Jessica Bishop

  • A graphic arts journalist who writes on wedding design and execution
  • Owner/editor of The Budget Savvy Bride blog
  • Author of the wedding planning book "The Budget-Savvy Wedding Planner & Organizer" 


Jessica Bishop is a former writer for The Spruce, where she wrote extensively on weddings for two years. She has received recognition as a wedding expert by media outlets including "Brides" and "Glamour" magazines as well as

Bishop has worked in various aspects of the wedding industry for 10 years, from design and day of coordination to photography and wedding invitations. She launched The Budget Savvy Bride in 2008, which grew to be the go-to resource for brides on a budget. 

Awards & Publications

In 2018, Bishop's first book "The Budget-Savvy Wedding Planner & Organizer: Checklists, Worksheets, and Essential Tools to Plan the Perfect Wedding on a Small Budget" was published. A top-selling wedding planner, this interactive workbook and planning guide helps engaged couples define their wedding vision, set a realistic budget, and stay on track organized through every step of the planning process. 


Bishop earned a BFA in Graphic Design, Journalism at the University of Tennessee.

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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