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

Savvy Articles by: Jessica Bishop

Michael Howard Photography I LOVE this ring shot. E & I met with Michael Howard a few weeks ago- he is a phenomenal photographer. I would love it if we could afford to have him shoot our wedding. We”re still trying to figure out exactly how much we”ll have to work with- but he”s definitely […]

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So E and I have come to the conclusion that in order to save enough money for a wedding we”d both be happy with, we need to make some changes in regards to our finances. We both have student loan debt. We both have credit cards. We”re working to pay these down, of course. I […]

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So, I’ve been trying to come up with some ways to cut corners, save a buck or two (or two thousand). It’s tougher than I thought, especially when I’m not willing to budge on the guest list. We chose May to get married so we’re in the beginning of wedding season, therefore we won’t save […]

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Turquoises, Greens, Yellows, Oranges Taking a hint from Meg at A Practical Wedding, I decided to create my next inspiration board color scheme with a little more of a palette than just a set pair of colors. When I read her post I felt like the sky was opening up and God was telling me […]

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The Anti Bride You might be an anti-bride if… I came across the above article on MSN.com today. I thought it was pretty funny, because it seems to describe a woman who is alot like… well… me. I am definitely not anti-wedding. I want to have a ceremony commemorating the day that E and I […]

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Martha Stewart Weddings Okay, so- ever since I saw that Martha Stewart Weddings mag with red and aqua- I have been OBSESSED. It’s modern, but has sort of a vintage feel to it if it’s done right- ya know what I mean? AND it’s great because it incorporates BLUE, because as I’ve said earlier I […]

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Our friends K & T got married last weekend in Downtown Franklin, TN. E was the best man- so while he was busy doing his best-manly duties, I occupied my time by taking photos! I just had he best time at their wedding so I thought I’d share some of the shots I got over […]

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So… it’s been a while. I could give you a list of excuses because I actually have been quite busy, but in reality I have had plenty of time to write a little blog here or there and just haven’t because: A: I write blogs at work and writing more when I get home just […]

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So, this last weekend E & I attended a wedding of two of his very dear friends. They had a beautiful wedding in the groom’s family’s backyard in Brentwood, TN. I just wanted to share some pics I took! The wedding was intimate and casual- it was absolutely lovely! Enjoy the pics! The lovely setting! […]

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So, let’s get down to the nitty gritty… the focus behind this blog… that’s right folks, I’m talking about THE BUDGET. Truth is, as of right now ( 1 month post engagement ) I still don’t have a true idea of how much money we’ll have to work with. The fiance and I have determined […]

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