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How to have a big wedding on a small budget : cut your wedding costs in half!
Warner, Diane.
Personal Author:
Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
Cincinnati, Ohio : Betterway Books, [2003]

Physical Description:
185 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Format :


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HQ745 .W37 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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This newly revised guide shows how to plan a wedding with all the trimmings but without all the expenses. It features pricing information on everything from flowers to gowns and reception food to photographers. Topics include: second weddings, eloping, military weddings and troubleshooting tips.

Author Notes

Diane Warner is the author of 20 books

Table of Contents

Introduction: There's Gonna Be a Wedding! (Getting Over the Initial Shock)p. 1
Chapter 1 Guess What? You're It! (How to Be Your Own Wedding Consultant)p. 8
Chapter 2 Dream It Up and Write It Down (Preplanning and the Calendar)p. 18
Chapter 3 She'll Wear Satins and Laces... (Become a Cinderella Without a Fairy Godmother)p. 28
Chapter 4 What a Handsome Bunch! (Outfitting the Wedding Party Without Breaking the Bank)p. 43
Chapter 5 Would a Rose by Any Other Name...? (Beautiful Flowers on a Budget)p. 54
Chapter 6 What's Cookin'? (Fabulous Food for Pennies per Person)p. 69
Chapter 7 And-A-One-And-A-Two... (Affordable Melodies)p. 86
Chapter 8 Clever, Cute and Crafty (Ambience on a Budget)p. 93
Chapter 9 Say Cheese! (Capture the Memories at Affordable Prices)p. 109
Chapter 10 Potpourri (Keeping Costs Down on All Those Little Extras)p. 123
Chapter 11 Second Weddings (Trends and Cost-Cutting Tips for Second-Time Brides)p. 138
Chapter 12 Tips for Your Groom (Money-Saving Ideas for the Man in Your Life)p. 144
Chapter 13 Bottom-Line Time (Budgets for All Price Ranges)p. 157
Chapter 14 I Think I Can, I Think I Can... (Putting It All Together)p. 174
Resourcesp. 176
Indexp. 180