Want to create your dream wedding without breaking the bank? We asked 50 brides to share their best cost-cutting secrets—from crafty cocktail parties to a totally genius use for pashminas. Ready, set, save!
"Instead of having a formal after-party, we're going to hit some bars with our friends post-wedding to celebrate. It's less pricey and feels more adventurous!" —Chelsea A., Plainfield, Ill.