Wedding Reception Food IdeasThis is a page about wedding reception food ideas. Deciding on the food to be served at your wedding reception is an important part of the planning process.
Inexpensive Wedding AppetizersOne way to reduce the cost of food for your wedding reception is to serve inexpensive but tasty appetizers. This is a page about inexpensive wedding appetizers.
Food Ideas for Wedding on a BudgetThis page contains food ideas for wedding on a budget. Sharing food with friends and family at a wedding does not have to be expensive.
A Good Tree for a Wedding GiftGive a unique living gift to the bride and groom. A lovely tree might be perfect for the couple if they have purchased a home. This is a page about a good tree for a wedding gift.
Inexpensive Wedding Reception IdeasWeddings can easily get expensive very quickly. Help keep the cost of your wedding down by planning an inexpensive wedding reception. This is a page about inexpensive wedding reception ideas.
Planning a Wedding for Under $2000?This is a page about planning a wedding for under $2000. Some couples can plan their entire wedding for less then some brides spend on their dress.
Hiring a Student Photographer for Your WeddingThere are definitely ways to reduce the cost for your wedding. Rather than hiring an expensive professional photographer, try contacting your local college or university to find a talented student photographer. This is a page about hiring a student photographer for your wedding.
Buying a Wedding Ring With Bad Credit?This is a page about buying a wedding ring with bad credit. A bad credit history can interfere with many aspects of your life.
Creative Wedding DecorationsYour wedding is a special day that should reflect the personality of you and your significant other. Get creative with your wedding decorations to personalize your wedding and reception.
Decorating a Wedding ReceptionThis is a page about decorating a wedding reception. Next to the ceremony itself, the wedding reception is the next most important event of the day. Decorating the space used for this post-ceremony celebration is an important part of the planning process.
Maryland Wedding LocationsThis is a forum on Maryland wedding locations. Finding the perfect location for your wedding is one of the most important parts of planning for this special day.
Making a Towel Wedding CakeThis is a page about making a towel wedding cake. Towel cakes are similar to diaper cakes. They are make from rolled up towels and make a fun wedding gift.
Writing a 50th Wedding Anniversary AnnouncementBeing married for 50 years is worth celebrating. This page has tips and examples for writing a 50th wedding anniversary announcement.
Planning a Wedding for Under $1000This is a page about planning a wedding for under $1000. Weddings can be very costly. Working with a relatively small budget can be a challenge.
Wedding Chair Cover IdeasThis page contains wedding chair cover ideas.Beautiful decorations for a wedding can include covering the chairs.
Wedding Reception in a Church's GymKeeping the decorating costs down and creating an elegant setting can be a challenge in a gymnasium. This is a page about wedding reception in a church's gym.
Covering Up Hall Decorations for a Wedding ReceptionFrequently certain venues used for a wedding reception have other purposes and are decorated for those daily functions. This is a page about covering up hall decorations for a wedding reception.
Planning a Wedding for $2500?Weddings come in all shapes and sizes. This is a page about planning a wedding for $2500. Your budget will certainly dictate the event, but with some ingenuity even a smaller budget can allow for a memorable day.
Cheap Locations for a Wedding ReceptionThis is a page about cheap locations for a wedding reception. The cost of a wedding reception can be a significant portion of the entire expense. One way to cut costs is to find a reasonably priced venue for the reception.
June Wedding Centerpieces IdeasThis is a page about June wedding centerpiece ideas. June is a traditional month for weddings. There are many lovely ways to create centerpieces for you early summer wedding celebration.
Buying a Used Wedding DressThis is a page about buying a used wedding dress. For the bride on a budget a used wedding dress option allows for buying the perfect dress for less.
Making a Wedding VeilThis is a page about making a wedding veil. Making your own wedding veil can save you money and also allow you to have a unique accessory to your gown.
Planning a Wedding for Under $3000This is a page about planning a wedding for under $3000. With careful planning a couple can have a lovely wedding on a tight budget.
