Money-saving Mason Jars

Mason jars are gaining popularity in weddings. They are appearing in ceremonies, receptions, even wedding parties. They can be useful in many different ways and can save you multiple trips to stores trying to find the perfect vase, container or lights. Just buy in bulk and you have several mason jars for each of your…

Frugal Bridal Shower Games

A bridal shower is a gift-giving party held for a bride-to-be in anticipation of her wedding. The custom originated in the 1890s and is today most common in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.¬†Even though tradition dictates that a bridal shower should be held two months to two weeks before the wedding, I…

Wedding dress two-pieces

Wedding two-piece wedding dresses have been an arising new trend. With tops coming in various forms of colors, patterns and material, they add a romantic and more casual feel to the traditional wedding dress. A two-piece can also be less expensive than a one-piece wedding dress, since it’s less traditional. You also have more options…

The two-material frugal wedding reception centerpiece

I came across these beautiful ceterpieces completely by accident! Using only two materials; candles and flower petals, you can make a dreamy table centerpiece for your wedding reception while also pinching pennies. Here are ways to get around the heft costs of roses: Buy silk roses and/or flowers at your local discout store. They even…

Have a low-budget vegetarian wedding

Meat is expensive! Having a vegetarian wedding not only makes sense, but it can save you hundreds of dollars on feeding your guests. There is a reason restauraunts most often offer sides of rice, potatoes, or carrots. These are the cheapest foods to buy, and easy to prepare. If you are looking to save even…

Easter Wedding on the Cheap

Spring is upon us, and it has many engaged couples dreaming about spring weddings. The weather is not too hot, not too cold, and bursting with fresh, new life. It just so happens that a holiday most people have off of work, is Easter weekend. Whether you decide to get married on Easter Sunday or…

How to get all your wedding stationary for under $50

Wedding prices are sky-rocketing, and the average wedding is already at around $26,000. That’s the minimum deposit on a $260k house, or a full payment of a brand new car! Are you looking to save money? Are you stuck on how to cut costs on your wedding stationary? Is it a must for you to…

Have a Courthouse/City Hall Wedding to brag about!

Courthouse and City Hall weddings are rising in popularity, especially with the rising price tags on venues, officiants, and decorations. Couples want to marry young, before their careers take off. Some just don’t want to spend a lot of money on a ceremony and reception, others don’t want to make a big deal out of…

How to have a Frugal Mardi Gras Wedding

Mardi Gras; parades, masks, beads, and colors. The festivities are underway, everyone’s partying, people are laughing and having a blast. So with all of that fantastic energy, why not have a wedding? Decor can be easy to come by around the season itself. This is why it’s good to be ready to purchase decorations a…

Cheap Vintage Wedding: It CAN be done!

Here is an article I found on pinterest tagged under “cheap wedding”. What great ideas! It does involve some DIY crafting. What it reminds me is that shabby-chic theme actually is perfect for a budget-friendly wedding! Other themes that can go along with shabby-chic or vintage is mad-hatter, tea party, garden party, etc. You can…