Planning & Resources

6 Wedding Budget Hacks To Help You Save

Most couples have now learnt to make budgets for their wedding which generally act as a guide to their expenses, even though they aren’t strict with it. There are many areas that are often overlooked when trying to save up on the cost of supplies, decorations, entertainment and even clothing. Here are some wedding budget hacks to help you save a lot of money on your big day:

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How to Include and Entertain Children at Weddings

If you’ve chosen to have children at your wedding, that’s awesome. Children love weddings too (I mean, there’s cake!) and their excitement is contagious and uplifting. Now you want to keep them entertained and out of their parents’ hair while the adults enjoy the wedding. Before you give in to nightmares about a little tot toppling over your cake, don’t worry. There’s so much you can do to keep them happy and well-behaved.

Include Them in the Ceremony

SQUAD GOALS: Picking Your ‘BEST GIRLS’ For Your Bridal Train

Choosing your bridesmaids is one of the first decisions about your wedding that you make, sometimes before you even know who you’re going to marry! Your bridesmaids are your support system, your front line, your squad and your hype men. Being a bridesmaid is exactly like having a job- responsibilities, sacrifices and expenses- with no reimbursement except your happiness and gratitude.

Smart Ways To Spend Less For Your Big day

In Nigeria, a wedding ceremony is a big deal and as such lots of money are spent to make the day beautiful and memorable. Some individuals even go the extent of going into debt to ensure they have a glamorous occasion.

On the other hand, there are some set of people that cannot afford to spend lavishly on a wedding due to various reasons best known to them. Hence, these sets of individuals are in search of ways to save cost for their wedding. If you fall into the category, below are smart ways to save cost for your big day.

8 Unusual Wedding Favour Ideas

Are you tired of seeing towels and plastic hand fans given out at weddings? The change begins with you!

7 Ways To Save Money On Food And Drink At Your Wedding

A fancy menu is always desired at a top-notch wedding ceremony full of Lagos’ finest entrepreneurs, big families and even celebrities. However, if you do not wish to ball out on the food and drinks being served on your special day, here are seven suggestions for saving money:

Signature Cocktail
Think about your favourite cocktail or visualise one and bring it to life on your special day. Champagne cocktails with a piece of juicy fruit never get old!

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Dresses and Cocktails: Should Your Bridesmaids Pay?

Everyone on the face of the earth knows how expensive weddings are. A lot of people tend to focus on planning the wedding and may not budget for other activities like the pre-wedding dinner or the bridal shower. Sometimes these costs are spread to the bridal train regardless of the bridesmaids' current circumstances and are seen as a contribution to the wedding due to their position in the bride's ‘inner circle' or in some cases, mere ability to provide funds.
Money matters during weddings have been known to cause strain on friendships and here's why:

Tips For a Perfect Outdoor Wedding

Outdoor weddings are beautiful, unique and also romantic but are quite difficult to pull off due to various reasons. Outdoor Weddings come with a lot of challenges. However, if you follow these tips, things should turn out beautiful.

5 Celebrity Wedding Trends

You may think you’ve got the best idea ever after cutting out pictures from wedding magazines and filling out your wedding vision board but sometimes picking ideas for your wedding can leave you co

Why You Should Hire A Wedding Planner

Every couple looks forward to a beautiful wedding ceremony after spending months and even years planning.
The wedding industry has grown so much that having a wedding planner is not so much of a luxury anymore but a necessity if you plan to have a stress free event.

Here are some reasons it is important to hire a wedding planner.

To help with budgeting
Wedding planners would help work within your budget. They would be able to offer ideas and suggestions on the type of event that would suit your budget.