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

Savvy Articles by: Jessica Bishop

  Weddings can be expensive, but you can cut costs a number of ways via online resources like lynda.com! As a graphic designer, I was able to DIY design TONS of our wedding details from invitations to programs, guestbooks and more- but not everyone has that knowledge. With lynda.com you can take online classes to […]

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I’ve got a fun wedding for you guys today filled with tons of details! I love that the bride and groom incorporated their personalities, interests, professions and talents into their day in a MAJORLY budget savvy way! Can you believe they used twigs gathered in their neighborhood for centerpieces and they look THAT fabulous? FREE […]

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  You know I’m a sucker for a great smartphone app, which is why I LOVE Wedding Snap! With Wedding Snap, you can gather all of your precious wedding memories in one place with ease. Wedding Snap is the simplest photo AND video sharing experience that uses iPhone and Android apps to help instantly collect […]

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Love this adorable Oregon elopement ceremony! Just goes to show, even if you can’t afford/don’t want to pay for a big wedding celebration, you can still have a lovely day. This couple opted to splurge on a photographer to capture the day, which I think is definitely money well spent since your wedding day is […]

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      Wedding inspiration site WedOverHeels launched its new Wedding Websites feature! No cheesy templates; the couple’s photos are the design. Wedsite photos are displayed large format & high-quality. As part of their kick-off campaign, they want to offer brides a 30% off promo code exclusive to BSB readers! Read more about wedsites here: […]

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Big news, Brides.  I’m sharing my most pearly words of wisdom at the upcoming Bridal Rebellion LIVE event in NYC this April 13.  I am thrilled to participate as one of the speakers and help weducate brides on their big day.   The one-day workshop is focused on fusing business and bridal together, which means Brides will walk […]

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    As many of you already know, I’m a HUGE fan of online coupon site, RetailMeNot- I used it a ton when planning my wedding and I still use it on a regular basis to get discounts while shopping online. Well, today they announced the launch of their new online magazine, The Real Deal […]

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Back with another lovely budget savvy wedding of the week! Carlee and Steven planned their California wedding for only $7,000! They did alot of DIY and were frugal with their choices, which helped them keep costs down. One of my favorite parts of this wedding is the bride’s hair– isn’t it fab? I also love […]

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One of the many tasks involved in planning a wedding is setting up your wedding registry! Since it seems that couples are waiting longer to get married these days, many people are already established in their homes and have all the kitchen gadgets they’ll ever find a use for! So why should you register for […]

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I’m excited to introduce a new feature here on BSB: The Simply Savvy Sunday Section! We’ve been getting SO many wedding submissions lately that we decided we needed to feature more than just one per week! Since Sunday is one of our highest trafficked days on the blog, I thought what better day to share […]

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Love this post on budget wedding fashion from Cris at Kiss My Tulle! Need to send a save-the-date for your wedding but aren’t sure when to send it? Check out this great post about save-the-dates from Every Last Detail! Speaking of save-the-dates… how AMAZING are these DIY Gold Embossed save the dates on Oh So […]

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