Wedding Planning Advice

Wedding Day Must Have’s

via Style Me Pretty As my own big day approaches, I have been thinking about the things I will need for the wedding day. The few days before our wedding are going to be jam packed with setting up, finishing DIYs and welcoming our out of town guests. I want to have

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unplugged ceremony
Ceremony

An Unplugged Ceremony

There has been a lot of talk within the wedding world lately about an “Unplugged Ceremony”. If you are unfamiliar with this term, it means that the bride and groom request their guests to refrain from using their phones, cameras, or other electronic devices during the ceremony (sometimes the entire wedding day).

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paper and stationery DIYs

DIY Thank You Notes

Planning a wedding requires a lot of several things, one of those being thank you’s and stamps. I have never been one to want to send out typical notes, but I also did not want to spend a lot of money on buying special cards. One day when I was looking around

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Bridal Party Gifts

Best Bridal Shower Gifts

It seems that as soon as we got engaged, several of my friends started adding some extra bling to their left hand as well. This meant picking out a lot of different adorable gifts, most of them I wanted for myself, but to give to these beautiful ladies to celebrate their “I

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DIY Wedding Decor

DIY Wedding Lounge Furniture

Do you want a wedding lounge area with sofas, chairs and tables, and then you look at the prices to rent these pieces, and quickly remove the thought from your memory? Then you return to Pinterest a few hours days later only to remember how beautiful they look? I am here to

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Parties + Showers

Nautical Bridal Shower

Hi Budget Savvy Readers! I am back today to talk about my Nautical Bridal Shower. My MOH, Bridesmaids, Friends and Family did such a wonderful job planning my shower, I can’t even put into words how much I loved it. My shower was held at a waterfront restaurant near our house, and

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DIY PROJECTSWedding Decor

DIY Rope Centerpieces

Throughout the planning process you begin to realize just how expensive certain aspects of the wedding can be. The biggest surprise to me was the price of rental items. For our wedding we needed to rent many items, from centerpieces to furniture, and there was no way we could pay rental prices

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Food + Beverage

Wedding Cake Alternatives

Lets face it, you can’t exactly have your cake and eat it too, especially during a wedding. As our wedding gets closer, we are faced with the details. The small ones, the important ones, and the sweet ones. When we began meeting with bakeries for our wedding cake we started to realize

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Bridal Party Gifts

Groomsmen Gift Ideas

I finished shopping for my Bridesmaids months ago, but we have yet to purchase Groomsmen gifts. Why are guys so much harder to buy for than gals? We have tossed around several ideas, but nothing has stuck yet. Between Etsy, Google and Pinterest our heads are being clouded with so many ideas.

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Parties + Showers

DIY Pink and Gold Bridal Shower

A Bridal Shower is meant to be the kick off event for an upcoming Wedding, but it shouldn’t cost nearly as much. With that being said, the bridal party should still make sure to throw a great bash for their friend. There are several ways to decrease expenses, while putting together a

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Budget Savvy Resources

Budget Friendly Wedding Resources

 via Every aspect of a wedding can cost a pretty penny, thankfully there are ways around almost all of the costs. Depending on your location, you can get great deals on previously used wedding items. It can take some time to find exactly what you are looking for, but it will be

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Groom + Groomsmen Attire

Groomsmen Attire Inspiration

With all of the talk of attire for the females in the wedding, it is time to finally pick what our Groomsmen will be wearing. From the very beginning of planning, we knew the guys would wear Vans, but besides that we didn’t know specifically how they would dress. We also wanted

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