Because of you click on this article I assume that you want to How to Spend Your Dollars Wisely For Your Wedding? If yes then I have to let you know the average cost of a wedding excluding the honeymoon has now soared to $31,213, according to the wedding planning website TheKnot.
And experts cite the “images of celebrity wedding extravagance,” at the past year’s $12 million “Kimye” nuptials in Florence, Italy, as at least one factor influencing couples’ spending choices.
Obviously, no one’s saying you have to shell out that much. But with this being prime time for popping the question 39 percent of all marriage proposals occur between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day there is one trend that’s become both almost a must and a potential money-saving opportunity.
“Personalization,” TheKnot reports, “is on the rise.”
The wedding venue. Scenic farms with barns are big with brides and grooms. “I think it has a lot to do with photography,” Lorin Holmes, co-founder of VermontWeddings, told us. “When couples get married, they’re really looking for interesting, unusual details.” And hey, when you consider the $50,000 tab to hold a reception at the New York Public Library anything cultural or historic is also hot the average venue booking fee of $14,000 starts to look pretty good.
The big news flash here is that spending on cocktail hours jumped 7 percent. So think signature cocktails TheKnot’s spiked chocolate milkshake recipe sounds yummy rather than an open bar.
The engagement ring
If you’ve been reading the glossies, you know the splash celebs like Elizabeth Hurley and Jessica Simpson made sporting ones with colored gemstones. And while it needn’t be her birthstone Simpson’s is ruby, but Hurley’s sapphire jibes with the month her then-fiance was born the right romantic touch can make for the ultimate in personalization.
“It can also be the month a couple met or her favorite color,” says Jason Kordvani, president of product development at Davani Jewelry, a family-owned company specializing in colored gemstones that has a nearly 50-year rep for creating some of the gorgeous engagement rings around.
And here’s the kicker: Whether sapphire, emerald, ruby or some other stone, as Kordvani notes, couples are also often pleasantly surprised to discover they can get “a larger, more important-looking ring at much less cost than a diamond.” The firm itself offers styles ranging from the more affordable Davani Bridal to the show-stopping Luxury Collection.
As if thinking of those Kimye nuptials, he adds: “People want big rings like the ones celebrities wear.”
So be creative and original, pick some non-conventional places for your reception, offer a regional or cultural menu with some traditional or amazing drink homemade liquor serve on crafted cup cup will give your wedding an allure unique and will catch other people attention and stay in the memory forever because you choose extraordinary over ordinary with a low cost and you money for your future projects such as a new house or a baby coming on the way or more.