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Looking for wedding budgeting tips, real wedding budget breakdowns, wedding budget hacks and advice? We’ve got it all. Also, be sure to snag our wedding budgeting spreadsheet to REALLY get your wedding budget handled.

Affordab alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Best affordable wedding skincare from a budget bride

In an effort to be budget-friendly, I ruined my skin with DIY skincare products before my wedding. Here’s how to avoid making my mistake, plus the best products for an easy and affordable wedding skincare routine! The wedding industry often pressures us to spend lots of money to look or feel good, but this affordable wedding skincare routine proved to me that you don’t have to drop fat stacks to feel beautiful on your wedding day.

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A very Temu wedding: 5 ways to save money using Temu for your wedding

As a self-proclaimed budget-savvy bride, I know how quickly wedding essentials can add up, and in the most unexpected line items too (who knew wedding favors were SO expensive?). So I took a look around Temu to see where it could help save money on your wedding. You won’t believe what I found on there!

alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

8 genius money saving tips for your wedding

Weddings can be beautiful and meaningful on any budget! That being said, who isn’t happier with a little more cash money in their pockets? We’re sharing these genius money saving tips for your wedding, including things you need to do before setting a wedding budget, ways to save on food, how to handle the limiting of Plus 1s, and how having a wedding website can actually save you money!

Two Weddings Devon Rowland Photography31 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Gordian knots and walking on glass: a tale of two weddings

We love when couples have two weddings! Lyndsay and Patrick had a family-friendly wedding ceremony with a Gordian knot, then a second wedding that was straight up wild in the best of ways. Don’t miss the genius “first karaoke song” as a first dance alternative!

An intimate and majestic Middle-earth elopement in New Zealand (with a rainbow!)

Budget breakdown for a $2k wedding (yes, that includes the honeymoon!)

My partner and I got married for about $2,100 TOTAL – including rings, clothes, and honeymoon. Today, I’m going to do a budget breakdown of how we did it.

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Should your parents pay for your wedding? Why one bride says NO THANK YOU

Historically, parents paying for a wedding has ugly cultural baggage. For this reason, I am against the idea of anyone’s parents being obliged or asked to pay for their children’s wedding.