If your partner has just popped the question and you have just embarked on your wedding planning journey, you might find yourself slightly taken aback by the very high prices of everything that has anything to do with weddings and this might be putting a slight damp spot on your excitement. Keep in mind that it is not essential that you spend a lot of money on your wedding day and that you are not bound to follow the same traditions as everyone else. It is the traditions that cost money because wedding suppliers know that most brides and grooms will be willing to spend a lot of money on following those traditions such as having a white dress.
Dare to be different
When planning your wedding party, think differently and outside of the box that tradition places you in. You do not have to wear a white dress if you do not want to and if you choose to wear something different, of a different colour but just as beautiful, you will be spending a lot less money on your wedding outfit but you can look even more beautiful. You can also choose to look at affordable wedding venues such as the beach or a public hall to keep costs down. The truth is you can have an incredible and creative wedding without having to break the bank or go in to debt like most people do.You will need to start doing your research well ahead of time for South East Melbourne wedding receptions and wedding ideas on the internet. There are many fun and interesting things that you can do and although you will be saving money, you will likely have to invest time and effort in to many of these ideas.One idea is to have a very small wedding party at home with a very few close friends and relatives instead of a big party for a bunch of people that you do not know. This way, you will be able to have a nice intimate party with everything you want without spending excessive money. You can also choose to make your own wedding decorations and even your own wedding bouquet if you are creative enough. This way, you will not only save money but you will have a story to tell with your bouquet. You do not have to have a bouquet with fresh flowers. Instead you can have one made of beads or something else so that you can start making it many months ahead of your wedding.