Budget Wedding Ideas

Trying to plan your wedding on the cheap? (Who isn’t?)

Scroll down to see a bunch of useful articles + ideas about planning a wedding on a budget.


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6 Reasons Why Weekday Weddings Rock

6 Reasons Why Weekday Weddings Rock

As more and more couples scramble to reschedule their weddings, less and less Saturday dates become available. And while that may seem less-than-ideal, don't get discouraged! There are some major benefits to having a weekday wedding.


Fort Worth is Affordable! 10 Budget-Friendly Fort Worth Wedding Venues

Fort Worth is Affordable! 10 Budget-Friendly Fort Worth Wedding Venues

Dreaming of a stylish Fort Worth wedding that won’t break the bank? We’ve got you covered! From a lakeside venue with gorgeous sunset views to an 80-acre rustic-chic ranch and peaceful garden in the heart of Fort Worth, here are plenty of places that will help you stay on budget.


You Asked…We Answered! 17 Affordable Austin Wedding Venues You’ll Love

You Asked…We Answered! 17 Affordable Austin Wedding Venues You’ll Love

Hoping to find an affordable Austin wedding venue? Don’t despair! From a turn-of-the-century train station to a private ranch or Georgian mansion, here’s a selection of places that will help you stay on budget.


How To Have A Summer Camp Wedding

How To Have A Summer Camp Wedding

There's a reason camp weddings are becoming so popular: They often last a full weekend, which means more time to hang with your closest friends and family…and they're also in a stunning rustic location—perfect for nature-loving couples. If you're thinking of hosting a camp wedding, here are some tips from my perfectly-imperfect wedding to yours.


How To Have A Minimalist Wedding

How To Have A Minimalist Wedding

We like to think of minimalism as clearing away the clutter, eliminating the frills, and being very intentional about what you choose to be part of your big day. Here's how to Marie Kondo your wedding.


Big Day Savings: 10 Affordable Wedding Venues in San Luis Obispo County

Big Day Savings: 10 Affordable Wedding Venues in San Luis Obispo County

Affordable wedding venues in San Luis Obispo County? They really do exist! From a turn-of-the-century farmhouse to a hilltop lodge, the Central Coast is home to a variety of unique and beautiful places that will help you stay on budget.


Don’t Break The Bank: 8 Affordable Palm Springs Wedding Venues

Don’t Break The Bank: 8 Affordable Palm Springs Wedding Venues

Palm Springs may be a hot wedding destination, but it's still home to plenty of affordable wedding venues. We’ve included our favorite spots that offer champagne style on a beer budget, and also deliver when it comes to stunning vistas and great amenities. (You can thank us later!)


Top 7 Reasons To Attend A Wedding Show

Top 7 Reasons To Attend A Wedding Show

Thinking of going to a wedding expo? Our bridal fair partners divulge the top 7 reasons why you should!


How To Make Things Easy On Your Bridesmaids

How To Make Things Easy On Your Bridesmaids

Even though the wedding is technically your big day, you still want your bridesmaids to have a blast along the way! Follow these 12 steps to a blissfully-happy bride tribe.


5 Affordable Wedding Venues in Monterey and Carmel

5 Affordable Wedding Venues in Monterey and Carmel

Affordable wedding venues in Monterey and Carmel? They really do exist! Whether you’re looking for a romantic chapel or a grand ballroom, here’s a selection of beautiful places that will help you stay on budget.


9 Unique Bachelorette Party Ideas

9 Unique Bachelorette Party Ideas

Las Vegas is the obvious choice for a bachelorette bash, but a wild weekend of drinks and dancing isn't the only option! Whether you're looking to save money or just want a chill get-together with your favorite gal pals, we've got you covered with these outside-the-box bachelorette party ideas.


Big Day Savings: 4 Affordable Lake Tahoe Wedding Venues

Big Day Savings: 4 Affordable Lake Tahoe Wedding Venues

Looking for the perfect Lake Tahoe wedding venue that won’t break the bank? Well look no further! From a rustic lodge and cozy café to a 12th-floor wedding chapel and beachfront terrace, here’s a selection of places that will help you stay on budget.


Don’t Fret! 16 Affordable Houston Wedding Venues

Don’t Fret! 16 Affordable Houston Wedding Venues

Looking for the perfect Houston wedding venue that won’t break the bank? We’ve got you covered! From picturesque French gardens to a classic red barn, here’s a selection of places that will help you stay on budget.


Big Day Savings: 9 Affordable Dallas Wedding Venues

Big Day Savings: 9 Affordable Dallas Wedding Venues

Looking for the perfect Dallas wedding venue that won’t break the bank? We’ve got you covered! From an urban café and sweet white chapel, to a 15th-floor ballroom and industrial waterfront venue, here’s a selection of places that will help you stay on budget.


Nautical Nuptials: Everything You Need To Know About Boat Weddings

Nautical Nuptials: Everything You Need To Know About Boat Weddings

For a wedding that’s nautical in every sense of the word, there’s no better venue than a boat. Here’s pretty much everything you need to consider before committing to a buoyant bash, including planning tips and the PROs and CONS, as well as 23 questions to ask a boat or yacht wedding venue.


Rehearsal Dinners at Home

Rehearsal Dinners at Home

Make your rehearsal dinner guests really feel at home. Hosting your rehearsal dinner at home (yours or that of a very nice relative or friend!) can be a great option if you’re on a tight budget or simply want a warm, intimate environment where your nearest and dearest can connect with each other.


4 Affordable East Texas Wedding Venues

4 Affordable East Texas Wedding Venues

Affordable Wedding Venues in East Texas really do exist! Whether you're looking for a lakeside retreat, a rustic barn, or a winery, you'll find them all in this region—and they'll fit your budget. 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.


19 of the Funniest Wedding Signs We've Ever Seen

19 of the Funniest Wedding Signs We've Ever Seen

We're all about injecting a little humor into the big day, and one of our favorite ways to do it is with a punny wedding sign. Need some inspo? Check out 19 of the funniest wedding signs we've ever seen.


5 Affordable Pasadena Wedding Venues

5 Affordable Pasadena Wedding Venues

Hoping to find an affordable wedding venue in Pasadena? You're in luck! With its rich architectural history, lovely gardens and cool style, Pasadena is home to quite a few places that will work with your budget. Here are a handful of our favorites...


Don’t Break The Bank! 19 Affordable Denver Wedding Venues

Don’t Break The Bank! 19 Affordable Denver Wedding Venues

Looking for the perfect Denver wedding venue that won’t break the bank? We’ve got you covered! From a historic clubhouse and mansion estate, to a modern art gallery and rustic vineyard, the Mile High City has plenty of places that will help you stay on budget.


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