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10 Tips on How to Plan a Spring Wedding on a Budget

Are you getting married in the spring and wondering how you will pay for it? Planning a budget-friendly spring wedding doesn't mean sacrificing style or elegance. We share our 10 Tips on How to Plan a  Spring Wedding on a Budget without breaking the bank.

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10 Tips on How to Plan a Spring Wedding on a Budget

1. Choose a Venue Within Your Budget

First on our list of 10 Tips on How to Plan a Spring Wedding on a Budget is choosing a budget-friendly venue. Consider non-traditional venues such as parks, beaches, community centers, or even a friend or family member's backyard. These venues often have lower rental fees compared to traditional wedding venues.

2. Opt for Off-Peak Times

Next on our list of 10 Tips on How to Plan a Spring Wedding on a Budget is opting for off-peak times. Getting married on a weekday or during the morning or afternoon can sometimes be more affordable than a prime Saturday evening or weekend slot. 

3. Minimalist Invitations

Also, you can save on stationery costs by opting for simple and elegant invitations. Consider digital invitations options to save even more money.

4. Seasonal Flowers

Choose flowers that are in season during the spring, as they tend to be more affordable and abundant. Tulips, daffodils, and hydrangeas are beautiful options that won't break the bank.

5. Potluck or Food Trucks

Instead of a traditional caterer, consider having a potluck-style reception where guests bring a dish to share. Alternatively, hiring food trucks can be a fun and cost-effective way to provide delicious food for your guests.

6. Borrow or Rent Attire

If you want to save even more on wedding costs, consider borrowing or renting your wedding attire instead of buying brand new. Many bridesmaids' dresses can be rented, and some companies offer rental options for wedding dresses and suits.

7. Create Your Music Playlist

Create your wedding playlist instead of hiring a DJ or band. Use a streaming service to curate a selection of songs that reflect your taste and style as a couple.

8. Limit Alcohol

Limiting the selection of alcoholic beverages or offering a signature cocktail instead of a full bar can help reduce costs. You can also consider purchasing alcohol in bulk from wholesale retailers.

9. Simplify the Cake

Instead of an elaborate tiered cake, opt for a smaller cake for cutting and serving a variety of other desserts such as cupcakes, cookies, or a dessert bar.

10. Focus on What Matters

Prioritize the aspects of your wedding that are most important to you and allocate your budget accordingly. Remember that celebrating your love with your partner and loved ones is the most important thing.

If you want to learn more about our 10 Tips on How to Plan a Spring Wedding on a Budget, contact us to speak to one of our wedding planners.



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