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Sweet and Simple Peach Orchard Wedding

We have an absolutely beautiful real wedding for you today! Ainsley and Aaron were married in a beautiful peach orchard in Arkansas. They had peaches placed throughout the wedding that went perfectly with their royal blue accents. We especially love their gorgeous table settings! Enjoy this Sweet and Simple Peach Orchard Wedding!

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North Carolina Yacht Wedding

A gorgeous yacht and ocean setting is the backdrop for today’s budget-savvy wedding! Ashely and Kyle created a classy feel for their wedding by renting a yacht to enjoy pre-wedding festivities and then on the shore. Enjoy this lovely yacht wedding! xoxo, Jessica Ashley + Kyle August 29, 2015 Beaufort, NC  |

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Summer Wedding with Star Wars Details

There are SO many fun and beautiful elements in today’s budget-savvy wedding! First, I love how today’s bride Jillian surprised her groom Beaumont by incorporating Star Wars details into their big day. From her R2-D2 inspired shoes to the Stormtrooper cufflinks, so fun! I also love the gorgeous flowers in so many

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California Garden Wedding

Janiece and Sean pulled together a gorgeous garden wedding on a budget of $11K! I love the beautiful florals of Janience’s bouquet as well as the wonderful venue. Doesn’t their reception look amazing? And I’m always a fan of a naked wedding cake, and theirs is certainly lovely with the beautiful flowers on

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Blue and Gold Wedding

Josh and Anna created an absolutely lovely wedding incorporating beautiful blue details throughout their day, from bluebells into bouquets to gorgeous shoes to a dramatic cake! They kept their budget slim by searching for a venue that fit their needs and was only 10% of their total budget. And how beautiful is Anna’s wedding look?

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Glamorous and Elegant $11K Wedding

Who doesn’t love seeing wedding that actually comes in under budget? That’s exactly the sort of wedding  we’re featuring today on BSB.  Stephanie and Joel came in $2K under budget through negotiating with their vendors, using decor provided by their venue and keeping their guest list small. What’s more, they planned their wedding in

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Idaho Winter Wedding with Hot Chocolate Bar

Everything about this wintry wedding is absolutely darling. I love how Kirstin and Scott added a winter twist to their blush color palette. And how perfect is their hot chocolate bar? Enjoy today’s Idaho winter wedding! xoxo, Jessica Kirstin + Scott January 17, 2015 Boise, ID  |  Waters Edge Events Center What

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Fun and Elegant Evening Wedding

An evening wedding is classic and elegant, and Sheba and Josh created the quintessential evening wedding. I love their beautiful venue and how they used the space for both the ceremony and the reception.  Sheba is self-admittedly not a DIYer, but she still found great ways to trim her budget while creating a

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Purple Outdoor Wedding

Two words comes to mind when looking over this purple outdoor wedding: fun and creative! I love how Shelby and Jeff used their budget as a launching pad to think outside the box to create a great event. Shelby’s flowers are absolutely gorgeous and they stayed on budget with their food by

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Reflections on my Budget-Savvy Wedding

 It was a day that sung to us.  May 25.  We’ll remember it forever. Like I’ve said before, being budget-savvy when it came to our wedding was a means to an end for Mike and me.  It was a tool that helped us focus our wedding on what is important to us: our

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Simply Savvy Pink Wedding

Happy Sunday! I hope you enjoy this simply savvy pink wedding! The pale pink color scheme is perfect for the week of Valentine’s Day! The couple saved a bundle by choosing an off-peak wedding date and by keeping things simple, but the end result is still lovely. Hope you enjoy the bride’s

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DIY Lodge Wedding

We’re back with another wedding of the week! This Montana DIY lodge wedding has lots of fun and creative details– the couple managed to host 280 guests for only $11,000! Very budget savvy! I love that they spent a significant portion of their budget on their photographer- and it definitely paid off!

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Meg’s Final Wedding Recap

Wedding Recap You and your hubby’s names, and your wedding date? I’m Meg, and my husband Matt and I got hitched on August 20th, 2011 in Simi Valley, CA, just northwest of Los Angeles. What was your budget? If you are able, give us a rough breakdown of how you spent your

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Ben + Liz by Deborah Zoe Photo

This might be one of my favorite BSWOWs ever! First of all, I am a HUGE sucker for sunflowers. I had an embarrassing amount of sunflower decor in my bedroom as a teenager, and they just make me super happy. 🙂 This wedding has some incredible details and I am so glad

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Quirky Blue and Green Wedding

Time for another installment of the Budget Savvy Wedding of the Week! This week’s wedding comes to us from Illinois, from a couple who made some compromises to keep their wedding true to themselves! They have some great advice for planning, so be sure to check it out! Thanks Theresa and Jacob

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