50 Wedding Cost-Cutting Tips from Real Brides

Photo by: John Lawton

Buy, Don't Rent
"When I got a quote for more than $500 to rent linens, I went on Ebay and purchased what I needed for less than $250. And we're going to resell them after

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Photo by: John Lawton

Buy, Don't Rent
"When I got a quote for more than $500 to rent linens, I went on Ebay and purchased what I needed for less than $250. And we're going to resell them after the honeymoon!" -Brittani P., Jacksonville, Fla.

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Thu, Jan 17, 2013 11:58 AM EST

by Brides

It's no secret that weddings can be very expensive. Who better to give advice for sticking to your wedding budget than the real brides who have been there? Whether it means pulling out the craft scissors with your hubby-to-be, brushing up on your best bartering skills, or opting for locally-grown flowers instead of a florist-these 50 tips from thrifty brides will keep you well within budget so you can focus on keeping your vision alive and your bank account afloat.


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