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Savvy Articles by: Krystal

Tomorrow is my big day and while I’m totally pressed for time, I wanted to share a few things I learned. Planning a wedding sucks. No, really, it does. Some parts are fun, some parts are glamorous, but typically it just was a big suck. Things cost way more than you anticipated and don’t always […]

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In an effort to make six brooch bouquets quickly, I had a pseudo-birthday party: Brunch with my bridesmaids and a small get together at my house with hot glue guns and costume jewelry. I wanted all my bridesmaids to carry a small brooch bouquet so I enlisted their help to get them started. I had […]

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When I was looking for a photographer, I was toying with the idea of taking engagement photos. I didn’t want to pay extra for a simple session, so I was hoping to find a photographer that offered a free engagement session in their package. I felt extremely lucky to find a husband and wife photography […]

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I’m not going to lie. I’ve already splurged on my hair for the wedding. Not only am I paying for my stylist to come to my hotel on the big day, but I’m also coughing up $75 for a hair and makeup trial this month.  Salon services can add up—especially if you’re making your stylist […]

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Trying to cut costs on various items is a part of any wedding planning. You trim where you don’t need such extravagance and use that savings to beef up something you really want. Well, as a lover of stationary and graphic design I had assumed that I would be splurging on Save the Dates and […]

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I love DIY weddings where the brides and families labor over making some memorable details with their unique talents. I, however, am not much of a crafter or a DIY-er. Since I’ve started this wedding planning, I’ve joked that I want a “DIY wedding without the DIY.” I love the look of handcrafted décor and […]

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Selecting a venue to have your wedding and reception can be a daunting task. I was worried that our tastes would clash and we would struggle to find something that was “us.” Boy, was I wrong! We knew immediately we were going to have the ceremony on the beach. We knew which beach and what […]

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Wedding Inspiration: A low-key, vintage inspired seaside party! The first time my fiancé and I started to discuss what we envisioned our wedding to be, we were right on the same page. Forget fancy details and stuffy venues. We were on a budget and to keep costs down, we knew we were going to get […]

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I’d like to introduce you all to another fab blogger today, the lovely Krystal!! I really love her positive, upbeat spirit and her laid back approach to planning her destination wedding. Sometimes, not only is it less of a headache but it can also be less of a budget buster to plan a destination wedding- […]

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