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

  According to the Wedding Report, the cost of an average wedding in the U.S. has dropped from $29,000 to about $25,000 – that’s almost by a third, and a big part of it is obviously a harsher economic environment which is forcing couples to cut down expenses. Still, many couples find ways to endure […]

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I’ve got such a fun and lovely wedding to share with you that’s just *so* pretty, you’ll hardly believe it was done on a budget! I love the classic styling, the incredible DIY bouquet, the adorable ring shots and the simply stunning photography by Peterson Design and Photography. Hope you enjoy this California budget wedding […]

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I absolutely love this simple and sweet wedding! The couple held their wedding on a boat in an intimate ceremony. There’s something so romantic about getting married on a boat, isn’t there? The couple chose to focus on the people and the meaning behind the day instead of small, unnecessary details and the result is […]

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So happy to share one of our own bride blogger’s weddings! Today we are sharing the lovely Laura’s real budget wedding- she got married in a vineyard in North Carolina and pulled it off on an impressive budget. Everything turned out so great and it looks like they had a fabulous time, too! I hope […]

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rustic chic wedding inspiration

So excited to start a new series with our partners at Minted! Every month, we’ll be sharing some custom wedding inspiration along with some of our favorite wedding invitation options from Minted that coordinate with that month’s theme. The great thing about Minted is that they have absolutely phenomenal designs available at a variety of pricepoints, and […]

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You know I love a good rustic wedding on a budget – and that’s just what I’ve got for you today! Rather than tell you all the things that I love about this day, I’ll share what the couple’s sweet photographer, Sarah Beth had to say about this wedding: I had the absolute pleasure of capturing […]

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    What the what? HOW is it already August? This year is flying by, y’all. I wanted to pop in before the weekend to share some cool links and wedding deals I’ve come across this week!     I had the pleasure of attending an event celebrating the new collection from Whitney Port for […]

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One of the biggest struggles in wedding planning is setting a budget and finding the money to make it happen. Maybe your personal budget is tight due to other financial commitments like student loans, car payments, etc. If that’s the case, have you thought of trying to find ways to earn extra money to put […]

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The details in this Purple Park Wedding are sure to make you smile! This wedding has so many lovely purple details for you to swoon over so if purple is your fave, you’re gonna love this wedding! The couple got married in a state park (love how they thought outside the box on the venue!) and […]

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Something I like to share every now and again is the sweeter, simpler weddings of the world. Not everyone wants to spend a downpayment’s worth of money on one day, and if that’s not your style, you’ll love today’s wedding. This courthouse wedding is precious and the couple looks so in love! At the end of the […]

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Excited to share some new and awesome deals with y’all this week!   Hukkster is a new free desktop, iPhone and iPad app that lets shoppers discover, browse and tag products across hundreds of popular sites and get notified the moment those products go on sale! Hukkster has already saved users over $25 million on everything from […]

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