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

Savvy Articles by: Jessica Bishop

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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A typical homecoming float at my alma mater- pretty elaborate, huh? This wasn’t one that my chapter did, I couldn’t find any pics on my computer… so this’ll have to do. I went to college in the south where Greek life is kind-of-a-big-deal. I was an active member for 2 1/2 years before my intense […]

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For those who care, the bridal show this weekend was FABULOUS! I had a great time meeting with and talking to LOTS of great wedding professionals! I was there for work AND play this time around, so I spent the first half of the day selling tickets to all the lovely brides and grooms! I […]

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This weekend I am attending my first bridal show as a bride! I have no idea how many people from the Middle Tennessee area read this little blog, but if you’re a Nashville bride you definitely don’t want to miss this bridal show!

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Wordle - Create

So by now I’m assuming you all have heard of Wordle- the online application that allows you to turn a string of words into a lovely word cloud. I think this program is SO neat- I have to admit I play around with it alot. Well, the idea struck me the other day that it […]

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I’m going to be honest- I wasn’t so excited to come back from vacation. (Big surprise, right?) I mean, would you want to leave a view like this? Destin was beautiful- the weather was great and it was really a relaxing vacation- just what we needed! Getting home was another story- E & I came […]

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