Jam jars and supermarket flowers are your best friends when it comes to bringing a big day in under budget. Pick up supermarket blooms the day before, and mix and match them for eclectic table toppers.
"Some good suggestions, but you gotta have a bridal party and rehearsal dinner!" I agree - several of these suggestions are gold! But hold up, I want some decent champagne, I know the difference, and please no cutting rehearsals or any other opportunity to party off the list! :)