Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Wedding-Wise Wednesday - June 10th

The most wedding-licious of all months continues...

Oriental Trading Company Does Weddings

Thanks to Jezebel for this one. Oriental Trading Company, purveyor of many cheap home and garden items, is now providing many cheap wedding and bridal items. Thanks, Oriental Trading Company!

New Vendor Find: Wedding Lens
Your Guests are going to take pictures of your wedding. Wouldn't you like to see what they shot? Wedding Lens provides a website where they can download the pictures from your wedding onto your wedding "page" and share them with you and everyone else. And, they're offering a 40% "recession special" discount on their services, just enter in the coupon code: WEDDINGBAILOUT. The coupon is valid through July 2009.

Coupons! They've Got Coupons!
Retail-me-Not has a bunch of wedding-related coupon codes this week. TONS. Check it out. Got this from 12K Weddings, where she has updated her list of 101 Ways to Save on Your Wedding. My favorite tip is #99,"If you’re completely overwhelmed and have no idea where to start, hire a wedding planner. If you really research and find a good one, they will actually save you more money than you think with all their industry connections and insight." (Cough) You might know one or two...

Need A Dress?

Thanks to Temple of Groom and his lovely bride Rebecca for this one. Glamour Closet has just opened up a store in Los Angeles. Glamour Closet sells sample wedding dresses and bridal store excess inventory, all off the rack. Plus, a portion of all their proceeds goes to finding a cure for Parkinson's Disease.

The Image Bridal in West Los Angeles is also having a rack dress for the next few weeks. Tons of designer dresses, ranging from $99 to $3500. Thanks to Wenda at More Than Just Weddings for the heads-up.

More Broke-Ass Bride Tips

From BrokeAssBride.com - dress designer Deborah Lindquist is hosting a "fashion, beauty and wellness" event today from 3-8pm. I should be there around 5pm,myself. Also if you're heading down to San Diego or want to head down there, Encore Bridal (our old friend!) is holding a sample sale at the Omni Hotel. More on both events on the broke-ass website.

And speaking of finding ways to save money while you're planning your wedding, there are still a few seats available at this Sunday's Recession Bride Workshop. Enter the code "wedcharmfive" and save $5 on registration. See you there!
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