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!

10 wedding must-haves to grab in the 2012 Christmas sales

Planning a summer wedding? Be a savvy bride and stock up on discounted wedding details now! Here's what to put on your high street...
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The bargainista bride’s A-Z of inexpensive details – Part 2

Inexpensive details don’t have to cost a bundle. Here is part 2 of our fab feature, so you can get some reception chic on...
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How to save £5,000 for your wedding in just one year!...

In part 2 of our guide of saving £5,000 in a year, we get insider secrets from top money saving experts… What the experts say... We...
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The bargainista bride’s A-Z of inexpensive details – Part 1

Inexpensive details don’t have to cost a bundle. A little inspiration is all you need to get reception chic on the cheap! A is for...

How to save £5,000 for your wedding in just one year!...

With proper planning, saving money for your wedding day is easier than you think. Here's how to save £5,000 by this time next year. Make...

Wedding costs rise 3000% since 1950s

Wedding costs are up 3000% since the 1950s, according to new research from The Wedding Site. 1950s Our 1950s bride is Jean. Her whole family helped...
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How to avoid wedding disasters and make sure you have a...

There's no doubt about it, planning a wedding can be tough. Here's how you can avoid wedding disasters. Divorced parents Wondering how divorced parents will cope...
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Wedding budgets – Women are better. Fact.

It's official, us women are much better at handling our wedding budgets than the men, with over 58% planning ahead and just 46% of...
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Drop a dress size in eight weeks with these amazing weight...

Do you want to drop a dress size before your big day? We know that, as brides-to-be, you’re going to be pretty busy with...
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Make your very own CD placeholders for your guests on your...

An easy and inexpensive way to create a favour and place card in one, courtesy of Adam from rock my wedding. What you need A single...
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Stag do and hen party ideas – the best packages available...

We ask the party experts at UKGirlThing and Gents Events, to reveal their top stag and hen party ideas for 2012/2013 bride and grooms-to-be! Hen...

Cheap hen party ideas to try in 2013 – have a...

L-plates and a single night on the tiles are becoming a thing of the past. Modern hens are coming up with new hen party ideas...
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How to decorate your wedding and reception venue on a budget

So your bridesmaids' dresses and outfits for the boys are sorted, but what about your decorating your reception venue? The style of wedding venue, your...

Money Saving Tips From the Experts – Part 2

Save money for your big day with part 2 of our expert money saving tips. Video yourself Wedding planner Marie Haverly from Isabella Weddings says: “Shoot...

Money Saving Tips From the Experts – Part 1

Use these expert money saving tips to bring your big day in under budget… Bridesmaid jewellery Rebecca Doyle at Chez Bec says: “Give your bridesmaids their...
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Unique Wedding Ideas – Adding Your Personal Touch

Been thinking about unique wedding ideas for your big day? We've got a fab guide that can really give your wedding the wow factor! Fab...

How to Save Money on Wedding Flowers

Flowers are one of the most important, and most expensive, elements of a traditional wedding, but there are ways to save money and still...

How to Make a Bouquet for The Bride

Find out how to make a brilliant bridal bouquet in this fabulous guide. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNc5-axfhAo

DIY Wedding Bouquet ideas for a budget bride to be

Making your own DIY wedding bouquet of flowers for your wedding is not as hard as it may seem. Get beautiful wedding blooms for...

Wedding Hire – to buy or not to buy for your...

Wedding hire has increased in popularity in recent years with brides preferring to rent items like chair covers, table details and reception decorations instead...