The key to the budgeting is compromise. The bride will usually prefer all the best accessories and dresses where as the groom will be more financially conscious of the whole process. So, they need to meet somewhere in between to accomplish what they both want. A good rule of thumb is to comprise on quantity not quality. The quality of the wedding is what will be remembered by all. It is very possible to have a beautiful classy wedding on a tight budget, just be careful of how many guests are inviting. Having a budgeting sheet is helpful, so you may want to divide the sheet in categories such as the ones below.
A wedding can be a very expensive. For this reason, it's important that you make a budget before you start planning your wedding. If you know how much you have to spend and should be spending on each part of your wedding, you shouldn't have any trouble pulling off a wedding on a budget whatsoever.