tly stick to the budget that is set.
Spending “a little” extra money here and there
can often set spending over the top. So you need
to be really sure of costs before you start...do a
research or get your planner to do a detailed budget with how much you intend to spend.
iscuss the more vital components that may
be allocated a greater amount of money.
Some people think the venue is
most important, while others would rather
splurge on entertainment, so make sure
that everyone is on the same page, most
people end up spending money on
ake into consideration the cost of your
honeymoon when setting your budget.
Don’t spend all your money on the
wedding and forget about the
honeymoon (it’s pretty expensive too).
aving a firm budget helps make choosing
This way your wedding planner can show you
venues and caterers that fit into your budget.
Be upfront and honest about it right from
the start with any vendor you meet.
ct and save all receipts for
This is especially important if
you’re splitting the costs because
it avoids any possible confusion.
Use this handy wedding budget worksheet to plan out what you’ll need to pay for, and how much
you should plan to spend on each thing. (Use a calculator to figure out the percentages.)
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Keep these simple tips in mind and control your budget before you start
planning your wedding. Enjoy your wedding planning experience!