10 Budgeting Tips for the Frugal Minded :)
Posted 08 June 2010 - 02:49 PM
We just got the FI a pair of linen pants from Banana that were $20 off, plus I had a coupon for 35% off. In the end his pants were less than $50!!! There are deals to be had everywhere!
Posted 08 June 2010 - 02:58 PM
Posted 08 June 2010 - 03:21 PM
| Originally Posted by Gr8ful |
PS. Another inexpensive option for invitations that a friend of mine showed me: Costco.com -- search for "wedding invitations" -- hopefully this link will work. I am probably going to use this, and then do something fancier for table / escort cards.
Costco - Wedding Invitations & Accessories 25% Off or More
Posted 09 June 2010 - 01:29 PM
Posted 09 June 2010 - 04:05 PM
| Originally Posted by Miss Lighting Bug |
Forget the fluff: You can have a beautiful wedding without a lot of fluff. Wedding planners will tell you you need to do this or that. Not true. Make a list of what is important to you. Then compare to the checklists you find online. Look at the leftover items...do you need them or want them.
Example: I think programs for a small wedding are silly if we all have the same backgrounds and traditions. Plus most people throw them away. I will not have programs. I don't care for garters- they feel weird and I won't be tossing it. I won't be buying one.
Once you sit back and really think of your wants and needs it is easy to eliminate some fluff. Just think you have a stunning setting that guests will already remember.
Having a DW on a budget is definitely doable!!
| Originally Posted by Duchess |
One thing we did was use the wedding invites that fold over (trifold) and have a little sticker on the back. We printed our own mailing labels in a matching color and font on clear labels, and then the invite, response card and everything is one trifold with a rip off card. That way postage is regular and you dont pay for envelopes or inserts. We wanted to send about 100 invites or more, and we knew only 30 people were coming. It only cost about 100 bucks, and we had a seashell themed invite. It was perfect for our needs.
Posted 09 June 2010 - 06:53 PM
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