Find Wedding Ideas: Budget Wedding Ideas

Looking for some affordable ideas for your wedding? Trying to plan your wedding on the cheap? (Who isn’t?) Read our budget wedding ideas for inspiration…and please let us know if you have any budget wedding tips you’d like to share.

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Hay-bale Budget? Money-Saving Tips for your Rustic Barn Wedding

Barn Weddings on a BudgetBarn wedding reality check! These beautiful, "blank slate" barn venues can get downright expensive. So we've put together some smart ways to save so that you can have your dream barn wedding on a hay-bale budget. 


BIG DREAMS, small budget: 12 Affordable Bay Area Wedding Venues

Affordable Bay Area Wedding VenuesHoping to find an affordable Bay Area wedding venue? Don't despair! From community centers and restaurants to historic sites and golf courses, here's a selection of places that won't break the bank.


17 Elopement Ideas + Intimate Wedding Inspiration


Elopement Ideas
If the pomp and circumstance of “traditional” wedding planning makes you want to pull your hair out, an intimate elopement is probably right up your alley.


Affordable Wine Country Weddings: 8 Napa and Sonoma Venues We Love!

Affordable Wine Country Weddings: 8 Napa and Sonoma Venues We Love!The Napa/Sonoma Wine Country is famous for its wines and gorgeous scenery, but it’s also renowned as a wedding mecca. And although hosting your Big Day here can be pricey, you’ll be happy to know that the region is also home to more affordable venues. Here’s a list of places that are easier on your wallet!


You asked...We answered! 11 Affordable Chicago Wedding Venues you'll love.

Affordable Chicago Wedding VenuesDreaming of a stylish, Chicago wedding that won’t break the bank? Here are a few practical tips that can help you have the celebration you envision and stay within your budget.


5 Manhattan Venues That Won't Break The Bank!

Midtown Loft TerraceYes, it is possible to have an affordable Manhattan wedding. The following venues offer options that accommodate a wide range of budgets, and don’t forget: If you’re flexible with your date and can host your event on a weekday, Sunday or during an off-peak time, you’ll get the biggest bang for your buck.


Brides Want To Know: Destination Wedding Etiquette—Who Pays?

MontereyTides HotelDear Here Comes The Guide: My fiance and I are considering a destination wedding somewhere in California. We aren’t sure what the expectations are in terms of covering the costs of our guests. Also, what do you think is the best place for a California destination wedding? Thanks!—Janet O., Clackamas, Oregon


San Francisco is more affordable than you may think! Here are 8 SF wedding venues that won't break the bank.

Dogpatch WineWorks, an affordable San Francisco location.San Francisco is one of the world’s most beautiful cities, which makes it a much sought-after setting for both local and destination weddings. And although it has a reputation for being pricey, there are quite a few affordable venues where you can host your event.


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