Traditions hold a lot of weight for most brides when it comes to every aspect of planning a wedding. From having something old, new, borrowed and blue to having her father walk her down the aisle, it’s important to know what traditional aspects you want to include in your wedding. One of the hot topics of traditions comes up when talking about who pays for each aspect of a wedding. We’ve broken down who pays for what so that you no longer have to stress over it!
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Bride’s Family save the dates + invitations | wedding planner | bride’s gown, veil and accessories | bridesmaids luncheon | rental of venues | music for ceremony + reception | bridesmaids bouquets | transportation for bridal party | florals and decor for ceremony + reception | bride’s cake | food for reception | photography | videography | vendor gratuities | bridesmaids luncheon
Bride groom’s gift | groom’s wedding band | bridesmaid, flower girl and hostess gifts | gifts for parents
Groom and/or Groom’s Family rehearsal dinner | groom’s cake | bride’s engagement ring and wedding band | bride’s wedding gift | groomsmen and ushers gifts | marriage license | minister fee | bride’s bouquet | mothers and grandmothers bouquets or corsages | boutonnieres | transportation | honeymoon
Bridesmaids dress | shoes | hair & make up (if optional) | bachelorette trip | group gift to bride | bridal shower or luncheon
Groomsmen attire | bachelor trip | group gift to groom
There’s no easy way to talk about money but when planning a wedding, it’s inevitable. Be open and honest about your budget and expectations! Any other wedding traditions you’d like us to talk about? Share with us on Facebook or Instagram. Don’t forget to follow along for all the best wedding planning tips & tricks!