Cut Wedding CostsCheap weddings: It sounds like an oxymoron in so many ways doesn’t it? Well, get over it because that is the future of wedding planning. Spending your life savings on your big day is not just crazy it is insanely idiotic. You can have elegant, beautiful weddings and receptions without having to go broke in the process. Today’s couple knows that weddings on a budget just make more sense than spending like crazy. That and the days when the bride’s parents pay for everything is just about over. Nowadays couples are often spending their own money on the wedding as many of them live together long before the wedding day.
Just because you cut wedding costs doesn’t mean that you have to give up on style or sentimentality. It means using your imagination, and using your own hands or the help of friends and family rather than paying through the roof for professionals.
You can save some money without skimping on any of the good stuff. Planning a cheap wedding is planning dream weddings but with much more cash left over. Wouldn’t you rather have money to put down on a house or to pay for your honeymoon?
You don’t have to do what everyone else is doing to make your big day special. There are so many ideas that can make your wedding a great deal cheaper in the long run. Some of these ideas include:
Buying your dress secondhand
Having friends and family make your food and cake for you in lieu of a wedding gift
Using an MP3 player instead of hiring a DJ
Having your reception at home with only close friends and family
Not inviting the entire universe to your wedding
There are just so many things that you can do to make your wedding days a bit cheaper that this article alone cannot cover them all. Brainstorm and use your imagination to find more ways to stay within your budget. When you need to throw a wedding on a budget, you can always make sure that you and your fiancé opt for a wedding that does not cost as much as the average wedding.
You can have your wedding outdoors, in your yard or that of a family member, have a theme based wedding that can be easy to create etc. Theme weddings always take a lot of the cost out of throwing a big and expensive wedding and they are always a lot of fun for everyone that is involved.
Cut Wedding Costs