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.
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
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)
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)
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)