Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Wedding Wise Wednesday - June 3rd

Six Great Deals for the Sixth (and most wedding-licious) Month of the Year:

Hit the Books:

It's summer but you're getting married in November, where do you find magazines with tips for the fall? One of my clients reminded me of a great resource - hit the library. They have all Bridal magazine back issues that you'll need.

The DIY Bride: 40 Fun Projects for Your Ultimate One-of-a-Kind Wedding

This is a great book for all you DIY-ers out there. Not only are there pictures, not only does it tell you how long every project will take, no, not only does it tell you which can be done by yourself or by someone else, or which ones you should throw a party for to get done, BUT you can buy it on used for less than $7.00. Not bad, since it retails for $20. Several copies are available, even. Just click on the title above.


This Saturday (6/6), Erica Koesler is having a sample sale from 8am - Noon, whereyou can save 60%-95% on bridal veils, tiaras, combs, silk flowers and hair accessories. You can only pay cash, though. 12142 Sherman Way North Hollywood, CA 91605, cross street is Laurel Canyon. Phone:(818) 764-1913, website (it's not listed on there, though) is

EFavorMart is having a great sale for the next few weeks, too. All the favors, cake boxes, wedding reception paraphernalia you could ever want, including chair and table covers.

Free Downloads:

Style Me Pretty
"Eat, Drink and Be Married" Napkin Wrap

Wedding Chicks
Table Numbers and Wine Labels. I love the idea of having wine bottles be your tables numbers, too. Got to love the elimination of a process.

And One to Grow on...

Over at 12k weddings, she's listing 101 Ways to Save On Your Wedding. I go into details on a lot of these during my Recession Bride's Workshop, including information on actual costs and where you can go in Los Angeles to get all this stuff, too. Workshop's next Sunday, and you can register on my website at

See you at the end of the aisle,

Liz C.
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