Smart Ways To Save Money On Your Wedding

Getting married can be one of the most exciting events of your life it can also be one of the most expensive. With more and more people concerned about avoiding debt and saving money, creating a wedding event on a budget has become more popular. Here are some of the ways you can save money on your vintage style wedding:

  • As you begin planning your vintage wedding, think about the details. Having a smaller wedding will automatically lead to spending less money. The date you choose can affect costs as well. A weekend wedding usually costs more than a mid-week wedding as well as a wedding during the afternoon can be less than one in the evening. Keeping dates in mind you can also choose off-peak times and dates for receptions halls, caterers, and florists. Choosing an off-season time will help to reduce the expenses.
  • One of the easiest ways that you can save money is in creating your own vintage style invitations. With many online providers or design programs you can easily design and create your own invitation and print them yourselves for much less than having it done at a print shop.
  • Utilise friends and families and their talents. Don’t be afraid to ask friends and family if they are willing to provide services for you as a wedding gift or at discounted prices. Many friends will be thrilled about being thought of and enjoy helping with wedding plans. Services you can get from a friend or family member might include photographs, flowers, decorations, the cake, and even the location. Use your connections wisely and be appreciative of any services given.
  • Think simpler and smaller when making wedding choices. You can choose a smaller cake and add your own embellishments, you can go with smaller flower options, consider a sound system instead of a live band for music, and even the food and beverages you choose can reduce the amount you need to spend on entertaining at the wedding.
  • Consider the dress. One of the most costly expenses of any wedding is the wedding dress. You can save a substantial amount of money by simply choosing a less expensive dress. To stay on budget when choosing a dress, you should set your budget before going dress shopping and only look at dresses in that specific price range. A less expensive vintage dress can be just a gorgeous when you add accessories and the right makeup. Check online sites to find wedding dresses on a discount. Some specialty shops will offer them for a lower cost as they only order a limited supply.
  • Makeup is an essential part of a vintage wedding. Look here for many beauty options. It helps to have the right look to really accent your eyes, and your style.

Planning a wedding is about creating memories. Memories can be made on any budget. When you want to save on your vintage wedding consider those things you can do yourself, simplify your options, and create a more intimate wedding experience. When the wedding day finally comes you’ll have saved money and created memories to last a lifetime.

 

You might also like to see How to put together a vintage wedding for ideas on your vintage wedding.

 

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