- 10 years ago
- Wedding: October 2012
We both have decided to go back to school so we had to cut our original cost down $10,000 so now my budget is $5000 give or take. I was pretty upset but after taking up all the planning so I can have my dream wedding cheap. I have done awesome
Dress $275 On sale fits perfect no alterations
Tux: FREE All the guys are renting from the sale place so the grooms is free
Gifts for Wedding Party: $200 (this was super easy I got my girls Sterling silver necklaces with matching earing on sale at Christmas from Jcpennys, for the groomsmen we got matching pocket watches online)
Location: Ceremony and Reception $3500 (this place does everything and includes everything chairs,tables,linen,catering,cleanup and set up) This is soo cheap because there is no tax and we went with the smallest catering dinner we could)
Hair/Makeup: FREE my Girlfriend is a beautician
Shoes/Accessories: Mine are Free I have them all from my Senior Prom haha 3 years ago)
Decorations: Centerpieces I did lanterns 50 for $180. Candles to go around I got 12 in a pack at $9.99 40% off! total:($240)
Invites: including RSVP Save the date,thank yous. $175 via Vistaprint.com
Candy bar: $100 candy was $60 and the jars came to a little less than $40
Flowergirl dresses: $50 (kept it simple)
Ring barrier: $12.99 (little tux bought at Ross)
Cake: One of my Bridesmaid or Best Man is a cake maker she is doing it for cost $100 (she has done many weddings)
Wedding music: Done by family friend FREE
Photos: $500 (Just cost, we got a right out of college student his portfolio and references Highly recommend)
Rings we bought during the engagement
HOneymoon is undecided and we are doing a honeymoon registry when we decide.
We are lucking enough to have lots of sources and friends to help up save money.
Total roughly $5300.