TIP #28 – Set Some Boundaries!
If you really need to lower your guest count due to budget reasons, think again before inviting children, co-workers or acquaintances. This will keep your catering bill as low as possible! Significant others are okay but try to avoid your guests bringing casual dates.
TIP #27 – Serve a Signature Drink:
Serving your own special during cocktail hour rather than an extra hour of open bar can save you lots of money. Umbrella drinks can go a long way here! Here are some ideas for every season…
TIP #26 – Say “Yes” to It All:
If you’re getting stressed out about your wedding due to time, vendor quotes, design and more…give some thought to possibly hiring a wedding planner. The phrase seems to sound expensive to many people, but planners so know many vendors and planning is their job, so their service ends up paying for itself, plus it saves you tons of money AND stress! It’s a WIN-WIN!
TIP #25 – Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue…
And you can keep the green in your wallet by choosing flowers that are in season around your wedding date. Filler flowers like baby’s breath and hydrangeas are always great for any budget as well!
TIP #24 – Rookie Photography:
Its easy to fall in love with the work of a famed photographer in your area. However, just like in sports, sometimes the rookies end up surprising us in big ways! You’ll save a lot on a newbie photographer who’s work you also like, and still have fabulous shots!