Budget Weddings For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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Don’t let ‘white blindness’ drive you into debt! Make your wedding everything you want it to be on the budget you determine.

Are you planning a wedding, but worried about how much money you'll have to spend? In today's tough economic times, planning a budget wedding is more important than ever. This fun, money-saving guide is packed with tips for planning the wedding of your dreams without breaking your bank account!

Inside you'll find tons of ...

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Overview

Don’t let ‘white blindness’ drive you into debt! Make your wedding everything you want it to be on the budget you determine.

Are you planning a wedding, but worried about how much money you'll have to spend? In today's tough economic times, planning a budget wedding is more important than ever. This fun, money-saving guide is packed with tips for planning the wedding of your dreams without breaking your bank account!

Inside you'll find tons of tips and advice for planning a budget-friendly celebration while still remaining true to your personality, values, and tastes. You'll see how to make and keep your wedding budget; select the most economical time to get married; scope out wedding locations that fit the bill; and incorporate everything from economical to green ideas that emphasize style and elegance. Plus, you get tips and pointers for negotiating with vendors and avoiding hidden expenses and add-ons.

  • Hands-on information for planning a stylish wedding while sticking to your budget
  • How to get deals on gowns, tuxes, cakes, invitations, photography, food, and more
  • Use your creativity (and friends and family) to save money on decorations, food, favors, and wedding attire
  • Cut corners where no one will notice
  • Set your own priorities for your big day

  • Make your celebration unique

You don't have to settle for less on your wedding day. Author, Meg Schneider is an award-winning journalist who planned her own wedding for less than $5,000  Budget Weddings For Dummies is the only guide you need to save yourself money, time, and stress while you plan a beautiful, memorable ceremony!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470567500
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 9/10/2009
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 193,562
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction .

Part I: Coming Up with a Game Plan.

Chapter 1: Bringing Your Wedding Dream to Life.

Chapter 2: Working with a Wedding Budget.

Chapter 3: Deciding When to Get Married and Organizing Your Timeline.

Part II: Planning the Ceremony.

Chapter 4: Deciding Where to Get Married.

Chapter 5: Minimizing Wedding Party Costs.

Chapter 6: Dressing for Your Big Day.

Chapter 7: Hammering Out the Ceremony Details.

Chapter 8: Picking Flowers (Or Fun Alternatives).

Chapter 9: Capturing It for Posterity: Photography and Videography.

Chapter 10: Putting It in Print: Invitations, Programs, and Miscellany.

Part III: Celebrating with Your Guests.

Chapter 11: Selecting the Reception Site.

Chapter 12: Feeding the Hordes.

Chapter 13: Arranging Entertainment and Preparing the Venue.

Chapter 14: Making the Most of Prewedding and Postwedding Events.

Chapter 15: Honeymooning in Style — and in the Black.

Part IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 16: Ten Ways to Get the Most for Your Wedding Dollar.

Chapter 17: Ten Inexpensive Wedding Favors.

Chapter 18: Ten Traditions to Reconsider When You’re on a Budget.

Part V: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Your Planning Calendar.

Appendix B: Price Comparison Worksheets.

Appendix C: Your Wedding Checklist .

Appendix D: Your Wedding Budget.

Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 21, 2011

    It's actually for budget weddings

    This is the only book I've found that's actually for people on a budget. It gives good suggestions about how to save on decorations and other things, and it's informative about things with hidden costs so you're not suprised with them after it's too late to back out. Other books suggest hiring a wedding planner and then not allowing people to bring dates in order to save money - but this book focused on how to have a good time at your wedding without breaking the bank or telling guests they have to come alone. I wish I'd read it first and hadn't wasted my time reading all the others.

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