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Boho Chic DIY Farm Wedding

We are swooning over today’s real wedding. Susie and Freddie created a gorgeous DIY affair at the beautiful Hudson Farms for just about $17K! We especially love the unique boho floral choices and their fun food elements. You will love this Boho Chic DIY Farm Wedding! Xoxo, Jessica Susie + Freddie July 22nd, 2017 Urbana, Illinois 

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Elegant Illinois Spring Wedding

Today, we’re featuring a wedding that was pulled off on a buget of $15K for 300 guests! Vanessa and Jacob kept their budget savvy through marrying on a Friday evening and relying on their family and friends for help. I especially love their dessert bar! Enjoy this elegant spring wedding! xoxo, Jessica

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Elegant Spring Wedding

Today’s couple chose their venue not because it was flashy destination or a hot venue, but because it was close to those they loved! Sarah and Ryan married in Illinois to be closer to family members who would have had trouble traveling. What a sweet consideration! I love Sarah’s wedding “look” with her

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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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Outdoor Farmhouse Wedding

Gorgeous lighting. A beautiful orange rose bouquet. A perfect farm venue. Those are a few of the highlights of today’s real budget-savvy wedding. I love how Kara and Justin blend classy and rustic for their big day. And isn’t Kara’s dress absolutely darling?! Enjoy this outdoor farmhouse wedding. xoxo, Jessica Kara +

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Colorful Brewhouse Wedding

Today I’m bringing a brewhouse wedding with some colorful details! Brittany and Kyle put on a fun and elegant wedding, incorporating all sorts of colors into their floral arrangements and their candy bar. I especially love the guest book bench… what a fun idea? Happy Wednesday! xoxo, Jessica Brittany + Kyle May

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Blue and Yellow Lodge Wedding

Today’s wedding is filled with lovely little details — from the bride’s lace wedding dress to the sweet daisy bouquet, this wedding is just darling! Penny and Garrett’s blue and yellow lodge wedding is one not to miss! Hope you enjoy this sweet, budget savvy wedding on a $5k budget! xoxo, Jessica

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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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Stumbling Upon Our Dream Venue

As a young girl, I was never the type to seriously plan out my wedding, but I always found peace in the country. Every great memory of parties and family gatherings took place among the trees. When the time came to start thinking about a wedding (basically after my first date with

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Lovely Yellow Wedding Color Scheme

This wedding is just STUNNING, y’all. I literally *SQUEALED* with delight when I received the submission via Two Bright Lights. Lovely yellow wedding color scheme, beautiful bride, adorable groom (I have a soft spot in my heart for grooms with glasses, OBVI!) Susan offers some great advice on keeping things in perspective- let

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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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