Wedding On A Budget – Save Thousands on Your Wedding.
Hold your ceremony and your reception in the same place.
Cut down on the guess list. Only invite very close friends and immediate family members.
Find a venue, like a public space, a parks or rent a vacation home, an aquarium, a zoo, a gallery or historical site, the fees are less expensive than a wedding hall.
Don’t give your guess any party favors. These gifts will get left behind or thrown away.
Have your wedding Friday or Sunday, you will usually get a discount but if you want to save even more have your wedding Monday through Thursday. An afternoon wedding will cost less than an evening one.
Your friend and family have talents, use them. Most of use have a friend that is a great makeup artist, a hair dresser, a photographer or a family member that bakes amazing cakes. What a way to get friends and family involve in your wedding.
Rent your wedding dress. Grooms rent their tuxedos, you can rent your dress and save a ton of money.
Don’t have a cake. Consider having a desserts-only reception.
Order your food from a restaurant, many restaurant will accommodate your request at a fair price.
You can always buy flowers wholesale in a local market, and pay a florist to do a simple centerpiece.