Apartment Therapy Readers' Best Advice for Throwing a Wedding on a Budget

Apartment Therapy Readers' Best Advice for Throwing a Wedding on a Budget

Taryn Williford
Mar 20, 2016
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Ever since we launched the Weddings Channel at the start of the year, our loyal Apartment Therapy readers have been driving the conversation, sharing personal stories about how they tied the knot. And guess what? Y'all are a clever, brilliant and thrifty bunch (and proud of it!).

If you're saying "I do" soon, here are 14 pearls of wisdom from real people who've thrown really wonderful weddings on very real budgets.

From 8 Ways to Spend Less for a Wedding:

From 15 Affordable DIY Wedding Decorations:

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From 5 Things Every Couple Forgets to Factor Into Their Wedding Budget:

From 10 Fun & Budget-Friendly Wedding Desserts that Aren't Cake:

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From 15 Relaxed Restaurant Weddings That Will Make You Want to Have One:

There are so, so many more great comments on restaurant receptions on the original post. If that's something you're considering, definitely check it out.

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From Coast to Coast, What Real Couples Are Spending on Weddings in 2016:

From Three Trendy Alternative Bridal Looks (And How to Pull Them Off):

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From The Best Things to Buy at IKEA for your DIY Wedding:

From 15 Frugal & Fabulous Wedding Centerpieces:

And this one's not budget-related, but good advice nonetheless...

From The Pros and Cons of Every Season for Weddings:

Any more advice for the brides and grooms out there planning weddings right now? Share it in the comments!

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