My husband and I are planning our 10th year wedding vow renewal. We have about a $7000 budget. We are also military. He is currently in afghanistan and I am planning this wedding alone. I have never planned a wedding before and it seems like it is going to be way more expensive then i thought. The wedding will be in Brooklyn, NY. Does anyone have any advice or know of any venues that i could contact?
Thanks in advance for any help you can give or advice.
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June 23, 2012
Hi, I went to a wedding in March and I'm helping my sister to do her wedding in August. What I would like to know is that the couple in the wedding pour sand into a glass vase I think, which mean two lives into one. Is there any other simbows you can do in a wedding
The wedding is Saturday, February 9, 2013
Congratulations on your upcoming nuptials. I too am a spouse of a military veteran and I live in Manhattan. One plus for us is that there are so many discounts that we are eligible for; especially here in NY. Places like Ft. Hamilton have rental spaces for weddings, parties, etc. If you are looking to have your wedding in a more traditional space, inquiring about a military discount will definitely help stretch your budget. This is a huge advantage for you. Our loved ones are serving our country and because of that, establishments will gladly show their appreciation by catering to you; so utilize it. In addition to your military discounts, there are other easy budget-friendly solutions to incorporate and instantly save money. Another great budget-friendly solution is to integrate potted plants such as orchids ($14.99) over custom florist arrangement ($49.99), for the reception tables. Once the wedding is over, you can gift the potted orchids to family and friends. You could save hundreds with just this one budget-friendly solution. Again, you have many options to creating your special day. I agree with one of the other posters here, make a list of what needs to be done and place them in order of importance. From here you can allocated the budget amount for each category. If you have any questions about budget analysis for your wedding and other budget-friendly tips to stretch your $7,000 budget, please email me @ firstname.lastname@example.org and I will gladly help guide you in the right direction.
June 22, 2012
When is the wedding? The date/time of year will help those replying to your post provide the best advice suited for you. I don't live in NY either but have done a few weddings on a budget. I actually like those better!
June 22, 2012
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June 21, 2012
Email me at email@example.com.I will try to assist you. In the email inform me of the date, colors, & any special things you look for to make your day special.