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  • Writer's pictureTracey Houston

"5 Essential Tips for Pulling Off a Budget-Friendly Quick Wedding"

Hey Belles and Beaus! Are you dreaming of a fairy-tale wedding this fall, but worried about the costs spiraling out of control or not having time to make it happen? Being in a military town we see lots of quick wear dates. We also have tons of brides who didn't know how long a special order gown can take to come in! Finding yourself in one of those categories? Fear not, lovebirds! We've got you covered with five fantastic tips to plan your dream wedding without breaking the bank. And guess what? We also have an exclusive insider tip for you to save big on your wedding gown! Keep on reading to find out more as we get Carried Away with Quick Budget-Friendly I do's!

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Tip 1: Keep It Intimate and Fun

Who says bigger is always better? Opt for an intimate wedding with just your closest friends and family. Not only does this create a cozy atmosphere, but it also helps you save big on venue costs, catering, and decorations. Plus, fewer guests mean less obligatory conversations with those you barely know and more time enjoying time with loved ones– double win! Remember, it's not about the size of the wedding; it's about celebrating your love in a fun and meaningful way.

Tip 2: Hunt for Hidden Gems

When it comes to choosing your wedding venue, think outside the box! Consider unconventional locations like parks, museums, or even your favorite coffee shop. These hidden gems often come with lower rental fees and provide a unique backdrop for your special day. Get creative and explore all the possibilities – you never know where you might find the perfect spot that fits your style and budget! Just because it isn't traditionally used as a venue, doesn't mean they wouldn't be willing to close up shop for a night to make your dreams become a reality. It never hurts to ask! The Sanctuary on Main offers an upstairs area perfect for an intimate wedding! Check them out!

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DIY Centerpieces from wine bottle, mason jars, twine, burlap and lace.

Tip 3: DIY Décor and Thrifting Delights

Why splurge on expensive decorations when you can get crafty and create your own? Embrace your inner DIY guru and personalize your wedding décor with handmade touches. From hand-painted signs to creative centerpieces, the possibilities are endless! Not only will you save a ton of money, but you'll also add a personal touch that reflects your style as a couple. Hit thrift stores and antique stores. You never know what you might find! Also join local bridal groups. Secondhand decor is just as great and it is usually a fraction of the cost!

Tip 4: Say Yes to the Dress (for Less!)

Now, here comes the exciting part – finding the perfect wedding gown without breaking the bank! As they say, every bride deserves to feel beautiful on her special day, and that includes rocking a stunning gown. Luckily, we have an exclusive insider tip for you: Shopping at Wedding Belles during our National Bridal Sale Event can save you up to 70% off . Yes, you read that right! You can take your dream gown home today without the hefty price tag. Who says you can't have your cake and eat it too?

A girls night of making bouqets can save big bucks using florals over fresh flowers

Tip 5: Delegate and Simplify

Wedding planning can be overwhelming, especially if you're trying to do everything yourself. Don't be afraid to delegate tasks to reliable friends and family members. Whether it's coordinating vendors, setting up decorations, or managing the guest list, sharing the workload can lighten your stress and make the planning process more enjoyable. Remember, simplicity is key – focus on the things that truly matter and let go of the unnecessary details. Have your girls get together and help you with your DIY projects. Most wont mind and will probably even enjoy these last get togethers before the I Do's!

So there you have it, lovebirds! Planning a quick wedding without breaking the bank is totally achievable with the right mindset and strategies. Keep it intimate, hunt for hidden gems, DIY your décor, say yes to the dress at Wedding Belles' National Bridal Sale Event, and don't forget to delegate and simplify. Your dream wedding is within reach, and it doesn't have to cost a fortune. Cheers to love, laughter, and happily ever after!

What's some things you're doing to save money on your big day? Spill the tea, y'all! I want all the details!


so tracey

Ready to save big on your dream wedding gown? Visit Wedding Belles today and say yes to the dress of your dreams!

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