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The Budget Savvy Bride

What was your budget? If you are able, give us a rough breakdown of how you spent your budget. Our budget was $10,000. I searched a lot to get the best deals and I did a lot myself too. I paid for a large portion of the wedding myself. Photographer – $1,000 Chapel – $500 […]

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Hi everyone! Hope you all had a fantastic weekend– I know I did! I got to attend my dear bloggy friend Miss Sarah Elizabeth’s wedding! It was perfect and beautiful and you could really see all the time she put into her big day. She was a picture perfect bride- I can’t wait for her […]

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Anne! who said, “Hey Jess! I would use the photobook as my guest book at my May wedding! I would squeal with delight if I was the winner!” Squeal away, Anne because you won the Lulu photobook giveaway! You’ve won a 20 page photobook of the size and binding of your choosing! Thanks to everyone […]

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This week we have another awesome Two Bright Lights submitted wedding from Simply Knot Photography! I am thrilled to share this $3,000 backyard wedding from Phoenix, Arizona. This sweet bicycle themed wedding has a sunny yellow color scheme that I just love. They couple saved by having their wedding in their backyard on a Sunday, […]

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I am loving these new creative ideas that are popping up all over the wedding world! Last week I showed you a new photobooth/guestbook concept that debuted at the Nashville bridal show, and this week I am sharing another gem called Fantastic Flipbooks! Here’s the dealio: Inviting Fantastic Flipbooks to your event or venue is […]

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Take your pick! Each of these Ann Taylor dresses are $89 and paired with the included accessories you have a fabulous bridesmaid look for less than $200! Coral Dresses from Ann Taylor, $89 one, two, three Mossimo Beige Shoes from Target, $19.99 Delicate Drop Earrings from Stella & Dot, $24 La Coco Gold Pearl Strand […]

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Catherine! who said, “We’ve been married for 9 days now and we’ve eaten out most of our meals in those 9 days. Before the wedding we were doing rice and beans, spaghetti, and pancakes on a regular rotation to save those last few dollars to go toward the wedding. I would love to win the […]

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Reader Elaine sent me over a link to a quite entertaining blog, A Fanciful Twist. The author Vanessa was inspired by this paper flower chandelier from the Spring 2009 Anthropologie catalog. She created her own whimsical paper flower chandelier using patterned papers. I could see this used in a wedding setting or even for a […]

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This beautiful wedding comes to us from Jen Stewart Photography who submitted it using Two Bright Lights! We loved the sunny yellow wedding color scheme so much that we couldn’t resist sharing it. Although the budget is on the higher side of weddings we usually feature, the bride Krista found ways to cut costs that […]

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This past weekend I was working at the local Nashville Bridal Show and I always love to check out what’s new vendor-wise and product-wise at the show. This was probably my 10th bridal show I’ve been to between my previous job and now working part time with a photographer so I’ve seen ALOT of different […]

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How cute is this DIY wreath? The best part is how simple it is- all you need is a little cardboard, some patterned paper, a leaf-shaped craft punch and some hot glue! How precious! {images from Avie Designs} You can go check out Avie Designs for the full tutorial. I can only imagine how awesome […]

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