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Discount Wedding Planners East Chicago IN

Discount wedding planners offer clients wedding ideas on a budget, including discount wedding supplies, wedding invitations, wedding dresses, wedding gifts, and much more. See below to find local discount wedding planners in East Chicago as well as advice and content on wedding counseling.

Artistic Solutions Creative Event Planning
(877) 708-1747
2301 E 70th Place
Chicago, IL
 
A Wedding By Design
(773) 491-1028
3011 W. 183rd Street
Homewood, IL
 
A Social Life
(773) 771-4095
P.O. Box 11722
Chicago, IL
 
Your Wedding Planner
(219) 937-2529
34 Elizabeth
Hammond, IN
 
Young Creations
(219) 887-4585
Northwest Indiana
Gary, IN
 
A Jackson Event
(773) 851-3148
Near Sauk Village
Sauk Village, IL
 
As You Wish - An Event Planning Company
(312) 920-9330
Serving Chicagoland & Beyond
Chicago, IL
 
Chosen Massage
(219) 378-8288
1220 W 150th st
East Chicago, IN
Specialty
Wedding Planners / Consultants

Plaid Planning
(219) 671-8850
7048 Chestnut Ave.
Hammond, IN
Specialty
Wedding Planners / Consultants

Dejanae Events
(708) 790-9940
Calumet City, IL
 

10 Tips for Saving on Your Wedding

Trying to plan a wedding on a budget? It’s not easy to have the wedding of your dreams on a shoestring, but you can cut corners and still have a memorable day.

Denise Vivaldo, author of Do It for Less! Parties, has a wealth of ideas in her book, Do It for Less! Weddings: How to Create Your Dream Wedding Without Breaking the Bank. And because food takes the lion’s share of a wedding budget, she’s lavished plenty of attention on budget-saving strategies for menu planning, catering, and even doing it yourself.

The founder of Food Fanatics, a full-service catering and media food-styling company, Vivaldo developed her celebration savvy in the trenches: She’s planned and catered more than 10,000 parties, both lavish and humble. Here, she shares her top 10 tips for keeping the costs down at your wedding.

1. Invite only those guests who are essential to you. Keeping your guest count down is the easiest way to ensure a reasonable budget.

2. Schedule your wedding after lunch and end the event before dinner. Your guests will not expect to be served a full meal. Your wedding invitation could read: Wedding ceremony at 2 pm and a reception to immediately follow. Then place a time limit on the reception.

3. Offer a limited menu and bar. Do you want to serve light appetizers with champagne or just cake with coffee? There’s nothing wrong with just serving cake and coffee. How about a fancy coffee bar complete with a barista?

4. Be your own wedding planner. Reserve three hours every Sunday for six months before the big day to place calls, return e-mails, and handle the details.  

5. Make your own wedding cake or enlist the help of the best baker you know. Having 100 guests? Baking your own cake can save you hundreds of dollars and take fewer than 10 hours.

6. Beg, borrow, and steal. Decide the adventure or thrill of your wedding is spending as little as possible. Ask your friends and family for help.

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IN Wedding Laws

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