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Elegantly Rustic California Wedding

Today, we’re featuring a lovely northern California wedding with 180 guests that comes in at $7,000! Laura and Kyle made their big day beautiful on a budget through focusing on the natural beauty of the venues, incorporating family heirlooms into the decor and accepting help from family and friends. Laura’s dress, the soft pink and

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Rustic Barn Wedding

Such a lovely Rustic Barn Wedding to share with you today! This couple really focused only on what mattered most to them and crafted a day that truly celebrated their relationship. I love the DIY details like the paper pinwheel bouquets and the pennant banners that hung around the venue. I also LOVE that

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Simple Crafty Wedding

This very simple crafty wedding is a great example of how to focus on what’s most important to you. This couple created a great day that they were totally happy with at a budget they were comfortable with as well. The super casual vibe and the fact that they included their honeymoon

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Turquoise Beach Wedding

I’ve got a lovely aqua / turquoise beach wedding for you today! I just love how simply sweet this wedding is – the couple incorporated just the right amount of DIY details in their crafty wooden signage and rustic burlap touches. I especially love that this couple chose to spend half their wedding budget

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Vineyard Wedding on a Budget

So happy to share one of our own bride blogger’s weddings! Today we are sharing the lovely Laura’s real budget wedding- she got married in a vineyard in North Carolina and pulled it off on an impressive budget. Everything turned out so great and it looks like they had a fabulous time,

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Rustic Wedding on a Budget

You know I love a good rustic wedding on a budget – and that’s just what I’ve got for you today! Rather than tell you all the things that I love about this day, I’ll share what the couple’s sweet photographer, Sarah Beth had to say about this wedding: I had the absolute

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Intimate Rustic Wedding

I adore this intimate rustic wedding I have to share with you today with photos by the talented Twinkling Eye Photography! This couple kept their costs down by keeping their guest list small – and were able to treat their loved ones to a nice time as a result! I know you’ll

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Budget Savvy Beach Wedding

I absolutely love this beachy blue wedding that I have to share with you today!! The couple pulled it all together for around $7,000 and have some great tips to share – don’t miss ’em! Oh, and for the record: I totally love naked cakes! Doesn’t theirs look scrumptious? Hope you enjoy

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Classic Black + White Wedding

Such a fun wedding to share with you today! I chatted with the bride Ashley,on a Huffington Post segment about weddings late last year. Ashley was the kind of bride who wasn’t excited about planning her wedding, which led her to write this article for her local paper. In hearing Ashley’s story, I

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Crafty Yellow Wedding

I love this crafty yellow wedding I’ve got to share with you today- all the details are truly gorgeous. I absolutely adore the bride’s wedding dress (those lace sleeves? stunning) and her choice to wear a sparkly headband instead of a veil. The flowers? Amazing. The decor? Super crafty and adorbs. I’m

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Public Park Wedding

Happy Wednesday!! Welcome to another lovely Budget Savvy Wedding of the Week feature. This couple planned their wedding at a very low cost venue- a public park wedding and town square reception! It seems really laid back and fun- and the photographer was able to get some really fantastic and creative shots

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Classic North Carolina Wedding

Happy Wednesday! We’re back with another fabulous budget savvy wedding shot by Christopher Bell! This wedding was done on a budget of less than $7,000! One way to keep costs down is to keep the guest list intimate- this wedding only had 55 people attend, which definitely helped the budget! The couple

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California Wedding by Laura Hernandez

Back with another lovely budget savvy wedding of the week! Carlee and Steven planned their wedding for only $7,000! They did alot of DIY and were frugal with their choices, which helped them keep costs down. One of my favorite parts of this wedding is the bride’s hair– isn’t it fab? I

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