Wedding Ideas: Wedding Budget

Expectations vs. Reality: Wedding Costs

November 1, 2023 | kailey

At the beginning of your wedding planning journey, your first step will be to talk money. You’ll create a budget that’s comfortable for both you and your significant other. This magic number will play an important role in hiring vendors, finding your dream venue, and so much more. But let’s be real. Sometimes you set a budget, and before you know it, you go over it. We’ve seen this happen many times, and it can […]

Why You Need A Wedding Videographer

February 5, 2023 | kailey

When it comes to planning the wedding of your dreams, you’re often trying to fit everything you want within your budget. We’re talking about your venue, decor, a team of vendors, and so much more. And while you’re scouring the internet for help, you might find a lot of articles that cause more wedding planning stress rather than provide answers to your questions.  We hate those stressful articles too, so we’re here to actually help. […]

How To Avoid Wedding Debt When Planning Your Big Day

January 27, 2023 | riley

Your best friend asked you to marry them, and now you’re ready to enjoy the bliss of being engaged and planning your wedding. If you’ve never planned a wedding before–and we’re guessing you haven’t–the entire process can feel overwhelming, especially when it comes to finances.  While some couples receive money from their family and friends, we know this isn’t an option for everyone. We also know just how expensive weddings can be. According to The […]

The Factsheet: Wedding Loans Vs. Avoiding Wedding Debt

January 31, 2022 | riley

Although the average cost of a wedding has dropped down to $22,500 thanks to the pandemic (from $28,000 in 2019), there’s no denying that weddings are expensive. If you just got engaged and you’re trying to figure out how to pay for your special day, don’t stress just yet. While we recommend saving before your wedding as much as possible, we know that this isn’t always an option.  Financing your wedding is a possibility but […]

How Much Does A Wedding Videographer Cost

September 29, 2021 | riley

Despite how much time goes into planning a wedding, the day seems to fly by in the blink of an eye. Before you can even begin to process what’s happening, the day is over and all you’re left with is the memories. That’s why we’re firm believers that a videographer is an absolute must-have for every wedding.  Wedding videographers capture soundbites and intimate moments that you don’t want to forget, which we believe is absolutely […]

Should You Have A Bridal Party?

May 29, 2021 | olivia

If you’ve been pondering the idea of having no bridal party, know that you are not alone. Many nearlyweds are choosing the non-traditional route and are opting for no wedding party at all. Here at Junebug, we are big fans of couples personalizing their wedding to be exactly what they want. This decision is no exception. And while this choice can be beneficial, there are some pros and cons to not having a bridal party.  […]

Why You Should Hire a Professional Wedding Photographer

April 21, 2021 | riley

When it comes to wedding planning, we know how many moving parts are required to make the day of your dreams come true. From venue to dress to decor, it can quickly add up. There are many different ways to balance your wedding budget, but skipping out on a professional wedding photographer isn’t one we recommend.  While it may seem like an easy way to cut costs, opting for a free or cheap photographer or […]

Destination Wedding Budget Breakdown

November 28, 2020 | kailey

There’s no one size fits all wedding budget. Every element—like location, decor, and guest count—will influence budgets, which makes them differ from wedding to wedding. If you’re an unconventional couple looking to ditch tradition and exchange “I do’s” in an adventurous way, a destination wedding is for you. Not sure it’ll fit in your budget? We’re here to remind you there are endless wedding styles fit for every couple and any budget—destination weddings included.  The […]

Essential Wedding Planning Advice from the Junebug Weddings Team

August 14, 2019 | juliette

What could be better than advice from one wedding planning expert? How about advice from an entire team of them? From the swoon-worthy moments to confusing moments that make us scratch our heads, we’ve seen it all. We’ve also read advice from thousands of couples over the years, and worked with lots of wedding planning professionals. Between us, we’ve got the wedding planning advice that you need to plan your day with love and intention. […]

Affordable Wedding Decor You Wouldn’t Believe Came from Amazon

August 6, 2019 | nicole

We hear you loud and clear — you’re looking for affordable wedding decor! Saving money doesn’t have to mean skimping on style so we’ve rounded up our favorite affordable wedding decor from everyone’s favorite online retailer: Amazon! Don’t worry, you get the ease of using Amazon prime without your guests ever guessing your centerpieces and ceremony backdrop didn’t cost a pretty penny! Dried Pampas Grass Decor, 100 PCS Serra Flora Wedding Arch Flowers Artificial Flower Swag […]