Alcohol has a ridiculously high markup, so finding a venue that will allow you to bring your own booze will save you bundles on your wedding reception!
One great way to cut costs on your wedding is to identify things you can do yourself! Check out this post all about wedding DIY projects and how to decide which ones are right for you!
Let these real-life DIY tragedies serve as a warning to any couple who is planning to take on certain aspects of their big day themselves! Check out these five examples of how DIY can ruin your big day… or otherwise known as, How to DIY your
If you’re looking for ways to save money on your wedding, consider cutting down the number of fresh flowers you’re using in decor. Check out this post for great ideas for alternatives and inspiration to fresh flowers for your wedding.
One great way to reduce the cost of your wedding is to be strategic with your choice of wedding date. Pick an off-season date to save big on your wedding budget!
1. Your Budget Hosting an at-home wedding doesn’t magically take away all of your budgeting woes. It’s essential to create a wedding budget and stick to it throughout the planning process. While the venue is free, you’ll still have to pay for any additional services you
1. Wearing white Western brides only wear white because Queen Victoria decided she wanted to wear white to marry Prince Albert in 1840. Nearly 200 years ago. Oh, and at some point, the idea that white was a symbol for the bride’s purity (her “most valuable
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Photo by Lidya Nada on Unsplash There’s no doubt about the initial thrill that comes after saying “Yass!” to your one-and-only. At that moment, you couldn’t wait to start planning your wedding, picking out color palettes, and getting knee deep in tulle. But now that some
When I was planning my own budget wedding in 2013 (and before I became a professional wedding coordinator), I thought wedding planning was this secret world that had tips and tricks under lock and key. I became a wedding coordinator in hopes of discovering these tips
Whether you are newly engaged or already planning your event, you are busy dreaming about your perfect wedding day. Before you make any major decisions, you will need to determine an appropriate budget for the occasion. You will need to prioritize key components of your wedding, like
I honestly don’t know how we did it… 5 years ago, we were planning and paying for a wedding, we were buying a house, we were planning and paying for a honeymoon AND still paying off student loans (well, at least I was). What were we