Most brides want to host the wedding of their dreams, without breaking the bank in the process, and it is possible to do just that, with some smart wedding planning. Whatever your wedding budget is, it is important to stick to it so that you and your groom can enjoy your day without stressing about your finances. If you’re looking to save some money, without sacrificing your style, here are a few easy ways to cut costs without compromising on your beautiful wedding.
Shop Online Smartly, So You Don’t Pay a Fortune In Shipping
Savvy shoppers know that they can often save a lot of money by ordering items online. This is particularly true of things like favors or gifts for your guests and bridal party, which may be needed in bulk.
The key is to make sure you give the items plenty of time to arrive, without necessitating rush shipping which can quickly negate any savings you’ve accrued.
Once you’ve drafted a list of everything you need for the wedding and reception, you can also try to limit your orders to as few as possible to help save on additional shipping and handling fees.
Watch for Weekly Sales, Wait for Big Purchases
Many stores, especially craft stores, run weekly ads in local newspapers and online. These discounts can add up to a lot of savings when you have multiple items to purchase, whether that be beautiful vases for your florals, rustic chalkboards for table numbers, or other decorative touches.