Monday, August 10, 2009
Cheap Wedding Ideas
Weddings are one of the most important life events and which are the sacred beginning of a new family unit. Your wedding is a wonderful experience that you want to celebrate, but it does not have to be real expensive. There are ways to hold down the costs.
It is important that you start early to plan your wedding, as soon as you know the wedding date. By staring early and making a checklist of you wedding plans, you can then start to prioritize what is most important to you and what items you may be able to eliminate or cut back on. Then prepare your budget and start doing research on where you can find your wedding supplies and services at the most reasonable price. Doing research and finding reputable online vendors can save you money. Careful shopping can stretch your budget.
You can find many wonderful wedding gowns and wedding rings that are not designer names. Weddings can be of every style and theme from traditional to modern and can be personalized any way you want. Wedding dresses can be of any style and you may be able to find the right dress from a department store or on eBay.com. You may find a simple dress that you can alter or add to that will make a beautiful dress. Engagement and wedding rings do not need to be from designer names and you can save money by buying them together as a set, (including his band).
Think about the guest list and what is necessary for the ceremony, reception, services, food and drink. The reception can be held in a home or at a park to cut down on costs. Plan early, decide on your theme and what is most important and make your wedding your own personalized style and it does not have to be extravagant. It is celebrating the commitment of a new life together that matters!
See Cheap Chic Weddings for more wedding tips on saving money. See Cheap Wedding Favor ideas for nice gifts that won't break the budget.