stewart If you don’t already, you should subscribe to the Martha Stewart Daily Craft email list- I get neat little projects sent to my inbox every day. Martha is a wealth of information, inspiration and fun for any DIY bride. Friday, the daily project was these Paper Lantern ‘topiaries’- how awesome are […]

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So E and I spent this weekend focused on one thing: photography! I’d really let this slip- I wanted to make sure I got someone that I really liked. I was worried that we had waited too long to make a decision and that all the great photogs would be booked by now. We ended […]

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Head on over to The Pink Book blog to enter for a chance to win this cute pink iPod Nano! All you have to do is write a wedding-themed limerick! There hasn’t been many entries yet so your chances are good!

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After seeing those shoe clips at the dyeable shoe store, I started searching the web for more options. I wasn’t having any real luck until I decided to reframe my search to “clip-on earrings.” Whoa! Who knew that so many places still carried big, sparkly, costume jewelry-type clip-ons! I came across this website, that I […]

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Is it just me or do most people (brides) just hate them some dyeable shoes? I mean, what’s so bad about them? They come in a range of styles and prices to fit any budget, and can be dyed to exactly match your color scheme… I just don’t see the bad part! I found all […]

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