One of the most stressful aspects of planning a wedding is sticking to a specific budget. There will be many temptations that make you want to splurge and go over budget, but breaking down the costs into categories can help you stay within the lines. This is just an example of good way establish a budget and stick to it – everyone’s priorities are different and that’s okay!

Reception: 48-50%
Ceremony: 2-3%
Flowers: 8-10%
Attire: 8-10%
Entertainment/Music: 8-10%
Rings: 2-3%
Photographer/Videographer: 10-12%
Stationery: 2-3%
Gifts: 2-3%
Parking/Transportation: 2-3%

The rest of your budget can be left to add to certain categories that may need a little extra money to satisfy your specific ideas and plans.

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