9.99 on plates
3 tablecloths for 30$
6$ on napkins
29.99 on invite/thank you card kit at Target
White Dress- 34.99 on sale, had been marked at 94$ from Macy's.
Unsweetened iced tea- 8.99
Fruit tray- 7.99
Cheese, meat and cracker tray- 9.99
Another Cheese, meat and cracker tray- 9.99
Chaplain-free because we are military
Venue- free because we are military.
Daughter and stepdaughters outfits from Macy's- 87.65$
Finances outfit-did not pay anything, wore his military dress blues
Photographer-free, old college roommate who majored in photography did it as a wedding present.
Punch- free (to me). My Parents made their famous punch and brought antique family punch bowl, as well as ice.
Flowers: white hydrangea bouquet, 32$.
I curled my hair before the wedding myself. I did my own makeup.
Marriage certificate- 50$
Total budgeted: 435$
Total spent: 460$
My advice to anyone who wants a budget wedding- if you belong to an organization, ask around. There are probably free/cheap venues available. We had a short afternoon ceremony and cake/punch/finger food reception which worked REALLY well for us.