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

Savvy Articles by: Jessica Bishop

blue bridal party

  I am SO excited about this week’s featured wedding! This couple incorporated so many fun details into their day by getting their hands dirty with a ton of DIY – and it totally paid off! Meg + Matt were able to pull off this wedding for $5k thanks to all that elbow grease and […]

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top 10 first dance songs

  One of the things that I surprisingly put alot of thought into was our first dance song selection. The first dance as husband and wife is a special one, so choosing the song that perfectly describes your feelings or relationship can really make the moment magical.  Some things to consider when choosing your wedding […]

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Happy Friday lovelies!!   I am still on the road this week – finally back from conference land but jetting off for a bachelorette party this weekend! Wanted to share these quick deals with you as some of them are time-sensitive Happy shopping!!      Starting today (Friday, January 17th) The Knot Shop is offering FREE […]

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  Like many brides, as a little girl I often imagined what my wedding dress would look like… but being young and naive meant that I had no idea the cost involved in my dream wedding dress! Luckily, our friends at David’s Bridal offer breathtakingly beautiful wedding gowns at unbeatable prices – so you can […]

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  When it comes to being budget-savvy, the one thing I try to stress MOST is that it’s not about being cheap – it’s about being SMART. Just take a look at the definition of the word, in its three usages: sav•vy noun: practical understanding or knowledge of something; intelligence; common sense verb: to know, comprehend […]

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As a guest, it can sometimes be difficult to decide what to wear to a winter wedding. There are SO many different things to consider when you are trying to make your decision: from the formality of the event, to the weather, to the location. All of these factors can be used to help you […]

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vintage inspired wedding

I just know you will love this vintage inspired wedding! This couple created a gorgeous day on a tight budget and the details seem SO fun! I love that they used vintage furniture in their wedding photos and the fact that they created a DIY photobooth! It looks so fantastic and fun! And how adorable […]

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Here at BSB my goal is to provide you with resources and ideas to help you have a frugally fabulous wedding- and being good with your wedding budget starts with being good with your day-to-day finances as well. This is why our partnership with LearnVest is such a perfect marriage! They have so much incredible […]

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  Happy Friday lovelies!! I’m traveling this week for a conference but I wanted to share these quick links with you!   TLC is now casting for several wedding-related shows on their network, and they are looking for brides like you! Check out their website for information on their programs and casting.    Our friends […]

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One thing that I absolutely LOVE is when you spy some super cool socks on the groom + groomsmen at a wedding. Maybe I’m partial because I had our guys wear fun socks for our wedding… I mean, how could you not love this shot? Here’s a few more pictures of groomsmen socks from some […]

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simple registry logo

        These days it seems like most couples are already established adults and professionals by the time they get down the aisle- so more often than not their cabinets are already stocked with all the items they need for their homes. When combining households and moving in with their new spouse many […]

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