Affordable and Unique Vellum Table Number Idea!

I just found the seller Paperpixie on Etsy and I am obsessed! There are so many inexpensive wedding day customizations available at her Etsy Store. I was originally brought to the store because I saw the vellum table numbers. The table numbers sell for between$1.00- $2.25 each (some are a few cents more) and can be customized to your liking.

You can use the free tealights and tealight holders from your venue (many venues provide these for no extra charge) and then wrap the vellum around them for an inexpensive, EASY, time saving but high end customized look! Just be sure that the votive holder is higher than the tea light for safety reasons.You could easily frame one of these vellum wrappers after the big day or scrapbook it! There are a ton of options to go with any theme!

Here are some of my favorite vellum table number picks from The Paperpixie on Etsy!

 

 

Kohls Wedding Registry Perks- $25 off $25 purchase coupon!

photo from Kohls.com

 

Kohls is offering a promotion to all future brides to be who sign up for a wedding registry. Brides to be that create a qualified registry with 15 or more items and use the promo code MS WEDDINGS receive a coupon after 14 days for $25 off a $25 purchase (according to an ad in Martha Stewart Weddings and Kohls wedding mailers)! This means some free items possibly for your big day!

Kohls also has some great registry perks. Brides receive a 15% discount on remaining registry items and 10% or items purchased from their registry back on a gift card! The gift card cannot exceed $200 but at Kohls, $200 will get you a good amount! To take full advantage of the discounts Kohls has to offer, you should sign up for the Kohls Charge. I am not a credit card person but I do have this one because the discounts really add up. Kohls also has an amazing return policy which is great because you will receive doubles!

Kohls also offers FREE GIFTS when you register for certain items! I did this at Macys when I was a bride to be and I earned tons of free useful items. I love that Kohls has a similar program (wish I knew back then!). Check out the free gift list here!

Your guests also get a 20% off coupon for registry purchases of $100 or more. They will certainly appreciate that! Remember, registries are always free so it can’t hurt to check out the different programs and window shop. See more information on different wedding registry programs here.

Please be honorable and only create a wedding registry if you really have a big day coming up. These great deals won’t exist for brides to be if people misuse them! Be sure to add at least 15 items and use the code MSWEDDINGS! Happy shopping!

 

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Ways to Save and Find Inexpensive and Beautiful Flower Girl Dresses!

 

We have all seen her…the flower girl who can’t handle her dress. It’s itchy…it’s heavy and chances are…it was expensive! In many bridal shops, flower girl dresses can cost just as much as a bridesmaid gown!

My number one tip that is embedded in most of my posts is that avoiding the “bridal” label will help you save money and find the perfect items for your big day…and flower girl dresses are no exception!

Your best bet for beautiful, inexpensive flower girl dresses that a flower girl will WANT to wear is to look at your department stores starting now through the summer. With Easter and Communion season approaching, there are many beautiful and inexpensive dresses available for toddlers-girls sizes (many available in both!). You also can use coupons, free shipping offers, easy returns, discount codes and of course Ebates to save even more on these dresses. If you wait until the Communion season is over, you can also find many flower girl worthy Communion dresses for less than $20!

 

The flower girl dresses were only $30! I found them at Macys in the spring section. They were comfortable and the girls wore them again after the wedding!

The flower girl dresses were only $30! I found them at Macys in the spring section. They were comfortable and the girls wore them again after the wedding!

My favorite stores for flower girls dresses are Macys, Kohls and Kmart/Sears. Most of these dresses are less than $50 BEFORE coupons! That’s more than 50% off the typical bridal salon flower girl dress! Plus they are usually lighter and more comfortable too….and at least it won’t hurt so much if your flower girl decides to put pajamas on right after the ceremony =)

My favorite designers for inexpensive flower girl dresses are Bonnie Jean, Princess Faith, American Princess, Rare Editions and Jayne Copeland. Jayne Copeland dresses are great if you want the flower girls to incorporate color into the ceremony and not be a mini version of the bride. Bonnie Jean and Rare Editions both offer plain white dresses and dresses that are either colorful or have some details in color. The possibilities for a dress under $50 are plenty!

Here are some of my current picks!

 

Macys (6% cash back at Macys through Ebates)

 

This Jayne Copeland dress is only $57.99 (at time of post) BEFORE coupons! Plus it is in the 2014 wedding trend color…blush pink! (2014 Wedding Trends Coming Soon!)

This is a Bonnie Jean and one of my favorites for a spring or summer wedding. The detail is beautiful and the price is nice…$49.99 (for big girls) and $46.99 (for little girls) at the time of post BEFORE discounts!

More on the pricey side, this Rare Editions dress comes in at $69.99 BEFORE discounts.

Kohls (6% Cash Back through Ebates)

Kohls has an AWESOME return policy in case you need to switch sizes! It is easy to return online items in the store. You also can earn Kohls Cash on these purchases during special promotion periods!

This American Princess Gown is only $46.40 for girls and $36.40 for toddlers BEFORE discounts at time of post!

 

This American Princess dress is also $46.30 BEFORE discounts and is available in the 2014 trending color…blush!

This Princess Faith dress is simple and elegant. It is $56.00 for the big girl sizes BEFORE discounts and also available in ivory.

 

This American Princess toddler dress is only $36.40 BEFORE discounts and available in older girl sizes for a fraction more.

 

 

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Living Social Promo Code= 10% off Jan- Feb 3rd!

I am a HUGE Living Social fan! I find so many great things to do with my kids through their site. Brides to be and bridal parties can also find awesome pampering packages, getaway deals and even photo booth packages to help make the big day more memorable and affordable! You can also use promo codes on AMAZING getaways too (hellooooooo honeymoon!) Here is a promo code to help make those deals a little sweeter!

Right now you can get an additional 10% off any Living Social deal ($20 max off) by using the promo code Jan 2014!

Click the link below to find a deal and save! Remember, if you share a deal you purchase with friends and family…your deal is free is three of them purchase the same deal! Woo hoo!


Living Social NJ Photo Booth Deals Plus 20% off Coupon Code!

 

Right now Living Social has two NJ photo booth companies (Inside Out Booth and Fox Photo Lounge) deals up for grabs. There is also a 20% off coupon code (up to $50) for any Living Social deal until midnight tonight. The code is MOREDEALS. This could make for an inexpensive addition to your reception but please be careful when selecting a photo booth company. I searched for reviews of Inside Out Booth and only found reviews on their site. I found reviews on Fox Photo Lounge but some of the reviews are mixed. You can read the reviews here.

 

Photo booths are becoming so popular that people are starting up photo booth businesses everywhere (i.e. cupcake craze). Just make sure you do your homework before you buy this deal but if you are impressed with either business, this just may be a sweet deal for you! The breakdown for the deals are below!

 

Fox Photo Lounge Living Social Deal:

• $699 ($1,475 value) for a four-hour photo booth rental Monday through Thursday
• $799 ($1,675 value) for a four-hour photo booth rental Friday through Sunday
• Each package includes a variety of props and a scrapbook of images

* You must be within a 25 mile radius of Wyckoff, NJ

Inside Out Booth

• $299 ($650 value) for a two-hour open-air photo booth rental with two attendants
• Includes unlimited customized color or B&W prints and a box of props
• Enjoy a live LCD screen, instant 4×6 prints the day-of, and access to every picture online afterward

* You must be within 20 miles of 07675 (Old Tappan, NJ)