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

Savvy Articles by: Jessica Bishop

Fancy or intricate designs on wedding cakes can really drive up the price of your cake. Cake prices usually depend on how complicated a design is because of the time it will take to create it. Choose a simple wedding cake silhouette and add some flourishes like ribbon, fresh flowers, fruit or a cute cake […]

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One thing you need to know about weddings (if you don’t already) is that it won’t be ‘perfect’. There’s something bound to go awry, whether big or small, but sometimes these moments are laughable and only add to the memories associated with your special day! In honor of the premiere of the upcoming film The […]

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  I’ve got quite a treat for you all today! This lovely DIY library wedding has tons of book-themed details and was pulled off for a great price! The couple got married at a library, hosted around 30 guests and did it all for around $4,000! I love how they incorporated books into their decor […]

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Ahhhh, Friday is finally here. Can I get an AMEN? Although I absolutely LOVE what I do I couldn’t be more ready for a couple days off. I’ve been working on my WEDtalk (How To Have a Beautiful Wedding that Doesn’t Break the Bank) for the upcoming Bridal Rebellion event in NYC next weekend – […]

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Don’t forget, NYC Brides! Next Friday April 12th from 8am – 4pm, I’ll be at The White Gown in Dumbo for this fabulous clearance sale event! If you’re still on the hunt for your dress I highly recommend coming out!! A portion of the proceeds will be going to Brides Against Breast Cancer in honor […]

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I’ve got another lovely wedding for you today from the talented Krista Lee Photography! One thing I love about this bride’s advice is that she realized that photography was a priority to her, and spent over 1/4 of her budget on photos and yet still had a lovely day by DIYing and finding ways to […]

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  Back when I was planning my own wedding, I seriously swooned over all the lovely exit photos I saw from real weddings that included sparklers. There’s something festive and romantic and fairy-tale-esque about them – I love the warm glow and the sense of excitement they bring! Alas to my dismay my reception venue […]

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  Hello to all my savvy sisters out there in wedding-land! It’s that time of the year when I like to ask for feedback on the site so I can find out how The Budget Savvy Bride can help you to plan your dream wedding on a budget. I’ve created a fun little survey for […]

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LOVE this continuing series on planning over at Bridal Musings about defining your wedding vision! Along the same vein, this post over on Burnett’s Boar’s about Branding Your Wedding is super awesome! Loving these simple budget friendly floral arrangements over on Fab You Bliss! Adore the wedding hair inspiration over on Snippet & Ink this […]

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We’re back with another wedding of the week! This Montana wedding has lots of fun and creative details– the couple managed to host 280 guests for only $11,000! Very budget savvy! I love that they spent a significant portion of their budget on their photographer- and it definitely paid off! These photos from Patchwork Photography […]

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Love this simply savvy DIY $2,000 wedding! This couple chose a time to get married that was in between meal times so they didn’t have to spend more money on food and beverages! I love the DIY paper flowers in the bride and bridesmaids bouquets, and the simple decor really helped keep costs down. Hope […]

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