Cheap Wedding Reception Food IdeasThis is a page about cheap wedding reception food ideas. One way to keep within your wedding budget is to serve reasonably priced food at the reception.
Wedding Appetizer RecipesThis page contains wedding appetizer recipes. Planning the menu for your wedding reception will often include some type of appetizers.
Ideas for a Breakfast at Tiffany's Bridal ShowerThis is a page containing ideas for a Breakfast at Tiffany's bridal shower. Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly became a movie icon that generates classic romantic emotions. Planning a bridal shower with a Breakfast at Tiffany's theme is quite popular.
Stress Reducing Tips For A Do-It-Yourself WeddingPlanning a wedding can be absolutely stressy. There are a lot of suggestions on this page for planning a do-it-yourself wedding, from making the bridesmaid dresses, to money saving tips for all aspects of the ceremony and reception.
An Indoor Wedding For Less Than $1,500?Planning a wedding on a budget, requires that you research all of the possible ways to save on expenses. If the ceremony and reception are indoors, consider a church hall or civic group facility for the reception. Food, flowers, and entertainment can all be tailored to stay within your budget. This is a page about planning an indoor wedding for less than $1,500.
Saving Money on Wedding FavorsWith thoughtful planning and careful sourcing searches you can purchase and/or make lovely, personalized wedding favors to offer your wedding guests. This page offers suggestions for saving money on wedding favors.
Wedding Ideas on a BudgetThere are many ways you can have a lovely memorable wedding on a budget. Consider all aspects of the event from clothing to venue and food to find money saving ideas. This is a page about wedding ideas on a budget.
Frugal Food Ideas For Wedding ReceptionThis is a page about frugal food ideas for wedding reception. Food for a wedding can be very expensive.
Exchange of Vows Ceremony Ideas?There are so many different ways to exchange marriage vows that go beyond the traditional church wedding. This page contains exchange of vows ceremony ideas.
Coffee and Dessert Wedding Reception IdeasThis is a page about coffee and dessert wedding reception ideas. A coffee and dessert reception works well if your wedding is scheduled around meal times.
Giving Money as a Wedding GiftThis is a page about giving money as a wedding gift. Giving money as a wedding gift is generally acceptable in many cultures.
Planning a Frugal WeddingThis is a page about planning a frugal wedding. Money is tight for many people and wedding costs can easily get out of hand. There are many ways to keep the costs down and still have a nice wedding.
Wedding and Reception Locations in Dallas, TXFinding the right location for your wedding reception is an important part of planning your wedding. There are many fantastic wedding and reception locations in Dallas, TX to choose from.
Decorating a Church for a WeddingThis is a page about decorating a church for a wedding. Decorating for a church wedding on a budget? It can be quite simple to have an elegant and inexpensive church wedding regardless of whether the ceremony is to be held in a small simple church or a larger grand one.
Ideas of What to Throw at a WeddingWhen the bride and groom are leaving the wedding ceremony it is customary to throw something in celebration as they run out. Rice, confetti and birdseed are common.
Wedding Rehearsal Dinner IdeasThis is a page about wedding rehearsal dinner ideas. Planning a wedding rehearsal dinner can seem overwhelming in conjunction with everything else you are organizing.
Wedding Guest Book IdeasThis page contains wedding guest book ideas. Rather than buying a guest book consider making or decorating one yourself to complement your special day.
How to Prepare Your Skin for Wedding PhotosOf course, you will want to look your best for your wedding photos. Planning ahead to ensure your skin is clean and moisturized will help your skin have the perfect wedding day glow in the photographs of your special day. This is a page about how to prepare your skin for wedding photos.
How Much Food for a Wedding Reception for 350 People?Having the right amount of appetizers ready for a reception takes some figuring, planning and preparation. This is a page about how much food for a wedding reception for 350 people?
Bird Seed Heart Wedding FavorsBird seed is a traditional way to shower the departing newlywed couple. Instead of the mess, use these heart shaped wedding favors. Your guests can enjoy feeding their own backyard birds in remembrance of your big day.
