Jessica Bishop, Founder of The Budget Savvy Bride
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A lovely wedding on a lovely Sunday. This crafty beach wedding was submitted to us by Studio Sequoia, and they did a wonderful job capturing the details of the day! Faith was a bride who was really into DIY, the majority of the items she had were made by either her or close family and friends- […]

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  Wedding Ring Tattoo Designs aren’t something you often read about on wedding blogs. They’re definitely not very traditional, and then there’s the permanency part. I mean, hopefully your marriage is permanent as well, but I’ve always struggled with the idea of tattoos because I’m afraid my tastes would change and I’d end up hating […]

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 Whoa. This week flew by! I worked so very hard on our Favorite Dresses Under $1500 post and then today the site experienced some heavy, heavy downtime. I am so sorry if you tried to access the site and it didn’t work for you. We are currently in the process of switching to a new […]

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Bridal Market was *such* a whirlwind of tulle, satin and lace. It’s TOUGH out there for a small budget bride- your options when it comes to dresses can definitely be limited, so I made sure to seek out the most amazing gowns at equally amazing prices. I took special care to consider the results from […]

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Have you ever heard of Zazzle.com? They can literally personalize anything you could imagine… and what makes a wedding more personal than personalization? Amiright? Must be the Southern gal in me- I like my monograms, what can I say!? Anywho, Zazzle has a whole wedding section of their site that is full of ideas, inspiration and customizable products for just […]

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Holiday season is here, y’all and so are all the amazing DEALS! I know you’re probably busy filling your shopping carts full of gifts for your loved ones but there’s no reason why you can’t take advantage of the upcoming Black Friday / Cyber Monday / generally awesome online deals for wedding items, too! I’ll […]

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  Jodi & Vince decided to have an intimate weekday wedding attended only by immediate family and close friends, and as such they were able to use of the gorgeous Pala Mesa Resort in Temecula during prime Southern CA wedding season at a great price. The bride works as a masseuse and bartered massage services […]

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     Bachelorette parties are a ton of fun, but they can also add a hefty cost to the bridesmaids’ budget.  I asked Joanne Barken, founder of The Bach (the just launched platform for planning bachelorette parties) to give us some cost-cutting tips for the bachelorette party that won’t cut down on the fun! You’ll […]

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Back with another gorgeous wedding this week that you are sure to enjoy! This lovely backyard wedding captured by Lindsay Nickel is full of sweet and crafty details. The bride, Lauren kept a thorough tally of their wedding spending and did tons of things herself to keep costs down. The end result is a fabulously […]

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Who doesn’t love a good budget savvy beach wedding? Miria and Paul created their dream laid back, intimate beach wedding by doing lots of DIY and getting their loved ones involved as well. Time and time again it seems that one of the best ways to cut costs is to enlist the talents of those […]

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