Archives for January 2014

5 Things to Know Before Buying a Wedding Gown (for Nigerian Brides)

Planning for your white wedding? Most brides-to-be regretted buying the wedding gown they wore, just because they were clueless about what to look out for. In this post you will discover the 5 essential things to consider when choosing a wedding gown for your church wedding. One of the biggest pre-wedding mistakes Nigerian brides confessed […]

Names of Basic Wedding Gown Styles in Nigeria (Buying Guide by Silhouettes)

Did you know that the more informed you are about wedding gown styles, before hitting the shops, the easier and faster it will be to find the “it” wedding dress? Also, you will also save money when buying the most important dress you’ll ever wear. We understand that shopping for your wedding gown can be […]

Essential Parts of a Wedding Gown Every Bride Needs to Know

So, you’re planning for your white wedding, Naija style? Before walking into any bridal shop, it’s a wise idea to first know the different basic wedding gown styles, silhouettes and the parts of the dress, by the names that designers and bridal shops use to describe them. Being an informed bride will help you save […]

Why Nigerian Weddings Are Expensive and 2 Ways to Cut Costs

  Do you know that there is one main reason why most Nigerian weddings are expensive? And, if you only manage to cut down that area, you are very likely not to overspend at your wedding – even without reducing any other types of wedding expenses. But if you don’t know what this wedding area […]

Nigerian White Wedding Checklist: Monthly/ Weekly To-Do List

A 12-Month Wedding Planning Calendar Looking for a Nigerian wedding planning checklist or want a ready-made plan you can use right away? You see, planning a wedding is stressful whether you’re the bride or groom, and if you’re doing it without the help of a wedding planner, you need a checklist to stay organized and […]

Top Wedding Budget Questions from Couples (and our Expert Answers)

Do you have any wedding budget questions? In this post, I have answers to the 11 top questions couples frequently ask about wedding budget in Nigeria. The subject of wedding budget is top on the questions I regularly receive from our readers. I’m sure you will find the answers to your own wedding budget questions here. Read […]

Use our Free Wedding Budget Calculator to Allocate & Break Down Wedding Costs Easily

Let’s say you have N300k budgeted and available for your Nigerian wedding, how will you break it down to know how much to spend on food, your outfits or on venue hire? Read on for the simple formula for estimating your wedding expenses by different spending categories. Our free wedding budget calculator and wedding expense […]

How to Make a Nigerian Wedding Budget in 6 Easy Steps

How do you make a budget for a wedding in Nigeria? During wedding planning, making a budget will give you an estimate of how much your wedding will cost, so that you know exactly how much to spend on every detail. Want to start making the wedding budget for your big day? It’s easy and […]

Wedding Planning Toolkit: Free Resources to Self-Plan Your Nigerian Wedding Like A Pro

Today, I want to give you our wedding planning toolkit, which we also call the bride’s “wedding planner in a box“. This is a collection of useful resources to help you plan your wedding by yourself without stress, and faster.  If you’re planning a wedding on your own (O.Y.O) without a wedding planner, then this wedding planning […]