Displaying Wedding CupcakesThis is a page about displaying wedding cupcakes. Cupcakes are quite popular alternatives to the traditional wedding cake.
Giving Money as a Wedding FavorA card that says "For Richer, For Poorer" on pink paperHere is a way to have inexpensive but fun wedding favors, by purchasing $1 scratch-off lottery tickets. Get pennies with the year you are getting married. Place them in personalized envelopes and have someone pass them out at your party entrance! :)
We Tied the Knot . . . and It Didn't Cost a Lot!Trying to stick with a $1,000 wedding reception budget is a challenge. So I knew I had to be "extra creative" with reception refreshments so we didn't come across as cheap. I decided to have a pretzel bar.
Plan a Lunchtime Wedding ReceptionIf you are on a budget or want more bang for your buck, I would highly look into having a lunch wedding reception versus a dinner reception. Chances are you will be paying less per person during lunch and I was even able to upgrade to a dual plate for less than one plate during dinner. Try to aim at the latest lunch slot available so it's in-between a late lunch and early dinner.
Saving the Wedding Bouquet Instead of Giving it AwayOne way to "save" your wedding bouquet and give it away at the same time is to make two. The one you keep can be fresh flowers or as in this case made with faux blooms for long term display.
Bride and Groom Wedding Chair SignsThis pretty signs can be displayed on the bride and groom's chairs or the doors of the changing rooms at your venue. Learn how to make them in the craft project found on this page.
Tahitian 50th Wedding AnniversaryPlan an exotic wedding anniversary party by honoring a different culture's traditions. Here, a traditional Tahitian wedding is recreated, including colorful dancers.
Bookmark Online Wedding PurchasesIf you are making online purchases for an upcoming wedding, be sure to check periodically for sales and discounts. It's a great way to save even more on the big day.
Bringing in a Re-Vow for Under $300Many married couples decide to renew their vows later, often during a big anniversary party. It doesn't have to be expensive with these clever frugal techniques.
Mother-of-the-Groom Outfit Ideas?As the mother of the groom you may be asked to wear a certain color. Otherwise check with the bride's mother and the bride for colors being worn by the rest of the wedding party. Then choose a dress in a color that complements but does not match. The style can be chosen using the same criteria.
Decorating a Pub for a Wedding?Decorating a pub for your wedding reception is easy. Carry over your wedding colors, using flowers, balloons, and centerpieces to design the decor. This page offers some helpful suggestions.
Ladies Toiletry Basket For EntertainingFind out how to decorate and fill a ladies toiletry basket that can be made available to guests at a wedding or other gathering.
Planning A Spring Wedding?Seasonal wedding plans often include choosing colors and flowers that fit the time of year. Spring provides a wide range of fresh flower choices. This page contains several suggestions for planning your spring wedding.
Mother of the Bride Outfit Ideas?As the mother of the bride, clothing choices are typically made to complement the bride's wedding colors, but not match them.
Sewing A Wedding GownSewing a wedding gown can be done. It does help if you have some experience and training, especially if the gown is intricate in its design. Try to find a pattern that appeals or combine a couple to get the look you like.
What To Wear for a Second Marriage?There are some typical recommendations for what a bride should wear for a second marriage. Tradition usually moves away from white to ivory or beige dresses that range from formal to more of a suit. But keep in mind it is your day and dressing as you wish is equally important. This page offers a range of suggestions.
Gift Ideas for a Second Marriage?Trying to choose the right gift for a second marriage might require some thought as they may already have a lot of the common wedding gifts. If you know the couple well you can select something that they truly need, otherwise refer to the suggestions below for fun gift ideas.
Embellishing a Wedding Gown?Embellishing a plain wedding dress may be one way to save money or personalize the gown. Embellishments can be purchased from your local fabric/craft store. If you are not an experienced seamstress or crafter you may want to seek advice and help before you begin.
