Recent Budget Posts
Are you in need of some wedding inspiration this hump day? Our Editorial Team is busy writing content for our newly-launched Ideas Section! Each week, they’ll share their favorite articles and slideshows on Wednesdays at noon. Check out this roundup below:
Engagement Rings 101 – You’re going to need this handy-dandy guide to understand your engagement ring’s setting, cut, and metal.
Photo: Katelyn James Photography
13 Lessons I Learned While Planning My Best Friend’s Bachelorette Party – One of our very own editors, Caitlin, survived planning a surprise (and successful!) bachelorette party for her best friend.
Photo: Emily Jane Photography
14 Ideas For Your Laid-Back Wedding – From lounge chairs to lawn games, these inspiring 14 ideas will definitely make you want a low-key, casual wedding.
Photo: Blue Martini Photography
In Which Season Should You Get Married? – Are you a winter, spring, summer, or fall bride-to-be? Take the quiz!
Photo: Studio127 Photography
The On-The-Rise Processional And Recessional Songs You Need To Hear – Believe it or not–“Style” by Taylor Swift is on this music pro-approved list!
Photo: Matthew Nigel Photography
Categories: Budget, Etiquette + Advice, Ideas + Trends, Party Ideas, Wedding Jewelry, Wedding Planning
Tags: 13 lessons i learned while planning my best friend's bachelorette party, 14 ideas for your laid-back wedding, Blue Martini Photography, emily jane photography, engagement rings 101, in which season should you get married?, Katelyn James Photography, Matthew Nigel Photography, Studio127 Photography, the on-the-rise processional and recessional songs you need to hear
Photo by Michael Segal Photography
We know. Not only is it tricky business to figure out your wedding budget, it’s perhaps even more difficult to stick to it. Not to fear, WeddingWire is here! In our latest SpringBook, we’ve rounded up our top budget advice to help alleviate your stress and enjoy the planning process. From tips from expert planners to money-saving advice for your honeymoon, even ways to help your bridesmaids save money, there lots to learn!
Photo: Clane Gessel Photography
Who pays for what in a wedding? There’s no rhyme or reason to it because nowadays, there are lots of ways to divvy up the budget. Some scenarios: the couple pays for everything, the families spit everything equally, or perhaps, one family pays and the other does not. As a starting point, our Advice Editor has made a traditional breakdown, but keep in mind that this is not the final word on the matter, simply suggestions.
Once you’ve determined a set amount, be sure to visit WeddingWire’s Budget Tool to help track your spending, set up payment schedules, and redistribute funds!
Have you set your wedding budget yet? If not, that’s okay! Don’t stress because WeddingWire’s SpringBook 2014 offers fun facts about the average spending per wedding by state, figures on how to break it down by vendor category, money-saving tips from the experts, and a tipping guide with a few rules that you should keep in mind when it comes time to show your appreciation.
Photo: Alena Bakutis Photography
While a white sand beach with turquoise blue water at an exotic location may sound pricey, think again! From built-in beauty to all-inclusive packages, you’ll be surprised at how much budget-friendly destination weddings actually can be. Not convinced? Read more reasons here.