Weddings On a Budget

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You’re engaged! Now for the exciting part: the planning (more like the stressful part).  If you are like the rest of us, you most likely can’t afford a professional wedding planner.  After showing off your engagement ring to all your family and friends, the real leg work of planning the wedding you’ve been dreaming of since you were a little girl begins.  Planning such a special event is no easy task and you will find out you have to finalize every small detail more so than you would like and have the time for.  Here are a few wedding staples I came across:

   THE CAKE

Sylvia Weinstock Cakes

http://www.weddingwire.com/biz/sylvia-weinstock-cakes-   new-york/website/03ab0c8a13fa927f.html

212-925-6698

She has more that like this on her website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       THE PHOTOGRAPHER

If you are going to be cheap in one area of the wedding, do no be cheap on the           photographer.  You want to be able to show beautiful pictures to your grandkids and great-grandkids.

Wai Ng Photography

www.weddingflair.com   212.203.1143 wai@weddingflair.com

 

 

THE MAKEUP ARTIST

  http://www.stephaniealbarracin.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE WEDDING DRESS

If you are on a tight budget, then today is your lucky day.  This dress on the left is only $149.99

  http://www.milanoo.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

    THE INVITATIONS

     http://www.etsy.com/weddings

 

 

 

 

 

DRESSES OF THE GUESTS

Okay, so this has no relevance to you as the bride, but this one is for you ladies attending weddings in the near future.  Renttherunway.com offer designer clothes for a fraction of the price.  If you are okay with the “ick” factor since these are rentals, this is the website for you.  The retail price of the pink dress on the left is $1060 and you can rent it for $150.  Designer is Moschino.

 

 

I’m pretty exhausted just coming up with a very short list to help you with of some parts of the wedding planning, can’t imagine how you feel.  Good luck!

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M. Yu

M. Yu is a single, working professional who lives in New York City. She has eclectic interests, ranging from cancer research (her day job) to traveling to writing for the Relationship Category on QLR. She has an active dating life and views every life experience as a learning lesson. View all posts about healthy relationships.