7 Ways to Save Big on your Wedding Day!

If you are in the process of planning your wedding and become suddenly confronted with the fact that you are in fact, NOT marrying into the British royal family do not be alarmed. Me too, sis, me too. Hollywood movies and TV shows are very misleading.

It wasn’t until well into my adulthood that I realized the fairytale wedding I knew I wanted was utterly, and hopelessly out of my price range. After I let that dream go and had my feet firmly cemented back on planet earth I realized that my wedding could be just as lovely but done on a much more realistic scale. It took examining every aspect of my wedding and trimming the fat.

After going through the process I came up with a list of 8 ways to save big money while planning a wedding.

1. Cut Paper Costs:

Until you have one or are closely involved in the planning of you, you won’t realize just how much paper is involved in weddings. Just think about it, you’ll need Engagement party invites, save the dates, bridal shower invites, not to mention that the actual wedding invites which often include Reception info cards, RSVP cards, and envelopes. Even if you shop around, the cost of this can get pretty expensive, especially if you plan on inviting more than 30 guests.

Trust me, I looked at many websites; wedding paper divas, Shutterfly, tiny prints, FedEx and