Planning your wedding day is a very exciting experience and in this day and age, there are hundreds of amazing things that you can do to make your big day so much more special. However, one of the downsides to planning a wedding in this modern day and age is that everything is so very expensive when it comes to wedding and with times being very tough financially, many brides and grooms face a lot of problems trying to plan out a traditional wedding. This said however, throwing a wedding party does not have to be traditional at all. You can throw an incredible party without sticking to the traditional elements of a wedding. Most wedding vendors know that brides and grooms are usually willing to spend any amount of money on their wedding day and therefore, they will charge a lot of money for even the most basic of things.
Keep in mind that you do not have to buy things from traditional wedding stores and that you can easily buy cheaper alternatives to everything from the perfect table runners to even your wedding dress without anyone even noticing that you have gone for an alternative. The reason for this is that when you buy a dress and call it a wedding dress, the price of the dress will go up significantly but if you buy a beautiful dress without calling it a wedding dress from any evening gown store, you will be able to get the dress for a fraction of the cost.
The same principle applies to table decorations for your wedding and everything else. You can even consider doing a few things yourself for your wedding day to add a personal touch to your special day as well as to save some money on your big day. One example is where most people spend a lot of money on wedding invitations when you can easily make some cute, personalized invitations that you can send out which will be negligible in cost and will also be a great story to tell as you made them yourself. In this day and age, there is no real need for women to carry fresh flower bouquets but if this is a tradition that you would still like to follow, you can consider making some bouquets for your big day out of something other than flowers so that you can keep them forever. This will cost you a lot less money, again add a personal touch to the wedding day and you can keep the bouquet as a souvenir.