Colors for a March WeddingMany brides choose their wedding colors based on the season. This is a very traditional approach; use it if it works for you. March leads into spring bringing to mind bright or pastel floral colors. However, choosing your favorite colors is always an option.
Inexpensive Wedding and Reception Venues in Arizona?Some on-line research and networking can help you identify inexpensive wedding and reception venues in any area. Be open to less traditional options, consider home ceremonies, or public spaces. Other great options follow.
Planning a Wedding Celebration After the Ceremony?Having a wedding celebration after the wedding is a good way to allow family and friends who were unable to attend the ceremony to celebrate with the new couple. It can be as formal or informal as you like, sit down or a backyard party.
Decorating Chairs for a WeddingOften the chairs available at the wedding venue of your choice are plain, sometimes unattractive folding metal ones. This page contains tips for decorating them.
Bridesmaid Hairstyle Ideas?Choosing a pleasing and comfortable hair style to wear as a bridesmaid does not need to be stressful. Be yourself and enjoy the event. There are some helpful suggestions on this page.
My Frugal WeddingWhen my boyfriend and I decided to get married on our one year anniversary of dating, we didn't give ourselves a lot of time for planning or saving, just a few months. However, we still managed to have a beautiful and very frugal wedding with help from all our friends and family.
Using Lavender in Wedding Bouquets?Lavender is a symbol of love and devotion, as well as said to bring good luck. It is also an inexpensive addition to a wedding bouquet. If the fresh lavender in your wedding bouquets keep drooping try the idea offered on this page.
Flower Advice for a Fall Wedding?Choosing the flowers for your wedding is a serious part of the planning. The time of year can set some constraints on your choices, although alternatively you can go with faux flowers in any color. If you are planning a fall wedding some good fresh flower choices are mums and sunflowers.
Do Not Do It All YourselfMake your decorations, make your dress and bouquet, make whatever you want yourself, but, have other people set up, hang up, do the actual decorating on your big day! Have multiple, multiple people for every task that needs to be done and DO NOT let people use this time to make things up to you!You could end up without a cake, like me.
Displaying Wedding Cards in a Photo Collage FrameOne fun way to display cards that you received for your wedding is to place them in a photo collage frame.
Creating a Wedding SlideshowA wedding slide show can be used for a presentation at the wedding reception or even used for the wedding rehearsal. It helps the guests share the couple's special relationship.
Masking Stains on a Wedding GownBetween the wedding and the reception it is not unusual for a wedding dress to get stained along the bottom or elsewhere. One trick is to have a tube of plain white toothpaste handy. Learn how to mask stains on a wedding dress.
Photos of WeddingsChoosing a special theme for your wedding instead of traditional, can make it especially fun for you and your guests. Here's some unusual wedding photos.
Making a Bride and Groom Clothespin DecorMake these cute wedding favors or name card holders. Using spring clip wooden clothespins, paint, markers, and a few other simple supplies you too can add this handmade bit of decor to your wedding.
Saving Money on Wedding Table CoveringsWeddings can be so expensive; anywhere where you can save money is a good thing as long as the result is still in keeping with the occasion. Save on table coverings by buying plastic table cloths at a dollar store, consider using flat bed sheets or yardage. The fabric can be used later in crafts or decor projects.
Wedding Party Gift IdeasIt is customary to present small gifts to the wedding party. This page contains gift ideas for the bridesmaids and groomsmen.
Adding Fresh Flowers to Cake DecorationAn inexpensive twist for wedding cake decoration is fresh flowers. It's important to keep the cake protected when using these flowers as decorations so it will be safe to eat.
Inexpensive Wedding Table Number/Menu HolderThese table number and menu holders were made inexpensively, using IKEA frames that can display photos or other inclusions on both sides. Decorate as desired and set them out for your reception dinner.
Succulent Plant Wedding FavorGive your wedding guests a living favor gift. Learn how to make these "Let Love Grow" wedding favors, using painted plastic pots and succulent cuttings.
