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What's one thing your fiancé(e) would spend less on for the wedding?

Lynnie, on July 9, 2019 at 11:05 AM Posted in Planning 0 143
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If you handed over complete planning control to your fiancé(e) - what's one thing they'd choose to spend way less money on? Where would they decide to pull back in the budget?


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Latest activity by Anna, on April 3, 2020 at 11:50 PM
  • Allie
    Master August 2019
    Allie ·
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    Probably my dress lol.

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  • Erin
    Expert May 2020
    Erin ·
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    He doesn't understand the importance of photography, but that was my must-have! He would also probably spend less on the venue if he had a choice.

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  • Heather
    Expert April 2020
    Heather ·
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    Photographer, even though it's literally the best deal ever. He doesn't like how photographers charge so much and doesn't understand that they do more than just shoot the photos on the wedding day. They go back and remove unwanted/unneeded photos and they edit the remaining photos. He says "If they are good enough, they shouldn't need to edit them." I've told him if we got a photographer THAT good, we would be spending thousands!

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  • Kelsey
    VIP September 2020
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    I think probably my dress. Everything else he has been good with.

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  • Kristen
    VIP June 2020
    Kristen ·
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    I don’t think he would spend less on anything! Maybe the photobooth if I had to pick
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  • Leslie
    Devoted August 2019
    Leslie ·
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    Probably photographer as well. We got good pricing but it’s still a big expense and we went back and forth we over a second shooter because she didn’t want to spend the money.
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  • Mary
    Devoted November 2019
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    We actually made the budget together and he’s done a lot of research himself. I think the only thing would be decorations because he’s more of a simple guy but I told him my vision and he told me his and we blended them. He’s happy with almost all of my purchases 😊
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  • Emily
    Super April 2020
    Emily ·
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    Our open bar. He doesn't drink so he thinks its a waste of money for him to pay for something that he's not partaking in at our wedding.

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  • Jessica
    Master September 2020
    Jessica ·
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    FH hates pictures of himself so he’d probably elect to skip a photographer all together. He’d probably also think my dress budget is way too high.
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  • Arielle
    Expert August 2020
    Arielle ·
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    Probably flowers? He hasn't given me any lip yet haha

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  • CourtneyBrittain
    Master August 2019
    CourtneyBrittain ·
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    I don't really think there's a major one. I'm not getting my hair or makeup professionally done, and that's partially because of his wishes.

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  • Diana
    VIP December 2019
    Diana ·
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    Definitely the catering!!! He doesn’t like the fact it’s the food is taking a huge part of the budget!!
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  • CDickman
    VIP September 2019
    CDickman ·
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    That’s where we are at. The things we wanted to save in are the same.
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  • Amanda
    Expert October 2019
    Amanda ·
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    The cake. I agree with him, but it's hard finding good cake bakeries in our area.
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  • Angerra
    VIP August 2019
    Angerra ·
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    Most likely our venue loll
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  • Mrs. Rachel Lamb
    Dedicated October 2021
    Mrs. Rachel Lamb ·
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    Photos and videos. The one I liked would cost us $6k. I showed him the quality of the less expensive ones and he understood. But I feel guilty as this would cost a chunk on our budget so I’m thinking of paying them off myself.
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  • SummerBrideInAutumn
    VIP October 2019
    SummerBrideInAutumn ·
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    Ummm...everything?! He’s given me free reign and is allowing me to run the show and call all of the shots, but if it had been left up to him, we would’ve spent WAY less. Photography was the most important thing to him, so that’s the only splurge he would’ve made.
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  • Kristin
    Super November 2019
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    Having his mom there. We are supposed to get married in November but just found out that his mom has stage 4 pancreatic cancer so we have decided to do a small family ceremony and BBQ at FIL's house in 5 weeks so she can see her baby boy get married. We will still have the big celebration in November (she insists) but now I get to marry my best friend 3 months early.

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  • Andrea
    Master January 2021
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    Probably the cake.

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  • Stacey
    Devoted July 2020
    Stacey ·
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    Everything except for venue and food.
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