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

Savvy Articles by: Jessica Bishop

What’s better than being budget-savvy? Being budget-savvy and eco-friendly! I came across a company called Ecoware Biodegradables that sells these adorable wooden utensils (which are completely biodegradable and are made of birch wood) in bulk. They sell them in cases of 1000 for $56.99 which includes shipping. For the wedding I only need about 150-200 […]

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Guess what ladies?!?! This week I am hosting a contest for Kodak… and the lucky winner will receive this beauty- the Kodak M1063! See that little text in the lower left- 10 mega-pixels, people! That’s more than my digital SLR has! The perfect way to thank your bridesmaid or groomsman for participating in your special […]

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I went in yesterday for what was supposed to be my final fitting but there were still a few things I wanted changed. I had to get all pinned up again to show how I wanted it to look. The bust area just still isn’t what I’m wanting- it’s too poofy so hopefully Dena can […]

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When we first began thinking about what kind of ring we wanted to get for E, we knew we had to stay within a certain budget. He just wanted something durable that looked good on his hand. So, we decided on Tungsten! We chose this 6mm Tungsten Carbide Ring from SuperiorWeddingRings.com For those who don’t […]

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So I have to apologize for my absence… Things are crazy for me right now. As you can imagine, with the wedding being 1 MONTH from TOMORROW. Yup… I can’t believe it. I’ve got my (should be) final dress fitting tomorrow and we’ve got a shower this weekend that some of our best friends are […]

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I’m taking a personal day. I’ll be back to blogging tomorrow. In the meantime, take a look at what arrived on my doorstep this weekend! PS- big contest next week, so get excited!

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So I ordered our thank you cards from … you guessed it… Overnight Prints. They were running a sale on greeting cards so I just went for it. Originally I was planning to do thank you cards after the wedding and inlcude some of our wedding photos on them, but when we started getting gifts […]

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Remember how I was all freaking out about finding a pretty birdcage veil that I love? Well, I did! Here’s a little peek at the gorgeousness that I received in the mail this weekend: Made with love by a special someone- the adorable and fabulous Kasia Fink! photo from Kasia Fink You might also know […]

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  image via Brides.com I decided that I wanted my candy buffet to match our color scheme, but was having trouble finding turquoise candy that wasn’t crazy expensive. The only things I found were jelly beans ($60+ for a 5lb bag) and custom colored M&Ms ($57 for a 5lb bag). YIKES!! I found a few […]

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This is bridesmaid B. We’ve known each other since middle school and went to college together. I am a bridesmaid in her wedding which is about 3 weeks after ours! She’s also in a wedding the week before mine- so she is gonna be wedding’d out by the time it’s all over! I thought her […]

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image from GartnerStudios Gartner Studios, the designers behind the BRIDES line of wedding invites and accessories, has a great collection of 50 free wedding-invite-appropriate fonts available for download on their site. Click here to download. Thanks to reader and fellow Nashville bride, Louise, for the tip!

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