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Becoming Mrs Robertson: Our money-saving ideas

We didn’t have a budget for our wedding. There were no spreadsheets and there were no cutting corners and certainly no compromises. I’m the type of person who, if I want something, I simply work my backside off until I can afford it. My wedding day was going to be no different. However, I am also not the sort to waste money, spend it like it’s going out of fashion or spend now and worry later. The plan from the outset was to splurge on the things which were most important to us (the dress, the venue, the photos) and save money where we could on those extras which nobody would notice if they weren’t there.

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In the end, it was about doing a little bit of clever thinking and prioritising. Here’s where we saved money on our big day…
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I Love…our wedding rings from Blackcarat

My husband blew me away with my stunning trilogy diamond engagement ring. It was exactly the ring I’d always dreamed of having. So, when it came to getting our wedding rings, I didn’t want anything that would detract from its beauty. I also didn’t want to spend a fortune on it as my husband had spent more than enough on my diamonds.

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We had a consultation with our friends at Blackcarat (www.blackcarat.co.uk) and were able to try on lots of sample rings at their home studio. As they are based online, they are able to offer the same high quality products, but at a more reasonable price and with a very personal service.

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