The Recycled Wedding!

An Elegant Springtime Wedding for Under $10k? I’m About to Blow Your Mind.  

Here at RecycledBride.com, we don’t think that being on a budget or caring about the environment should mean that you have to sacrifice style or luxury. Think you’d have to break the bank to wear a gorgeous designer gown (or two!), serve delicious organic food, and create a chic reception look? Nah-ah. In fact, you can have a drop-dead fabulous wedding with all the bells and whistles that looks like cost $100k…for under ten thousand dollars. <!–more–>

How? It starts with buying high-quality recycled, repurposed, gently used and discounted items like the ones featured here. Everything you see in these inspiration boards (except for the flowers and invites) can be found right now on RecycledBride.com at 50%-90% off retail. Scroll to the bottom to see the amazingly low grand total for this fantastic, elegant wedding.

Demetrios Wedding Dress and Givenchy Vintage Jewelry Set, both on RecycledBride.com

Demetrios Wedding Dress and Givenchy Vintage Jewelry Set, both on RecycledBride.com

Gently used Demetrios wedding dress for wedding ceremony – Original price, $1800; RecycledBride.com price, $1000

Givenchy designer vintage earrings and necklace set – Original price, $200; RecycledBride.com price, $100

Jimmy Choo Shoes, Dolly Couture Dress and Turtle Love Committee Ring, All on RecycledBride.com

Jimmy Choo Shoes, Dolly Couture Dress and Turtle Love Committee Ring, All on RecycledBride.com

Gently used Jimmy Choo Bridal Shoes – Original price, $505; RecycledBride.com price, $250.

Blue Topaz and Sterling Silver Engagement Ring by Turtle Love Committee – $200.

New Dolly Couture Wedding Dress for wedding reception – Original price, $495; RecycledBride.com price. $400.

(Bouquet image via CountryWeddings.com)

Multi-Color Paper Lanterns, Blue Chair Sashes and Tea Lights, all on RecycledBride.com

Multi-Color Paper Lanterns, Blue Chair Sashes and Tea Lights, all on RecycledBride.com

30 green and blue diamond lanterns – Original price, $7.50 each ($225 for all); RecycledBride.com price, $3.75 each ($112.50 for all)

200 gently used turquoise satin chair sashes - RecycledBride.com price, $1.75 each or best offer

96 brand new clear glass votives with 10-hour candles – Original price, $90; RecycledBride.com price, $50

(Earth-friendly cotton wedding invitations by Bella Figura)

Starfish photo frames, enamel flower bracelet, starfish candle wedding favors, Jim Hjelm bridesmaids dress, all on RecycledBride.com

Starfish photo frames, enamel flower bracelet, starfish candle wedding favors, Jim Hjelm bridesmaids dress, all on RecycledBride.com

8 wooden starfish photo frame wedding favors - Original price, $19.99; RecycledBride.com price, $14.99

Vintage enamel and rhinestone flower bracelets for bridesmaids- Original price, $50 each; RecycledBride.com price, $17.95 each

50 starfish candle wedding favors in gift boxes – Original price, $160; RecycledBride.com price, $130

Four teal gently used Jim Hjelm bridesmaids dresses - Original price, $202 each; RecycledBride.com price, approx $75 each

(Yellow calla lily bridesmaids bouquet via theknot.com)

So what’s the grand total for TWO wedding dresses (ceremony and reception), bridal jewelry, engagement ring, reception decorations, four bridesmaids dresses and gifts for each, plus wedding favors? Are you ready for this? Are you sitting down?
$2979.29.
 
That’s less than $3,000 for the majority of your wedding expenses. With the remaining $7,000, you can afford to treat guests to a delicious meal, a well-stocked bar, fantastic music and much more. And the best part? Come right back here after the wedding and sell most of these items for close to what you paid for them. Hello, honeymoon booty!
 
The genius of wedding recycling never fails to shock and awe.
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