#207 - Wedding Money-Saving Tips

#207 - Wedding Money-Saving Tips

From Ring to Veil a Wedding Planning podcast

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Wedding Money Saving Tips – Episode #207 Pause and subscribe! Join our Facebook Group Timelines and Checklists www.fromringtoveil.com/checklists It’s time for some more money-saving tips. We’ve had shows on individual areas such as floral but today we are giving you a great list to choose from. Offseason venues or get married on a weekday In – season floral Make a budget and stick to it Wedding website Wedding party Gifts: Pay for hair and makeup/ outfit accessories Guest list cull cull cull Small and intimate, limit plus ones Alternate bridesmaids' bouquets, single stem “bouquets” Go paperless Seating chart rather than cards Menu sign, rather than personal menus Rent House for a venue, housing, and honeymoon Consider college campus Courthouse wedding Borrow jewelry Dress: Consignment Samples Order early Borrow from newlyweds or go in together for floral and or décor Let your family help if they offer Reuse floral, bouquets as centerpieces, relocate large pieces, make large pieces from smaller ones Candles Borrow fancy car for exit Cut the floral boutonnieres and corsages, Limit alcohol options-signature cocktail, 1 red, and 1 white wine option, limit beer selection Consider college students for live music Price multiple options Cake, small cake for cutting, cupcake or other sweets for guests. Catering-buffet, passed appetizers, single menu options Drinks Charitable favor/no favors/favors as centerpieces Chairs moved from ceremony to reception Disposable plates for cake Suburb restaurants can be less pricey than inner city Ask about kids pricing for catering or have a separate menu Buy secondhand decor Late night snacks but not for everyone, since not everyone will close out the night Listener Question: Hello! So my mom and others really want to help me make decisions and do the research involved with hiring our vendors and such. How do I politely tell them when I expect them to do their part? I'd think that within a couple of days to a week it would be acceptable to check back in for a progress report, but I've been finding that they haven't gotten to that task yet. FRTV Swag www.fromringtoveil.com/tee Join our Facebook Group Subscribe to the podcast: { Apple Podcasts }{ Spotify }{ Stitcher }{ Youtube } { iHeartradio }{ Alexa }{ CastBox }{ GooglePodcasts } -Until next time, No Stress No Worries Keep Calm and Listen On – 
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Wedding Money Saving Tips – Episode #207 Pause and subscribe! Join our Facebook Group Timelines and Checklists www.fromringtoveil.com/checklists It’s time for some more money-saving tips. We’ve had shows on individual areas such as floral but today we are giving you a great list to choose from. Offseason venues or get married on a weekday In – season floral Make a budget and stick to it Wedding website Wedding party Gifts: Pay for hair and makeup/ outfit accessories Guest list cull cull cull Small and intimate, limit plus ones Alternate bridesmaids' bouquets, single stem “bouquets” Go paperless Seating chart rather than cards Menu sign, rather than personal menus Rent House for a venue, housing, and honeymoon Consider college campus Courthouse wedding Borrow jewelry Dress: Consignment Samples Order early Borrow from newlyweds or go in together for floral and or décor Let your family help if they offer Reuse floral, bouquets as centerpieces, relocate large pieces, make large pieces from smaller ones Candles Borrow fancy car for exit Cut the floral boutonnieres and corsages, Limit alcohol options-signature cocktail, 1 red, and 1 white wine option, limit beer selection Consider college students for live music Price multiple options Cake, small cake for cutting, cupcake or other sweets for guests. Catering-buffet, passed appetizers, single menu options Drinks Charitable favor/no favors/favors as centerpieces Chairs moved from ceremony to reception Disposable plates for cake Suburb restaurants can be less pricey than inner city Ask about kids pricing for catering or have a separate menu Buy secondhand decor Late night snacks but not for everyone, since not everyone will close out the night Listener Question: Hello! So my mom and others really want to help me make decisions and do the research involved with hiring our vendors and such. How do I politely tell them when I expect them to do their part? I'd think that within a couple of days to a week it would be acceptable to check back in for a progress report, but I've been finding that they haven't gotten to that task yet. FRTV Swag www.fromringtoveil.com/tee Join our Facebook Group Subscribe to the podcast: { Apple Podcasts }{ Spotify }{ Stitcher }{ Youtube } { iHeartradio }{ Alexa }{ CastBox }{ GooglePodcasts } -Until next time, No Stress No Worries Keep Calm and Listen On – 
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