Weddings are beautiful fantasies but very often, they come with it an expensive price tag. Painful and frustrating, this realization has shattered many fairytale dreams of gorgeous brides. But don’t be put off, here are some amazing tricks to bring back your happily-ever-after reveries, for cheap!
1. Be the Early Bird
Start planning your special day as early as possible. Take time visit to the happening wedding expos in town where great promotions await you. Compare the packages with wise and you shall find your ultimate wedding deals.
2. Friday Over Weekend
Consider a Friday rather than a Saturday or Sunday when setting your wedding date. Weekday bookings often exclude the peak days extra charges. Try going on a day-time reception. Day time hors d’oeuvres are cheaper.
3. Wedding Venue Opts
Think about celebrating your day at a school multipurpose hall instead of having it at a hotel ballroom. It saves you lot of money for a huge venue. All it needs is just some fancy decorations. Come to think of it, isn’t it nostalgic to get married at your alma mater?
4. Follow Up the Attendance
Give your guests a buzz, confirm their attendance in order to fully utilize the seats and to avoid wastage as a result of too much food.
5. Gold Bands For Wise
Buy gold rings instead of the lavish diamond or white gold type. Gold rings are more affordable in comparison. Plus, they are simple and elegant to glam up your delicate ring finger.
6. Rent & Borrow
Rent and borrow as much as possible. Wedding gown, bridal purse, ring bearer pillow, cake top, cake knife, jewelry, bridal headpiece, etc… After all, you probably won’t be using them again after your wedding.
As for your bridal car, try borrowing a luxurious vehicle from your close friend or cousins. They are going to feel honoured about it for good fortune.
7. Good Friend Photographer
Bother not with the expense of a photographer. Go one step further by asking your skillful friends or family members to be your ultimate photographer of the day. Not only it is a pride for them, a close photographer knows your good angle better.
8. Do It Yourself
DIY on your wedding car decorations. Make your family contribute their creativity in this meaningful event. Cost reducing and customized to your preference, it’s a total win-win situation.
9. Keep the Guests Minimal
Are you sure you really have to invite all the long lost relatives to your wedding? Cut it off, save your guest list as minimal as necessary for an intimate celebration and engagement.
10. Wedding Cakes As Dessert
Your wedding cake is not a white elephant. Distribute your wedding cake to your guests as desserts to complete the meal. Now you can forget about the fancy desserts and cookies which cost you like boom.