5 resources to save your wedding budget

The holidays are over. Your family has gone home, you’ve put away the decorations, and your body has just started to recover from all those delicious seasonal treats. It’s time to get back to wedding planning! There is only one problem… The holidays can be hard on finances and now you’re looking for some ways to save. You know you don’t want to skimp on the big stuff like the dress, the cake, or the caterer. But how else can you save a bit of cash?

I’ve hand-picked a few resources for free wedding downloads, DIY projects, and budget-friendly hacks just for you. Use these freebies and cost effective alternatives to save your wedding budget!


Free urban save the date cards from Wedding Chicks! Download them here.

Wedding Chicks Freebie & DIYs – The Wedding Chicks are a great resource for wedding inspiration. They also have some amazing Save the Dates, Thank You cards, and cool wedding details which you can download for free! Pick the design you like, plug in your information, and download right to your computer to print on your own stationary. They also have DIY project instructions on everything from wedding favors to food and drinks to flowers!

Martha Stewart Weddings Downloads – Here are 28 beautiful templates for every part of your wedding from Martha Stewart! Included are some great creative ideas you can use for your wedding like the Clue Them In crossword game and the What Tree Did You Fall From? program freebie.


DIY family recipe mason jars from Rustic Wedding Chic.

Rustic Wedding Chic DIYs & Downloads – Check out these do it yourself wedding projects for everything from mason jar favours, to boutonnieres, to decoupage pumpkin centrepieces all for the bride with rustic and vintage taste.

The Knot DIYs – Follow The Knot for details on the Do’s and Don’ts of DIY, instructional videos, and even more DIY wedding resources.

Etsy DIY Wedding Shop – Don’t know where to turn for supplies for your DIY project? Etsy is a great place to start! I love Etsy! Not only can you find unique and handmade products, but it has a great selection of little details for your DIY wedding decor at reasonable prices.

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