Browse hundreds of real weddings on a budget!

Featuring real weddings is one of our favorite things because it brings a dose of reality to wedding inspiration! Our real wedding features include detailed wedding budget breakdowns whenever available, so you can see what’s possible on a certain budget amount. Viewing real weddings on a budget helps you see how far your money can go, and how other couples got creative to pull off their dream weddings on a small budget.

Real Wedding Budget Breakdowns

Seeing how another bride spent her budget can be incredibly helpful when trying to plan your wedding spending! Click a wedding budget value from the options below to view all the real weddings that we’ve featured on that budget amount!

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The Budget Savvy Bride is the only wedding blog that includes a budget breakdown with every real wedding. We want to help prove that beautiful weddings are possible on a budget. We believe the “average” budgets reported by the mainstream media are misleading and most likely false. You can easily have a beautiful wedding day for less than half of the reported averages, and our real wedding features aim to prove this!

We believe that it’s super important for couples to start off their marriage on solid financial footing. A key part of this is planning a wedding day they can actually afford. Need help setting a realistic budget for your wedding? Read this post.

Planning a Wedding You Can Actually Afford

Whether you opt to follow some of our savvy wedding tips or come up with some of your own, there are many ways to save money on your big day and still have a lovely event. From choosing an off-peak wedding date to finding an alternative wedding venue, there are many choices you can make to slash your costs significantly.

Many of our real wedding features feature DIY projects and often times the couple gets some wedding help from family and friends in lieu of hiring professionals. One thing all our savvy wedding features seem to have in common: the couples focus on what matters most and place their marriage as a higher priority than their wedding celebration.

wedding budget diaries

Want more wedding budget wisdom? Make sure to check out our series the Wedding Budget Diaries for a more in-depth look at what couples are spending and how they spent it according to their own values and priorities.

Beautiful Weddings on a Budget You Can Actually Afford : 100 Tips for Saving Money on Your Wedding Budget

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