Creating your wedding budget is truly a daunting task. Since you have never planned a wedding before, how are you supposed to know how much everything costs and what the average couple spends? As tempting as it can be to dive into the planning process without setting an accurate wedding budget, I strongly urge you against it. After all, it is going to be MUCH more difficult to keep your costs down if you skip this step. In order to make your life easier, we can created a list on 10 expert tips on how to create your wedding budget, and how to stick to it throughout the planning process. Keep on reading to learn how to save yourself some money!
1. DO YOUR RESEARCH
Before you and your fiancé sit down and pick a random number out of a hat, you need to have an idea of what a wedding actually costs. How much are those flowers you are picture going to cost? How much are your going to need to invest in a killer photographer? Having the answers to questions like this is going to help you set a realistic budget from the beginning, and in turn, will allow you to actually stick to your budget throughout the process.