During a recent bridal event at our reception hall my fiancé and I loved the up-lighting set up inside of the venue. We hadn’t planned on including up-lighting as part of our décor, and I was under the impression that it was incredibly difficult to set
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The tradition of a wedding guestbook has been around for a few hundred years. It started as a testimony of those in attendance to the reality of the marriage. Nowadays, the guest book is used to record those in attendance at the wedding as a memento.
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
One of my favorite discoveries I made at Bridal Market this year was this stunning collection of green wedding dresses from the eco friendly designer behind The Cotton Bride. All of the gowns in their collection are made from 100% cotton and silks – the fabrics
Over the years, I’ve not been invited to any black tie affairs, but the occasional wedding or event will require nicer attire then I currently keep on rotation in my closet. In these moments I’m faced with the budget savvy gal’s dilemma… do I splurge on
Happy Monday, lovelies! I have a special-favor-slash-awesome-resource to share with you today! You see, back in the early days of this blog, I became friends with a spunky gal named Dana who was also sharing her budget bride woes and wins on her blog, The Broke-Ass
Make your grand exit from the wedding reception extra special with wedding sparklers! To find out our recommendations for where to buy wedding sparklers, scroll to the bottom of this post. Weddings are made up of many special moments. The hope is that your wedding photographers
Let’s be real. Wedding Invitations can be expensive. You have to get the right design, color, and feel of the invitations… and then you have to get the matching enclosure cards and RSVP’s. Don’t forget the fancy envelopes. I estimated the total cost for my invitations
On the hunt for wedding accessories and gifts? You’ll definitely want to check out our friends at The Wedding Outlet – they have pretty much anything you could think of for your special day! Here’s some of my favorite items (just click on the photos to view and/or
Weddings can be expensive, but you can cut costs a number of ways via online resources like lynda.com classes! As a graphic designer, I was able to DIY design TONS of our wedding details from invitations to programs, guestbooks and more- but not everyone has that knowledge.
When it comes to weddings, flowers can be a big expense. You probably already know that here at The Budget Savvy Bride, we love to share cost-friendly alternatives to fresh flowers. One of the best substitutes, of course, are silk flowers– you can choose from a
Let’s talk money.I mean, that’s why you’re here isn’t it? To find out how to save money, spend it wisely, and stretch your dollars when possible. These days, the parents of the bride don’t always pay the tab for the wedding day – lots of you