Do it Right the First Time

Trying to do everything on the cheap for your wedding can backfire sometimes. Well, you are contradicting yourself, you say. Not really. Think about it. For example, A car that is $500 is cheap, but may not be able to run. The same goes for planning a wedding. Hire people who know what they are doing and it will save you cash in the long run. You will do yourself a great disservice if you just go out for the lowest bidder. Sometimes the lowest bidder will cut costs in order to offer lower price service. You get what you pay for. If it sounds to good to be true then….you fill in the blank!
Examples of what may be too good to be true..

  • A $250 wedding photographer
  • A $100 staircase with fountains wedding cake
  • A $50 reception hall

Now if you have a friend or family member who is a wedding photographer, cake decorator or is over a reception hall, you just might be able to get a deal like that. If you don’t have that, then you might just want to start running…away..in the other direction.
You should chose whoever is going to give you the most for what you pay for, still keeping it within your budget. I’d rather pay an extra $300 for a wedding photographer who is going to do a bang up job than to be cheap and come out with Friday the 13th looking wedding photographs.

So you still want to be super cheap? I’ve tried to warn you. Don’t come crying to me when its all over. :)

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Filed under: Inexpensive Weddings — vicky at 11:20 am on Monday, February 13, 2006