J&M Myth-busters Part Two: "A DIY Wedding Will Save Me A Lot Of Money."

Did you know that the "M" in J&M Entertainment stands for Myth-buster?!

Okay, so maybe that is not what the "M" stands for, but that did not stop us from taking on the task of de-bunking wedding myths that often creep into the ears of couples while planning their wedding. Last week we started our new series specifically tailored to de-bunking some of the most common wedding myths, and this week we are going to be focusing on the much talked about DIY wedding.

As usual, let's start at the beginning. According to *Wikipedia* it was not until the 19th century that couples started to marry for love (previously it was based on a bride's economic worth... how romantic!). But the reason for the wedding is not the only thing that has changed since the 19th century. These once small celebrations that took place in the church's basement or parents' home has now become a lavish event that the average couple spends $30,000+ on. So it is no surprise that couples started taking some of the wedding tasks into their own hands to save money where they could.

However, there is a significant amount of factors that couples often underestimate when embarking on the DIY journey, the 1st being that your wedding is most likely the biggest event you have (and ever will) plan and coordinate. Unless you are involved in the industry and are immersed in weddings every week, it is hard to fathom all of the minuet details that create your special day. The second factor is that any wedding DIY projects you are und