Martha Stewart Weddings Real Weddings Special Issue


I’ve got a special treat for y’all today — an exclusive peek into the new issue of Martha Stewart Weddings!

This isn’t any ordinary issue of MSW — no, ma’am. This is the Real Weddings Special Issue! And who better than BSB to share a few of the (30+) fabulous tips to save money on *your* real wedding?

Here are a few of our favorite tips from this great article, Spending Smarts, from the Martha Stewart Weddings Real Weddings Special Issue on newsstands now!

Save Money on Your Wedding Invitations:

Look at designing your own suite. Sites like,, and have upped the design-it-yourself game, with results you’ll be proud of.

Save Money on Your Wedding Dress:

If you’re not sentimental, kick around the idea of renting a high-end number at a low-end price (check out

Save Money on Your Wedding Flowers:

Consider potted plants as centerpieces; they look lush, and you only need one per table. Or play up candlelight. If your venue allows it, cluster together pillar candles in glass hurricanes and smaller ones in votive holders. For added romance, set them atop low-cost mirrors.

Save Money on Your Wedding Photographer:

Opt for basic coverage instead of pricey packages. See how your photos (and budget) look after the fact, and then order any extras, like blowups and gallery wraps, à la carte.

Want more money saving tips for weddings?

Pick up the special issue of

Martha Stewart Weddings Real Weddings

on Newsstands now!


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Thanks to the team at Martha Stewart Weddings for sharing this peek into their newest magazine issue with us here at The Budget Savvy Bride!

Editor’s note: Due to the pandemic, some of the general wedding planning advice we share may not be applicable or possible due to restrictions on events. Please adhere to all current regulations and stay safe and healthy! Get more pandemic wedding resources here

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