Angela & Ryan

March 26, 2011 at The Phoenix Lodge in Phoenix

After five years as a couple Angela Jackson and Ryan Dennehy decided to become Mr. and Mrs., all while on a tight budget. Coupons in hand, the couple pilfered the racks at second-hand stores and raided the shelves at Hobby Lobby and Michaels for décor items. Angela also put together her entire look—dress, shoes, hair, makeup and all jewelry except her wedding band—for under $1,000. That happened thanks in part to Ryan’s mother and grandmother, who both work at a custom drapery shop Evelyn’s Draperies; they were able to alter Angela’s dress and make her veil. After all that hard work planning on a budget, the pair will relax on an upcoming Caribbean cruise honeymoon.

Bridal gown: Ella Rosa From I Do! I Do! Bridal | Flowers and cake: Safeway | Cupcakes: Julia’s Gluten Free Bakery | Groom’s apparel: Men’s Wearhouse | Invitations: Costco | Shoes: Dyeables | Rings: Jared

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