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Buying an engagement ring is the height of viciousness; like making a prisoner fork out money for his handcuffs. In another example of why the tagline for marriage should be “You’ll pay for this”, this piece of jewellery has men everywhere in tears. Still, a ring there must be. In the interest of raising Singapore’s marriage rates, here’s a guide on making that ring affordable:
Considering they’ve done my bathroom, my kitchen, and the meatballs in my fridge, IKEA may as well be my wedding guest. After all, I’ve always wanted my marriage to be a real lasting fixture. With a reliable assembly of guests. I guess you could say it’d be furnished with love. See what I did there? God damn, I crack myself up. Right, I’m quitting this job to do stand-up. In the meantime, you can read about IKEA decor in weddings, from Wedding Guide Asia!
Unless you start buying helicopters and yachts, never will you spend so much in 24 hours as on your wedding. If the very thought of it makes you light headed, you’d better consider a DIY approach. It’s exhausting work, but at least you won’t be E-Baying your furniture as a pathetic last bid. This post by Wedding Guide Asia examines the pros and cons of a DIY wedding:
Malaysian bride Shelby faced down the bull of any wedding: the budget. With some creative, lateral thinking, Shelby worked out some low cost solutions that didn’t compromise on quality. In this article, Wedding Guide Asia explores how she did it. If you’re looking for a budget wedding yourself, take a page from Shelby’s book. Heck, just steal the whole book; the woman knows what she’s doing!
Before we get started, a warning: the following list, if properly adhered to, will result in (1) a good bachelor party, (2) you being branded a cheapskate for life, and (3) possibly funny injuries. I don’t think any of them will kill you. Probably. So follow my list; besides being awesome, it’s also cheaper than
my ex $500.
Why do wedding receptions cost so much? Aren’t they just an elaborate prelude to dinner? Yet I could swear the cost of this pre-dinner event is enough to start a small law firm. Still, it’s not acceptable to suggest everyone grab a burger and go play Angry Birds till evening. So from Wedding Guide Asia, here’s 5 tips on lowering that reception cost:
Ah, marriage! Bridal showers, big cakes, and bringing best wishes to the lovely couple. Which you’d better, considering your dinner will cost them a mid-range car. You know when the hosts looked at the bill, they were just pretending those were tears of joy right? So do the right thing. Guide them to our 7 Tips for Affordable Weddings.
By the time the wedding’s over, your bank account probably resembles the Greek economy (i.e. rock bottom and starting to dig). Well don’t give up on the Honyemoon; every couple deserves one to remember. The good news is, the best places aren’t the most expensive! Have a look at these brilliant alternatives:
Finding a wedding venue sucks. With few exceptions, they are all insanely expensive. Their prices have numbers you’d expect to see somewhere else entirely, like on a population census of mainland China. Although a wedding is basically a dinner function with more froo-froo, it justifies selling dishes of peanuts or whatever at $3.50 a pop. And also, the hotel will be charging your children’s inheritance, just so your guests can sit around and chat.