This was on my wedding month board and thought I'd bring it here. We had the "fluff" post a long time ago, so in all your wedding planning, what has been the ONE thing that gave you sticker shock at the price?
Mine was rentals. Because we have a non-traditional venue that only provides tables & chairs, the following just blew me away:
Napkin $1 ?
Fork, knife, spoon 75 cents each?
Water goblet $1 ?
Oh really, you pay for it when you rent it, but can't take it home? I'm renting the above, because I have this thing, like my caterer called it, "if it touches the lips, it should be real". So yes, I bit the bullet on the above, but purchased (IMO) nice hard plastic plates and nice(r) plastic glasses for the remainder of the food service and bar service. Will they be thrown out? Yes. Do I have to pay the caterer for the rental price, PLUS an extra person to WASH ALL THAT OFF before it's picked up by the rental company, at $20 per hour? NO! That was honestly the deciding factor......... labor vs cost of item.
So, what's your "sticker shock" item?