Budget Weddings For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 10, 2009 - Reference - 320 pages
Don’t let ‘white blindness’ drive you into debt! Make your wedding everything you want it to be on the budget you determine.

Are you planning a wedding, but worried about how much money you'll have to spend? In today's tough economic times, planning a budget wedding is more important than ever. This fun, money-saving guide is packed with tips for planning the wedding of your dreams without breaking your bank account!

Inside you'll find tons of tips and advice for planning a budget-friendly celebration while still remaining true to your personality, values, and tastes. You'll see how to make and keep your wedding budget; select the most economical time to get married; scope out wedding locations that fit the bill; and incorporate everything from economical to green ideas that emphasize style and elegance. Plus, you get tips and pointers for negotiating with vendors and avoiding hidden expenses and add-ons.

  • Hands-on information for planning a stylish wedding while sticking to your budget
  • How to get deals on gowns, tuxes, cakes, invitations, photography, food, and more
  • Use your creativity (and friends and family) to save money on decorations, food, favors, and wedding attire
  • Cut corners where no one will notice
  • Set your own priorities for your big day

  • Make your celebration unique

You don't have to settle for less on your wedding day. Author, Meg Schneider is an award-winning journalist who planned her own wedding for less than $5,000 Budget Weddings For Dummies is the only guide you need to save yourself money, time, and stress while you plan a beautiful, memorable ceremony!


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How ThisBookIsOrganized
Deciding When to Get Married and Organizing Your Timeline
Planning the Ceremony
Minimizing Wedding Party Costs
Hammering Out the Ceremony Details
Picking Flowers Or Fun Alternatives
Capturing It for Posterity Photography and Videography
Setting a Food Budget Adjusting the Formality Dial
Using Music to Set theTone for theReception Enlisting a DJ Hiring a band
Trimming EntertainmentCosts
Making the Most of Prewedding and Postwedding Events
Thinking AbouttheKind of Honeymoon You Want
The Part of Tens
The Partof Tens
Ten Inexpensive Wedding Favors

PuttingItinPrint Invitations Programs and Miscellany
Celebrating with Your Guests
Ten Traditions to Reconsider When Youre on a Budget

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Meg Schneider (Cleveland, NY) is an award-winning journalist who planned her own wedding for less than $5,000.

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