Your wedding should be special, but if you set your expectations too high, you will find yourself spending more than you can afford to. There are numerous steps that you can take to keep within your wedding budget. Use the advice you have just read, and you are sure to keep within your budget, while having a fairytale wedding.
You can save money by choosing an off season wedding date. Most weddings are between June and August. You can expect to pay more if you schedule your wedding during this time. If it is imperative that your wedding be at this time, be sure to make your reservations far ahead of the date.
If you are making the food for your wedding, try shopping at stores like Costco. When you’re shopping wholesale, you will be able to purchase a lot more food for a lot less than if you were to shop elsewhere. See if your friends can split some of the cost.
The wedding dress may be a major expense. Perhaps you could look at dresses not considered as wedding dresses. You could get a bridesmaid’s dress, and it would be just a fraction of the cost. Even if you want the dress altered to change some of the styling, it could turn out to be cheaper than a wedding dress.
Going online to purchase your wedding dress can save you a small fortune. However, you should make sure that you order it well before the big day in order to allow time for any alterations to be carried out should they be needed. While buying a dress online may be less expensive, alterations can quickly add to the cost. Make sure you consider this cost in your wedding budget.
You can still have a beautiful wedding without spending a fortune. These tips can help you save money, while still creating a romantic, dream wedding.
By Gia Dragoi
Chicago Wedding Engagement Photographer Gia Photos
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