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So, Your Dream Wedding Is Out of Budget: What Do You Do?

From the walk down the aisle to the last drop of champagne at the reception, weddings are some of the most joyous and memorable celebrations — but it can cost a dreadful amount of money to produce the wedding you picture in your head. If you couldn't afford to pay for something close to what you consider to be your ideal wedding, which of these options would you choose?

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bluerose462 bluerose462 7 years
I'm not planning a wedding yet still watin' on the big question, I'm such a romantic at heart I say plan dream and get as close to what you want but really? a Loan? wow...
runningesq runningesq 7 years
It's really not THAT hard to save money on a wedding. There are certain costs that are hard to cut down on (food, alcohol), but there are SO many ways to save: - cut out favors completely (saving a couple hundred bucks) - beer and wine instead of full open bar - let people toast with whatever they are drinking instead of buying champange - use more candles as centerpieces - much cheaper than flowers - borrow where you can - jewelry, veil - smaller wedding party = less gifts to buy your wedding party
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