Your romance has gone south. You were going to have a beautiful future together but now your dreams are smashed. What will you do with those earrings, that engagement ring, that wedding dress that you will never wear? Why not put them up for sale, accompanied by the sad tale about how these things became radioactive to you. You’ll cleanse your closet and your heart and make bucks in the bargain.
On the other hand, if your love is thriving, visit this site for bargain wedding togs!
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Daily Candy collects nuggets of advice from twelve of their favorite wedding bloggers. Find money-saving DIY projects from The Wedding Chicks and outdoor decorating ideas from Once Wed and Grey Likes Weddings. Visit Daily Candy to find city-specific wedding tips, too.
To save on marriage costs, have your friends or family make your cake. The coating that gives wedding cakes that “Martha Stewart” smoothness is called fondant. Spend 4-and-a-half minutes watching Robin Hassett of The Dessert Tray prepare and coat a cake with smooth, pink fondant.
Google weddings? Sure, when you use their free productivity products: Google Docs for planning, Picassa for photos, Picnik for invites, and Google Sites to show it all off.
Don’t know how to judge value and quality in a wedding dress? Consumer advocates Denise and Alan Fields reveal the secrets of buying the finest gowns for the lowest prices.
How can we buy an appropriate engagement ring for our beloved? We aren’t born knowing this stuff, and if this is our first marriage…Fortunately, TLC (originally the Learning Channel) has our back with information about how to purchase that most important token of love.
Not all brides fall completely for our culture’s fairy-tale script. Some rebel against the machinations of the wedding industry. They are in love and they want to get married—but they want to do it their way. Seattle-based Ariel Meadow Stallings, author of Offbeat Bride: Taffeta-Free Alternatives for Independent Brides (Seal Press, 2007; ISBN-13: 978-1580051804), offers advice, and shares stories of weddings that ran against tradition.