b'CATEGORY ESTIMATED COST: ACTUAL COST: DEPOSIT: PAID:FLOWERS $500to$2,000+ Bridal BouquetAdditional Flowers(hair, cake, etc.)Bridesmaid\'s BouquetsBoutonnieresCorsagesCeremony FlowersReception FlowersFlower Preservation ALEXIS MAST BROWN PHOTOGRAPHYDelivery Fee $500to$7,000+Dont forget to tipDECORLightingRentals One hidden cost you may not have accounted for is tips!Centerpieces Though sometimes gratuity may be included in the price of Dance Floor your package, review your contracts and check with your Signs vendors to see whether tips are included or not. If you plan Guest BookWedding Card Box on tipping your wedding vendors, be sure to work it into Tent your budget and decide who will be in charge of handing out Linens $500to$5,000+ the tips at the end of the night. Ice Sculpture Although tipping isnt required, it is definitely appreciated. Delivery Fee Include a hand written thank you note as a token of your Pick-Up Fee appreciation. Each and every one of your vendors put a lot of Overtime Charge time and effort into making sure your day is exactly how you CAKE & DESSERTS $1.50to$10+per servingdreamed it would be.CakeTaste Test Cheat SheetCake Cutting Fee Use this tool as a reference for vendor tipping.Cake Stand RentalCake Knife WHO HOW MUCH WHENEXPECTED TIPS CHECK YOUR CONTRACT TIPS OPTIONAL TIPSCake Topper Delivery + Setup $15-20/person Upon deliveryTop-Tier Preservation $50-100 tipAt the rehearsal orDelivery Fee Officiant $100-500 donation or gift rehearsal dinnerTRANSPORTATION $400to$2,000+Makeup + Hair 15-20% Morning-of aftergetting readyRental FeeTax WHO HOW MUCH WHENOvertime Charge Bartenders 10-20% of alcohol bill End of receptionFAVORS & GIFTS Favors Catering Staff 15-20% of the food + End of receptionbeverage bill, or cash tips*Gifts - BridesmaidsTransportation 15-20% Upon pickup or Gifts - Groomsmen after last rideGifts - Out-of-Town Guests Venue Staff or$1-2 per guest, or per car Gift - Groom Attendants parking valets Beginning of receptionGift - BrideCatering/Banquet Manager + Head Waiter $100-300 each*Cash tips forGifts - Parents catering staffHead Chef $50-100 Wait Staff + Kitchen Staff $20 eachRINGS Bride\'s Ring WHO HOW MUCH WHENGroom\'s Ring Wedding15-20% of their fee, up toEnd of reception or after Ring Cleaning Planner $500 cash, or a gift honeymoonRing Appraisal/Insurance DJ + Musicians 10-15% of the total bill, orEnd of their performanceMISCELLANEOUS$15-50 per musicianRehearsal Dinner Floral Designer 10-15% of the total bill,Upon delivery/setup orWedding Insurance $50-150 cash, or a gift End of receptionHotel Accommodations Photo Booth$50-100 End of reception"Rainy Day" Fund AttendantTips Photographer +$50-200 each or a gift End of receptionVideographerPrefer to work digitally? Sign up at TodaysBride.com/Joinand get free printables and downloads includingour budget Excel file or Google Sheet. BUDGET|12+ MONTHS UNTIL I DO| TODAYS BRIDE99'