Wedding Budget Tips for Metro Detroit Couples

Weddings can be a dream come true for couples, but they often come with a hefty price tag. With the average cost of a wedding in 2023 now nearing $30,000, many brides and grooms are seeking creative ways to stay within their budget. 

To help, we put together this comprehensive guide full of articles, (free) planning tools and downloadable guides to help you save money. 

The Ultimate Wedding Budget Checklist

To avoid (what will feel like) handing wads of cash over to vendors for the next 12 months, try following these simple steps when building your wedding budget to help keep money in your pocket!

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7 Ways Couples Overspend

We’re here to point out the common budget busters, the red flags, wedding planning no-no’s to keep your wedding day dreams (and bank account) intact.

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Tips for Trimming Your Guest List

Making sure your headcount includes everyone important, without contradicting your budget, can be a balancing act.

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4 Benefits To Having A Friday Or Sunday Wedding

Who says your wedding has to be on a Saturday? Have a Friday or Sunday Wedding!


Should You Consider A Weekday Wedding?

Having a weekday wedding is a real option and a trend folks in the wedding industry are seeing more and more since 2020. 

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Benefits Of Having A Small Wedding Party

A small wedding party can save you time, spare you drama and keep your budget intact.

9 Inexpensive Wedding Photo Booth Alternatives We Love

The reality is, photo booths costs money and can take a nice chunk out of your already tight wedding budget. 

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How Much Does The Average Wedding Guest Really Spend?

Guests can expect to spend over $600 to attend a wedding in 2023. Check out the blog for ways to cut costs for your guests. 

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Save Hundreds with The Original Team Approach Package

Learn how you can get $1,500 in freebies by bundling DJ, photography & videography services. 

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Ultimate Wedding Budget Workbook

  • Budget Manager
  • Planning Timeline 
  • Vendor Contacts
  • Guest List
  • Gifts Received
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