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How To Save Money & The Environment While Planning Your Wedding

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Veil by Blushing Bride on Wedzee

We have the reigning bride of organizing elegant and eco-friendly weddings. If you didn’t know, our editor Claire is an expert in leaving a minimal wedding day carbon footprint, and she’s a trusted advisor in saving money while wedding planning. As her right-hand gal, I’ve got plenty of wedding planning secrets to spill for throwing the best environmentally-focused celebration.

Yes, you can save money, save the environment, and still throw a stylish wedding day bash! Here to help before and after your wedding day is Wedzee. Wedzee is the first innovative marketplace to buy and sell wedding goods for everyone – vendors, artisans, planners, and couples.

However you fall into those categories, you can buy and sell new, used, and handcrafted wedding items all in one place. Plus, find significant discounts while shopping! Why does this matter? Using the platform to highlight reselling gently-used items encourages minimizing waste and reusing items that are nearly brand new. Items like wedding dresses, bridal accessories, and stylish reception decor are available to shop in one place.

The Wedzee site includes brand new, custom-made, and gently loved pre-owned goods. Enjoy features like direct communication on the site, a safe checkout, and a worry-free guarantee on your items. This eliminates the need to scour the internet or other marketplaces and offers a more secure checkout process.

Throw an environmentally friendly wedding, save money, and keep it fabulous with this list of wedding planning and shopping tips!

Shop Made-to-Order Items

Wedzee connects you directly to artists, giving you access to order custom-made wedding goods. This cuts down on waste that comes from mass-produced pieces sold in bigger retailers or found elsewhere online. Your purchase from the artist is secure through Wedzee’s site, and your items are one-of-a-kind!

Buy a Preowned Wedding Dress

Shopping Wedzee’s selection of wedding gowns offers you the option to find your perfect dress for a smaller price tag, or even to find a designer dress for a major discount! The fashion industry generally contributes largely to waste from excess production. Shopping for a preowned wedding dress isn’t a new revelation and many brides love finding their dress from a resale site!

Shop other Preowned Wedding Fashion

Wedzee isn’t only wedding dresses. Shop their selection of bridal shoes, accessories, and veils. And even shop for your bridal party, with bridesmaid jewelry, flower girl dresses, and gifts for your best gals.

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Florals by Rosemary's Garden Florals on Wedzee
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Wooden Bridal Bouquet by Rosemary's Garden Florals on Wedzee

Opt for Sustainable Florals

Shop everlasting bouquets that you can use to decorate your home for years to come! Wedzee’s platform hosts artisans arranging gorgeous dried florals and lifelike artificial bouquets. We’re enchanted by Rosemary’s Garden Florals‘ wooden bridal bouquets. Not only is the made-to-order aspect inherently eco-friendly, but you won’t find your trash bins filled with florals at the end of your wedding night.

Decorate with Wedzee

Most wedding items are only used for a matter of hours on one day. Marketplace sites like Wedzee allow you to purchase cute decor, signage, and linens for a fraction of the price. Often, these items are sold in bundles that coordinate with your colors and theme. And being specific about your purchases cuts down significantly on the items that do end up in a landfill afterward.

Shop for Multiple Wedding Events

Considering there are often multiple wedding events to invite guests to, we think Wedzee is a great option to find decor. Anything from the bachelorette party, bridal shower, to the wedding reception! Outfit your celebrations with items that add that extra special touch.

Sell Your Items After the Big Day

Yes, you can save money even after the wedding. Recoup some of the cost of the items you’ve purchased by listing them on Wedzee. You can list decor, fashion, and accessories – truly, anything wedding. Selling your items means someone else can breathe new life into them, and they don’t have to be tossed out after your own wedding day.

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Tiara by Treasures by Agnes on Wedzee

Essential Info

Visit Wedzee online to register your account and begin shopping or selling today.

Wedzee is the easiest online marketplace to buy, sell and ship your new or used wedding items.

Follow Wedzee on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest for more wedding planning ideas and to create a more sustainable wedding.

This post is made in partnership with Wedzee.

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