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Weddings for Less

This page contains information to help you save money on your wedding. Hundreds of frugal wedding tips and advice.

An engagement photo. Advice 
Saving o Wedding Candles Decorations 
Couple on their wedding day. Planning 
Planning a Potluck Wedding Reception, Potluck wedding reception. Reception 
A bride with gifts. Gifts 
Coffee and dessert reception. Food 
Bouquet of sunflowers. Flowers 
Potted four leaf clover with red hearts. Wedding Favors 
Ideas for a Breakfast at Tiffany's Bridal Shower, Tiffany's gift box. Wedding Shower 
Renewing Vows in a Wedding Dress Dresses 
Finished Lace Fan Wedding Crafts 
 Wedding Themes 
Homemade wedding invitation. Invitations 
Two tiered wedding cake with flowers on top. Wedding Cake 
Wedding garter on a bride's leg. Traditions 
Bridesmaids in different green dresses. Bridesmaid 
holding wedding rings Renewing Vows 
Catering food. Catering 
Buying an Engagement Ring, A diamond engagement ring. Engagement 
Saving Money on Your Honeymoon, A couple holding hands on a tropical beach. Honeymoon 
Two men at their commitment ceremony Commitment Ceremony 
How to Buy a Woman's Wedding Band Rings 

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I received a wedding invite stating "Pirate attire will be required".

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Small Flowering Plants for Wedding Decorations

I need 100+ live flowering plants for my daughter's wedding, August 22, 2015. I have coffee mugs to plant them in and want to nest 10 on each table to use as centerpieces and as a take-away gift for our guests. Any ideas for plants would be appreciated.

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Planning Food for a Wedding

How many main entrees, sides, and desserts, do you need to serve at a wedding?

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Keeping a Wedding Guest List Small

My grandson is marrying a sweet, shy young lady from another state who is planning a very small wedding; as a matter of fact her guest list adds up to 15 people. Economic issues and the fact that her family is uncomfortable with large gatherings underlie these plans.

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Homemade Wedding Gifts
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Using Stargazer Lilies for a Wedding

I am getting married at the end of August of this year. This will be an outdoor wedding and I would like to use stargazer lilies, but am not sure if they would last in the heat. I really want them at least in my bouquet and the girls. I am not sure about the boots or corsages yet. What do you think?

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Centerpieces for Wedding Rehearsal Dinner

What type of table decorations do you recommend for a seafood buffet served in an open barn on the water in south Georgia? The groom loves golf and plays the piano and is in the medical field. We would like to stay rustic burlap, but need help with centerpieces. The wedding will be in the spring.

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Decorating for an Outdoor Wedding
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Vintage and Costume Jewlery Bouquet for the Bride

I saw the most gorgeous bouquet for the bride to carry instead of flowers. It was completely made from vintage brooches, costume jewelry, earrings that had no mates.

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Wedding Christmas Gift

Buy big red or green bin and fill with Christmas decorations. Stencil the couple name on the bin. Buy half price decorations after Christmas to fill it. Paint the couple name on a clear glass ornament with the first year of Christmas on it.

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Decorating for a Wedding Reception

Who is responsible for decorating the reception area? If it's me, how do I do it?My daughter is getting married 450 miles away from home.

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What do I Wear for a Second Marriage?

I am getting married for the second time. The venue is as small country church. My soon to be father-in-law will be performing ceremony, with a few guests (immediate family).

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Wedding Decoration Ideas

Please I am planning for my wedding and am so confused. I am thinking of doing my wedding outdoors or renting a hall. I want a wonderful decoration for either. My colours are orange, olive green, royal blue, and red.

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Combination 50th/25th Vow Renewal Ceremony

I am planning a ceremony where my parents will be celebrating 50 years of marriage and my husband and myself are celebrating 25 years. I just want it simple and was thinking about our entrance into the venue.

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Buying a Wedding Dress Online

I found a wedding dress at abbuydress.com. I think it is beautiful, but I need some suggestions .See this wedding dress:http://www.abbuydress.com/2014-One-Shoulder-Satin-Lace-Lace-A-Line-Princess-Wedding-Dresses-p-4516.html

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Planning a Backyard Wedding Reception

I need help planning a wedding reception for under 1,000 dollars in a back yard.

