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Rustic Backyard Wedding

Tasha and Derek kept their wedding budget trim by choosing an easy location for their wedding: hosting a potluck dinner in their own backyard! I love how they transformed the place into a beautiful setting with antique doors, a beautiful backdrop for their ceremony and a white tent for their reception. Enjoy this lovely, backyard

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farm wedding photos
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Illinois Farm Wedding

Today’s budget-savvy wedding is filled with all sorts of wedding goodness!  A popcorn bar. Aqua bridesmaid dresses. A gorgeous farm setting. A cupcake table. What more could you want? I love seeing the thoughtfulness and attention to detail that Mike and Catherine gave their big day. Enjoy this Illinois farm wedding! xoxo, Jessica Catherine + Mike 

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Tiffany Blue and Gray Wedding

Today’s wedding is filled with all sorts of darling details and classic elements. I love that Emily and Collin kept their guest list small and made use of a local church not only for their ceremony, but also their reception. They paid close attention to little details and wove their color scheme throughout

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aqua bridesmaid dresses
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White and Aqua California Wedding

I love the classic combination of white and aqua in today’s wedding!  Ashlynn and Jimmy created a beautiful wedding on a budget through weaving their color scheme throughout the day. They also did a wonderful job of tapping into the skills of their family and friends to save money. And, I especially love

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Shabby Chic Summer Wedding

I’m so excited to announce that starting this month we’ll be moving to featuring TWO real weddings each week! Cue the confetti! Over and over our readers ask for more real weddings so now we are delivering!  Get excited for twice the budget savvy wedding goodness, twice the budget breakdown info, and twice

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sweetheart table
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Outdoor Vintage Wedding

Today’s wedding is a treat with beautiful vintage and aqua details. Sami and Sean transformed a simple barn into a fun and interesting reception venue for their outdoor vintage wedding. I’m loving the black and white stripes with aqua details along with the darling bud vases. One of my favorite details is their

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cameras and books wedding reception decor
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Sparkly Aqua Wedding

Today’s wedding is full of sparkle, rustic details and the color aqua… what more could you want?!? I absolutely love how Angela and James created an outdoor wedding full of glitter and glamor while beautifully incorporating interesting elements like chalkboard signs and antique cameras. Angela’s shoes are darling and her creativity demonstrates

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Pie Themed Aqua and Navy Wedding

Although today’s featured wedding took on place on 3.14.15, you don’t need to be married on “Pi Day” to find some inspiration in this wonderful event. Elizabeth and Micah’s wedding is a beautiful celebration of marriage and community. Their navy, aqua and gold color scheme is enchanting and the Mother-of-the-Bride did an

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coral and aqua wedding
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Colorful Handmade Colorado Wedding

Happy Wednesday! Today’s wedding is a gem with lots of color and a stunning outdoor venue. Miriah and Craig did a wonderful job of beautifully pulling everything together with interesting details while maintaining a casual, unfussy atmosphere. The handmade bouquets, guestbook, cupcake stand and mason jars are charming. I love that they

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mint bridesmaids dresses
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Mint Wedding

I am so excited to share this lovely mint wedding with you today!! Y’all already know, I love all things turquoise, mint and teal, so when I saw this wedding in my inbox I nearly squealed. And the fact that they pulled it off on a killer budget makes it even better!!

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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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red and aqua wedding details
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Adorable Red and Aqua Wedding

 Oh my gosh, y’all. This wedding. So many fun and colorful details. You’re gonna love it!!! Red and aqua is one of my most favorite wedding color schemes because it’s so playful, retro and fun! There are so many amazing DIY details in this wedding to drool over – many created by the bride herself

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Budget Savvy Brooklyn Wedding

Ashley is back with her wedding recap today!! Check out her Brooklyn wedding from this summer below! xoxo- Jessica Ashley + Matt July 5, 2013 Brooklyn, NY  |  Brooklyn Navy Yard’s BLDG 92.What was your budget? Our budget was $20,000. While in most areas of the country this budget will go far

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