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

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This installment of the Budget Savvy Wedding of the Week is SUPER budget savvy! In fact, it’s the LOWEST priced wedding we’ve ever featured! But what it lacked in budget, it makes up for in craftiness! Charissa and Alex pulled together a $2,000 budget friendly backyard wedding for their 50 guests! They did lots of […]

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Wheat can be a great alternative to flowers if you’re having a rustic, fall wedding. It’s amazing how dreamy this grain can make your event. Check out these pictures as proof! Bouquet via Wedding By Color Bouquet from The Knot Boutonniere from InStyle Weddings centerpiece idea from The Knot Small wheat stalk arrangements as table […]

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Happy Monday, ladies- let’s talk lace & lingerie! How’s that for a Monday morning pick-me-up? With the state of the economy times are tougher than normal, but it doesn’t mean you have to let the recession take a bite out of your fun on your wedding night, your honeymoon, or at home for that matter! […]

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I was recently interviewed for an article in a Bridal Guide in the Covington Leader. I talk about my own wedding budget struggles and about what being ‘budget-savvy’ means to me! If you’re interested, you can check it out below! Click here to read the article! In other news, E & I are jetting off […]

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In case y’all didn’t know, there’s a great new resource out there to help you find a great photographer in your area that’s within your price range. If you’ve spent any time searching for a photographer, you know that many don’t list their price points on their website. SnapKnot has compiled lists of photogs in […]

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I love it when I get BSWOW submissions from photographers! It’s so sweet when they nominate their couples for features! This wedding comes from Jessica Miller Photography. This couple managed to pull of their beautiful wedding for 115 guests at only $5500! Some words from their photographer, Jessica, “This was a May wedding full of […]

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Of course if you still want the look of fresh flowers you can always go the silk/faux flower route! Using fake flowers means you could re-use them as centerpieces in your home or sell them to another bride and recoup some of your money. Here are some lovely examples of silk flower arrangements I’ve found […]

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So this summer, E and I are invited to SIX weddings! SIX! Last year we only went to one other than our own! I obviously LOVE weddings and I am very excited to attend all of the ones we’ve been invited to! But along with the fun aspect comes the financial aspect- attending weddings costs […]

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  When it comes to saving money on your big day, one thing that is always a struggle is the dress. Yes, it’s something you will only wear for a few hours on one day, so it’s hard to shell out big bucks for that dress. But there’s also the emotional aspect, where you want […]

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We didn’t have assigned seating for our wedding (thank goodness because with the rain and last minute rearranging it would have been CHAOS). But I always loved the extra added detail of a cute escort card set up. I am particularly fond of the outdoor wedding staple- mini clothespins. I mean, aren’t miniature things just […]

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Last month my book club read the NYT Bestseller Water for Elephants, which centers around the lives of people who are part of a traveling circus. So our host for book club decided to play into the theme when preparing our snacks for the evening! Lacey did such an adorable job I had to share […]

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