Can't miss savings for Brides-To-Be

June 27, 2010 6:48:49 PM PDT
Calling all Brides-to-be! Here are some easy and fun ways to save thousands and thousands of dollars. is chock full of savings and includes real-life wedding budgets that start as low as $3,000!

We talked to the budget savvy bride herself, Jessica Lehry.

"Lots of brides buy expensive gowns and want to recoup some of that money so they're selling them on sites like or; you can get a designer dress for sometimes up to 50-percent off the price," Lehry said. can save you money on flowers. It's an online wholesale florist that provides Do It Yourself brides with beautiful flowers in bulk at a fraction of regular florist prices.

If you're not creative, the company offers wedding packets that include everything you need for easy arrangements.

And as for food?

"You can save money by using a local restaurant to cater your wedding instead of a caterer, that can save you a lot of money, as well," Lehry said.

And right now you can get FREE Save the Date cards! VistaPrint will give you 100 custom postcards FOR FREE.

And a tip to pinch pennies on pictures?

"Hiring a photographer who will allow you to purchase the digital images from them," Lehry suggests.

Then print the pics yourself or make your own album online or save up to have the company of your choice do it later.

Also, cut your guest list! Consider that every additional guest means extra dollars for food, alcohol, linens, and so on.

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