- 6 years ago
- Wedding: May 2012
Wow! It looks so wonderful, a party I’d go to for sure 😉
But seriously, your flowers are lovely. And I love your cake topper complete with pups!
Budget (planned for 150 guests; 110 actually attended): $4,883.77
Venue: (Included the use of entire lodge, including 6 bedrooms, catering kitchen, bar area, and inground pool from Thursday evening through Sunday evening–no staff included) $1,000
Photographer: (Included 8 hours of photography with a second shooter– images on a high resolution disc, no prints) $500
Cake/Pies: (cake was $135 including delivery- 5 cream pies were $50 — my mom made the 5 fruit pies, so cost isn’t included) $185
Cake Topper: (Adorable– from mudcards on etsy) $105
Food (included a spring mix salad, fried chicken, fried fish, homemade mac and cheese, baked potato salad, baked beans, country biscuits, honey butter and regular butter, sweet tea, unsweet tea, and lemonade): $632
Marriage License: $59
Paper Products: (webstaurant store online: includes plastic champagne flues, clear plastic plates for salad and dessert, plastic ice cream cups, linen like napkins, eco friendly wooden spoons and forks–all for at least 150 guests) $182.67
Beer (includes a pony-keg of Amber Bock — a friend also ordered a full keg of bud light as a wedding gift): $66.87
Wine/Champagne (12 bottles of assorted local fruit wines, 12 bottles of a local red, 12 bottles of a local white, 10 Magnum bottles of Verdi Spumante Sparkling Wine): $438.70
Flowers: (ordered through samsclub.com- 600 sunflowers and 3 big orders of assorted wildflowers) $309.57
Table/Chair Rental: (includes renting 9 8-ft tables and 80 chairs) $152.06
Décor: $358.67(Candles and Candle Holders, Tiki Torches, Christmas Lights, Chalkboard Contact Paper, Chalk Pens, Mason Jar Drinking glasses, Tulle, Flowers for Napkin Rings, dried lavender for tossing)
Dress: (on sale at thelimited.com) $133.80
Brides Accessories: (Earings, Customized Hanger, and Locket) $82.97 (Boots were my own and bracelet was borrowed from a friend)
Alterations: (Included adding straps and a new sash, adding a bustle, taking in the top of the dress, and sewing on the heart from my dads shirt) $150
Groom’s Attire: (Included a new pair of Levis, a shirt and tie, and rental of a jacket– boots were his own) $89.68
Save the Date: (Printed at Vistaprint-postcards) $41.98
Invitations/ Envelopes: (printed at catprint- kraft paper envelopes from Amazon.com) $143
Postage: (for save the dates and invitations) $52.80
*Our family/friends were great and really helped us out with the following: Borrow Hay Bales, Haul Hay, Cater food, Band at reception, Keg of Beer, Favors, made garter, allowed us to borrow glass plates and silverware for dinner
We planned for 150, but only 110 guests showed up
Love all of it!
Which dress from the limited did you wear?
It was the Limited Romantic Wedding Dress. I did have it altered to add the straps, the sash, and a crinoline underneath.
I love it! I think country/barn weddings are so pretty!
Aww that was really adorable!
Wow you did a great job planning everything! Beautiful!
Holy wow, you did an amazing job! Everything looks so pretty and rustic. I’m blown away by your great budget too–it looks so much more expensive than the price!
you really captured your theme. good job.
wow! i love all of it! your flowers are so pretty. i should have hired u to plan my wedding!
Fantastic!! Love all the details you put into it. Congratulations!
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