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Hello again. Anna Skye here from Download & Print, and today I have a free printable wedding menu for you. By the time your wedding menu is decided you are getting close to W-day, so I kept this project nice and easy so that you can hand the task over to even the most craft […]

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I will fully admit that I spend way too much time watching Say Yes to the Dress. Does it create unrealistic expectations of what a sane person should spend on a dress? Absolutely. ($35,000 for a wedding dress? Yep, let me just grab my checkbook.) It is healthy to have seen just about every episode, […]

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jessica-bishop-editorWelcome to The Budget Savvy Bride!

I’m Jessica, The Budget Savvy Bride™! My goal is to help you plan a beautiful wedding that won’t break the bank by sharing inspiration, ideas and projects to save you money!

Check out our Real Weddings section where you can browse by budget or location, and our collection of DIY Projects to save you money on different aspects of your day! Don’t miss our resources page– full of sources for anything you might need to purchase for your big day!

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Putting together a look and feel for a wedding is not very far from putting together the look and feel for a brand, except for a wedding there are only two people to deal with which in theory would make branding infinitely simpler. I’m sure the designer who worked with me would strongly disagree. As […]

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 Callie + John May 18, 2013 Amelia, VA in an old hay barn What was your wedding budget? $3,000 Dress 156 cowboy boots 150 decorations 300 photographer 1,000 food, provided by family – about $1000 How many guests did you have? 100 What creative or personal aspects did you include in your wedding? We created […]

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It’s hard to believe but my wedding day has finally come and gone. The final few weeks leading up to the “I Do’s” was a whirlwind of finishing projects and last minute surprises. Fortunately, the honeymoon that followed was absolute bliss! Now, we’re starting to settle back into ‘normal’ life again. I still have a […]

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    Google tells me that the average cost for wedding flowers runs $1000-$2000. Well, even if I had an extra $2000 I wouldn’t be spending it on flowers, so John and I decided to DIY this part of the wedding. I love buying flowers for our house and arranging them in vases, so how […]

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When it comes to entertaining– whether it’s a dinner party or your wedding day– it’s always good to treat your guests well. It’s nice to anticipate things your guests might want or need because it makes them feel cared for and special. One simple and inexpensive treat you can share with your guests is offering a […]

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I am sure most of you BSB followers know what a sample dress is, but just in case you don’t, a sample dress is the dress that all of us brides try on in the store before we order our very own version.  Often, when a dress is discontinued, the sample gown is sold at […]

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If you follow me on Instagram, you might’ve noticed that my husband and I recently went on an ultra-fab vacation to the US Virgin Islands to celebrate five years of marriage. Between our anniversary trip and the Cabo trip I took in April, it’s safe to say I feel like an expert beach goer now. Plus, I […]

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