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!

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...

7 budget-friendly wedding dresses from Beautiful by Enzoani

If you're a budget-conscious bride who wants the style and quality of a designer dress for less, then why not try one of these...

Show me the money! How to ask for cash as a...

Do gift lists still have a place for the modern bride and groom? After all, over half of you will live with your partner...
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How to choose high street wedding cakes to suit your theme

So, your wedding theme is decided and the colour scheme is set but then comes yet another choice; the wedding cake design. If your...
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Loved up for less: budget honeymoons in the UK for under...

Here’s the dilemma. You spent most of your hard-saved budget on your wedding day, and that’s left you little over for a honeymoon. But...

Wow your guests for under £500 with these budget wedding ideas

If you're planning a budget wedding, you don't need to spend tens of thousands to create a wedding day atmosphere that all your guests...

Clever ways to slash your wedding venue budget

Your wedding venue will take the largest slice of the wedding budget, but there are some clever ways to save money on your perfect...
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Fab ideas for slicing your wedding cake budget in half!

Are your reception costs spiraling out of control? Get them back on track today with these clever tips for cutting your wedding cake budget...

Cut your wedding costs on the big day with these fab...

Wedding costs can quickly mount up when you're planning your big day. But worry not! We've got some top tips to help you look...

How NOT to save money on your wedding day – where...

Knowing when to save and when to splurge is key to getting the most out of your wedding finances. My granny used to say that...

Top UK wedding planners show you how to save money on...

We’re always looking for ways to show our brides how to make the most of their wedding budgets. And we had a brainwave! Why not...

How to decorate your wedding tables for under £10

DIY-ing your own tables is a great idea, if you follow a few simple rules. Firstly, make sure that you allow time to do...

Get the legal lowdown for your wedding abroad

While having a destination wedding brings with it a lot of advantages – like warmer weather, a picture perfect destination and possibly a reduced...

How to have a wonderful wedding day for just £5,000

The average price of a wedding today is around £20,000 and if that’s enough to put you off the idea of marriage, then don’t...

Create a wonderfully unique wedding with these fab DIY finishing touches

Here at Wedding Ideas, we love DIY weddings. Firstly, you can save a huge chunk of your budget by making and creating things yourself....

Save money on your big day with some top advice from...

When Petra Ecclestone, daughter of Formula One billionaire Bernie Ecclestone, got married she had a wedding that allegedly cost over £12m. Sadly most of us...

4 super simple ways of cutting your wedding cake costs

All brides know that a beautiful cake is a show-stopping part of any wedding reception. However, there are many clever ways to make sure you...