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

My fifth bridesmaid, A, is one of my sorority sisters from college. She came in from Memphis for the weekend for her fitting and I loved her dress! The color and cut is going to be very flattering on her figure. The great thing about each girl picking their own dress style is that they […]

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So I went back to see Dena at A Special Touch yesterday to try on my dress again! After playing around with the bust fabric we decided on something a little more simple for the rouching. Here’s a pic of what it will look like! This was the first time I’d tried on my dress […]

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I’ve gotten some inquiries asking about how the wedding website/online RSVP thing is working out. And also for the wording on the RSVP card itself. Since inquiring minds want to know… I thought I’d share. The left side of the card says: “The favor of a reply is requested by <insert date here>. Please RSVP […]

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These dreamy lacy lanterns are only $2.99 at IKEA! Perfect for a tealight or votive. These adorable lanterns are from IKEA for $4.99! Saw these darling, recycled glass bud vases at Target for $2.50 each. Found these oil lamps at Old Time Pottery in Murfreesboro… $5 each. Aren’t the colors perfection? More Old Time Pottery […]

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Bridesmaid H is one of the most fun people I know. We met in high school and were roomies our freshman year at UT. I’m so glad she’ll be standing with me on my wedding day! Isn’t her dress ADORABLE?! It’s so ‘her’- Playful, fun, and a little sassy. And now for an updated pic […]

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I’ve been obsessed with the idea of using vintage blue Ball mason jars as centerpieces for forever… now my dream is coming true! Going to try to win another lot so that I have plenty to use on all my tables. Hooray! I’ve never bid on anything on eBay before. I have to say- it […]

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Sorry I didn’t have a fun new post for you yesterday. I wasn’t in much of a posting mood, to be honest. As always, I try to share the ups and the downs with you, and after a day to think I feel ready to share another down point… As many of you know, E […]

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Our RSVP cards are not to be mailed back. They include directions on how to RSVP on our wedding website! Invite, RSVP front and back. Front of Envelope back of envelope

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I’ve gotten lots of questions in comments and emails so I decided to share them here with you. Please feel free to ask whatever you’d like- I’ll try my best to answer them. Lauren wrote: Where did you find the design for your invitation? I scanned in the swirly ornament from a stamp I had […]

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Thank you all for your kind words! I’ve been slaving over these invites all weekend and it made me happy to know that people liked them! I’ve had alot of people emailing me about the cost of creating my invitations so here is the breakdown folks! Here's what I ordered: 100 sheets of SeaGlass Metallic […]

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IDoOriginals.com is offering a 50% off discount on their cosmetic bags until March 9! These would make a GREAT, inexpensive gift for your bridesmaids! Check them out! They will be offering 50% off a different item each week for the Month of March! Talk about March Madness! Be sure to take advantage of this deal […]

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