Broke-Ass Tag: contests

9/17

Let’s talk wedding flowers.
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They can be super pricey, but they’re so pretty and damn, they smell good. But paying a florist — or floral designer — can often cost considerably more than a pretty penny. And DIYing can be one huge asspain. Which is why I’m super in love with our partner, Bloominous.

As a less-than-stellar DIY-er, and a broke-ass, Bloominous is the kind of company that is like, literally, made for me. So, they’re probz a good fit for you, too.

Here’s the thing: Because Bloominous cuts out the middle man (floral designers) by sending you pre-prepped stems — cut-to-order, de-thorned and trimmed — along with all the goodies and bits ‘n’ bobs to fancify the bouquet yourself, you’ll end up shaving a pretty huge chunk off your original floral budget.

With step-by-step photo instructions so easy that even I could master ’em, bouquet and centerpiece DIY becomes a lot less daunting — and time consuming, since the kits show up right to your doorstep and you don’t have to go out to a craft shop to try to find the right doo-dads for assembly. And since the have kits for centerpieces, boutonnieres, bridal and bridesmaids bouquets and hell, even a flower crown, your flower needs are pretty much covered.

So, got that? You save time, money and you know … headache. Sign me up, yo!

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Oh, wait, the best part? Well, that’s for you. Specifically one of you. The one of you who will win your own bridal bouquet kit — stems, ribbon, pins, ribbon and whatever else is needed — of your choosing from one of Bloominous’ 6 collections.

As per usual, for each task below that you complete, you’ll earn one entry. The more entries you have, the better your chance of winning. Open to US residents only (sorry, darling!).

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Just in case you don’t win, (or even if you do!) if you join Club Bloominous  andyou’ll save 10% off all future orders!

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  • 9/3

    Accessories help make the outfit, right? Right. You’ve got the shoes, the headpiece, the sash … but what about jewelry? Chances are, you’ll be the lucky recipient of some family heirlooms, but that may not cover your entire wedding day ensemble. And since you’re a broke-ass, you can’t really afford to shell out oddles of skrilla to get the pretty pieces you yearn for.

    Or maybe you’re not into plunking down mad cash for jewelry you may only wear a handful of times (girl, I get you).

    Enter: Gloss Jewelry.
    Winning Wednesday Shine Bright on Your Wedding Day with Gloss Jewelry

    Gloss makes sweet, sturdy and hand-crafted pieces that work for any occasion, but don’t cost a million-bajillion buckaroos. From classy statement pieces to sweet charms and baubles, Gloss Jewelry has a huge variety, all under $59.

    Whether you’re looking for yourself, or you’ve set out on the hunt for darling bridesmaid gifts, they’ve got a huge variety of pretty things without the baller price tag.

    And for this week’s Winning Wednesday, you get to bedeck yourself in some Gloss awesomeness. One lucky BAB will get $50 worth of jewelry — your pick! — from Gloss Jewelry.

    As per usual, each task earns an entry. The more tasks completed, the more entries received, the greater your chances of winning. Open to US residents only (sorry darlings).

    a Rafflecopter giveaway

    Oh, and in case you see the mostest perfect bridesmaids gift, I’ve got a deal for you, too: Score 80% off sitewide using code LABORDAY80!

    christen
  • 8/27

    We're big into food here at The Broke-Ass Bride. If you follow Dana's other blog, LaRueBlog, then you've seen the slew of Korean food she's been cooking up. And myself? Well, I cook every night -- but some nights that "cooking" is just mac & cheese. Most nights, however, I try to get a little creative and a lot delicious. And that usually involves a…

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    3/28

    Your wedding stationery is the first impression anyone will get about your wedding: it will give them cues about what to expect from the evening (or morning, or afternoon) and how to dress appropriately. No matter what your style, from traditional to modern, rustic to preppy, black and white to bold color, you're certain to find an invitation that suits your event and your budget…

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    2/28

    People are so darn busy lately that save the dates are becoming necessary to remind them that yes, they do have plans the third week of August, and not only do they have plans, but they have GREAT plans. A beautiful, vibrant save the date makes people excited about your wedding every time they see it, and there's no better place to get custom save…

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    2/14

    Looking for a gift for your maids to thank them for their love, support, and maybe even holding back your hair at your infamous bachelorette party? Showing your thanks no longer has to break the bank, thanks to Initial Outfitters. Initial Outfitters has tons of stuff that make perfect gifts, from monogrammed totebags to pashminas to on-trend jewelry and more! Initial Outfitters doesn't only have…

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    2/7

    After the wedding is all said and done, photos are one of the few things you walk away with, so it only makes sense that you'll want to have those babies in a beautiful album on the coffee table, ready for anyone who happens over to your home to ogle. Unfortunately, lots of couples end up with sticker shock when they price out said albums.…

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    1/31

    So it's almost the end of January: have you been slacking on your resolutions already? The ones where you promised to work out more or take more time for you? BUSTED. Here's something that will help you get back on track with both: YogaDownload. We're been working with Yoga Download for a while already, so you may know the drill, but I'm going to recap…

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    1/17

    Wedding photography is so important; it's one of the few things you'll be able to keep after the big day is over. But fitting a quality photographer into your broke-ass budget can be a challenge, especially in a major metro area. Luckily, LA Budget Wedding Photographer has your back! LA Budget Wedding Photographer operates under the principle that being on a budget is no excuse…

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