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

Just wanted to try out the new WordPress for iPhone update and boy am I excited!! Not only can I blog from my phone, but now I can add pictures that I’ve taken on my phone! AND I can moderate comments now. WordPress- I love you!! just to test it out, here’s some pics of […]

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Centerpiece inspiration I took at the Franklin Mercantile Our rubbermaid bin full of paper flowers, thanks to my mom and her awesome friends! They are just waiting to be glued to the balls to make more poms! This is my rehearsal dinner dress! $20 bucks on sale at Belk, originally 150. Yay! It’s sparkly champagney […]

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I just wanted to share with you my .02 cents about creating my photo-guestbook with Inkubook. As I said before, I created the layout in Adobe Indesign. That’s my favorite program to work in and find it infinitely easier than laying out pages in photoshop. But that’s just me…   I just received my photobook […]

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We received our first gift in the mail last week and I wasn’t sure what the rules were on opening gifts before the wedding… but the box label said Pottery Barn so I just couldn’t resist! It was from my former co-worker and sorority sister, C-face, who shares some of the blame for my current […]

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from The Knot via Marie Eve Um… yes please. Daffodils were always the plan but I am pretty much in love with the daffodil/ranunculus pairing. I’m meeting with Tara tomorrow to discuss flower plans. This has made me actually excited to talk about flowers!

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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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