Gina, Author at Bewildered Bride

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July 19, 2017

Does a Higher Price Equal A Quality Wedding?

Pound Signs - Quality weddingWhen choosing a wedding product or supplier, do you think that the more you pay the better quality wedding item or service you get? Do you think if you are on a budget you have to compromise on quality to afford everything you want?

I really don’t think that way. There are a lot of different things you should consider when deciding on a supplier.

Certain products and services are judged on your own individual taste. For example, a cake design you love may be another person’s idea of  a cake from hell. A wedding photographer you admire may not shoot in the style another couple likes. If you book a photographer that charges £3000  just because you think they must be good to charge that price, that is not value for money. But if you book one for £1500 because you love what they do, who is to say they’re not as good a photographer? As long as the supplier you are booking is fully insured and has testimonials from past customers you can make your decision based on their work. I judge quality wedding suppliers on their product or service and reputation, not on the price they charge. Continue reading

July 12, 2017

6 Ways to Actually Pay for Your Wedding

So how do you actually pay for your wedding? Lots of people can give advice on how to save money on your wedding. For example, having a wedding budget to stick to and doing loads of amazing little DIY tricks yourself. But few will tell you how to actually save the money to pay for your wedding.
Actually Pay for Your Wedding

With the average UK wedding costing more than £15,000, you can forgive people for thinking they’ll never be able to afford to get married. The truth is, you will spend quarter of your budget on the venue and food, so getting the venue at the correct price is vital. Before you start planning you also need to know who is chipping in and how much they will be contributing.
If you’ve not saved any money towards your wedding yet, you have a big job ahead but saving up and paying deposits isn’t impossible. Follow these tips on how to actually pay for your wedding by making a few sacrifices.

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July 5, 2017

Do I Need Wedding Insurance?

Oh my gosh……Yes, Yes, Yes, Yes and YES!!! No matter who you are, where you’re getting married or what your budget is; you should take out wedding insurance as soon as you book your venue.
Wedding Car Breakdown, why you need wedding insurance

Wedding insurance isn’t just for the expensive big white wedding.

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June 28, 2017

7 Things No One Told You About Planning a Wedding

Are you ready for the ugly truth??? Planning a wedding is not going to be all sunshine and roses….there are going to be times when you want to give up and elope! Of course you’ll still love it and miss it like crazy when it all comes to an end.

To help you make it through the perils of planning a wedding, I thought I would give you the heads up on some things that no one will have thought to warn you will happen!

You’re going to argue….a lot!

He wants R2-D2 and C-3PO as cake toppers, you want lovely sparkly monograms. You’re not going to agree on everything, so there will be some petty little squabbles over the smallest of things. This is normal, don’t worry and try and come to a compromise that you’re both happy with. You want both of your personalities to show in the wedding, be prepared for a bit of give and take.

Couple pretending to strangle each other while planning a weddingContinue reading