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I couldn't be more excited about today's post! Today… (well, technically yesterday) marked NINE YEARS since I published the first post here on The Budget Savvy Bride. Can you believe it? Nine years! That's almost a third of my lifetime… which is crazy. I have to admit, I had NO idea when I started blogging about my own wedding that this site would become what it is today. I feel so blessed to share helpful advice and resources with brides and grooms all around the globe — because today's couples are savvier than ever!


I truly love what I do here at BSB. It's super fulfilling to know that the advice, inspiration, and ideas shared here have benefitted countless couples in their own quests to plan a beautiful wedding on a budget. So, in honor of this momentous occasion, I called in some of my favorite brand partners to offer up an awesome giveaway! As you know, we regularly work with some awesome brands to create beautiful and helpful content while sharing our signature tips and tricks, and these guys were so excited to gift us some of their best goods to bestow upon one lucky BSB Reader! Check out the list of brands and items included in this giveaway — it's totally epic!



$100 Gift Card from David's Bridal!

David's Bridal is one of our go-to resources for budget savvy wedding dresses, accessories and more! You can get nearly everything you need for your big day from David's Bridal – from your entire wedding day look to invitations, bridal party gifts, and so much more. They've graciously offered up a $100 gift card for our winner to put towards their in-store purchase. Use it to take a chunk off the cost of your wedding gown or go on a shopping spree for wedding accessories or gifts!

Cricut Explore Air

A Cricut Explore Air Machine!

Y'all know how much I love my Cricut — it's seriously a budget savvy bride's BFF! The options for what you can do and create with this versatile tool are literally endless! I just know you'll love using it as much as I do. Choose from thousands of free projects in Design Space or make your own completely custom projects. From your wedding paper goods to gifts for your best gal pals, you'll find so many amazing ways to utilize the Cricut Explore for your wedding day and beyond!

instax mini 8

An Instax Mini 8!

Capture your favorite wedding and honeymoon memories with the help of this adorable Instax Mini 8! The nostalgia of instant film makes your photos feel that much more special. The Instax Mini is a great little camera to use to document all your wedding planning fun. You could even use the Instax Mini to let your guests make a super simple photo guestbook at your wedding!

Essie Gel Couture Nail Polish

Essie Gel Couture Set

Essie Gel Couture is the latest innovation in nail color. The two-step process leaves you with long-lasting results that won't chip for up to 14 days! The polishes feature an instant gel-like shine with no UV lamp needed. Gel Couture is available in 54 crave-worthy shades, and our lucky winner will win a set of 6 gorgeous colors, as well as the Gel Couture top coat. Gel Couture polishes are perfect for budget savvy brides because they allow you to skip the salon manis in favor of a DIY option that actually lasts!

Birchbox Bridesmaids Box

Birchbox Maid Up & Ready Bridesmaids Kit

This is exciting, because I personally got to preview this box at the Birchbox Shop in SoHo last week — it doesn't come out until May 15th, but I got my hands on one to include in this fun giveaway! If you don't already subscribe to Birchbox, I highly recommend it, as it's a fun and affordable way to try new beauty products! They are launching this great Bridesmaids Box Kit that is worth $66 of fab products for $18 — totally perfect to gift your maids! Our winner will receive one of these fab kits as well!

So what are you waiting for? Oh right… the details on how to enter! 😉

Enter The Budget Savvy Bride's 9th Blogiversary Giveaway! Prizes from David's Bridal, Cricut, Instax, Birchbox, and Essie!

How to enter:

Use the giveaway widget below and complete as many steps as you want! The more you complete, the more entries you'll earn! Best of luck!


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Thanks so much for reading The Budget Savvy Bride, for sharing our posts with your friends and family, and for interacting with BSB on social media. You have no idea how much it means to me that I am able to do something to help others while also being creative, and living my dreams. I look forward to bringing you another year of budget savvy wedding awesomeness!


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Jessica is the creator of The Budget Savvy Bride; she launched the site in May of 2008, shortly after becoming engaged. Jessica has been recognized as a budget wedding expert by various media outlets and continues to share realistic inspiration and actionable tips to help brides save money on their weddings. Google

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