Rings _ Rings are such an important symbolic part of the wedding. You do not want to forget the cost associated with them. Typical costs will run between 2 to 5%. The main differences here will be between the metal used and the diamond chosen for the ring. Design rings and signature pieces can often run 2 to 3 times more then a custom made ring. Many jewelers are happy to custom make a ring for you. _ Flowers / Decorations _ There are a variety of expenses in this category which include everything from flowers to reception decorations. Typical costs will run between 6 to 10% of the total budget.
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.