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Wedding Checklist – First things first

Planning for a wedding can be a scary prospect, and it’s certainly going to be stressful. Let’s face it, in our day jobs most of us don’t have to liaise between ten different companies, make bookings, explain requirements, organise and attend multiple meetings and more – so it’s all new territory when you start having [...]

Wedding Finances for Modern Couples: A How-To

After saying yes to the proposal and toasting to the bright future ahead, both the bride and the groom-to-be dive straight into making the big decisions: wedding dates, possible venues, wedding party, and the wedding budget. Traditionally, the bride’s parents get to pay for the wedding while the groom’s family can offer to host the [...]

Electronic Wedding Invitation Ideas

We recently showed you just how much wedding invitations can cost, and with Royal Mail’s recent announcement that it will be raising the price of first and second class stamps, a lot of couples are turning to the internet in order to trim down the cost of their wedding invitations. The electronic approach also has [...]

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5 Amazingly Simple Do-it-Yourself Wedding Projects

Do-it-yourself weddings are becoming hugely popular. They allow for the bride to save hundreds on the wedding details while still being able to strongly adhere to the wedding theme. Long gone are the days where a do-it-yourself job would imply cheap and cheerful; nowadays, DIY represents brides who are artistic, crafty, and a hundred percent [...]

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8 things that need to go on your last minute wedding checklist

As the big day arrives, brides can use all the help they could get to pull off a perfect day. After months of planning and hours spent going over every single detail for the wedding, the most stressful days are those near the big day itself. In order to help brides-to-be steer their wedding away [...]

6 Creative Ideas Perfect for Budget Weddings

Upon hearing the phrase “budget wedding”, most people would immediately think of a small, dull, lifeless wedding. From the bride’s wedding dress up to the wedding favours, practical couples tend to hunt down the biggest bargains and the cheapest supplies possible. Not everyone can afford a wedding like Prince Billy and Kate Middleton, and most [...]

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Creating a Wedding Checklist

When we started planning for our wedding last year we had only the vaguest idea of what we’d need to think about – trust me, the list grows and grows! We found it really helpful to have a wedding folder on hand, just a place to jot down any ideas you might have about the [...]

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Creating a wedding spreadsheet

This post will walk you through the steps needed to create a simple wedding spreadsheet. Before you start, it’s probably worth making a simple list of all the things you think you’ll need to budget for – you can always add and remove items later. A good place to start is our wedding checklist. A [...]

Starting a budget

When you’re planning for a wedding it’s important to make sure you stay on budget, otherwise costs can balloon out of proportion. Whether you use a simple notepad with your figures written down, a general spreadsheet application or a specialist wedding budget app, at some point you’re going to need a calculator to add everything [...]

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4 tips for budget weddings

Every wedding is unique, so it’s tricky to dish out advice about how you should budget for your wedding. So many blogs don’t seem to understand that it’s up to the bride and groom to decide how they’re going to plan their wedding! So we’ve thought long and hard about this page and put together [...]