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Dreaming of a wedding way out of your budget? Here are some of the ways you can make it happen!

Whilst your wedding day is likely to be one of the very best days of your life, it can also be one of the most expensive. The lead up to your wedding day can be stressful and it is likely to put your finances under a massive strain.

This is particularly true if you have some grand ideas for your big day or if you have a tight budget to contend with. So, does this mean that you have to give up your ideas of how you want your wedding day to be? The answer is no. There are ways that you can have the wedding of your dreams, all without it breaking the bank.

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What things should you think about when choosing a wedding venue?

One of the most important things when it comes to planning a wedding is to choose a venue. After all, your wedding venue is what sets the scene and lies the foundations of the entire day.

You may think that finding a venue is easy, however, this isn’t always the case. You can all too easily rush the decision or spend too much time pouring over all the options that are open to you.

So, if you are finding the hunt for a venue tricky, why not take a look through the things that you should think about when choosing a wedding venue for your wedding day?

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How to make the most of a wedding fayre

Planning for a wedding starts from the moment you are engaged. With so much to think about, plan, book and buy, the earlier you start the better. If you are not sure where to start when it comes to your big day, then you might want to head to a wedding fayre.

Wedding fayres are held in venues up and down the country. They bring together suppliers of all types, ready to showcase just how they can help you to have the best wedding possible. The only trouble, is how to make the most of these events? Particularly if you are new to them and feel a little overwhelmed by the idea.

To help you, we have put together our guide on how to make the most of a wedding fayre.

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Wedding Favour Inspo – Seven Trends For 2018

Posh Chocs

Always at the top of the charts; the chocolate wedding favour is a real crowd pleaser. Rarely lasting beyond the speeches, little boxes of chocolate make great gifts for your guests.

There are so many chocolate favours to choose from these days, from organic, raw and vegan recipes to luxury Belgian chocolate.

Personalise them with your names, initials or wedding date and watch them disappear before the speeches are even over!

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Want cash for your wedding gifts? Here is the best way to go about asking for this

It used to be the case that the happy couple would create a wedding list prior to their big day. This would then give guests the chance to select a gift that they could then use in their future lives together.

Whilst this may have worked for a generation who would move in together after they were married, it might not work quite as well now. Many couples now live together before they get married, which means that household gifts are not quite as welcome. Instead, they are asking for money, often for a honeymoon or a treat after the wedding.

The trouble with this, is that it can be a bit tricky to know the right way to ask for money from your guests.

Here to help, we have put together the best way to go about asking for cash gifts from your guests.

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Easy DIY wedding ideas for you to try out yourself

The idea of a DIY wedding is becoming more and more popular. There are a number of reasons for this. Some people decide to try out DIY because they want to be able to take full creative control over their big day, whilst some do it in order to save themselves some money. No matter the reason why you opt for DIY, we have put together some of the easiest DIY wedding ideas that you can try out for yourself.

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The must do list the night before your wedding

After months and months of planning, the big day is soon to be here. The night before your wedding is a nervous one, and there is still plenty of last minute things to think about.

If you don’t want to be left feeling frazzled come the morning, then there are some important things that you need to think about during those few hours before you head to bed on your last night of just being a girlfriend!

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How to plan a wedding under 1k

Weddings can be incredibly expensive. This is something that plenty of newly engaged couples soon find out. Some couples may think that “stuff it” let’s just swallow up the expense the best we can, whilst others will want to have a great wedding, but still keep to a budget.

You might not believe it, but there are some great ways to try and cut down the costs of your wedding a huge amount! In fact, you may even be able to get your wedding planned in as a little as £1k. Especially if you try out some of these top tips.

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