15 Best Tips and Ideas from Real Budget Weddings

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Today, I'm sharing the 15 best tips and ideas from real budget weddings featured on Kiss My Tulle this year. Our budget brides and grooms love to show you how they had fabulous weddings on teeny tiny budgets! Read on for their BEST tips and ideas:

Today, I'm sharing the 15 best tips and ideas from real budget weddings featured on Kiss My Tulle this year. Our budget brides and grooms love to show you how they had fabulous weddings on teeny tiny budgets! Read on for their BEST tips and ideas:


Image Courtesy of: Kathryn Rummel from Kreate Wedding Photography

If a family owned property is wedding appropriate then use it! Carry on or start a tradition.

Found your dream vendor but can't afford them? Ask anyway! If you're pleasant and flexible – you might be surprised to find that they say yes.

Rustic and burlap doesn't mean cheap and grungy. It can be chic and lovely!

Ask a friend or family member to officiate. Not only is it cheaper (or free) but it makes the ceremony that much more special.

Don't be afraid to save some places so you can splurge on what you really want. If you don't care about a live band then you can put that money toward a killer photographer!

Use your connections to barter or score special deals and services from people you know. You'd be surprised who's willing to work with you since they know you personally.

Not everyone needs to wear a suit. A uniform or dress blues can cut quite a striking look.

Make favors from things you love best. Your guests will love them, too!

DIY anything and everything you can! Ask for help – people want to pitch in!

You don't need a caterer. Order deli trays from the grocery store and fancy them up with herbs!

Do you home brew or know someone who does? Use those talents to cut down on the booze bill.

Don't let the cost of invitations keep you from the ones you want. See if the company offers a printable version.

Remember the last minute details and costs! They really add up.

Skip the wedding favors completely. No one actually cares about them anyway.

Don't want a big fancy wedding? Then don't have one!

Will you be using any of these real budget wedding tips for your own wedding?