After love comes the spending on the wedding budget for your day to be real and successful. Wedding planning comes with spending a lot of money on your wedding budget to make your day the classy and exquisite wedding you’ve always dreamt of.
To avoid spending so much and saving on your wedding budget, read the following tips so that you can save on your wedding.
1. Be Realistic
Be very realistic when setting your wedding budget. If you don’t plan on the cost you have to incur, you may end up having an underestimate of the budget.
Plan on having realistic spending limits so that when you try to overspend on a thing, you may balance it with other areas.
2. Cut on The Guest List
If you’re having over 200 on your guest count, you can save money by cutting it to over 100 or 150.
Know that more guests means more food and drink and so having a lesser guest count make you save more.
3. Restrict The Plus-One Guests
Rather than giving all wedding guests the priviledge to invite an extra guests, restrict it to some close family and friends.
4. Schedule an Off-Peak Period For Your Wedding
Having your wedding date at an off-peak period makes it more affordable since there is less competition.
5. Choose a Simple Wedding Style
Choosing a less formal wedding style makes it more affordable. You can go for a casual brunch instead of a sit-down dinner.
6. Save on The Wedding Dress
You can save a lot of money on the wedding dress by researching dates of annual sales.
You can also consider renting a dress or going for a second hand.
7. Budget For Your Accessories
Your dress is more than just the wedding dress. The dress needs accessories to complement it and bring out its look.
You need accessories such as the wedding shoes and jewelry to spice up your look.
You can save on your veil by wearing that of a family member or get it borrowed.
8. Choose a Non-Traditional Venue
You can go for less expensive venues such as civic gardens or restaurants.
9. Save on The Wedding Flowers
Know the amount that you’ll be spending on the flowers and discuss your budget with your florist. This will make the florist know how to choose the right flowers that fit your wedding budget.
You can get more information about choosing your wedding flowers by reading our article on Choosing Your Wedding Flowers.
Victoria is a seasoned journalist and blogger. Her articles and stories have appeared in New York Times, Huffington Post and Slate. When she’s not about town checking out weddings, she enjoys her life as a happy wife and mother.
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