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Planning a Wedding and Reception on $3000 or Less

I'm planning my wedding for 3/14/2015 and I'm way behind and I don't know what to do. We have a budget of $2500.00-$3000.00 with 50 guests. I going to use I recreation center and make almost everything to save money. I'm so lost, please help. I want to decorate and...

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Choosing a Wedding Dress

I'm getting married in June and I'm starting to look at wedding dresses. I'm from China, but I'm coming down to Kleinfeld this coming weekend with my sister and soon to be sister-in-law to pick out a dress. I've been looking on these websites and have these 4 I'm definitely going to be trying.

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Planning an Elopement
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Planning an Elopement

Bill and I are planning to elope. We don't have a lot of money, but would like a place to be wed. I was thinking about a bed and breakfast and if possible to have a priest or minister as well. Any ideals would be appreciated.

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Inexpensive Wedding Reception Menu Ideas

My wedding is next month and I'm still stuck on what to serve at the reception. We're on a tight budget and are expecting about 100 people. I'm thinking Italian styled, but I don't know how to go about it. I don't wanna do anything too heavy as it will be hot. We are in the South!

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Silk Flower Wedding Centerpieces
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Making a 3D Butterfly Wedding Place Card
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Guests at Groomsman's Dinner

Who exactly should all be invited to the dinner? Should it be the wedding party, parents of both couples, grandparents of both couples?

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Cheap Wedding Venue Ideas

I need a place where I can have a small, but cheap, wedding.

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Feeding 100 people at Wedding Without Caterer

I am having a wedding in the south for 100 people. I am on a budget and have no caterer. How do I feed 100 people for my wedding?

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Maryland Wedding Locations
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Wedding Buffet Ideas

We're getting married in November this year. We are having it at our home for around 50-60 people. We have decided on a buffet, but are not really sure what to offer as we don't want it too look tacky. Any ideas are most welcome.

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Shopping for a Wedding Dress Online

I was looking for the bridalonlinestore.com, but I cannot find it anywhere online any more. I tried to call their phone number, but another company is answering it now. Does anyone know if they changed their name, and how I can still get a hold of them?

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Wedding Sites in Southern California
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Decorating a Barn for a Wedding Reception

I'm planning the decorating of a large metal barn for a May wedding for my granddaughter. (We live in OK). I want to use cheesecloth to drape off a 20'x40' section for the reception for eating and dancing for approx 60 guests.

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Small Wedding or Elopement

We want a super small wedding! Either just the two of us, or very few people. We live in Washington state and need some help with ideas.

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Inexpensive Wedding Decorations
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Ideas for Covering Church Carpet During Wedding

My daughter wants to get married in our church, but hates the carpet. Are there any ideas to cheaply cover the carpet? It would be not only the aisle, but also at the altar area.

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Have Groom's Family Help With Wedding Costs

When planning your wedding, ask the groom's family to be in charge of, and pay for any alcohol beverages served. If you aren't serving alcohol, the groom's parents can pay for another part of the reception.

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Poem for Wedding Shower Favors

I am looking for a poem to go with my homemade kitchen jar grippers that I have made as flavors to give out at a Christmas wedding shower.

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Luau Wedding Rehearsal Ideas
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Wedding Rehearsal Dinner Decorating Ideas

My son will be getting married in early May 2014. He lives on the coast of South Carolina and wants to have a BBQ meal. What type of decorations would be appropriate for a rustic marina type facility right on the water that would be informal yet still present that "wow" factor....

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This guide contains Asian themed wedding ideas. Many couples choose a special theme to be incorporated into the wedding decorations, cake, and food.

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I want to put a real fish in a bowl with a floating candle. Would it be OK?

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Trash Can and Mop Bride Decoration

How do you make the bride decorations out of a trash can and mop? There is no information on this.

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We are having a very small intimate beach wedding in the late winter on the shore at the Gulf of Mexico. We are planning the wedding to be at about 9pm under a full moon.

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Reusing Wedding Decorations
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Planning a Vow Renewal Ceremony

My husband and I have been married 10 years and it is also his 50th birthday. We would like to renew our vows and have a burgundy theme...

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I am interested in the article that was posted. That is how I came to your site. I am hosting a bridal shower. Thank you.

