Planning a wedding is an exciting time, but it’s very easy to go overboard, and in no time, your expenses could start spiraling out of control. You can take a few steps to rein in your spending and stick to a budget. Apply the tips from this article and you will be sure keep your wedding budget on track, while still having a wedding to remember.
For food, consider going to a store such as Costco. This is no secret but buying your foods from the big club stores will save quite a bit of money over retail grocery chains and that is considering the membership charge. You may even ask for help with food costs from family or friends.
You can save a lot of money by buying your wedding gown online, but buy it with enough time to spare so you can get it altered prior to the big day. It is perfectly possible to purchase a gown for a few hundred dollars and have it altered for as little as $200. Make sure you consider this cost in your wedding budget.
Use the property of a friend or a member of the family for your wedding. If someone you know owns a large piece of property, like a farm or a place with a large backyard, you can cut down a major cost. You can make sure the cleaning and setup is done, of course, but that is the only thing you should have to pay for regarding the wedding venue.
Make sure that transportation is taken care of at your wedding. Try to have limos and taxis available for those who do not have a ride to take them back to their hotel at the end of the night. This is good for those drinking alcohol.
You can still manage to pull off an amazing, elaborate ceremony without going wild with the budget. Just use some of the tips provided here, you will have a beautiful wedding without spending more than you had planned.
By Gia Dragoi
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