So I am looking to fill a few gaps in my planning and Im curious who everyone is using... Here are my vendors so far...and some pricing. My budget is $10,000 so let's see if I can stay on track... lol
DATE: March 24, 2012
Ceremony- Botanical Gardens... absolutely stunning. $350 for 2 hr ceremony and $100 is refundable.
Aztek- Chair rental 40 chairs with delivery and pickup $200
Reception- Hotel Contessa- Wedding package $100 per person includes 3 hr open bar, plated dinner 2 options for guests (fish or chicken), passed ordeurves during cocktail hour, reception room, balcony for cocktails, cake cutting included, as well as linens. They even comp'd our room for the night.. a river front suite.
Decor/Flowes- Budget Bridal, Bridal bouquet, bridesmaids, groom and groomsman bouts, centerpieces, sweethear table, uplighting $650 total. She even includes the free toss bouquet.
Wedding Photography- Blue Fire Photo- Kristen Blue is amazing. $800 for everything including the coffee table book. Check her photos online.. AMAZING!!!
Engagement/Bridal Portraits- Alamo Photography- $100 Bridal and Engagement session. He is also doing my "Trash the Dress" session. I wanted two different styles of photographers.
Cake- Williams Confectionary- 3 tier cake plus grooms cake... $200 total. They are family friends so they gave us a great deal. Normally would run $350-$400.
Officiant- Im still looking if anyone can recommend
Marriachi- for Cocktail hour. I am still looking
Ceremony Musicians- Im still looking.
Wedding Dress- David's Bridal. I bought the first dress I tried on. $399... on sale from $900. Sweet deal. Had money left over for a short "after wedding" dress so we can hit the bars downtown after our reception. 2nd dress $99. Now Im looking for a 3rd dress new/used for my Trash the Dress Bridal Session
Bridesmaid Dresses- Debi's Bridal Mori Lee dresses $160 each
Flowergirl Dresses- Ebay $14 each for full length satin ball gowns with pick ups.. super sweet deal
Wedding items- Ring Pillow, Isle runner, Gues book, pen, flower girl basket, pomanders, cake stand, Hobby Lobby 50% off $120 total.
Candy Buffet jars- Craigslist $50 w/scopps
Pocket Invitations- Micheals $20 with the 50% off coupon.
Glass vases and candles for center pieces- Dollar Tree $100