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Charming Cottage Wedding

Today’s real wedding is just darling! Hope and Jake planned their gorgeous cottage wedding on the intercoastal waterways of Hilton Head Island in a matter of weeks, but you would never know it. It was gorgeous, intimate and budget savvy! We especially love the DIY details from centerpieces to the favors, to the

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Summer South Carolina Wedding

Today, we have a beautiful South Carolina wedding with you. I am loving the aesthetics of Ben and Karli’s gorgeous ceremony and reception! I absolutely adore the stationery, florals and outdoor venue! And how fun is their ice cream bar? Enjoy this lovely wedding! xoxo, Jessica Karli + Benjamin  July 3, 2017

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Romantic DIY Wedding

Today’s wedding is filled with all sorts of dreamy, romantic details! Kristin and Colby created a gorgeous day capitalizing on their outdoor venue. I love how they incorporated their blush and pink color scheme throughout their day. How stunning is Kristin’s bouquet? And make sure you check out Kristin’s dress. She altered her mom’s

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Outdoor Museum Wedding

There are some of the sweetest and loveliest details in today’s budget-savvy wedding. Isaac and Celia embrace spring with their lovely blue and gray color scheme and outdoor venue on a local museum’s grounds. I love that they didn’t let spring showers interfere with their celebration and instead pulled out umbrellas for their

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Lavender Wedding with Elegant DIY Details

We have a treat of a wedding to share with you today!  I’m smitten with Abigail and Zachary’s beautiful wedding with a lavender color scheme and rustic, elegant details. Abigail made her bouquet using artificial flowers and it is absolutely lovely! I love that they weren’t afraid to serve pizza at their classy reception

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Fall Garden Wedding

Today we’re featuring a beautiful garden wedding from South Carolina! Chelsea and Josh kept their wedding costs to $7K by crafting their own wedding decor and cutting out items that weren’t important to them. I absolutely love all of the magnolia leaves they used to decorate their ceremony and reception venue. And

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Two Day October Wedding

Today’s real wedding feature is a break from the traditional. Lindsay and Mike opted to spread their wedding and reception out over two weekends so they could enjoy an intimate ceremony and dinner at their desired venue (which had a strict guest limit), and then host a reception with more guests. Lindsay explains

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Beautiful State Park Wedding

 Today’s wedding shows the beauty, versatility and value that comes with selecting a state park for a wedding venue. For  $2,500, Breana and Josh rented 10 cabins for a the weekend, a commercial kitchen for food prep, an outdoor space for their ceremony and a reception hall. Moreover, they took those ordinary

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Romantic Wedding on a Farm

Such a treat for you all today! This lovely budget wedding was done on a $10,000 budget. The bride shares that keeping things simple is the key to sticking to a tight budget. Simple is chic, after all! I love the bridesmaids dresses and the gorgeous ceremony location. So stunning! I know you’ll

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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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Super Savvy $2,000 Wedding

Love this simply savvy DIY $2,000 wedding! This couple chose a time to get married that was in between meal times so they didn’t have to spend more money on food and beverages! I love the DIY paper flowers in the bride and bridesmaids bouquets, and the simple decor really helped keep

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Tanya + Kevin: South Carolina Wedding

Tanya + Kevin August 8, 2011 Charleston, SC – Founder’s Hall @ Charles Towne Landing What was your budget? If you are able, give us a rough breakdown of how you spent your budget.   Total Budget was $5000.00 Venue – $1500.00 Cake – $499.00 Photographer – $550.00 DJ – $250.00 Rentals

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New Orleans Mardis Gras Theme

Sorry for the intermittent blog silences over the last few weeks, folks. Things have been a little crazy at the Casa de Budget Savvy. I will fill you in more over in the Life section soon. I am happy to be back today with a lovely December South Carolina wedding that I’ve

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South Carolina Beach Wedding

I am thrilled to share this beautiful beach wedding with you after taking a week off from the BSWOW last week. I know you’ll love this uniquely fabulous casual wedding. Thanks so much to Amanda for sharing her special day with us! 🙂       What was your budget? Our budget

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