Every person set on joining their lives together with another wants the ceremony to be perfect. Each one wants to make a lasting impression on every single person at the wedding. I’m sure you are no exception.
But every year many, many people spend thousands of extra dollars on weddings that may or may not be memorable. Sure, you can have a fantastic event for $50,000, but you don’t have to spend that kind of money to have a wonderful, individual, fun and memorable service.
There are many ways to cut costs for your wedding, but I want to focus on just one area: where you shop. Here is a cardinal rule:
Don’t shop at any store or in any catalog that says “bridal” or has a bridal theme unless you’ve comparison shopped elsewhere. In almost every case, just adding the name or the thought of “bridal” inflates the cost of everything in the store or the book.
Take the case of candles, for instance. Candles are wonderful for wedding decorations. Votive candles, especially, not only look beautiful on tables at the reception, but make lovely favors for family members and special friends to