Your “Special Day” Budget For Your Do It Yourself Wedding
There are a number of ways you can save on your wedding day with do-it-yourself ideas. Wedding planning can be stressful and expensive. The more hands-on you are in your event, the better. A bride who is looking for that perfect and memorable day can start by rolling-up her sleeves. Save on wedding plans with a do-it-yourself mentality.
Do it yourself, and you can create a wedding that you have always dreamed of. You don’t have to settle for what is available from wedding stores or planners; instead, make your wedding one-of-a-kind. Your style will shine through the work you have done at home.
Find aspects of the reception that aren’t high priority for you and your groom, and move your budgeted money into areas you find more important. If you have always wanted a huge four-tiered cake, but never cared much about invitations: Do-it-yourself! Create the invitations on your personal computer with specialty paper from the craft store. Take this idea a step further by matching the paper to your name tags, guest book sign, and guest list. Little personal touches can not only save money, but show your personal style.
Don’t let a long to-do list stress you out. Do-it-yourself wedding planning is a perfect opportunity to call on all those bridesmaids and relatives. Host a small party at home for your bridesmaids. Pull out some food and drinks for your guests, and together they can help stuff envelopes or vote on reception songs. Not only will your wedding party help everyone get to know one another better before the big day, but you’re putting them to work. Time with your closest girlfriends will relieve stress, and it’s a great way to get some feedback on any planning ideas you need help with.
There are a number of great ways to save on wedding planning, through do-it-yourself ideas, friends, and family.