Broke-Ass Author: christen

3/22

Sponsored Post DisclaimerJewelry bargain wedding band setBuying the ring for that first question — that all-important question that gets couples started down the road on their next chapter together — tends to come with a lot of pressure. What style? What size? And especially, how damn much will this cost?

It’s that last question that can really send any broke-ass couple into a tailspin — especially when you start hearing things like “an engagement ring should cost the equivalent of three months’ salary.”

Um, say what?!?

Just a big fat nope.

Which is why we turn to shops like JewelryBargain for gorgeous and affordable engagement rings. As manufacturers of estate reproductions and custom pieces, JewelryBargain is able to cut out the middle man to offer gorgeous baubles that won’t break the bank. Since they offer an online shop, There is no extra retail markup or snooty salesman to make couples think their picks aren’t good enough.

JewelryBargain Emerald Engagement RingWhen the company’s owner witnessed how hard it was for young couples to afford a beautiful engagement ring at high retail prices, especially after the economic decline in the late ’00s. He saw no need for couples to settle for a ring that was less than what they envisioned just due to budget constraints, so as a third-generation jewelry manufacturer, he took matters into his own hands.

JewelryBargain was born, as was its tag line of “Same Quality – Better Prices,” a slogan the company steadfastly stands by.

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After all, you have a wedding and the rest of your life to budget for!

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christen
  • 3/1

    Sponsored Post Disclaimer
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    Enter: Wedding Paper Divas‘ sublime Anniversary Sale.

    Let’s back up a bit. See, our friends at Wedding Paper Divas don’t mess around when it comes to stationery. They have perfected the fine art of making wedding paper goods approachable, affordable and personal. Whether you’re looking for the just-right laser cut design in your particular shade of blue or you want to add your own flair to the wording, Wedding Paper Divas has options to fit your vision. And the buck doesn’t stop at just invitations — they have stationery for every step of the wedding planning process, from engagement announcements to save the dates all the way down to menus, place cards and thank you cards.
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  • 2/22

    Share Your Love Story with Lovebook

    I'm a total sucker for those "just because" gestures -- and not just being on the receiving end of them. My husband is the very most fun person to surprise with little whimsies, whether it's a photo book of our elopement or commissioning awesome family artwork. So when I found out about Lovebook and got the chance to create one just for him, I dove in…

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    2/15

    ModCloth At a Rosette Time Dress

    We're all about finding fab frocks for less, and we're always super thrilled to get an amazing deal. Whether it's your priority to not spend a ton of dollars on your dress because you think you'll only wear it once and you'd rather allocate the cash to something that lasts longer (hello, photography!) or you're boot-scootin' it to the courthouse -- big party be damned!…

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    1/30

    Essence Photography

    Credit: Essence Photography Wedding planning can be stressful enough with plenty of time to plan, but when you're short on time and also short on the perfect vendors to fit your vision and budget, the stress can get real and real fast. Perhaps your ideal photographer booked up quickly or ended up being outside of your budget, and you put off your search until you…

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  • 1/19

    #GownHunter Wanted

    It's wedding planning season, and the team at The Broke-Ass Bride has been inundated with Can't Afford It? Get Over It! requests, and we need a fashion-savvy contributor with an eye for detail and spend-thriftiness to help divvy out the broke-ass friendly versions of fabulous designer gowns. Does that sound like something you'd be super good at doing? Awesome! Here are the things we need from…

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    12/23

    Happy Holidays from Team Broke-Ass

    Hey BABs! Whew, what a year! We had some great times, some hard times and some just flat out rad times. Huge things happened near and far -- from the very scary to the very wonderful (hello, marriage equality!) in 2016. There were amazing Real Weddings; some seriously rad DIYs; riveting, overwhelming and always relatable Real Bride Stories; and sage, on-point advice from our stellar wedding pros. Behind the…

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    12/15

    Nicole Miller Ashley Gown

    Hey BABs! This week, we have a request from reader Katelynn who commented on this post saying: Nice Work! I love BAB!! I've got my own CAI/GOI conundrum: I've fallen in love with the Ashley bridal gown by Nicole Miller (http://www.nicolemiller.com/as... but it's more than I wanted to spend at $1800. Ideally, I'd love a dress between $500-$800. I love the lace, low back, and halter…

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  • 12/2

    The Broke-Ass Bride's 2016 Gift Guide: A Snuggly Winter

    It's that time of year again! Gift guides are back! From now until the holidays, we'll be rounding up some of our favorite gift ideas, mostly in broke-ass budget range (but with one or two splurges thrown in). Whether you're shopping for your best gal, your favorite dude, your family or yourself, you're going to find some stellar ideas for everyone on your shopping list.…

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