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Non-traditional Park Wedding

Tim and I were married on Saturday, September 27, 2014. We had ridiculously good weather for our non-traditional park wedding–it was 78 and sunny the whole day. We had such wonderful help and support from our family and friends, and so many people traveled to be with us. It was a relatively

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Backyard wedding with purple details

I just LOVE this purple backyard wedding I have for you today! This couple planned their big day on a $10k budget, allocating nearly HALF their total budget to their wedding photographers, Two Sticks Studios, who did a phenomenal job capturing all the elements of their wedding day. I love when couples prioritize their budget

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Southern lodge wedding

I just love this lodge wedding! The bride gave a super thorough budget breakdown for you all to check out – I hope it inspires you! This wedding looks like so much fun, it makes me wish I’d been a guest! 🙂 Hope you enjoy this lovely southern fall lodge wedding! xoxo

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California Budget Wedding

I’ve got such a fun and lovely wedding to share with you that’s just *so* pretty, you’ll hardly believe it was done on a budget! I love the classic styling, the incredible DIY bouquet, the adorable ring shots and the simply stunning photography by Peterson Design and Photography. Hope you enjoy this

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Rustic Chic DIY Wedding

I just *know* y’all are gonna love this gorgeous rustic chic DIY wedding I’ve got for you today!! The details are stunning and the decor is to die for! Love that the couple served BBQ to keep costs down – plus, it’s delicious. Devour the loveliness below and tell me your favorite

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Purple Glam Las Vegas Wedding

SARAH & CHARLES April 15th, 2014 THE FLAMINGO HOTEL * LAS VEGAS, NV What was your budget? $10,000 Half of our wedding budget was generously gifted from my Father and the other half Chuck & I matched. How many guests did you have? 30What creative or personal aspects did you include in

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Romantic Pink Wedding on a Budget

I thought this sweet, romantic pink wedding was perfect for the week of Valentine’s Day! I absolutely love that the couple chose a non-traditional venue! The  ampitheatre gives all of their guests a unique view of the ceremony- so fun! And how cute is their cupcake tower? So sweet! Hope you enjoy

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Oregon City Brunch Wedding

I’m back! I have to say the month leading up to (and after) your wedding goes very quickly. But I happened to luck out in several ways with our brunch wedding celebration. One by having absolutely beautiful, although crisp and chilly, weather for our outdoor ceremony, and second by staying under our

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Red and Black Damask Wedding

Wanted to share this red and black damask wedding– feels perfectly appropriate for this Christmas season! This couple saved by using friend-ors and keeping their guest list as tight as they could. They brought together lots of details to put their personal stamp on the day as well. Hope you enjoy this

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Crafty Vintage Budget Wedding

I always love when our readers submit their own weddings to share with other brides! It’s like they are passing the torch to new brides by sharing the fruits of their budget savvy-ness. 🙂 Love the crafty details in this vintage budget wedding and I’m sure you will, too! Strands of pearls

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$10K Fall Lodge Wedding

I absolutely love this fall lodge wedding! Such amazing fall foliage created a stunning backdrop for this event – and the simple rustic details make it so very sweet. I love the bride’s bouquet- it’s full of amazing wildflower yummyness and the use of spools of thread on the tables for place

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Woodland Themed Wedding

I have such a fun wedding for you all today! This couple crafted a gorgeous day with so many wonderful details that are sure to inspire you! They had their florist incorporate succulents that they grew themselves in their own garden into their floral designs – this not only saved them quite

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$10,000 Backyard Wedding

I’ve got another lovely wedding for you today from the talented Krista Lee Photography! One thing I love about this bride’s advice is that she realized that photography was a priority to her, and spent over 1/4 of her budget on photos and yet still had a lovely day by DIYing and

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