Wedding Expenses You Don’t Expect

Wedding Planning Tips


So wedding planning is underway, you’ve set a budget but things are really adding up quickly – here is a brief list of items so many couple’s don’t factor into their overall budget.

  1. postage
  2. wedding stationary (not just invitations)
  3. Audio at the ceremony
  4. lighting + generators
  5. tips + gratuity
  6. sales tax + service charges
  7. feeding your vendors
  8. the marriage license
  9. breakfast + lunch for the wedding party
  10. including yourself in the head count
  11. unexpected + uninvited guests
  12. completely unpredictable stuff
  13. delivery, setup + breakdown fees
  14. hair + makeup trials
  15. extra alterations

photograph Laura Andrea Harris