Good morning and happy Monday all my budget savvy brides and friends! Posting might be a little light / different this week as I am in full-on paper-lust at the National Stationery Show! I walked much of the show yesterday and saw so many great designs
One of the major trends we see here on BSB is wedding with a rustic, vintage theme. For some reason, it seems that lots of budget brides love this style – maybe because it can be so easy to create a gorgeous look by thrifting and
While we’ve decided not to DIY our invitations (more on that later), I do want to add some sort of personalized touch to our mailing. I recently received a package with the coolest mailing label. That inspired me to create one of my own mailing labels.
Wedding day has come and gone, but while we’re waiting on our pro photos I will share some of our crafty adventures in DIY with you! I baited four close friends/bridesmaids with brunch & mimosas, and then roped them in for a good old fashioned craft-a-thon
Our save-the-date cards finally out went! I decided to go with postcards to save the inconvenience of envelopes, and save some money on postage (only 29 cents). One important thing to keep in mind is the size of the postcard. If it’s too large, you’ll end
Hello hello! So I have a bit more to add about invitations… I realized last week if I talked about EVERYTHING I would have been rambling on for-ev-er, so here is Invitations Part 2! Mini recap: this is how I tied everything together: …but there were
At the bottom of my priorities list was invitations. I love pretty letterpress invitations as much as the next person but I just felt spending lots on nice paper that would just be thrown out was not budget friendly or eco friendly for us. Although I
Now that the invitations are out, I can share them with you! They are one of my favorite details so far. We wanted to include the image of the armillary sphere on the invitation to tie together our location, and our history as a couple. It
Last summer I bought a Print Gocco, an adorable little at-home screen printer from Japan. It’s a bit of a process to use but easy to get the hang of and so much fun. Great instructions can be found here. After practicing on a few thank you
I won these Christmas photo cards on a blog (it’s not a wedding one, promise!), so we opted to use them as Save the Date Christmas Cards! These lovelies only cost us the postage to send. It was quite the early Christmas present to this BSB!