Tie The Knot On A Shoestring [NOOK Book]

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Advice on how to have a dream wedding-at a fraction of the cost ... The average cost of a wedding in the United States is now nearly $30,000, but most couples would prefer to have what others are having, but not at the price others are paying. Tie the Knot on a Shoestring shows couples how to budget a wedding and enables them to have the wedding they desire while bringing down the costs. This engaging guide includes:


--Advice on how to keep ...

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Overview

Advice on how to have a dream wedding-at a fraction of the cost ... The average cost of a wedding in the United States is now nearly $30,000, but most couples would prefer to have what others are having, but not at the price others are paying. Tie the Knot on a Shoestring shows couples how to budget a wedding and enables them to have the wedding they desire while bringing down the costs. This engaging guide includes:


--Advice on how to keep the cost of a wedding down without going cheap


--Ways to save money on attire, from the bridal gown and groom's garments to the attendants


--Tasteful tips on how to save on the ceremonial site, the reception, flowers, decorations, music, entertainment, photography and video, and even the honeymoon


--Ways to save money by having a destination wedding instead of a wedding where you live.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440651083
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/6/2007
  • Sold by: DK
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Leah Ingram is the author of books including Buying and Selling Your Way to a Fabulous Wedding with eBay, Plan Your Wedding In No Time, The Complete Guide for the Anxious Bride, Your Wedding Your Way, and The Bridal Registry Book. She has also written on money-saving topics and weddings for many publications, including Detroit News, In Style Weddings, Bridal Guide, Elegant Wedding, and For the Bride. Recent stories in New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, and Modern Bride have included her words of wisdom.

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Table of Contents


The Basics of Your Bridal Budget     1
Your To-Do List, Now That You're Engaged     17
Checklist for Your Ceremony     31
Getting Ready for Your Reception     51
A Destination Wedding Can Be a Wedding Within Your Means     73
Wedding Attire That Doesn't Cost a Lot of Money     93
Finding Economical Entertainment for Your Ceremony and Reception     111
Getting Your Invitations and Other Printed Materials for a Great Price     125
Low-Cost Ways to Capture Memories on Film and Video     139
Beauty on a Budget for the Bride and Everyone Else     151
Getting Great Deals on Favors and Gifts     165
How to Plan a Honeymoon That Won't Leave You Broke     177
Taking Care of Your Post-Wedding Expenditures     193
Appendixes
Glossary     205
Caribbean Primer     211
Resources     221
Sample Vendor Contract     241
Wedding Checklist     243
Index     263
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