Jessica Bishop, Founder of The Budget Savvy Bride
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Savvy Articles by: Jessica Bishop

Image by Addie Juell c/o Martha Stewart Weddings Wanted to share a sneak peek into the latest issue of Martha Stewart Weddings! This issue is all focused on DIY – exciting right? Perfect for a budget savvy bride. My absolute favorite article from this issue is all about paper flowers — I could hardly believe that these […]

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This wedding proves that you can’t let a little rain get you down. The couple splurged on their photographer to capture the happiest day of their lives – which included a bit of rain. But how moody and gorgeous are the rain photos? I love them! I might be a little partial since it rained […]

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  To be honest, I’ve never considered myself much of a floral girl. I’m not one to dress overly feminine – while I do love wearing dresses they’re typically not the frilly type and I mostly avoid floral fabrics. I think that all may be about to change… after attending a ‘Garden Party’ themed soiree […]

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Welcome to The Budget Savvy Bride! I’m Jessica, The Budget Savvy Bride™! My goal is to help you plan a beautiful wedding that won’t break the bank by sharing inspiration, ideas and projects to save you money! Check out our Real Weddings section where you can browse by budget or location, and our collection of […]

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 Callie + John May 18, 2013 Amelia, VA in an old hay barn What was your wedding budget? $3,000 Dress 156 cowboy boots 150 decorations 300 photographer 1,000 food, provided by family – about $1000 How many guests did you have? 100 What creative or personal aspects did you include in your wedding? We created […]

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When it comes to entertaining– whether it’s a dinner party or your wedding day– it’s always good to treat your guests well. It’s nice to anticipate things your guests might want or need because it makes them feel cared for and special. One simple and inexpensive treat you can share with your guests is offering a […]

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If you follow me on Instagram, you might’ve noticed that my husband and I recently went on an ultra-fab vacation to the US Virgin Islands to celebrate five years of marriage. Between our anniversary trip and the Cabo trip I took in April, it’s safe to say I feel like an expert beach goer now. Plus, I […]

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FREE shipping on ALL orders from BHLDN! Y’all know how much I love to share deals with you — and it makes the deal even sweeter when it’s a special one just for our readers! BHLDN is offering free shipping on all orders (including wedding gowns!) today only. So if you’ve had your eye on a BHLDN […]

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    Confession: I was a serial over-plucker in my younger days. I remember being embarrassed by my slightly bushy brows and spending hours in front of the mirror in high school meticulously plucking away. Fast forward to twenty fourteen and bold brows are IN! Cue kicking myself. I’ve gone MONTHS without plucking and I’ve seen […]

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I’m back with another budget savvy wedding for you! This couple planned a destination wedding in Florida all the way from Canada – and managed to pull it all off for under $10k including the honeymoon!! Talk about budget savvy! I absolutely love the bride’s advice so don’t miss it. I love the idea of […]

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Talented font designer Laura Worthington has just released a new font family totally geared toward weddings called “Adorn” and it. is. FABULOUS! This new family, called The Adorn Font collection, contains 20 fonts! Check out this little slideshow below to get a taste of all the fun flavors of Adorn: Gorgeous, right? And so incredibly versatile. These […]

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