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

Savvy Articles by: Jessica Bishop

I’ve got some AMAZING sales rounded up for you that I wanted to share with you going into the holiday weekend! Below are some amazing offers and wedding deals from our affiliates that you’re sure to love! Click on any of the offers below to shop with our affiliates — and know that any purchases […]

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I’ve got a bonus wedding for you this week- so get excited! In honor of Independence Day, I’m sharing this amazingly patriotic wedding shot by the talented Jenna Marie Photography. Not only are the details perfect for Independence day, but both the bride and the groom are in the US Army. Love getting to honor […]

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I’ve got such a lovely wedding to share with you this week! This couple found a venue that was able to do just about everything – so there were few extra details to sort out. The bride created her own centerpieces and florals using silk flowers from Michael’s to save money. I think it turned out […]

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It’s been a HOT MINUTE since I did a Friday roundup post — FAIL on my part. To be honest, the last few months have been quite the whirlwind– so I hope you’ll forgive me. Today though, I do want to make sure that I pop up here in the blog and share some great […]

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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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