Reception sites -- Catering -- Photography -- Cakes -- Wedding videos -- Entertainment -- Etcetera -- Canada 411 -- Bridal 911 : last minute consumer tips -- Conclusion : What does it all mean? Yes, this may rub away at the some of the bright and shiny appearance of the bridal industry, but not enough to leave you jaded. How to order flowers at wholesale online. The brand new,11th edition is revised and updated tips on tying the knot without going bankrupt. Everytime one of my friends becomes engaged I send a copy to them as an engagement gift, and they all love it too. I'm not a fan of playing detective and if it weren't for the search function gained through my Kindle, well, after the first read this book would have been pretty useless. I only read the section on the wedding dress and skimmed other sections, but that wedding dress one was eye opening.
The authors give great advice and tips about not just how to save money, but how to not get ripped off or scammed. For once, reading a wedding book, the reader is taken seriously as a fellow adult. Because this book isn't necessarily inspirational and because it doesn't really address etiquette, you'll still need some books with lots of pictures or magazines for visual inspiration and a book or two that talk about how to word your invitations and address your envelopes. I live in Las Vegas, and I would have been happy to get married at the drive-thru wedding chapel on the back of my fiance's motorcycle. Even if you're not necessarily looking to save money, this book alerts you to potential scams that target brides, teaches you how to plan a wedding, and warns you of some of the unexpected issues that the inexperienced wedding planner may encounter. My boss gave it to me, along with her top 5 tips for wedding planning. In fact, after checking it out from the library, I purchased this book for my personal library.
This book really does have good advice and I'm sure I'll save money by following it. This book is fantastic in helping you choose wedding gown and bridesmaid dress designers, and helping you navigate the wedding invitation industry. This book has been an invaluable resource in almost every aspect of my wedding planning. Bridal Bargains is the answer! Unlike many books in this category which provide vague advice on cutting costs, this book provides names of companies along with contact phone numbers and even web addresses to help you get what you want at a better price. With so many new websites popping up on wedding services, this book sorts out the good from the bad, saving you time and frustration.
Well, bust out your happy dance because today is your lucky day. Eleven questions you should ask any photographerand seven money-saving tips to lower that photo expense. It did spawn a few ideas for me - not even always what they were talking about, but just opening my thoughts and eyes to what could be. One of their previous recemmendations went out of business. This one came highly recommended and I can see why. After reading the others or, in most cases, perusing the glossy photos of zillion-dollar dresses, cakes, flowers, etc.
There were a lot of things I wasn't going to do at my wedding just because I couldn't afford them and this book allowed me to do them all. Bridal Bargains is the answer! Finally, a wedding book for the rest of us. Some of the ideas are common sense and some are a bit tacky, but you've got to know your taste and sensibilities and then make choices for yourself. As a follow-up, the Fields teamed with award-winning Austin pediatrician Dr. Made me avoid David's Bridal. Bridal Bargains is the answer! By following most of the Fields advice, we had the wedding we wanted for a reasonable price.
At Filene's I was able to run around the store with 2 close friends pulling whatever dress I felt like to try on- no sales person hovering over me and no pressure tomake a decision. By this time, the Fields recognized something most other so-called wedding experts refused to admit. One thing I really liked is that it had tips for people on any budget, whether big, small, or somewhere in the middle. In short- this is a great wedding planning book- I do not intend to look at any wedding magazines or other planning books. Well, I no longer think that. While I've planned corporate parties for 300, I've never planned this kind of party and never, ever when my own credit card was involved. A big, expensive, 130 people on the guest list party.
I picked up this book out of sheer curiousity at a trip to a local bookstore. There are lots of ways to save money on a wedding but I felt like this book offered cheap solutions that could harm your special day. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. A bride could spend several hours of wasted time before figuring this out. And the cost saving hints are actually things that seem both reasonable and executable. So here's to the joyful wedding, the sensible wedding, the unbelievably fun wedding! In fact, after checking it out from the library, I purchased this book for my personal library. If you play your cards right, some restaurants may be willing to negotiate a special group discount.
This book is a must-read for all brides, regardless of budget. At the very core of it, a wedding only needs three things: two consenting adults, an officiant, and several witnesses. Especially when you are looking for local vendor suggestions. While it has loads of helpful places to get 10-50% off desigenr gown prices- it was kind of vague on where to go if you didn't care for a designer name for a dress you can only wear once. Finally, a wedding book for the rest of us. Bridal Bargains covers every area of wedding planning, from cakes to ceremonies. Small, relatively concise, and has websites and specific ratings and things that are useful.
Instead they only provide you with a quick reference chart. We wish there was some fairy-tale story about how the couple met, but it's actually quite boring--they ran into each other in a dormitory during the infamous Bronco Blizzard. Use it and save yourself time, money, and stress. They review all the major designers and vendors, and there are some excellent tips on how to find the perfect dress. Finally, a wedding book for the rest of us. My copy is dog-eared, highlighted, and liberally stuffed with post-it notes.