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Various Money Saving Tips for Your Wedding

May 29, 2008
It is very true that a wedding can be something very costly. You may want to find ways to save money on your wedding. This is especially true if you are on a tight budget. In fact, it is always a good idea to save money on your wedding unless you are a very wealthy person. On one hand, you will need some money for your new life after marriage. On the other hand, the money saved can be spent on your honeymoon, which is just as important as your actual wedding.

Without any surprise, there are various ways to save money for your wedding. First of all, you should think about your wedding day in order to save money. In most cases a wedding on a Saturday will be more expensive. This is because it is quite popular for couples to get married on Saturdays. The cost of renting your ceremony and reception venue can be more expensive then renting it on weekdays (except Friday). As a result, you may want to have your wedding on weekdays if it is possible. Of course you should also consider your guests. You have to make sure that your guests can still able to come to your event even if you are hosting your wedding on weekdays.

You can also save money on your wedding dress. In fact, the best way to save money is to wear the gown your mother wore when she got married. And a lot of brides indeed love this idea since the gown can be more meaningful. Remember, you should never consider buy a new wedding dress if you want to save money. Instead you should try to rent a wedding dress. If you really want to buy one, you should try to take a look at the option of purchasing a second-hand dress. This will certainly save you a lot of money.

It is also important to save money on your wedding invitation. One of the best ways to save money on your invitation card is to adopt the idea of DIY wedding cards. You will be able to save a large amount of money if you can print the cards yourself. Of course you will need to spend some time to print the cards. However, you will certainly find it worth spending the time since you can save a lot of money. If you do not want to print the invitation cards yourself, you may also try to get some discount wedding cards online. There are also a lot of different choices available.

You wedding theme can also affect the amount of money you are going to spend. For example, it is generally true that a beach wedding can be less expensive when compared with a traditional wedding in a hotel ballroom. You can save money at least on your wedding dresses and catering. The cost of catering will only be a fraction of that in a hotel ballroom.
About the Author
Jerry Leung has great interest in Chinese Wedding Traditions and Marriage Customs. He runs a website on Funny Wedding Cake Designs. Be sure to check Unique Wedding Favor Ideas.
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