The day you have been dreaming about is just about here. The next step is for you plan the big day. This certainly isn’t an easy task. It takes time, money, and work to plan a wedding. The less money you have the more difficult it can be. But with a little creativity and smarts the bride on a budget can have a great wedding at a fraction of the cost of most.

Here are a few tips that will help you cut the cost on your wedding and get done cheap.


Photography is a big problem for most couples. It’s very expensive yet most don’t want to compromise on those memories. One way to find a happy medium is to purchase a photography package that is digital. This way there are no proofs to approve. Digital has some really great advantages over normal photos. They are easy to make copies from, easy to give away to family and friends, and really easy to make a website out of them.

Avoid Renting A Limo

Transportation isn’t really all that important. Just borrow a nice car and arrive in it. This could be your own car, friends, or family.  Pick someone out to do the driving for you.


It’s pretty easy to do your own arrangements. But if you don’t want to bother you may have someone in your family who can do them for you. In some cases you may even know someone who can even grow the flowers you want right in their garden. This can be a great savings for you.

Bridesmaid Dresses

Nothing fancy is needed for these dresses. You can easily pick up something really nice at a department store. Just shop for sales and look for something that you like. These dresses can even be worn again in the future.


Negotiate on just about everything. Yes, everything! Most brides make it easy for the wedding vendors to overcharge them. You want to make life difficult for them by bringing down their prices. Don’t let them shatter your budget by playing with your emotions.