It is easy for costs to spiral out of control when planning a wedding. It’s important to keep at least part of your focus on practical matters, even though a wedding is a very enchanting event. Fortunately, there are many ways to enjoy the wedding of your dreams without going broke. Use the advice you have just read, and you are sure to keep within your budget, while having a fairytale wedding.
Alcohol can be a big expense at a wedding, so consider limiting the types of drinks and opt for cost efficient choices. If you have an open bar that is available for long intervals of time, the bill can run up really hard really fast. Check with your venue to find out the alcohol options they have for you to choose from.
Wedding dresses are notoriously expensive. When you go shopping for your wedding dress, think outside the box and look at dresses that are not typically considered wedding dresses. A bridesmaid dress may fit the bill and be much cheaper than a wedding dress. With the lower base price, you can likely also afford alterations to the style of the dress and still come in under the price of a traditional wedding gown.
Purchasing a wedding gown online may save you several hundred dollars initially. While buying a dress online may be less expensive, alterations can quickly add to the cost. When deciding how much to spend, remember to include the cost of alterations.
When you are planning on who will be giving the speeches at the wedding, have them rehearse the material before you so that you can make sure everything is appropriate. Remember that you’ll have people there from all generations, so keep the jokes appropriate.
You can still manage to pull off an amazing, elaborate ceremony without going wild with the budget. By using the tips presented here, you can have a lovely wedding at a moderate cost.
By Gia Dragoi
Chicago Wedding Engagement Photographer Gia Photos
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