Wedding Party Jollof Rice: Recipe and Preparation Steps for DIY Brides (Cooking Video Tutorial)

No Nigerian wedding is complete without party jollof, and guests who will come to your wedding know that there’s ‘jollof rice’ and there’s ‘party jollof rice’ – the two are not the same at-all-at-all.  That is why you should ensure that your catering team will cook the jollof rice right – to taste, look like […]

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 […]

5 Small Money Ideas to Achieve a Dream Wedding in Nigeria

Stop delaying and postponing your wedding forever because you have small money, because in this post you will learn how to plan the wedding of your dreams with the small money that you (already) have – without borrowing. Most engaged and nearly-married couple are afraid that they cannot organize a decent wedding with their little  […]

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 a Low-Key Wedding in Nigeria: 8 Ideas that Work

Planning a classy, low-key wedding on a tight budget is a difficult task even for experienced wedding planners.  The fact is that you can make the most of a wedding, irrespective of how much budget it is planned with. The secret lies in setting your priorities, using things that you already have, as well as […]

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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The Types of Small Weddings Nigerians Have: Which Do You Want?

So you want to have a small Nigerian wedding? You’re not alone, but do you know that not knowing the type of small wedding you want could lead to getting the wrong results. Not all small weddings are the same – some weddings are small because they cost ‘small’ money, not because they have plenty […]

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 Real Wedding Budgets Breakdown: Samples From 5 Weddings in Nigeria

If you’ve ever wanted to see examples of what a real Nigerian wedding budget looks like, this post gives you a peek into the what five different couples spent on their small weddings that took place in Nigeria,  – in case you have been asking questions like: how much does a wedding cost in Nigeria? or how much […]