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Sorry for the super-delay on today’s BSWOW– but I haven’t missed a week yet this year so I was determined to get this up tonight! Me & Maddy have been busy plugging away on the new issue of Nonpareil Magazine (it’s up– go check it out!) but I couldn’t let today go by without posting […]

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And They’re Off!: Finding Inspiration… Inspiration is easy to come by when you are planning a wedding and have internet access, but then you all know that because you are reading this blog! When I got engaged back in June, finding inspiration was not an issue at all. I was studying for the bar exam. […]

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Last week our Save the Dates went out in the mail. Dropping them in the mailbox was definitely one of those, “Wow! I am really getting married!” moments. It was scary and exciting and there were definitely lots of butterflies in my stomach. We debated about sending out Save the Dates and whether having a […]

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  Today I would like to take a moment to introduce you too our newest sponsor, e.m.papers! The fabulous one-woman-show-slash-indie-business-owner, (aka Eleanor) is offering adorable and chic DIY printable wedding invitation kits at 3 different budget-savvy price points. The templates can be mixed and matched to create a completely creative and custom suite. Each downloadable […]

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Alright ladies, this is our last new guest blogger for a while, so please give her a warm welcome! Rowenna is super practical when it comes to her wedding planning and I definitely love her no muss, no fuss attitude! She definitely represents a very common perspective when it comes to planning budget weddings, so […]

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Hello cupcake! I’m going to share with you how I put together my own DIY wedding website. For me, having a website was essential…we have so many guests coming from out of town (and out of country!) that we needed a place to provide people with travel info, maps, hotels, and the like. Rather than […]

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Time to announce the winner of the Blooms for the Ultimate Budget Savvy Bride Contest! *drumroll please* Melissa West!!! Congratulations! You’ve won $500 in flowers from Blooms by the Box for your wedding day!! Thanks for all the fabulous entries and all the votes!! And BIG thanks to Blooms by the Box for sponsoring this […]

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After weeks of cluttering my hard drive with photos and inspiration boards from numerous, scattered wedding blogs, I found that not only was a cohesive, gorgeous wedding style not magically coming together on its own, but that I was confusing myself to a ridiculous extent. I have a problem. I fall in love with photos. […]

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Alrighty ladies, it’s time to meet another guest blogger, the fabulous Anne! This lovely lady comes to us from Charlotte, NC and is sharing with us how she’ll pull off her wedding on a $10k budget. Anne was one of my sorority sisters at the University of Tennessee (Go Vols!) so I’m excited to see […]

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  What was your budget? If you are able, give us a rough breakdown of how you spent your budget. I am a giant fan of DIY, not just because its cost effective- mostly since I am a crafty Jane of all trades (artist, graphic designer, photographer etc etc)! The dress was a Target brand […]

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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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