It is estimated that the average Australian wedding costs somewhere in the region of $40,000. For many people, that's just way too much money. Thankfully, there's no reason why a modest budget has to result in a crappy looking wedding. Here are 16 simple ways to keep costs down without visibly cheapening your special day.
The infographic below comes via the Brentwood Wedding Blog. It provides a neat checklist of cost-cutting measures that could end up saving you thousands of dollars on your wedding. While some of these tips are obvious (such as avoiding Saturday or peak wedding seasons), others are rather inspired.
We particularly like the idea of building your own playlist instead of hiring a DJ and arranging flowers in plastic vases instead of glass. Hardly anyone will notice little cheats like this - which means it won't impact the look of your wedding. Check out the full list of suggestions below!
[Via Brentwood Wedding Blog]