Synopses & Reviews
You can have it all
All the trimmings, lovely decorations, a beautiful gown for the beautiful bride, 300 guests for a buffet dinner - without mortgaging your home or making payments for the rest of your life. And no one will ever guess you didn't pay full price.
This book is loaded with money-saving tricks and organizing tips, as well as lots of encouragement, all designed to help you determine the budget for your wedding - then stick to it. You'll find dozens of creative, innovative ideas that will not only save you money, but make planning your wedding an enjoyable experience
In this new fourth edition you'll find: Actual case histories of four weddings that illustrate how to stay within a budget without sacrificing quality or eleganceDetails on the latest wedding trends - with tips for being fashionable at a low priceUp-to-date, average costs for everything from flowers and wedding gowns to reception food and photographyCost-cutting tips contributed by real bridesStart-to-finish guidelines for keeping track of every aspect of planning your weddingMoney-saving tips for the groomA what to do when calendar/timetable for quick referencePlus, two brand new sections: A special chapter on second weddingsAn invaluable listing of helpful wedding resourcesYou can have the wedding of your dreams on a budget you can afford - for thousands less than the national average cost of a wedding. All you need is a little planning, a little creativity and this invaluable guide.
This newly revised guide shows how to plan a wedding with all the trimmings but without all the expenses. It features pricing information on everything from flowers to gowns and reception food to photographers. Topics include: second weddings, eloping, military weddings and troubleshooting tips.
This book is loaded with money-saving tricks and organizing tips, as well as lots of encouragement, all designed to help you determine the budget for your wedding - and then stick to it. You'll find dozens of creative, innovative ideas that will not only save you money, but make planning your wedding a fun, friend-and-family-involving process you'll savor in memory forever. In this new edition you'll find actual case histories of four weddings - how the brides stayed within their budgets without sacrificing the quality and elegance of the day, the latest wedding trends - how to be fashionable at a low price, money-saving tips for the groom, updated, average costs for everything from flowers to wedding gowns, reception food to photographers, for nine regions nationwide, creative new cost-cutting ideas contributed by recent brides, complete instructions on how to set up a wedding notebook to keep track of every aspect of planning your wedding, detailed questions to help you focus on your idea of the "perfect wedding" before you start planning, and a "what to do when" calendar/timetable for quick reference.