(Closed) Ice costs HOW much!?! What are your unexpected wedding costs?

posted 6 years ago in DIY
Post # 46
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: November 2015 - Glen Echo Park

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Christina1015:  So many things: table linens, transport to-from the venue, soft drinks? crazy prices… venue fees (caterer kickback? who knows…), veils! jeweled waist bands! 

SMH. 

Post # 47
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Helper bee

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ktsteimel:  omg! I agree with the bridal makeup. I think I would be perfectly happy with the same services they would provide for the bridesmaids!!!

Post # 48
Hostess
5622 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

Things I didn’t think about were the smaller things.. stamps, ink, paper to make the invites, we used command hooks to hang the ceiling decor, ect. All of it adds up!

Post # 49
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Bumble bee

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Christina1015:  Don’t need a freezer. My bartender is ordering the ice for me (I think its $200) and didn’t say anyting about needing a freezer. I think it keeps itself cold kinda? And melts slowly? He seems confident with this type of wedding/venue.

Hidden costs: Rentals (so many tings need to be rented not limited to tables chairs plates stuff for the caterers like sternos), Bathroom rentals (porta potties), Lighting, Shuttles (if we do them Fiance says we must). 

Post # 50
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Blushing bee

$600 for ice…that is ridic!

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