Saving Money On Your Big Day

When you are planning a wedding, money can put you in some difficult situations.  There are many people that struggle staying within their budget as they are planning for their wedding.  Before you even sit down to plan your wedding, you should be sure that you know how you are going to cut some corners to save money, without missing out on the things you want the most.

As you are looking to save some money, you should be sure that you know what you want to splurge on.


When you have figured out what you must have, you can then follow these tips to save some cash…


  1. Be your own wedding planner. You are going to have to dedicate some extra time to completing all of the little details, but you and your fiancée can work together to get everything that you need completed.
  2. Adjust your menu from a sit down dinner or a buffet to appetizers or a cocktail reception.  This way, you are not paying for a full dinner of each guest.
  3. Create your own floral arrangements. When you are working with a seasonal flower that you can buy locally, in bulk, you can be sure that you are able to minimize the cost of the flowers.
  4. Do as many do it yourself projects as you possibly can.  These projects may take some extra time but will save you a lot of money in the long run.
  5. Minimize the extras. Combine parties or make sure that you are only buying the accessories that you know you are going to need.


A wedding should not be a financial burden. Finding ways to minimize your cost and minimize your financial burden will ensure that you are able to fully enjoy your wedding without worrying about money the entire ceremony.

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