DIY Wedding on a Budget

My husband and I got married a few years ago and paid 1/3 of what the experts say is the average cost of a wedding in Seattle. It was a ton of work since it required a lot of time up front to accomplish the DIY portion of things, plus the time required to research options we could afford – but it was so worth it.

Here are some tricks and tips I have to offer someone who wants to have a very budgeted and DIY wedding.

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DIY Wedding Decor

My husband and I were able to have a 200 person wedding for 1/3 of the price of what the average Seattle wedding is said to cost. It wasn’t necessarily easy, but I love crafting, creating Excel spreadsheets, and anything DIY so it was a challenge I was excited to take on.

To start with, you can see information about our wedding invitations that my brother created here, the DIY envelopes I made here (complete with a tutorial and downloadable PDF), and our DIY dessert options here.

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