Budget

With the average UK wedding costing around £30,000, we understand that managing your money is a huge priority and that you want to be as cost-effective as possible.

Our wedding budget and financial advice has been written to help you make the most of your cash – Just because it’s your dream wedding, it doesn’t have to bust the bank.

Simply choose from our ‘Wedding Budget and Finance’ posts below to start planning your wedding like a pro

Planning a budget wedding? Tie the knot for under £5000!
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Keep your wedding in budget with these top tips!

Planning for your big day can be both stressful and time consuming, so why not let Wedding Ideas ease some of the stress? Keep...
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Forget tradition – the father of the bride is off the...

When it comes to picking up the tab for the wedding, it looks like the father of the bride is off the hook, judging...
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Top 5 priorities for your wedding budget!

Most brides have a limited wedding budget, so you want to splash your cash in the right places. Wedding expert Kate Smallwood is here...
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A to Z of savvy savings for a beautiful, budget wedding:...

Here's part two of our savvy-saving alphabet from Emily Berryman, bringing you the perfect ways to create a beautiful, budget wedding from M-Z… M is...
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A to Z of savvy savings for a beautiful, budget wedding:...

From forming your own entourage to bagging the best deals, Emily Berryman has got everything you need to know when it comes to money-saving...

Make 6 money-saving swaps to boost your wedding budget!

Working with a tight wedding budget and need to save funds fast? We reveal how making small sacrifices now can mean big savings for...
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Swoon over this elegant 1950s wedding photoshoot on a budget!

Are you a vintage bride who loves the iconic images of the 1950s? Take a look at this beautifully refined 1950s wedding photoshoot from...
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4 ways to plan a wedding for under £10,000

With some clever money-saving tricks, you can plan the day of your dreams without blowing the budget! Sophie Smith spoke to four different brides...

12 of the most beautiful wedding dresses for under £1,000!

If you're looking for the dress of your dreams, but don't want to spend thousands of pounds to get it, you're in luck! There...

6 common wedding budget mistakes

You've decided on a budget for the big day but how do you allocate it? Here are six common wedding budget mistakes that many...

Wow-factor finishing touches for your wedding from just £50!

Whether you’ve got £50 or £1k for finishing touches, there are loads of ways to add wow factor to your day! Emily Berryman tells...

5 ways a pre-nup could strengthen your relationship

The issue of pre-nuptial agreements can be a tricky one - many couples don't want to consider the possibility that their marriage may not...

Four brides with very different wedding budgets – but can you...

Meet four beautiful brides on four very different wedding budgets - but can you guess who spent the most? The answer may surprise you... Couple...

Style on a shoestring – 20 tweaks for under £5

Details don't have to break the bank, and they can make a big difference to the feel of your day. Emily Berryman has found...

The A-Z of fun and thrifty weddings – part 2

Tonight we're continuing with our top tips on how to have a stylish wedding on a shoestring budget - if you haven't read part...

The A-Z of fun and thrifty weddings – part 1

You don't have to spend a fortune to have a wedding day full of fun details, and budget doesn't have to mean basic! Here...

10 wedding budget commandments every bride should obey

If you and your h2b want to save some serious cash on your wedding day – and let's face it, why wouldn't you?! –...

25 of the best bite-size wedding budget tips from real brides!

Everyone wants to save money where they can on their wedding day - starting married life in major debt is a serious no-no! -...

This real-life couple had an amazing Californian getaway with Buy Our...

Real-life couple Siân and Callum had an incredible honeymoon travelling around California - and best of all, their guests helped pay for it with...

Your year in wedding planning: what to consider 12 – 10...

So he popped the question and now you’re engaged! Congratulations from us all! The months...