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Friday, 30 August 2013 10:00

Saving Money on Summer Weddings

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Summer remains one of the most popular seasons of the year for holding a wedding, and for good reason. Many people from different professions have time off, schools have their breaks, it's warm and bright and there are tons of things you can do to keep costs down if you're on a budget. Still, this doesn't mean your summer wedding can't be elegant. Consider these tips for a low-cost summer wedding.
The Dress Since this is the warmest time of year, finding a shorter, thinner dress that suits the season – and the weather – is an excellent way to save. Often these dresses are less expensive than the fuller, more traditional gowns are, but they are still beautiful. And by fitting to the season, you get the dual purpose of a stylish choice. More Venue Options Summer weddings open you up to a while world of venue options, from churches to historical buildings to hotels and more, but particularly the outside places like farms, barns and beaches are open during summer. Try a beach wedding for a low-cost, fun venue. Lighter Foods If you're having a warm, outside wedding, people may be less willing to have a heavy meal. Hors d'oeuvres or light finger foods with crisp drinks (think lagers over richer cocktails if you're serving alcohol) are perfect for providing food while saving money.
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