Community·Posted on Mar 17, 2018What's Your Best Tip For Saving Money While Wedding Planning?Because weddings can be EXPENSIVE. Share your secrets with the rest of us!by Whitney JeffersonBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Weddings are beautiful, romantic, precious occasions to share with our loved ones that we treasure forever. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC That is, until it's your turn to get hitched and you start to research how much weddings actually cost. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Disney / giphy.com If you've planned a wedding before, we've got to know: do you have any money-saving tips or things you tried to keep costs low? Maybe you had a small reception in your own backyard to avoid the rental fees. Hero Images / Getty Images Or maybe you cut costs by picking local flowers or asking friends and family with gardens to help out. Nicolas Balcazar / Getty Images Maybe you saved money by buying a dress from Etsy or — even better — by making your own. Hinterhaus Productions / Getty Images Or maybe you skipped the glam squad and created your own ~dazzling~ look for free! Adriana Duduleanu / Getty Images Whatever it is, we want to know your suggestions! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF New Line Cinema Submit your tips in the box below, and yours could be chosen for a BuzzFeed post or video!