Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from March, 2014

10 Ways to Save $$$ on Your Wedding Reception

Staying within budget is difficult when planning the wedding of your dreams and the reception easily can eat up the majority of your funds.  The good news is, you don't have to wipe out your bank account to have a beautiful wedding.

Here are some ideas you may not have thought of to help you save money on your reception!


1. Use Flowers and Balloons
Using balloons for decor cuts down on the number of flowers you need to decorate the reception venue...and flowers can get expensive!  You will still likely want SOME fresh flowers though. If you stick with those that are in-season, they will be less expensive.

2. Hand Carry Hors d'Oeuvres
Have your hors d'oeuvres "hand carried" during the cocktail hour rather than set out on a table. People usually eat less when the food is being hand carried and served to them.  It is easier to pile up  your plate when no one is standing there judging and watching you take the food. Hand carried hors d'oeuvres actually look quit…