Bride expenses including reception center, cake, photos and moreThis is the traditional guide for the sharing of expenses. Of course, you have the option to part from tradition and share expenses in any manner where both families feel comfortable.

  • Wedding stationery including invitations, napkins and thank you notes
  • Engagement and wedding photographs
  • Bouquets for bridesmaids
  • Gifts for attendants
  • Reception (including hall rental, cake, food, music, etc.)
  • Bridal gown
  • Attendant’s dresses


  • May participate in the cost for attendants dresses, or each girl may pay for her own.