- 10 years ago
- Wedding: October 2010
I think it’s always best to have some kind of budget, even if it’s just a rough one. My fiance and I sat down and put all the costs down a piece of notebook paper. I had a much better idea of how much things would cost than he did since I had many friends that had gotten married, and I used to work at a wedding chapel. He is fairly frugal, and we paid for the wedding ourselves, so I tried to find the most economical way to do things. I found a lot of great DIY ideas online and bought a lot of my items on etsy. We also cut out quite a bit and only splurged on the things that were, in our minds, absolute necessities.
We had a super classy low budget wedding (we kept it right at $5,000!), and we have actually now decided to help others do the same. We have a website: (link removed due to self promotion policy). Feel free to swing by, and we’d be happy to give you some pointers!