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Kellie Martinez
Super October 2019

Pro Bam/budget Breakdown

Kellie Martinez, on October 30, 2019 at 2:54 AM Posted in Married Life 1 21
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This is a follow up after posting my non pro bam for my Disney wedding with a budget breakdown ❤️
Original post with guest photos: https://www.weddingwire.com/wedding-forums/disney-non-pro-bam/6288c4fd6f2695f1.html?idMessage=23151885

these are previews I was sent today but not all photos obviously Smiley smile

Budget Breakdown- $23,485


My parents ended up paying: $4,600

(Catering + bridesmaids/mom’s hair)

+ hotel / misc expenses for themselves and others that aren’t listed. So grateful for them!

We Paid: $18,885


Venue: $1,700 the owners are my dad’s (he’s wedding DJ of 30 years) close friends and they gave me a BIG discount; it would have been 3200


Catering/Beer Keg/Appetizers: $4,200.00

(112 people including vendors)

2 appetizers during cocktail hour

1 appetizer at about 9 pm “ late night snack”


Dress: $1500 ( was 2500 but got on sale Smiley smile )


Alterations: $800 (I lost 60 pounds and added sleeves, lace, beading, etc.


Veil: $200


Shoes: $90


Garter: $10


Flowers: $670 (included 4 bridesmaid bouquets, 1 JR bridesmaid bouquet, 7 boutonnières, 3 wrist corsages, flower girl flower crown, and a toss bouquet) (so this was not including centerpieces for the table because the event decorator did that to a private florist because it was easier for him to decorate the tables and do the centerpieces himself)


Event decorator: $2,100

-table centerpieces (real flowers)

-chiavari chairs

-full decor for 13 guest tables, gift table, cake table, and welcome table. This included table cloths, sequin runners, centerpieces & holders, the white Mickey Mouse shaped foam flower heads that he made, the pink curtain backdrop at head table, king / queen chairs at head table, etc etc. literally all of the decor that you are seeing unless it is Disney besides the Mickey shaped foam flower heads that he made was done by them.


DJ: $800 this was another business that was a family friend so thank God another discount


Photo booth $520


Photography $3000 (this was for two shooterseight hours and engagement photos that I ended up not having time to take because of our hectic work schedules so she is allowing us to take Christmas photos instead Smiley smile )


Videographer $1,950


Officiant: free because it was my dad


StD: $50 cheap on vistaprint

Invitations: $220 local business made them for me

Detail cards: $40 bought digital download from Etsy and printed last minute at UPS


My Hair: $1500 (LA celebrity stylist; I know how insane this is but it was just for this one day)

Hair Extensions: $300

Makeup: $510 (7 people)

Nails-$100

Hair-$90 (not the day of- this was dying my hair the week of the wedding)

Lash Extensions- $125

Bridesmaids/Mom’s Hair- $400


Husband tux rental: $0- we won a certificate at a wedding show that we went to


Favors: $100 - we ordered mini and Mickey Mouse ears on Amazon. they came in packs of 12 six mini six Mickey. we put them into separate baskets on a table for guests when they walked into the venue.


Cake/dessert: $690 - don’t know how big the discount was but I know that they gave us a discount for a 3-tier cake with 200 assorted desserts including rice crispy treats Oreo cheesecake bars and a few others


Candy bar: $230 - this included mini chocolate bars with custom wrappers that had our names on them, Ferrero rocher chocolate, and SEVERAL pink candy options. This was not done by my event decorator it was done by the best man and my sister the maid of honor so they purchased the little containers the candy was in the scoops etc. themselves

Hotels: $436 this was for four separate reservations one for us the night before the wedding, (the night of the wedding we stayed in the honeymoon suite at our venue) one for a friend that could not afford her room, and two nights for the hairstylist that came from out of the area


Custom cake topper $170 Etsy (The only reason I separated this from other Etsy purchases is bc i got a lot of questions about where I got this specifically and how much from friends/family.)


Misc Etsy purchases $823 This included the 13 Disney theme cards / 13 Disney paper lanterns/13 wedding hashtag signs/13 gold table # frames for tables, the Disney castle guestbook alternative, bridesmaid / bridal robes, name plate signs, bridal earrings, address / return labels, Disney photo booth props, custom name bridesmaids tumblrs, custom groomsman cuff links, and literally all Disney table props that I added to the wedding and anything else I’m forgetting. These were all purchased on Etsy but if you want to know how much something specific was just ask and I’ll link it.


$111 Welcome Sign- $65 commissioned Etsy artist to create a custom illustration of us - $46 22 x 28 foam board vistaprint


$50 Seating Chart- digital download $6 Etsy - 22 x 28 foam board $44 vistaprint








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21 Comments

  • Mandee
    Devoted September 2020
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    Your wedding is so pretty! It's like a tea party with a disney twist and so elegant! Congrats!!

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  • Naikesha
    Rockstar September 2020
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    Greta job on the breakdown! Congrats wish you two the best of luck !

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  • Chloe
    Devoted October 2020
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    Congratulations, everything looked beautiful!!
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  • Amber
    Master February 2020
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    I love the decor, it looks like you had amazing weather! Congratulations!

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  • Fenja
    Rockstar December 2020
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    This is such a beautiful wedding! Congratulations!!

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  • Lauren
    VIP February 2020
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    You looked gorgeous!!! I love your photos! The centerpieces are beautiful! Did you love doing extensions for your wedding? What kind did you get? I talked to my normal hair dresser last week about extensions, and I'm planning on doing them! I don't remember the brand but they're the same kind Carrie Underwood uses (I live in Nashville and my stylist used to work at a celebrity hair salon & was trained in extensions by Carrie's hair stylist).

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  • Kimberly
    Expert October 2019
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    These are so beautiful!!
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  • Lisa Marie
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    So beautiful! Congratulations!
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  • Katelyn
    Devoted October 2020
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    Gorgeous!! Congratulations!

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  • Carol
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    Gorgeous wedding!
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  • Kellie Martinez
    Super October 2019
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    My hair is REALLY thick so i got bellami boo-gatti hair extensions they are literally $340 grams lol i got them during a sale but they're $320 for the 22 inch that I purchased

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  • Cyndy
    Rockstar May 2019
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    Congratulations! Your pictures are beautiful and I love the colors you had.
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  • Veronica
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    Woooow congratulations everything looks absolutely stunning you both look so happy ♥️
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  • MrsD
    Legend July 2019
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    I love the pink linens & your whole tablescape is so pretty! And your crown looks beautiful. Congratulations!

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  • Sinéad
    WeddingWire Administrator January 2025
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    Your wedding looked absolutely breathtaking!! Congratulations to you both!

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  • Cristy
    Master May 2021
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    I love your photos!! Wow, what a beautiful setting!

    You look so beautiful and happy! I really love your dress! Congratulations!!

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  • Melle
    Rockstar June 2019
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    Congratulations
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  • Clíodhna
    WeddingWire Administrator January 2030
    Clíodhna ·
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    Wow, you looked stunning! This was a gorgeous wedding!

    Congrats Smiley ring

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  • Janiya
    Super June 2020
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    Congratulations! Everything turned out AWESOME! I wish the both of you a long and happy marriage!

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  • Erin
    Devoted June 2019
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    Beautiful wedding! That photo by the pond with your reflection is just wonderful.

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