Budget Savvy Resources

Where to Buy Your Canvas Prints

As a bride-to-be or newly-married lady, you’ve probably thought about getting some of your photos printed especially in canvas form! This is all the rage with brides and newlyweds, and there are so many places to choose from along with countless options of sizes, number of

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Reselling Your Wedding Decor

One thing I plan to do this summer is to resell my wedding decor that I bought but can’t find a way to repurpose. During wedding planning, I was careful to select pieces that I could reuse as home decor like the wooden lantern we used for

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Wedding Planning Advice

Happily Married

So it’s been awhile… I’ve joked with my friends and family after I got married I just threw everything else to the wind. After 15 months of planning, I had to take a break. I actually found it highly therapeutic to go through social media and

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It Takes Two

Our wedding planning is coming to a close, and I couldn’t be happier. Not because I hated planning my wedding but because I finally get to marry the man who has made the last 15 months of my life A TON easier. I dedicate this post

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The New Breed of Bridesmaid

My best friend in college got engaged just before we graduated. I remember how excited I was for her, and I remember how she squealed when she told me and held her hand out to show me the ring. Flash forward six months later: I had

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Wedding Planning Advice

Traditions I’m Skipping

I consider myself a more modern, unconventional bride. There are so many traditions out there that just didn’t resonate with me at all. I believe a bride should feel comfortable enough to have a choice and that can feel so empowering to make these decisions on

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Beauty

10 Bridal Beauty Faves

Around that six month mark, bridal magazines and websites tell you to start your beauty regimen stat! I was six months away from my wedding back in November, and I was befuddled. Admittedly, I’ve gotten lazy in “my old age”, and I eventually found myself keeping

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Wedding Budget

Wedding Costs: YOLO

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

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DIY Wedding Decor

DIY Chalkboard Signage

I am so pleased to bring you another DIY project this week. Let me give you some backstory. I love the idea of chalkboard signage at weddings. It brings a little rustic chic detail to this special event. However, some chalkboards can be up to $50

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DIY Wedding Decor

$12 Ceremony & Reception Signs

I’m excited to share this DIY project with you this week! Early on, Josh and I discussed using rustic signage for our wedding. We made three signs: one with ‘I Do, We Did’ and two with ‘L & J Wedding’ .  We made these back in November.Here’s what

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