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Your wedding budget is one of the biggest factors in determining a lot of your wedding decisions, so it's important to make a clear budget early in the planning process. You can find tons of great tips and advice for throwing a gorgeous wedding on a budget on our Budget Weddings message board, plus we've got tons of ideas from real weddings on how to make the most of your wedding budget. It’s all about strategic saving.

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Your first wedding planning to-do? Set your wedding budget. From the dress to the reception, here's how to plan your wedding budget and stick to it.

30 Ways to Save on Your Wedding 

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Our Budget Weddings Editor, Anja W.