Dont go into debt over your day. Yes it should be lovely and yes you should have what you want but shop around and watch the budget.
Replace fresh flowers with fillers
Double up on church flowers: see if someone else is using the same church and if so contact them and share the price of the church flowers
Use the same venue for the wedding and reception
Wedding at home
Catering : consider the food and the method of serving
The cake : consider how much cake you actually need and replace the rest with a faux cake.
The cake : do you want pieces or a cake to serve
Photographs: what do you really want? Do you really need those studio quality photos throughout?
Choose a wedding planner who has you at heart.
We have a lot of cost saving ideas.