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We're in the thick of wedding season, and if you happen to be preparing for one of your own you know that all the little costs can really add up. In my search for creative ways to save a little without skimping or taking on yet another project, I stumbled upon two companies I was completely unaware were in the wedding supply business:

Costco and Rent the Runway. While I knew Costco could be a resource for inexpensive booze, I recently discovered they supply bulk flowers by the stem and as ready to go arrangements. Rent the Runway has long been a resource for finding a great event outfit on a budget, and now has an entire section devoted to bridal. From actual wedding dresses and accessories to outfits for the rehearsal dinner, renting makes a lot of sense for something you really will only wear once.