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    I think you’ll all agree, one of the most fun parts of wedding planning is registering for gifts! It’s like walking around your favorite stores and bringing your wildest dreams to life without spending a dime! Of course here at BSB, we try to approach all aspects of wedding planning from a budget […]

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You’re not going to want to miss this lovely lakeside wedding today! Time and time again some of the most gorgeous weddings we’ve featured have this thing in common: they used a FREE venue. It can save you so so so much and free up a huge portion of your wedding budget to go towards […]

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  When Matt and I started looking at invitations, we had three guidelines: we wanted a hand in the design, the suite would need a simple, vintage feel, and we needed the flexibility to make or print invites as necessary, Of course, as a BSB, getting a lot for a little is high on the […]

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Part of being a Budget Savvy Bride is keeping bridesmaids expenses in check.  In 2011 Mint.com estimated the total cost of being a bridesmaid was $1,695.  Ouch! While that seems like an insanely high number, I can believe it! When I was maid of honor in a wedding a few years ago, I came close […]

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  Over the last few weeks The Budget Savvy Bride has quite an increase in views and that can only mean one thing- a new wave of recently engaged brides have discovered our site! I’d like to take a minute to say welcome to The Budget Savvy Bride! No doubt if you’re here, you’re more […]

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Part of being a budget-savvy bride is planning well to get the most out of your resources (money, time, emotional energy, etc…).  And, that planning includes looking carefully at the wedding weekend as a whole.   Without a doubt, the pinnacle of the wedding weekend will be the wedding (followed by the reception) itself.  However, […]

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I am happy to announce…I finished my wine cork monograms! I’ll be using my last inital (W) and Josh’s (A) since I plan on hyphenating. Here’s the final product: I have some tips for you if you are interested in doing this project. Remember all you need is a hot gluegun. First, decide how wide […]

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  My budgeting is coming along nicely and I’ve scratched off one of many value generating projects from my list that is making my beer budget taste more and more like champagne. In our pre-engagement phase I came across this beautiful gatefold save-the-date that I just had to have. I had no clue who made […]

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  Complement the relaxed vibe of a beach or outdoor wedding with cheap destination wedding dresses from Lightinthebox.com - it’s the budget savvy online destination for bridal and special occasion dresses – they sell quality, trendy wedding dresses at up to 80% off! The dresses from Light In the Box offer some amazing details: intricate hand beading, […]

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Hey gals! I decided that now would be a great time to share with you an AWESOME option for creating free wedding websites!! Sure, there are tons of options out there with incredible features, social integration, and more– but this one is FREE and still has all the basic features you’ll need to inform your […]

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The main reason I selected our venue at the Flamingo Chapel was their lovely tropical inspired gardens, but honestly the wedding photography of Imagine Studios sealed the deal. We decided against taking engagement photos so in the meantime I’ve enjoyed their blog posts. These are shots I’ve seen recently and I am very thankful they will […]

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I think you’ll really like this purple wedding! Super sweet details that are personal to the couple who are into reading and photography– love how they incorporated their interests into the decor on their wedding day! I’m always a huge fan of outdoor weddings – natural light is the best for photographs and Kbattle photography […]

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