Using Picture Frames to Decorate at a WeddingPicture frames can be used to decorate at a wedding. Choose colors and styles to complement your theme. Insert menus and other information for a nice touch on the guestbook or gift table or seating tables at the reception.
Giving Dollar Store Candles A Wedding UpgradeUse wrapping paper, ribbon, and other embellishments to upgrade Dollar Store pillar candles in a jar. Use them for weddings and other events on guest tables or anywhere you need a bit of lovely luminous decor.
Making a Gift Box Wedding Table DisplayBeautifully wrapped empty gift boxes can be used as lovely displays for a wedding. Place them on the guest tables or on the gift table itself. This same decor idea will work for other events.
Making Painted Rock Party FavorsPersonalized painted rocks can be used for a variety of special occasions, such as weddings, birthdays, etc. Add colors, words, pressed flowers, stickers, whatever you like that completes the theme or conveys the significance of the event. Learn how here.
Making a Wedding Countdown FrameA cute framed reminder to add to your decor is a wedding countdown frame. Easy to make with materials you most likely already have.
How to Make a Floral Glass Jar Wedding FavorUsed colored mod podge to coat a recycled jar, add decorations such as paper flowers and a bow to the top. Fill with chocolates or something else of your choice and you have a beautiful handmade wedding favor.
Financial Planning Before Getting MarriedBeing in love can sometimes blind a couple to the importance of knowing your partner's financial position and spending habits. Making a financial plan will help get you off to a good start.
Frugal Wedding LocationsWedding can be extremely expensive, but there are lots of ways to help keep the cost down if you have the time to do some research. One cost saving idea is finding a frugal location for the ceremony. Local parks are one possibility, weather permitting.
Using Mirrors For Your Wedding TableUse mirrors under the decorations on your table for a wedding reception or a dinner party. They can lend an extra layer of beauty to a candlelit affair.
Making a Succulent CenterpieceRecycled food jars, decorative rocks, TP tubes, soil, and succulent cuttings are the main items needed to make living centerpieces for a wedding.
DIY Folded Name Place CardsLearn how to make original, handcrafted folded placecards. They are perfect for a wedding reception, party, or other get together with assigned table seating.
Making a Wedding Dress Greeting CardThis fun wedding dress greeting card was designed using paper doilies and ribbon roses attached to a kraft paper backing. The instructions, supplies, and photos needed to make some yourself can be found on this page.
Homemade Wedding Cake Topper IdeasCreating your own wedding cake topper is not only fun, it is a way to show your creativity or say something about yourself on this special day. This page offers some ideas about homemade wedding cake toppers.
Wedding Reception Table TopperWeddings can be very expensive. One place you can, not only save money but also, exhibit your creativity and personal taste is by making your own table toppers for the reception. This page contains steps and photos you will need to make a table topper or get ideas for your own version.
How to Make Bridal Dress Flower VasesIf you are looking to make a fun table decoration for either a bridal shower or the wedding reception try these cute bridal dress flower vases. They are inexpensive and simple to make.
Printing Wedding Invitations at HomeIf you are in a hurry or come up short, you can save commercial printing or invitation kit costs. Make your own personalized wedding invitations at home.
Hiring a Wedding PhotographerCapture your special day by hiring a professional photographer to take photos of your ceremony and reception. A wedding is the perfect opportunity to get formal photos of the newly combined family too.
Altering A Wedding DressWhile altering a wedding dress that you are buying new is a common event, this page directs its attention to altering hand me down wedding dresses. In that situation you will be dealing with a variety of issues, such as style, color, age, and more. Each of these calls for its own solution. A passed down dress if altered properly is well worth the investment of time and money.
Alternatives to Wedding CakeMany couples look for alternatives to the traditional wedding cake for their reception. You have seen wedding cupcakes and cupcake towers. Another clever idea discussed on this page is a donut wall. Read on to learn how to make one.
DIY Jar Lamp Wedding SouvenirYou can make jar lamp wedding souvenirs for your own wedding or for a friend or relative. This DIY project is personalized and will save you money on wedding favors.
