A Wedding for less than 5k!

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On Saturday 19th October 2019, my partner Shane and I tied the knot! The day was absolutely amazing; it was everything we wanted it to be and more. When we started planning we set ourselves a budget of five thousand pounds and we managed to come in £68 under!

If you want to know exactly what we spent, scroll down to find out all the costings along with a few wedding snaps.

An Absolut Bargain!

Coupons and Cashback, Gifts for Less, thrifty bride

I love a bit of deal stacking and these offers allow you to get a bottle of Absolut Vodka Juice Edition – Strawberry for just £6.50 rather than the usual price of £16! Here’s how…

DIY Wedding Flowers

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According to Hitched.com, the average cost of wedding flowers is £1200-£1500! To keep costs down I’ve decided to buy artificial and to make my own bouquet. My total cost for all our wedding flowers was a very Thrifty £70!

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Big Day for 5K!

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Did you know that the average cost of a UK wedding currently stands at a whopping £30,355! It’s great if you can afford to spend, but if you don’t you can still have the day you want on a smaller budget…

Wedding shoes for less than a tenner!

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I bought my wedding shoes from Quiz back in November for £9.99 and rather than the traditional white or ivory colour, I’ve gone for a navy blue pair. If coloured shoes aren’t for you I have some fabulous alternatives that are even cheaper than my pretty pair!

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Wedding season is upon us

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Wedding season is here and it can be expensive being a guest, especially if you have a few to attend. I’m sharing my thoughts, feelings and money saving tips on being a wedding guest in 2018!

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