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

Savvy Articles by: Jessica Bishop

What is your definition of a “budget” wedding? Someone asked me this question on my formspring page and it got me thinking… You can see my response here or there: But it made me curious to know what my readers thought! So please tell me my lovely little friends, what is YOUR definition of a […]

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I am thrilled to share this wedding with you today- you’re going to LOVE it! The lovely red and pink accents make it the perfect BS-WOW for the week of Valentine’s Day! Ohhh the details! The initials on the bouquets, the crystals from the trees, the red tissue pomanders, the paper products, the men in […]

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So the big Hallmark holiday is coming up this weekend and I’m curious to know… what are your plans? What are your Valentine’s Plans?(trends) E & I aren’t huge V-day celebrators. Perhaps this comes from the fact that our dating anniversary is Feb. 11… we always combined the two together, so as not to go […]

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I know you all might think I’m crazy for this… but I’m kind of obsessed with the idea of black kitchen cabinets at the moment. See our kitchen is open into our living room and the honey maple shade of our current cabinets just doesn’t sit right with me when facing the black tv stand […]

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If you’re like everyone else in the world, you began your new year thinking of resolutions to better yourself. I always have a ton. I never stick to them. In addition to my usual ‘lose weight,’ ‘eat healthy,’ and the like resolutions, I had a couple of things that were FUN for me. 1) to […]

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I learned how to make this simple box with a lid when I was in grade school art class. Whenever I’m short on time or money for gift wrap, this is a helpful little trick to have in your arsenal. It could also make a great wedding favor box. You can use any type of […]

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There’s just something about fall weddings… the rich colors just get me! The whimsical details from this wedding make me swoon- the pumpkins, the perfect plum pumps, the topsy turvy cake, and the curly monkey tails in the bouquets- all gorgeous- and captured perfectly by the ever-so-talented Kelli Nicole. I hope you all love these […]

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I’m all for the printed page. I nearly did my senior thesis project on the fact that I thought magazines would stand the test of time even in our ever-increasing digital society. There’s just something so magical and personal about holding a magazine in your hands and turning it’s pages… I LOVE magazines. At one […]

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For any Nashville bride still in search of a venue, here’s a great opportunity to go check out one of Williamson County’s most beautiful venues! CJ’s Off the Square is having an Open House on Saturday, February 27 from 3-6pm! Hosted by Williamson County Weddings & Events At the CJ’s Off the Square Open House, […]

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You all know how much I love me some RetailMeNot.com- I used their site for coupon codes and discounts COUNTLESS times in our wedding planning! I continue to search their site for deals on everyday online purchases as well. Why not save a little money? In conjunction with Ebates, I mean, you just can’t go […]

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If you are reading this post in a reader, click on over to check out our new look! The new and improved BSB! After spending countless hours studying HTML code, CSS, and fiddling with our servers, domains, etc, I am proud to finally share our new look! It’s not a drastic change, but overall I […]

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