Survey: If you had an extra $1000 for your wedding, how would you use it?

posted 3 years ago in Recaps
Post # 3
Member
8720 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

a) I”m not sure if I wouldve done anything with $100 bc it wouldnt go far in my area

b) bought a reception dress!

c) extra 6 weeks? not sure. I dont think we needed it.

Post # 4
Member
571 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

$100 a) I would’ve got the table overlays I was eyeing. In hindsight, I should’ve just got them anyway and sold them afterwards. Ah well, no one missed them except me!

$1000 b) Fancier hors d’oeuvres!

6 weeks c) Hmm…not sure… I might’ve been better organized! or not…procrastination is my best friend! 😛

 

 

Post # 5
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5087 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2014

a) put it behind the bar 

b) more spa treatments & fun stuff on honeymoon. 

c) lose more lbs. 

 

 

Post # 6
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9412 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

@Season:  $100 is nothing, but $1,000 I’d put towards the honeymoon. In an extra 6 weeks, I’d lose more weight. 

Post # 7
Member
8425 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

$100 would probably do nothing, but if I had $1000 for the wedding itself, I’d probably do a photobooth.

Post # 8
Member
1137 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

@Season:  

a) maybe more candy or snacks.

b) FANCIER HONEYMOON!

c) uhm… I still have a decent amount of time, I dunno…

Post # 9
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2831 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

a) put it towards payments for something. or upgrade something (shoes, probably)

b) upgrade the bar

c) don’t need the extra 6 weeks- i’ve been planning since may 2012, and our wedding is october 2014, lol.

Post # 10
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3016 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2014 - Prague

Not married yet.

a) more to pay off the bar tab

b) maybe a dj, or a band

I don’t need any more time!

Post # 11
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406 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

@Season:  

a.  Wouldn’t really go far in my area.  I would probably divy it up and give more tip $ to my bridal attendant and Maitre d.

b.  Paid for my girl’s dresses.  They were so amazing and generous throughout the entire process.  I would have loved to do more for them.

c.  Didn’t need another 6 weeks.  9 months was more than enough.

Post # 12
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10748 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

A) $100 is nothing, so I don’t even know

B) $1000… maybe more appetizers or something? I don’t think we really need to upgrade anything though. 

C) Since I’ve already had 2 years to plan this, I don’t need the 6 weeks. Just get here already!! 

Post # 13
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873 posts
Busy bee

It’s funny, my budget was sooo tight and I felt like I needed more money through the whole process but now faced with what I would have done with extra money i can’t think of anything lol.

Post # 14
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971 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

Stayed another day in Las Vegas!

Post # 15
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1896 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

@Season:  Oooh this is fun!

a) my budget isn’t this tightly controlled.  Maybe it should be LOL but let’s just say I would splurge on the bracelet that is jussssst a little far over the line of reasonable

b) Probably right into catering

c) I am bored right now, I don’t need more time! But I guess I would love an extra month to try to lose weight since I only have 3 months after the holiday 5 lbs hit LOL

Post # 16
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2657 posts
Sugar bee

a) I’d put $100 towards gifts for the wedding party.  We already have gifts planned, but I also really love to give gifts to other people.

b) I’d put $1000 towards the honeymoon

c) I have a nearly 2-year engagement, so 6 weeks is like a drop in the bucket to me.  I would probably try to fix up our house/backyard more (we’re doing a backyard wedding).  Some rooms could use repainting and some minor fixes here and there.

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