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Small Coin Envelopes to Use for Rice at Wedding

Instead of making up rice bags with the netting and tying a ribbon around it I thought maybe we could fill coin envelopes with rice.I plan to put some kind of a decorative sticker on the outside with the bride and groom's name and date or something like that.

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Shoe and Hosiery Colors for Taupe Dress

What color shoes should I wear, as mother of the bride, with a taupe dress with silver sequins? What color hosiery should I wear?

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Tracking Down RSVPs for a Bachelorette Party

I received an incomplete guest list for an bachelorette party. Not everyone had phone and address, and some are simply "Find on Facebook". I miraculously tracked down these girls with phone calls, messages, printed invites (after personally tracking down their addresses), and even sent text messages.

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Serving Alcohol at a Wedding
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Why Do We Keep Our Wedding Dresses?
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Decorating a Wedding Reception
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Wedding Expenses: Who Should Pay?
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Planning a Budget for Wedding Meals

How much would I spend on food and drinks for a wedding, with a guest list of 200?

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Serving Coffee at a Wedding
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Making a Courthouse Wedding Special
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Planning a Small Inexpensive Renewal of Vows

My husband and I will have been married for 5 years October 2013. Due to things that were happening in our life we had no wedding. We signed papers with his brother and were married.

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Serving Coffee at a Wedding

I live in Webster Massachusetts. I can't find a coffee machine rental for a wedding. What other options are available? Any ideas for serving coffee?

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Saving Money on Wedding Invitations
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Saving Money on Wedding Photos
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Feeding 200

I asked about this about a week ago, but still could really use some help. I am catering a wedding for 200 and will be serving the following: chicken tenders, little smokies, ham and pimento cheese tortilla pinwheels, turkey cream cheese tortilla pinwheels, smooth chicken salad tortilla pinwheels.....

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Wording for a Bridal Shower Invitation
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Indian Wedding Invitation Cards

Where can we browse latest Indian wedding invitations? Is allweddingcards.com best place for this?

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DVD Slideshow for Wedding Rehearsal

I recently attended the wedding rehearsal dinner of my niece that was so wonderful. They had put up a big-screen TV and played a musical show made with pictures of the couple's dating days.

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Table Runner for a Round Table

How wide should a runner be for a 60 inch round table?

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Planning a Lake Themed Couples Wedding Shower

My son is getting married and we are having a couples wedding shower for them. We live on a lake and I'd like a theme to go along with this and ideas for food, games, etc. Thanks.

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Dealing With Children at a Wedding Rehearsal Dinner
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Wedding Rehearsal Dinner Ideas
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Ideas of What to Throw at a Wedding
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Giving Money as a Wedding Gift
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Why Do We Keep Our Wedding Dresses?

I have a question. Why do you keep your wedding dress? What is the purpose? because we are supposed to? I have mine, will never wear it again and I know no one else will. Why do I have it? Why do you still have yours? Thanks>

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Appetizer Ideas for an Outdoor Wedding

I am having an outside wedding and there isn't anywhere to keep food hot or cold. The wedding is in April, however we till have coolers to keep things cold if needed. My problem is I can't figure out easy appetizers that would be safe to have.

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Saving Money on a Wedding Reception
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Creating a Gauze Wedding Tent

We are holding a wedding in our backyard in June in N. California. We would like to create a tent like effect with gauze like fabric. Has anyone ever tried cheesecloth for a gauze like curtain treatment for something like this. If so, how did it work?

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Wedding Reception Venues on a Budget

My partner and I are planning to get married in October. We are having a small wedding. Our guest list is 35-45 people. We are looking for a nice and inexpensive place to hold our reception.

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Saving Money on Wedding Flowers
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Appetizers for a Small Fall Wedding

I am trying to put together an hor d'oeuvres only menu for an evening wedding reception (in the fall) of approx. 50-55 guests. I know I have to make heavy hor d'oeures for everyone not to be hungry.

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Buying a Wedding Ring With Bad Credit
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Decorating a Wedding Reception Hall

My wedding colors are yellow and pink and the walls of the venue are blue and white. How can I cover that on a tight budget? Help!

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Unity Wedding Ideas
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Making a Wedding Shower Collage
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Wedding Pen Holder Ideas
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