N1m Nigerian Wedding Budget Breakdown: See What It Looks Like

So you have One million Naira (N1m) budgeted for your wedding, and not sure how to break it down before you start spending it on wedding things?  In this post, I want to show you another wedding budget breakdown example – you can see the others here. You will see how a Nigerian couple spent […]

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 […]

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 […]

Planning the Guest List: How to Know How Many Guests to Invite to Your Wedding in Nigeria

Not sure about how many guests to plan to invite to your Nigerian wedding? This post will walk you through the 8 simple steps to knowing exactly how many people to expect at your wedding in Nigeria, as well as how to divide the invites between both families (the bride’s and the groom’s side). You’ll […]

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 […]

Sample N700k Wedding Budget Breakdown with 150 Guests in Nigeria

If you are looking for a low-cost wedding budget breakdown example where the couple spent N700k in Nigeria, this post is for you – it is an example of how to plan a Nigerian wedding with less than N700k budget (seven hundred thousand Naira). Feel free to incorporate ideas from this sample budget into the […]

How to Use Number of Guests to Calculate Your Wedding Cost

We always get questions from brides-to-be and grooms asking: I want to invite 500 people to my wedding, how much would that cost? I have N400k, how many people can I comfortably invite to my wedding? How much should I spend on wedding food per-plate? How much should I spend on venue – I am inviting 200 […]

Wedding Guest List: Why and When To Make One for Your Nigerian Wedding?

This post answers the top questions I receive on the topic of wedding guest list and invitation cards planning, and starts our series on wedding invitations and planning for the wedding reception. It’s common for brides-to-be to get excited about being newly engaged and start to verbally invite everyone they know to their wedding. Don’t make that mistake […]