Are you in the process of planning your upcoming nuptials? Wedding season, traditionally last spring to early fall when the weather is beautiful and most engaged couples choose to get married, is here! Due to this time of years popularity, wedding venues and vendors tend to jack up the prices and offer discounts to the winter months, which tend to be less popular. If you are among the majority, your wedding is happening within the next 6 months…and the planning is in full swing!
Luckily, these are many bridal hacks to save the wedding funds and minimize expenses. Many brides nowadays rely heaving on blogs, custom sites like Etsy, and of course the ever popular Pinterest for DIY ideas or budget-friendly inspiration.
Not only are we completely on the saving-money train. But we think that you should be able to earn Cashback on the purchases that you make for your big day. We’ve gathered some of our own inspiration from some recently brides around the SHOP.COM office all in one place. The SHOP.COM Pinterest board should be home to all brides-to-be! Check out some of our favorite DIY from recent brides:
Decor: We have gathered up many ways to cut wedding cost with DIY ceremony and reception decor! Some of the most pricey parts of the wedding can be flower arrangements and centerpeices, sometimes costing over $5,000! With these DIY ideas, you can drastically cut cost and your guests will never know!
Fun for the guests: Polling our brides around the office, we found that guests enjoy interactive activities that the bride ad groom put together! Try a fun way to get guests involved with the wedding decor and ask them to replace their name card with a polaroid photo of themselves or a note to the bride and groom!
Invitiations: Depending on how elaborate you go, an invitation suite can cost anywhere from $2-$20 per invitation suite! Go the DIY route and cut the cost of the set with pocket invitations the easy way!
Wedding favors: If you just aren’t the crafty typeand you are having a hard time with the DIY aspect of your big day, there is another option! If you select your must have items for the wedding and purchase them though SHOP.COM partner stores, you could earn as much as 50% Cashback on your party favors, decor, food and more! Even your dress can earn you Cashback!
Looking for something a little different? Well we’re not out of ideas just yet:
What is the theme of your wedding? Comment below and we will help you scout out some DIY Pinterest ideas!