Broke-Ass Author: Emily


CONGRATS! You survived Thanksgiving Day sales and Black Friday sales (or maybe you opted out of them entirely!), but now it’s CYBER MONDAY. Time to totally pretend you’re working while secretly buying shizz online! We’ve rounded up a few of the BEST CM deals for brides from our friends, partners, and affiliates in the wedding biz.

ModCloth is of course killin’ it with Cyber Monday – 20% off @ Modcloth on EVERYTHING you could ever possibly want. (Which, let’s admit, is quite a lot.) Stock up on bridesmaid dresses, bridal accessories, bridal pumps, whatever your broke-ass heart desires!

Layla Grace, purveyor of fab gifts for the home and for the hostess, is offering FREE SHIPPING on every order with the coupon code SHIP4FREE. They’re also surprising 10 lucky Cyber Monday shoppers by throwing a $100 gift card in their outgoing orders! They have a lot of gorgeous pieces to round out your wedding tables, so be sure to take a gander!

Plus size BABs: is offering 30% off on orders of $150 or more. If you’re looking for a high quality, curve-flattering dress for your engagement party, shower, bachelorette party, rehearsal dinner, or even the wedding itself – we highly recommend Kiyonna.

Looking for totally chic bridal party ensembles? Weddington Way is having a fab Cyber Monday Sale. Get 15% Off all bridesmaid dresses and accessories through December 3rd with coupon code GIVETHANKS15.

The babes at are offering 20% off and FREE SHIPPING on all their darling hair accessories and shoe clips! is offering up to 95% off site-wide on special occasion, bridesmaid, and wedding dresses, plus get an extra 10% off when you purchase two items or more! (Our math skills are sketchy, but…that means their stuff is almost free, right?!)

If you’re planning on having a candy bar/buffet at your wedding, OR handing out candy favors, Candy Galaxy is offering $25 off your order through December 3rd with coupon code: BIGWIN25.

If you’re on the hunt for personalized wedding favors, our friends at Beaucoup are offering 20% off site-wide with coupon code CYBER20, with no minimum purchase required!

Shopping for wedding stationery? MagnetStreet is offering 25% off all stationery orders with the coupon code WE28TK through December 3rd!

Wedding Paper Divas is also offering 25% off site-wide, PLUS get FREE SHIPPING with coupon code “FS13”.

We’re running our own little sale in the BAB advertising department! If you’re a wedding vendor or biz, you can enjoy 15% off any ad purchase over $125, today only! Just email our high advertising priestess Christen ( for deets!

Speaking of our wedding vendor readership, if you have a special CM deal to pimp, or if you know of a killer deal for BABs elsewhere on the web, post it in the comments, sil vous plais!

  • 11/21

    “Lovingly Scripted” Wedding Invitations

    I know, I know, it’s mid-November, but Wedding Paper Divas just released a gorgeous new collection of Spring & Summer invitations, and we just had to share with our spring and summer brides-to-be. (Sorry, fall and winter BABs. We still love you.) Wedding Paper Divas specializes in beautiful, customizable photo invites (like the one seen above) and save-the-dates. Of course, if you don’t want to plaster your mug on your formal wedding invitation, they also have some of the most modern looking “traditional” invites in the biz…

    “Blooming Together” Wedding Invitation

    I LOVE these striking, watercolor bleed “Blooming Together” invitations – they’re truly eye-popping.

    What’s the consensus, warm weather brides – do these bits of stationery strike your fancy? Have you found your ideal save-the-dates or invitations at Wedding Paper Divas?

  • 11/7

    We love Elizabeth St. John, and she's been especially sweet to our readers over the last few years - but this holiday season, she's rolling out a particularly eye-popping offer with savings that we can barely even fathom! Liz has agreed to sell a wide variety of her most popular wedding dress styles, gowns which usually retail for $400 - $2500, for...your best offer. Allow…

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    Friends, allow me to tell you a harrowing tale. Well it's not much of a tale really, it's just this: I never had an engagement party. (Cue the tiny violins.) My engagement was lengthy, and my best friends have always been scattered all over the known universe, and, well, it just never happened. Technically, friends or fam are responsible for hosting your engagement party, just…

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    Watercolor Wash Placecards 9

    Today we've got a special DIY treat from author and master calligrapher/designer Molly Suber Thorpe of Plurabelle Calligraphy, whose gorgeous new book, Modern Calligraphy, is available now wherever books are sold! If you love the look of calligraphy, but can't quite justify the price tag, Molly's book teaches you everything you need to know to make your wedding invitations and wedding pretties look profesh. We…

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  • 10/23

    From left to right: Guest of Wind Dress ($35), Blueberry Iced Tea Dress ($45), Effortlessly Enchanting Dress ($60), and Antique Photos Dress ($45).  One of our biggest cost-saving tips for bridesmaid dress shopping is don't shop for a "bridesmaid" dress. Any dress that is prefaced with the word "bridesmaid" will cost your favorite ladies at least $300, on average. ModCloth has a ton of bridesmaid-ey…

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    BABs, we have another gorgeous printable project for you today from our pals at Download & Print! As you can see, D&P has whipped up yet another truly lovely, wonderfully FREE downloadable, printable wedding invitation suite. (In case you missed their first project - elegant B&W pocketfold invitations -you can check that out by clicking here. ) Hi, Anna Skye here again from Download &…

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    Today we've got a special treat from our pals at Download & Print, providers of gorgeous stationery templates for brides and hostesses the world over! Because they know BABs are DIY-friendly by nature, they are very graciously hooking us up with a  few absolutely FREE wedding invitation templates! First up we have this beautiful "Elegant Black Pocketfold Invitation". You can download all the individual components…

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  • 8/7

    We have one more set of wedding printables to roll out from Felicia of Acrassy Marketing – she's already hooked us up with adorable chalkboard style thank you cards and matching save the dates!  Her final gift to BABS is this slew of adorable weding signage!! To get the most profesh look possible, follow these tips from Felicia: For best results, take the printable to…

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