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Young Couple on budget planning it themselves

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patricetannehill@yahoo.com
Wedding Date: Aug, 2011
Bonney Lake, WA, USA
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We are on a very tight budget and getting married in August of 2011, what are some of the easiest and cheapest ways to do things so we don't put ourself in debt and still have an amazing wedding.

Posted in Bonney Lake, WA, USA
Written on Nov. 16, 2010

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Love_birds
chris

Hello Patrice: I have a custom bridal business but also planned and organized my niece's wedding two years ago who also was on a very tight budget. My best advice after being part of many weddings is don't scrimp on your dress or photographer. You can have a stunning dress for about $600-$1,000 and after the day is over all you have are the photos. I have done several weddings where they were very disappointed in the photos or they were lost and that's all you have years later besides your memories. Venue's can be very expensive but many times local or state parks are free to use and can provide a beautiful setting. Limit the alcohol and select you menu carefully if you plan on a meal. Or, you can plan your wedding at a time of day that would not require a meal just cake and maybe snacks or refreshments. Another option is to have a limited guest list and spend what funds you have on yourself and the ceremony (i.e. location, flowers, photographer, etc.). Hope this helps.

Written on Nov. 18, 2010
Love_birds
mey.flowers
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Congratulations!
I wanted to introduce myself; Margie, owner of new floral business (www.meyflowers.com). Coordinating your wedding yourself with a checklist is the first place to start saving. I would love the opportunity to meet you for a complimentary consultation to discuss your wedding flowers within your budget range. Please feel free to contact me 206-445-5215

Written on Nov. 26, 2010

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