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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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: 5 Affordable Lake Tahoe Wedding Venues

Big Day Savings: 5 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.


5 Affordable East Texas Wedding Venues

5 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.


13 Affordable Wedding Venue Options (That Don't Feel Cheap)

13 Affordable Wedding Venue Options (That Don't Feel Cheap)

While the venue will take a healthy bite out of your overall wedding budget, you don't want it to consume the whole thing! When you choose a nontraditional venue, like the 13 types listed here, you're likely to enjoy a unique setting along with a lower price point. And we call that a win-win.


15 Non-Alcoholic Wedding Bar Ideas

15 Non-Alcoholic Wedding Bar Ideas

While your typical cocktail-serving bar is always a good time, why not shake things up a bit with these non-alcoholic alternatives? From fruit juice to flavored popcorn, check out these 15 ideas for interactive wedding stations!


37 Ways To Save Money On Your Wedding

37 Ways To Save Money On Your Wedding

Here are 37 ways to save money on your wedding—without sacrificing style! We list our best cheap wedding ideas so you can have a champagne wedding on a beer budget.


8 Affordable Santa Cruz, CA Wedding Venues

8 Affordable Santa Cruz, CA Wedding Venues

With its small-town charm and laid-back sophistication, Santa Cruz, CA has become a sought-after wedding destination.


15 Swoon-worthy Small Wedding Ideas

15 Swoon-worthy Small Wedding Ideas

Small weddings provide a bit more wiggle room with the budget, which allows ample opportunity to get creative. To prove it, here's a compilation of swoon-worthy ideas for a small wedding that you'll no doubt want to steal.


12 Affordable Connecticut Wedding Venues

12 Affordable Connecticut Wedding Venues

Hoping to find an affordable Connecticut wedding venue? Don't despair! From a historic inn and mansion estate, to a picturesque farm or famous rose garden this state offers plenty of options.


How To Tip Your Wedding Vendors

How To Tip Your Wedding Vendors

You've itemized your wedding budget down to the last cent. But with all the numbers tallied up you might be forgetting a costly, but necessary, expense: Tips! We've put together the ultimate guide on tipping your wedding vendors—from who, to when, to how much?!


Big Day Savings: 11 Affordable Ventura County Wedding Venues

Big Day Savings: 11 Affordable Ventura County Wedding Venues

Ventura County embraces the best of the California lifestyle. It's a diverse destination that offers a choice of wedding venues that are much more affordable than their pricier neighbors (we're looking at you, Malibu and Santa Barbara!) to the North and South.


9 Ways To Keep Your Wedding Simple

9 Ways To Keep Your Wedding Simple

If you're hoping to have a relatively fuss-free wedding, might we suggest you follow the G-rated version of our favorite acronym, K.I.S.S.—aka "Keep it simple, sister!" Here are 9 ways to keep your wedding as simple as can be.


17 Affordable Wedding Venues in the Inland Empire

17 Affordable Wedding Venues in the Inland Empire

California's Inland Empire is fertile ground not just for grapevines but for weddings, too! This region offers a wealth of places for your celebration—many of them quite affordable.


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