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One of the most daunting decisions in my wedding planning turned out to be flowers. To DIY or not to DIY?—that was the question. There are tons of folks out there who lobby on either side of the fence for various reasons. Typically, florists say doing DIY wedding flowers is too big of a gamble […]

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The wedding countdown is on.  As I’m getting into the nitty and the gritty of wedding planning, the big details have been taken care of and I’m getting down into finalizing details and making last minute purchases.  Crafting is coming along (more posts on that later ) For me, many of the last minute purchases […]

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  WHITNEY + TREVOR SEPTEMBER 7, 2013 AURORA, TX  |  MD RESORT     What was your wedding budget? $15,000 Total 6700 – Venue; All-Inclusive; Ceremony, Reception, Catering, Honeymoon Suite 3700 – Photography; Day-of, Engagement Session, Canvas Print, Album, After Session 1200 –Flowers 1000 – DJ and Photobooth 900 – Videography 600 – Bride’s Dress […]

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The title of this post would more accurately be “Why I decided to have my mom DIY my veil” as I’m not actually making the veil. WHO makes the veil isn’t so much the point of this post, but rather the WHY.  Here are some practical reasons to consider DIYing your veil. Making your veil […]

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I’m so happy to be writing a follow up on my Wedding Dress Giveaway from last month! (http://thebudgetsavvybride.com/rescue-my-preloved-wedding-dress/) I chose Bride-to-Be, Allison , who wrote in to rescue my pre-loved dress. Allison and also provided a few fun beach themed wedding ideas that I thought other readers might enjoy:  Hi my name is Allison and I […]

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I must confess…I sometimes feel I am a disappointment to all that is budget-savvy. Though I’ve been praised by my mother for my budget-savvyness, it’s a tough world out there. When I came up with my budget, I’ll admit to you: I had NO CLUE what some things would cost. I’ve saved plenty in some […]

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      Dear Jessica, I want to make sure my guests get up and shake their tail feathers. Where can I find popular wedding dance music?” –From: Wyoming Wallflower   Hi there! Thanks for your question! For your wedding reception, it’s so important to pick the right combination of tunes to get your guests grooving! […]

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  My health had gotten the best of me lately and it’s been rather difficult to get any of my DIY projects done. The list is rather lengthy, so I’ve been feeling the stress in more ways than one and it came out in my first wedding nightmare. The scene began really normal; set during wedding rehearsal.  […]

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Have you entered the Weddington Way giveaway yet? Weddington Way recently launched a new line of dresses inspired by famous silver screen starlets, with cuts made to flatter all body shapes. One lucky bride-to-be will win one of these 6 new and exclusive dresses, in the style and color of her choice.  All you have to do is […]

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      If the thought of registering for a bunch of china you’ll never use at a fancy department store you don’t even shop at makes you yearn for another option, I’m here with some fantastic news for you. SimpleRegistry is a game-changer when it comes to wedding registries. Their unique tools make registering for gifts […]

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Such a cute rustic navy wedding to share with you today! I love the country feel and the details! The couple saved in a big way by using the property of a close friend – therefore not having to pay for an expensive venue. I’d say this is one of the top ways to save […]

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    Versatility is KEY when it comes to being budget savvy – especially when you’re talking about clothing!! The more times or ways you can wear something, the more you get for your money, right? Well, I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite pieces that will make your wardrobe instantly more versatile. I […]

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