Everyone loves labor day. You get a three day weekend to relax and enjoy. Why not take advantage of the long weekend and get married?
Have a long engagement. A year to two years minimum is ideal, and allows you to book and gather everything ahead of time. Booking our venue at least a year in advance will save you lots of money and allow you to save up during a longer period of time.
Take advantage of labor day sales and use them to buy materials needed for your wedding. You will save hundreds! Get decorations, clothes, even centerpieces for a reduced price.
Browse google for templates for your invitations, save the dates and thank you cards. You can copy-paste on a powerpoint document and edit it to your own date, time and name. You an also pick up fancy letter paper at your local post office, Staples or second hand store.
Let your guests help with anything and everything. Everyone can be in charge of something i your special day, you have to enjoy it. If materials cost well over the price of buying something, go out and buy it.
Shop for used dresses or regular white dresses to save thousands of dollars. Second-hand stores have wedding gowns that are gorgeous!
Go to your grocery store and get flowers, food and even your wedding cake! Get a few round white cakes and stack them on a tiered cake stand. Everything will be much cheaper there.
Go to large sale events to save you even more money if you find what you’re looking for. Sales will often be advertised in the newspaper, online or on fliers.
Knock off even more bucks like having someone pick things up to save on delivery fees. Wash your own hair before your stylist does your hair, and much more!
Know what you don’t need to avoid over-spending. Have a list of must-haves and stick to it. Otherwise, you may buy out the entire bridal section!
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