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

Savvy Articles by: Jessica Bishop

Have you guys heard of Weddington Way? It’s a resource that’s ALL about the bridesmaids dress. Your bridesmaids are your BFFs – you don’t want to put them out (or tick them off) by choosing expensive bridesmaids dresses that they may never wear again (let’s be honest- how many actually *can* be worn again?) So […]

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Sometimes when the stress of planning a wedding starts to get the best of you, you and your groom to be might consider eloping to a tropical isle and saying ‘forget you’ to all the hoopla.  But the thing is, you can plan a beautiful wedding in an exotic locale and still include your closest […]

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blue bridal party

  I am SO excited about this week’s featured wedding! This couple incorporated so many fun details into their day by getting their hands dirty with a ton of DIY – and it totally paid off! Meg + Matt were able to pull off this wedding for $5k thanks to all that elbow grease and […]

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top 10 first dance songs

  One of the things that I surprisingly put alot of thought into was our first dance song selection. The first dance as husband and wife is a special one, so choosing the song that perfectly describes your feelings or relationship can really make the moment magical.  Some things to consider when choosing your wedding […]

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Happy Friday lovelies!!   I am still on the road this week – finally back from conference land but jetting off for a bachelorette party this weekend! Wanted to share these quick deals with you as some of them are time-sensitive Happy shopping!!      Starting today (Friday, January 17th) The Knot Shop is offering FREE […]

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  Like many brides, as a little girl I often imagined what my wedding dress would look like… but being young and naive meant that I had no idea the cost involved in my dream wedding dress! Luckily, our friends at David’s Bridal offer breathtakingly beautiful wedding gowns at unbeatable prices – so you can […]

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  When it comes to being budget-savvy, the one thing I try to stress MOST is that it’s not about being cheap – it’s about being SMART. Just take a look at the definition of the word, in its three usages: sav•vy noun: practical understanding or knowledge of something; intelligence; common sense verb: to know, comprehend […]

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As a guest, it can sometimes be difficult to decide what to wear to a winter wedding. There are SO many different things to consider when you are trying to make your decision: from the formality of the event, to the weather, to the location. All of these factors can be used to help you […]

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vintage inspired wedding

I just know you will love this vintage inspired wedding! This couple created a gorgeous day on a tight budget and the details seem SO fun! I love that they used vintage furniture in their wedding photos and the fact that they created a DIY photobooth! It looks so fantastic and fun! And how adorable […]

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Here at BSB my goal is to provide you with resources and ideas to help you have a frugally fabulous wedding- and being good with your wedding budget starts with being good with your day-to-day finances as well. This is why our partnership with LearnVest is such a perfect marriage! They have so much incredible […]

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