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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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Please say hello to our newest bride blogger, Leah! She’s from Ohio and her wedding plans stood out to me because she and her fiance are planning a Kentucky Derby themed wedding!! How cute is that? She’s hoping to pull off her wedding for a guest list of 275 on a $12,000 budget- sounds like […]

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Inspiration Board As I mentioned in my intro post, my FH and I both love to travel. Finding inspiration for our wedding from all the places we’ve been was a no-brainer and so we decided on a “vintage travel” theme for the day. My color palette started with red and turquoise, one of my all-time […]

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My fiancé, and I are getting married THIS October (10-16-10) in the mountains of Pennsylvania. Throughout the planning process, I browsed a lot of wedding-related blogs in order to get ideas and information about planning weddings and saving money. My first piece of advice: The internet is a wonderful resource; use it! Additionally, my fiancé […]

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First off, I want to thank The Budget Savvy Bride and Blooms By The Box for the truly awesome opportunity to win $500 worth of flowers. My fiancé and I are planning our September 2011 wedding for 2/3 to 1/2 the cost of a typical San Francisco soiree (depending on the source that you consult). […]

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Tips from a Budget Savvy Bride My mother and father each have full-time, stressful jobs, and are currently putting two daughters through college while also carting my younger brother around to high school football practices and the such. Needless to say, when I sprung on them that I would be getting married in March of […]

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There’s one thing that we all have in common since we’re reading Budget Savvy Bride. And that is, we obviously do not have Chelsea’s no-holds-barred, sky’s-the-limit, over-the-top wedding budget. We know we wouldn’t skimp on the pomp and circumstance if our parents had pockets as deep as Hilary’s and Bill’s. Since we don’t, here are […]

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Hi, my name is Katie. My fiancé, Steven, and I met at an ugly sweater Christmas party three and half years ago. He was impressed that I had made my own sweater (a blue sweatshirt with a felt snowman and glitter snow glued on). Oddly, I think this may be a good representation of the […]

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I love this wedding for a variety of reasons– the colors, the laid-back atmosphere, the bride’s super-great advice for staying calm throughout all the details, and- of course- the budget!! Nastassia & Eion pulled off this fab wedding for less than $5k. Nastassia was the lucky winner of our earring giveaway from Especially Brides, and […]

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Hello lovelies! I wanted to share with you some inspiration pictures that have been shaping my wedding planning thus far. My fiance and I decided quite early on that our wedding colors would be black, white, and gunmetal grey – not only because they’re fitting for our wintry December 31st wedding, but because THEY’RE TOTALLY […]

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