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Budget Bride vs Wedding Dress - Dress Hunting Tips


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#1 Julietisurs

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    Posted 10 March 2012 - 08:46 PM

    This was my dream dress...

    Dream Dress

     

    HOWEVER...This mermaid ruffle dress is $2,500 and was out of my budget.

     

    I found this mermaid sample dress for $300

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    I added extra fabric and a seamstress for $285

     

    Now I have my dream dress for $585

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    Brides on a budget FIND A GOOD SEAMSTRESS, you'd be surprised of what wonders they can do with your gown and pocket book!!!

     



    #2 Dominican Ally

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      Posted 11 March 2012 - 04:13 PM

      Thank you for posting this! Your dress was gorgeous!


      Can't wait to marry my best friend on April 11, 2013!

      49 Guests booked, and counting...


      #3 windbee

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        Posted 24 May 2012 - 05:12 AM

        good tips and it looks great



        #4 JayKay

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        Posted 01 June 2012 - 04:58 PM

        Your dress is stunning! And what a savings that was!  I noticed your wedding is tomorrow! I hope you have an amazing day in your beautiful dress.



        #5 FireyNurse

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          Posted 01 June 2012 - 08:18 PM

          Your dress is BEAUTIFUL, what an amazing job and such a great deal too! 

           

          Wishing you all the best tomorrow for your big day!!!



          #6 Chyna2012

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            Posted 07 June 2012 - 07:26 AM

            Amazing!  You look beautiful.

            I hope to have your luck getting my dream dress.



            #7 Mufin1785

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              Posted 07 June 2012 - 12:39 PM

              Good Eye!  I would never thought of doing this you look amazing!



              #8 DwBride2Be

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                Posted 17 June 2012 - 09:54 AM

                That's amazing, good buy!!

                #9 shanandcal

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                  Posted 03 July 2012 - 06:30 PM

                  Wow I think your dress looks better than the original $2500 dress! I LOVE the ruffle detail in the back!

                  Originally Posted by Julietisurs 

                  This was my dream dress...

                  Dream Dress

                   

                  HOWEVER...This mermaid ruffle dress is $2,500 and was out of my budget.

                   

                  I found this mermaid sample dress for $300

                  JC Full Front.JPG

                   

                  JC Side Full Back.JPG

                   

                  I added extra fabric and a seamstress for $285

                   

                  Now I have my dream dress for $585

                  CIMG3773.JPG

                   

                  CIMG3789.JPG

                   

                  CIMG3796.JPG

                   

                  CIMG3781.JPG

                   

                  CIMG3765.JPG

                   

                  Brides on a budget FIND A GOOD SEAMSTRESS, you'd be surprised of what wonders they can do with your gown and pocket book!!!

                   



                  #10 2bmrstremblay

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                    Posted 03 July 2012 - 09:19 PM

                    Wow thanks for posting this. I think that your dress look great!!!






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