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This wedding makes me happy inside for oh-so-many reasons! Sweet Emily has been a reader of BSB for quite some time, and we’ve exchanged quite a few emails over the last year. Emily is currently taking graphic design courses and before taking the plunge of going back to school, she emailed lil ol’ me for […]

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Sorry for the super-delay on today’s BSWOW– but I haven’t missed a week yet this year so I was determined to get this up tonight! Me & Maddy have been busy plugging away on the new issue of Nonpareil Magazine (it’s up– go check it out!) but I couldn’t let today go by without posting […]

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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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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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Nici & Steven were married on Sunday, March 28, 2010 at Publick House in Sturbridge, Massachusetts! You can save alot of money by getting married on any day other than Saturday since those are the most in-demand. And this couple saved even more by choosing a Sunday in the off-season for weddings! They received discounts […]

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I’ve been getting lots of request for more diversity in our BS-WOWs in terms of geography, so I am pleased to share this lovely wedding from Seattle, Washington! Of course with bigger cities we also might have some bigger budgets but I think that this couple definitely found ways to cut costs in their planning […]

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Monique & Timothy’s relaxed outdoor affair just brings me joy! Even though this wedding is on the larger side of budgets that we feature, there’s still some great takeaways from the bride’s experience. Her helpful tips: find a venue that will let you bring in your own alcohol and sometimes doing all inclusive can save […]

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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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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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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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I have been swooning over this wedding since it arrived in my Two Bright Lights submission queue. Of course I always love Dixie Pixel’s work, so that was no surprise! In fact the bride loved Tara’s work so much that she spent over HALF her budget on the photography! It just goes to show how […]

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I’m officially naming Melissa as the DIY queen. She did SO many projects for her autumn inspired budget wedding that really pulled off an amazing look on a tight budget! From her paper flower bouquets to all the custom paper products she made herself- she really carried out her theme and the result is amazing! […]

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