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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 $1500This is a page about planning a wedding for $1500. Careful planning is necessary to keep wedding costs down.
Making a Bridal BouquetThis is a page about making a bridal bouquet. Making your own bridal bouquet makes this wedding tradition even more special and unique.
Planning a Wedding for Under $6000?This is a page about planning a wedding for under $6000. No matter what your wedding budget, careful planning is needed to control costs.
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.
Draping Fabric in a Gazebo for a WeddingUsing the interesting shape of a gazebo you can hang fabric to create a personalized structure for your wedding ceremony. This is a page about draping fabric in a gazebo for a wedding.
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.
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.
Wedding Chair Cover IdeasThis page contains wedding chair cover ideas.Beautiful decorations for a wedding can include covering the chairs.
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.
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.
Serving Nuts and Mints at a Wedding Reception?This is a page about serving nuts and mints at a wedding reception. If you are looking for lighter fare at your wedding reception, perhaps nuts and mints served along with the cake and beverages will work for you.
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.
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.
Using Tulle and Lights for Wedding DecorThe combination of tulle and strings of lights can be used as elegant wedding decorations. This is a page about using tulle and lights for wedding decor.
Ideas for Renewing Your VowsPlanning a vow renewal ceremony is as important as your original wedding ceremony, maybe more so. This page contains ideas for renewing your vows.
Having a Wedding Ceremony After Eloping?When you choose to get married quickly, you may still want to make your commitment to each other with friends and family. This is a page about having a wedding ceremony after eloping.
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.
Planning a Commitment CeremonyThis is a page about planning a commitment ceremony. Planning a commitment ceremony requires just as much planning as a traditional marriage. There are however, some areas where you can create your own new traditions.
Decorating a Barn for a Wedding ReceptionThis is a page about decorating a barn for a wedding reception. With the right decorations an old barn can become a unique and charming venue for your wedding reception.
Frugal Food Ideas For Wedding ReceptionThis is a page about frugal food ideas for wedding reception. Food for a wedding can be very expensive.
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.
Saving on Destination WeddingsCombining your honeymoon with your wedding ceremony can be a wonderful way to celebrate with your friends and family. However, travel costs can add up to a hefty price tag, making this option expensive without planning. This page contains advice about saving money on a destination wedding.
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 Centerpiece IdeasThis is a page about wedding centerpiece ideas. If you are planning and decorating for your wedding, one of the important decisions will be creating the table centerpieces.
Gift Basket Ideas for Wedding GuestsThis is a page about gift basket ideas for wedding guests. Many couples like to welcome their out of town guests with a thoughtful gift basket.
Luau Wedding Rehearsal Ideas?This page is about luau wedding rehearsal ideas. A Hawaiian theme gives you wonderful tropical floral decorating and refreshment ideas.
Inexpensive Wedding DecorationsKeeping the costs down on your decorations can help you have more money for other things. This page is about inexpensive wedding decorations.
Bridal Shower Game IdeasWhen planning a bridal shower, deciding which games to include is a fun part of the process. Our readers submitted their ideas. Here are our favorite bridal shower game ideas.
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.
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.
Making a Bridal Shower Wishing Well?Making a wishing well for guests to share their best wishes for the couple is a fun and easy project. You can begin with a laundry or wastepaper basket and decorate as you like. This is a page about making a bridal shower wishing well.
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.
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.
Wedding Appetizer RecipesThis page contains wedding appetizer recipes. Planning the menu for your wedding reception will often include some type of appetizers.
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.
Bridal Shower Gift IdeasThis is a page about bridal shower gift ideas. Choosing just the right gift for an upcoming bridal shower can be difficult, there are so many possibilities.
Dealing With Children at a Wedding Rehearsal DinnerThis is a page about dealing with children at a wedding rehearsal dinner. Keeping children in the wedding party busy can help fight the expected boredom they may experience during a rehearsal dinner.
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.
Groom's Dinner Ideas?This page contains groom's dinner ideas. A supper held before the wedding is usually the responsibility of the groom's family.
Planning a Wedding for Under $500This is a page about planning a wedding for under $500. A very small wedding budget does not necessarily mean you can't have a lovely event.
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.
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.
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.
Roles for Children in Weddings?This is a page about roles for children in weddings. It is important to include children in many wedding ceremonies beyond just a flower girl and ring bearer.
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.
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.
20th Wedding Anniversary Party IdeasPlanning a 20th wedding anniversary party can get costly. This page has tips on how to have an inexpensive yet memorable anniversary party.
Silk Flower Wedding CenterpiecesThis is a page about silk flower wedding centerpieces. Beautiful wedding centerpieces can be crafted using silk rather than fresh flowers.
Homemade Wedding FavorsThis is a page about homemade wedding favors. Store bought wedding favors can get quite expensive especially if you invite a lot of people. Making homemade favors can give a personal touch and save you money.
Planning a Frugal Wedding ReceptionThis page is about planning a frugal wedding reception. It doesn't have to cost a lot when you want to celebrate with friends and family your marital commitment to each other.
Brown Wedding Decoration Ideas?This page contains brown wedding decoration ideas. An unusual brown wedding theme gives you chocolate to incorporate in your decorating.
Newlywed Fridge MagnetI saw this cute idea online and thought I would make one as a "gift topper" with a few recipes clipped to it. The gift was a waffle maker, so I attached some waffle recipes under the clip.
Wedding Anniversary Greetings CardYou don't need to be brilliant at drawing to make this cute anniversary card. Just follow the instructions and with the addition of some scraps of paper and glue you'll make a card to be proud of
Inexpensive Wedding Gift IdeaHere is a thrifty wedding gift that only cost $5.50!
Edible Tea CupsThis was a fun dessert to serve at a tea party themed bridal shower I hosted for my daughter-in-law last spring.
The Best Ways To Cut Your Wedding BudgetMany brides and grooms get a wedding quote with everything they desire, but it's over budget.
Selling Used Wedding DecorationsOne easy way to stretch your wedding budget is by reselling the decorations that made it so special. This will not only help you, but also the bride and groom that get them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wedding Anniversary Greetings CardYou don't need to be brilliant at drawing to make this cute anniversary card. Just follow the instructions and with the addition of some scraps of paper and glue you'll make a card to be proud of
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!
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.
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.
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!
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?
Wedding Favor/PlacecardsI have inherited a large amount of fancy vintage silverware. I would like to incorporated into our daughters wedding. Any ideas or suggestions for place cards, favors, attached poems, initials, embellishments etc. would be appreciated.
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.
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?
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.