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

Savvy Articles by: Jessica Bishop

One of my favorite discoveries I made at Bridal Market this year was this stunning collection of green wedding dresses from the eco friendly designer behind The Cotton Bride. All of the gowns in their collection are made from 100% cotton and silks – the fabrics are all lovely and breathable and light – they […]

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You are going to LOVE this wedding!! The couple managed to keep it under $8,000 total for 145 guests! They served some amazing looking food as heavy hors d’oeuvres with special little details. I love that they gave coffee beans as their wedding favors and what a savvy way to get them! Of course I love […]

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Another gem of a wedding here for you today! This couple really took the ‘it takes a village’ approach to planning their day and managed to pull it all off for under $1,000. The couple focused on the joining of their two families above all else and included their 6 children in their day. The […]

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  From my family to yours, Merry Christmas!! I hope your holidays are filled with what matters most: love and family.  Today, we’ll enjoy spending time with my extended fam in New York and eating lots of yummy goodies. We’ll be back tomorrow with more real budget weddings!  

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If you’re a budget savvy bride, chances are you’re looking to score a deal on just about everything when it comes to your wedding- including the rings! If you consider the items you plan to purchase when you get married, your wedding bands are the one thing that you’ll keep forever as a physical symbol […]

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 I just know you’re going to love this retro vintage wedding as much as I do!! This couple was able to create a fun, unique day with the help of lots of family and friends. Wynelle has so much amazing wedding wisdom to share– including to be gracious and accept help whenever it is offered! […]

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This week, we’re giving our lovely bride bloggers some time off to be with their families, but I have some great stuff scheduled for you this week! All week long we’ll be sharing real budget weddings for you to peruse and gather inspiration from. Remember, that no matter the budget for a wedding, there is […]

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Back with another Frugal Fashion collection today, featuring 10 bridesmaids dresses under $100! I did some online window shopping at ModCloth and was super impressed with their selection of totes adorbs dresses in a range of colors. In fact I chose dresses in a rainbow of colors to demonstrate this fact. Feast your eyes on […]

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  This post is brought to you by Australian Bride Magazine – a wonderful source of inspiration for your wedding, no matter what continent you live on! Don’t miss this post with Bride Magazine’s favorite bridesmaid dresses!   One of the biggest hardships of being a budget bride (beyond the stress of planning everything and sticking […]

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  We’re all hooked on Instagram, and we all love to capture our big day through those gorgeous filters and browse them via your personalized wedding hashtag.  Now, with The Instagramers Gallery, you can actually make money from capturing your most treasured moments.        Jorge Martínez & Phil González, two Spain-based Instagram passionistas, founded the […]

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So excited to share this rustic vintage wedding with you from reader Stephanie! You might remember her DIY wedding invitations that we featured here on the blog, and now she’s shared her wedding with us! Stephanie was able to plan a lovely DIY wedding on a budget and still host about 90 guests! Did I […]

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