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DIY or Not to DIY

DIY projects can help save money and add a little more sentiment to your big day, but they come with much added time and sometimes added stress. We think that DIY projects, big or small help make your handcrafted wedding even more unique and personalized. Figure out what types of DIY projects you want to try out by measuring the time and cost of each project. Are you really going to save money, or if you are saving money, is the savings really worth the time commitment?     These questions should help you decide how involved you would like...

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10 Tips and Tricks to Save Big on your Wedding Day!

1. Slow down. We know you are filled with excitement the second you have that shiny diamond on your finger. Your heart is racing with the need to plan, plan, plan. You start pinning thousands of glamorous ideas on Pinterest, making purchases on Etsy, even (prematurely) throwing ideas out to every one of your besties about the perfect Bachelorette Weekend and Bridal Shower ideas. Take your time and make your choices carefully. If you make decisions or purchases out of eagerness, you're likely to waste money on items that don't end up belonging on your big day.   2. DIY...

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The Key Three: How to Save Big & Know Where to Splurge on Your Wedding Day

The Key Three: How to Save Big & Know Where to Splurge on Your Wedding Day

The Key Three: How to Save Big & Know Where to Splurge on Your Wedding Day When you become engaged you are suddenly enamored with a to do list a mile high & dreams of a wedding that you probably can't afford. You begin to think of all the guests, details, gifts, drinks, pictures, entertainment, favors, THE dress, and so much more... It's easy to become completely overwhelmed and think that it will be impossible to have the wedding of your dreams. Well, it's much more possible than you think. Discuss the three most important items to splurge on between you...

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The Best Tools for Wedding Planning from Credit Card Insider

The Best Tools for Wedding Planning from Credit Card Insider

The Best Tools for Wedding Planning from Credit Card Insider The Bride Box has teamed up with Credit Card Insider to help you save & stay in budget for your wedding day! We've found these tools very useful for all of you brides-to-be wedding planners. Click the image below for a very useful calculator tool based on the budget allocation in the infographic to help you stay in budget. Remember, the calculator is not the exact amount you should spend based on your buget, it's a guide. For example: If your budget is $30,000 but you find the dress of...

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