How To Save Money On Your Wedding Day | Stephen Coleclough
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How To Save Money On Your Wedding Day

There is no two ways about it, getting married can be incredibly expensive.

That means, if you can find ways to keep the costs down, then chances are that you are going to go for it.

So, what are the best ways to save money on your wedding, yet still have the day that you are hoping for?

We have put together some of the best tips out there on how to save money throughout your wedding day.

Take the time to shop around

It can be tempting to go for the first supplier or items that you come across when booking your wedding.

But, if you take the time to shop around, then chances are that you will be able to save yourself some money, as well as find the ideal option for you.

Think about food

The food that you have at your wedding can be one of the biggest bills to pay.

But, there are ways that you can cut down on how much you spend out on food.

Many couples decide to have canapes on arrival, but these are expensive and are not hugely filling.

Why not offer good sized nibbles on arrival?

Then, when it comes to sitting down for the wedding breakfast, they won’t need a starter.

Get married on a weekday

Whilst the majority of weddings are held on a Saturday, this can really bump up the price that you are going to pay.

If you can, why not try swapping the day to a Thursday as this could save you quite a bit of money.

Do your own hair and make up

If you are pretty good at whipping up a hairdo and your own make up, then why not do your own hair and make up on your big day?

Sure, you won’t feel quite as pampered as you would if you had a make up artist to do it.

But as they can be expensive, you may find that you are happy to do it yourself to save some money.

Make your favours dual purpose

Guests can be a little demanding, and there are some things that the happy couple are expected to provide their guests.

One of these things are favours.

Favours can be expensive, and they can also be wasted at the end of the night, not exactly what you will want when you have paid out for them.

So, why not make them dual purpose?

Have wedding favours that are place mats or name plates, as these will save you money and your guests will still have something to take home with them.

Now you know, you can make sure that you have the wedding of your dreams, without having the leftover bills of your nightmares!

Stephen Coleclough
Stephen Coleclough

Stephen Coleclough is one of the UK's premier wedding DJs and the winner of multiple industry awards and accolades. His favourite wedding song? Love Shack of course - a guaranteed floor filler! You can find him on Twitter at

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