To save money, Piech-Lukas says brides-to-be need to chose a number of guests and stick to it, be prepared to negotiate, limit the open bar and/ or find a vendor who will let you return unopened alcohol, and only use flowers that are in season. (watch the video for more)
Another cost cutting move—fake your cake.
“If you can rent a display cake and have the bottom layer be the layer that you really cut into nobody’s going to know that 3 out of the 4 layers are actually Styrofoam underneath,” Piech-Lukas said.
Rachel Murray is a WHIO-TV consumer reporter. You can watch her reports on News Center 7, follow her on Twitter @RMurrayWHIO, and like her fan page on Facebook.