Everyday thousands of couples becomes engaged. Even though being engaged can be a beautiful thing, paying for an actual wedding can be a very expensive thing to do. With the current bad state of out economy, it is getting harder and harder to afford having a nice wedding. With the constant rise in job losses and lay offs, many couples are planning a wedding on a small budget. This may seem like something that would be difficult to do, but there are some things that you can do that will save you some real money and that will still allow you to have the wedding that you want to have. This article will give some great tips for those who are planning a wedding on a small budget.
Here are a few things that you can do to help cut some of your wedding expenses. These are in no particular order.
1. When looking for a wedding dress, you need to remember that anytime you put the word "wedding" in front of something that you are looking to buy, it is going to be more expensive. If you are looking for a wedding dress in the months of September or October, you might want to get a homecoming or prom dress as an alternative. These dresses will be a lot cheaper and look just as good.
2. You can get wedding flowers a lot cheaper if you choose the kind of flowers that are available year round then if you wanted some that were not really in season. Getting out of season flowers are possible, but they will cost you more. You may be able to save on your florist by checking local florists schools. You may find some willing students to do your floral arrangement for a very reasonable price.
3. When planning your reception, do not hesitate to ask a friend or relative to use their backyard to be the site of the reception, only if the backyard is applicable.
4. Do some real research. Get online and check around for good deals on every aspect of your wedding. You can also find some ebooks that will show you how to save on your wedding.
Planning a wedding on a small budget is becoming more and more common. The key is being able to do this and still have a wonderful wedding. Hopefully this articleAVE you something that you can use in your wedding planning.