Choosing a Wedding DateDepending on where and when to plan to get married, you can save money by choosing an off-season event. Off-season wedding months may vary depending on your location and venue.
Wedding Emergency KitSometimes it's literally the little things that can make the day most stressful. By packing a small emergency kit with things you think you may need just in case, they can really come in handy when time is important!
Wearing Jeans and Boots at WeddingThis is a page about wearing jeans and boots at wedding. A couple can define the attire of their wedding party, whether it be formal or very casual.
Let Love Grow Wedding Favor GiftAre you on a budget for your wedding? You can make your own wedding favor gifts! For this project, I only needed to purchase spray paint and ribbon (actually ribbon would be optional to save even more money if you wanted), then the rest of the supplies I already had on hand.
Adding Fresh Flowers to Cake DecorationHere is a tutorial on how to add fresh flowers to a cake while also making the cake food safe.
Inexpensive Wedding Table Number/Menu HolderIf you have an IKEA nearby, I highly recommend TOLSBY frame for 2 pictures - it is only $1.00 and is perfect to use for wedding table number and menus!
Bride and Groom Wedding Chair SignsThese bride & groom signs are perfect to display on your wedding chairs or to display on your get ready for wedding room door knobs. This is an inexpensive project to make and you will have lots of supplies left over for future projects.
Saving the Wedding Bouquet Instead of Giving it AwayI made two bouquets for my daughter's wedding. One of them is for the bride to toss and the other one is made from silk flowers. I designed the bouquet to fit in a large bowl shaped vase, with styrofoam in the bottom for the handle of the bouquet, so that she can display it as a centerpiece on her dining room table after she is married.
We Tied the Knot . . . and It Didn't Cost a Lot!Trying to stick with a $1,000 wedding reception budget is a challenge. So I knew I had to be "extra creative" with reception refreshments so we didn't come across as cheap. I decided to have a pretzel bar.
Matri-moneyHere is a way to have inexpensive but fun wedding favors, by purchasing $1 scratch-off lottery tickets. Get pennies with the year you are getting married. Place them in personalized envelopes and have someone pass them out at your party entrance!
Weddings in the Time of CororavirusA wedding is a happy time for friends and family but can be especially dangerous during a pandemic. Much of the country is shut down due to the coronavirus, with gatherings of over 50 people discouraged and many venues closed for the duration. This is quite a problem for couples planning a spring wedding. Here is some advice to consider when deciding what to do.
Plan a Lunchtime Wedding ReceptionIf you are on a budget or want more bang for your buck, I would highly look into having a lunch wedding reception versus a dinner reception. Chances are you will be paying less per person during lunch and I was even able to upgrade to a dual plate for less than one plate during dinner.
Using Tea Candles on TablesTo make your use of tea candles on your tables sparkle, inside of the clear bowl you are using, pour table salt about a third of the way from the bottom. Place your tea light candle in and squish it around so that most of it is covered by the salt.
Vow Renewal Ceremony?My husband and I just celebrated 19 years of marriage on March 17th. Our first wedding was just with the justice of the peace which was fine with both of us at the time. I just randomly picked a day a month before we knew we wanted to get married.
Choosing Calla Lilies and Roses for Wedding?I will be getting married September 16, 2018 and I was wanting roses and calla lilies for my flowers. Will they they have bloomed in time for it? Or will I have to go with a different flower?
Planning a Wedding on a $2000 Budget?I am trying to plan a wedding with $2,000, but I have no idea where to start.
Serving Nuts and Mints at a Wedding Reception?How many mixed nuts and cream cheese mints would I need for a wedding reception with approximately 300 people?
Making Wedding Centerpieces Using Artificial Flowers?We are using vases with artificial flowers for a wedding. What would work in the vases, as we won't need water, so the stems won't be so visible?
Inexpensive Wedding Dinner Ideas?Can any suggest cheap ideas for a wedding dinner?