5 Ways to Have a Fabulous and Affordable Wedding

Once again we had partnered up with our friends at Wedding Forward to bring you some useful ideas to take your nuptials to the next level. This time in the form of  5 Ways to Have a Fabulous and Affordable Wedding. Scroll down below and find some of our favorite ways to save some money on your wedding day while throwing a stylish and unforgettable soireé that will wow your guests.

Fabulous Wedding on a budget - Photo: Chasesevey
Photo: Chasesevey via Wedding Forward


Use more greenery than flowers. Greenery is all the rage for 2017, and it seems to be going nowhere. So take advantage of this wedding trend by using greenery in your bouquets, centerpieces and ceremony decor and save yourself a few buck on expensive floral.  From eucalyptus and palms to fern and foliage, greenery is a stylish and cost-effective way to get yourself a fab wedding.

Greenery Wedding Centerpiece - Lauren Brooks Photography

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Greenery Wedding - Hikari Photography
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Greenery Wedding - Kate Weinstein Photo
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Buy an affordable, yet stylish wedding dress. The options below are all gowns under $1,000 but look like a million bucks

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Offer beer, wine and a signature cocktail instead of a full bar.

Wedding signature Drink - Photo: A House in the Hills
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Order a small one- or two-tier cake and then supplement it with a larger sheet cake (hidden in the kitchen).

Wedding Cake Trends - Drip Cake - via Trendland
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Affordable Wedding Cake - Ruze Cake House
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Take advantage of these wedding freebies list Wedding Forward put together with a ton of information on how to save on your wedding day, from save-the-dates to planners.

Fabulous and Affordable Wedding - Brittani Jessica Pledger Photography
Brittani Jessica Pledger Photography // via Wedding Forward