by Kim Fusaro
It's cute 'til you realize he has to get all the guests to the wedding in the basket, too. (Getty Images) When you first get engaged, you'll probably start daydreaming about all sorts of out-there wedding venues: a remote field of daisies, your childhood summer camp. But an unconventional wedding venue isn't in the cards for most brides and grooms, simply because the cost is SO prohibitive. Think about it: EVERYTHING you need for even a simple wedding in an empty loft space or your parents' backyard--every chair, every table, every for, every glass, every napkin, possibly every toilet--needs to be brought in from various rental companies. And the cost of all those rentals adds up quickly. Plus, if you consider the various licenses and permits you'll need to obtain to host a huge party (assuming you're having more than, say, 20 wedding guests) well, it's easy to see why most brides and grooms go the traditional route when it comes to a wedding venue.
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