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

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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I ordered my paper for my invitations last week and they all arrived while I was in Knoxville! I’m hoping to print and assemble my invites this weekend! Seems like a daunting task but I hope to send them out on Monday! Wish me luck! Here’s a breakdown of what I ordered: 100 sheets of […]

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Trying to decide what kind of packaging we will have available for our guests to use at the candy buffet. I’m thinking either these kraft paper bags with the foil enclosures (like a bag of coffee has). The one without the window… thinking CHEAP here, folks.   The smaller ones without the window (size 3.5 […]

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I was so sad that I had to miss my MOH’s dress fitting, but I just really needed to go see my sis since she was so sick. Luckily, S was able to bring her mom along to take some pics for me! I think this dress is gonna be gorgeous! The color is fabulous- […]

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image from here This pic from VintageGlam’s featured wedding today inspired me. Those shoes with the flowers? They are the same style Nine West JuliaRae shoe that I am wearing. (See here.) I searched for them in gold without much luck, but I did find them in Grey. I think it would be super cute […]

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So for those of you who actually know me or follow me on Twitter, you might have heard or read me being super stressed out about finding a new venue. You see, when I lost my job before Christmas, I had to really sit down and re-evaluate our budget and how much we could realistically […]

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I am heading to Knoxville to be with my little sister K. She is going to have her tonsils out. Should be a pretty routine surgery but prayers would still be appreciated. Thanks!

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I decided to contact the seller of that necklace I fell in love with, and let me tell you, I am SO happy I did! Candy of Candy’s Art makes really unique, gorgeous jewelry. Check out her ETSY shop here. She made another necklace just like the one I had fallen for, and even made […]

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Yesterday, I met with Dena at A Special Touch to have my sister A fitted for her bridesmaid dress. This is just first fit so we were just trying to get a feel for if this is what she liked, and i think it’s turning out adorable! The color looks so great on A and […]

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