A wedding budget is absolutely essential to planning your wedding. In fact I think setting your wedding budget is one of the first things you should do. Peter Bruce Photo & bELLE have put together this handy wedding budget worksheet to plan out what you'll need to pay for, and how much you should plan to spend on each thing.
We recommend you print this wedding budget worksheet and put it in your planning notebook so it will be handy whenever you are out shopping or talking to your vendor. Please let us know.
Your Wedding Budget Worksheet
My Total Budget (hope dad felt good this day) $___________
|Expenses||% of total budget||Your estimate||What you actually spent|
Location fee, officiant fee, marriage license, musician's fees, ring pillows
Reception Site, Food, Drinks, Rentals, Cake, Favors
Dress, Headpiece/veil, undergarments and hosiery, shoes, accessories, jewelry, hair and makeup, Groom's Tuxedo or Suit, shoes, bow tie, cuff links, studs, suspenders
His and her rings, engraving
Ceremony, bride's bouquet, maid-of-honor and bridesmaid bouquets, corsages and boutonnieres, centerpieces, flower-girl basket
Ceremony Musicians, Band and/or DJ, cocktail hour musicians, sound system rental
Photographer and Videographer's fees, albums, additional prints, disposable cameras for candids
Transportation for wedding party, guest shuttle and/or parking attendants
Invitations, response cards, thank you notes, postage, calligraphy, guest book
Bridesmaid and groomsmen, parents, welcome baskets for out-of-town guests.