The day has finally come! After waiting what seemed like forever, your partner has finally proposed and now it’s time to start planning your wedding! Of course, you’re also likely now realizing just how much money your dream wedding is going to cost, with concern that you might have to make cuts.
To help you keep your wedding costs down, below are some great tips to follow.
A Bouquet of Savings!
Every wedding needs flowers, there are no two ways about it. However, does every wedding really need flowers designed and arranged by a professional florist? Certainly not!
With your bridesmaids, sit down and look for wedding-themed floral arrangements which you can easily make the morning of your wedding, or even the night before. Once you have chosen your style and design, print it out and take it to your local flower wholesaler. While you might not think you have one around you, you can be sure that the florists in your area all attend regularly each morning to get great savings on flowers.
Once you have everything sorted and arranged, simply head there the day before or the morning of, pick up your flowers and make your bouquet. Not only will you save a significant amount of money on the florist designs, but also on the flowers themselves.
If you have dreams of being whisked away to exotic and romantic accommodations where you can relax and enjoy time by yourselves, then this tip is here to tell you that you can! Instead of paying retail, check out sites like the Groupon Coupons page for Motel 6 to take advantage of great discounts on your honeymoon accommodation. When booking, be sure to include a note that it is your wedding so your hotel can make any appropriate arrangements and decorations.
Timing Is Everything
While it may be perfect for you to get married on the same day as a relative, it might also be the most expensive option. Instead of choosing the date first, find a place where you would like to have your wedding and speak with them about the cheapest time to book. Look for a time which is within your budget but also isn’t entirely in the cold or offseason where you will have bad weather.
Stay Alert for a Bargain!
If you see that a local haberdashery store is having a sale, head in to see if you can get discounted material which you can use as table runners or decorate your reception hall. If you see a jewelry store is offering a set of jewelry for reduced prices, head in and consider picking up your bridesmaids gifts. Whenever you see a sale or a discount sign, ask yourself whether or not there will be items which you can use for your wedding. While they may not be traditional, if it does the job cheaper, it’s a benefit!
Nobody ever said that weddings were cheap, but that doesn’t mean that they have to be out of reach. These are some great tips which can help you save serious cash on your wedding budget and help you have the day you deserve and have been waiting for!