Everything About Planning Small Weddings and Saving Costs in Nigeria

On any good day, one of the most popular questions I get asked by brides and grooms (planning a Nigerian wedding) goes like this: how can one plan a wedding on low budget, if that a couple is not getting monetary help from parents or family members, given the state of the economy.  I always […]

10 Unique Ideas to Plan a Big Wedding on Small Budget

It’s not a secret that Nigerians love OTT (Over-the-Top), lavish weddings. If you’re like most brides-to-be I meet, chances are that you want a big dream wedding, even though you and your husband-to-be have a small budget. Maybe all your friends had a talk-of-the-town type of Instagram weddings, and they expect you not to disappoint […]

How to Plan Small Wedding in Nigeria and Still Wow Your Guests (Part 1)

Small, intimate weddings with less than 100 guests – such as singer Simi, OAP Toke Makinwa and actress Stephanie Okereke’s intimate celebrity weddings – are becoming common in Nigeria. The advantages of keeping a wedding small and intimate are many. By the way, did you know that having fewer wedding guests can result to a […]

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Why You Need to Cut Down the Number of Guests to Invite to Your Nigerian Wedding

One of the biggest unpleasant problems with big, fat Nigerian weddings is unhappy guests who don’t get to eat anything in a wedding they’re invited to, because the food got finished early. And one wonders why any couple with a tight budget would go all out to invite more wedding guests than they can cater […]

Save Wedding Costs: 9 Smart Ideas for Planning a Low Budget Nigerian Wedding

Want a fancy wedding but have low budget, and thinking of ideas to save costs?  Let’s show you 9 smart ideas that stylish brides have successfully used to preparing for a Nigerian wedding that didn’t look cheap.  Fun fact about wedding planning is that it’s not really about ‘how much’ (was spent), but ‘how well’ (it […]

9 Simple Steps to Lower a Wedding Cost & Still Have Quality

So you have a small budget but want a big girls wedding, and don’t just know how to make the money work? I’ve got some great tips for you on the 9 things you can do today to organize a low-cost Nigerian wedding that doesn’t look cheap at all. First, let me assure you that the success of a […]

See a N500k Wedding Budget Example: The Couple Had 100 Guests

Who else wants to see what a 500k Naira wedding budget looks like? Our readers have been asking to see samples and examples of Nigerian wedding budget.  So, in this post, I’ll show you how expenses from a wedding organized with less than N500k budget? This is part 1 on the series in which I show […]

Why Nigerian Weddings are Expensive (and How to Save Costs)

If you know what really makes weddings (in Nigeria and everywhere) so expensive, then you will know what to do to cut down your entire wedding cost to as low as you desire – this post will show you how. Maybe you’ve started shopping for your wedding things, getting price quotation from venues and the […]

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 & 3 Methods to Allocate & Break Down Wedding Costs Easily

Wondering how to spend your fixed wedding budget? Don’t sweat it! Use our free Nigerian wedding budget calculator to quickly break down your wedding budget into expense categories. Also learn about two other ways to allocate wedding expenses, and see examples. Let’s say you have budgeted N300k for your Nigerian wedding. You certainly don’t want […]