If you are getting married this year and want to stretch your wedding budget, it’s gonna be tricky as allocating funds is perhaps one of the hardest things to do and everything seems so important here. Here are some recommendations that you may use to keep your wedding amazing without wasting too much money. Let’s begin!
Make Large Purchases Do Double Duty
Many couples are starting to put together a home when they are getting married, and it means that your new home can help you. you may use various furniture, décor and other items from it at your wedding, so you won’t have to hire many props and other stuff.
Maximize Delivery Times
Look for a venue that allows you to set up the day before and break down the day after. This might be a challenge but it will save you lots of money as labor and delivery fees will be much cheaper. It also allows you to bring in personal items or creative projects. It’s great to have time (even for a planner) to get all of those elements installed.
Save the big, expensive blooms for your bridal bouquet and have your bridesmaids carry all green bouquets. This can drastically cut down your floral proposal, especially if you have several bridesmaids. You can also prefer greenery for reception décor as it will be much cheaper.
Save Money With Sustainable Options
Sustainability is great not only for your budget but also for our planet! Opt for reusable, recyclable or compostable materials instead of plastics that will linger on the planet for decades to come. It’s so easy! Use wooden/bamboo drink stirrers instead of plastic ones, choose recycled paper for invitation suites and day-of goods! Use paper confetti instead of cellophane, or maybe opt for a fabric or wood welcome sign instead of something acrylic.
Repurpose Your Statement Florals
Statement floral pieces always make stunning aesthetic impacts; however, there might not be room in the budget for every floral installation you’d like. An arch during the vows could then be repurposed as decor for the head table, for example.
Choose Edible And Drinkable Wedding Favors
Unless your guests can eat or drink it, it’s usually a waste of money. Unfortunately, most wedding favors that can’t be consumed are left behind. Don’t waste your money on such favors and choose something timeless and crowd-pleasing.