Jessica Bishop, Founder of The Budget Savvy Bride
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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 Wedding 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 include some of our wedding photos on them, but when we started getting […]

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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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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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