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How this bride got a £10k wedding for just £2k

Want some money saving tips for your big day? Read this clever bride's story.

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Is it possible to have a lavish £10k wedding under £2,000? Entirely it turns out, as this money-saving bride just proved.

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Mum Kayleigh Hughes was able to slash the price of all the big wedding items from almost £4,500 to just £480 thanks to meticulous planning and bargain hunting.

In fact, her biggest extravagance was her wedding dress, which cost £300 in the sale, down from £900.

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The mum-of-two and her husband, Dave, got the flowers from the flower wholesale company he works at, doing all the arrangements themselves, and held their reception at a village hall in Grantham for the bargains sum of £80 (we know, we can’t believe it either!).

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Crafty Kayleigh, who blogs at PromotionalCodes.Org, also made the decorations and favours herself, while her aunt made the cake.

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But perhaps the biggest saving of all was on the food to feed her 100 guests, as they all brought a different dish to create a tasty buffet.

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For a full breakdown of all the savings, check out the budget below.

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