How to save money on wedding stationery: 6 quick tips

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Isn’t it funny how wedding stationery can trigger such an automatic “ooooooo pretty!” response from brides, guests and wedding lovers alike? It’s like the first preview anyone gets of the couple’s big day, and can certainly help heighten the excitement around the couple’s wedding day! But when we really get down to things, let’s be honest — it’s all just paper. Very pretty and significant paper to be sure, but still paper. Once you start to add up all the wedding costs, prioritizing gorgeous wedding stationery can start to feel pretty silly.

(Want a run down of every little piece of stationery for your big day? Read our list here!)

Luckily, it IS possible to get beautiful wedding stationery (think save the dates, invites, programs and more) on a dime. Sure, you won’t be getting the custom hand-lettered and watercolor suite that you always envisioned, but you can still find a way to show your personality through your wedding stationery. Read on for more tips on how to save money on wedding stationery!

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8 ways to create a meaningful and personal wedding ceremony

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 Jose Villa via Style Me Pretty

I vividly remember planning my own wedding ceremony. My husband was three thousand miles away for the year and I was mainly left to my own devices on the planning front, which was more helpful in the end than you would imagine. But for the ceremony planning, I didn’t know where to start. I had only been to one wedding before, when I was sixteen, and it was a Catholic mass. At the time, that sounded awfully simple! Just walk up the aisle and someone tells you what to do for the next hour, everything prescribed and repeated as it has been for thousands of years.

Instead, I found myself Googling “What is in a wedding ceremony?” and “What does a wedding ceremony have to have?” in a desperate attempt to cobble together something that would be meaningful, would reflect us as a couple, and would include everything it legally needed. We asked two friends to marry us, and luckily they made sure we were on the right track and had a beautiful, personal wedding ceremony. But I remember thinking, who on earth would let me decide what’s in my wedding ceremonyIt seemed like something much too important to let me decide what it would be. But decided I did and now I only wish I had injected more fun and personality into it!

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An Up-Inspired Wedding at a Winery by Rebecca Yale Portraits

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What’s better than a romantic, elegant winery wedding? Well, an romantic and elegant winery wedding with a fun, Pixar-inspired twist of course! Diana and Gerry were married at the beautiful Gainey Vineyards in the Santa Ynez Valley of Southern California. They not only had a completely beautiful wedding day, but they were able to incorporate touches from their favorite movie — UP! Think big, colorful balloons, a sweet badge and other fun testaments to their shared love of the animated film!

Captured perfectly by Rebecca Yale Portraits, this is one special day you don’t want to miss! Read on for more of this gorgeous Up-inspired wedding!

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Get ready for the Best. Day. Ever. Win $1500+ with our newest bridal giveaway!

wedding giveaway! Win over $1500 for the best day ever!

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We’re going to cut right to the chase — it’s time for another giveaway! We’ve teamed up with some of the best bridal vendors in the industry to gift one lucky bride with a prize package of over $1500 for the best day ever. And don’t we all want a little help in putting together our dream weddings?

With just one minute, you can enter to win amazing goodies that will elevate your wedding day… for free! Included is…

  • $500 from Wedding Paper Divas for stylish wedding stationery
  • $500 from Zola, our favorite wedding registry, for anything on your registry list
  • $500 from Gemvara for custom jewelry for you or your bridesmaids
  • A custom set of wedding tanktops for you and your bridal party

Want to know how to win? Just follow the steps below to enter!

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 1. Click here to visit the giveaway page

2. Enter your email — this is your official entry

3. That’s it! Share the giveaway with your friends to get more entries!

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Win the best day ever! Get over $1500 in wedding goodies for your big day!

Good luck, brides! The giveaway will be closing March 27, so make sure to enter before then. We’ll announce the winner via email on March 31.

While you’re waiting to find out the winner, make sure to visit Zola, Wedding Paper Divas and Gemvara to pick your favorite wedding goodies!

Want to know even more about the sweeps? Read our giveaway terms here. Good luck!

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