A - Z guide to your wedding flowers
Next stop: the flowers.
Here’s our guide to everything you need to know and consider when sorting out your wedding flowers.
A is for…
You’ve scouted their social media platforms and you’ve found ‘the one’.
Now is the time to get in touch with your preferred florist to ask if they are available on your wedding day.
“We pride ourselves on providing a seamless service to all our clients and therefore we only commit to one wedding per day”
The most popular time to get married is on a weekend during the summer months - and - since there are only 52 weekends within the year and only 14 weekends of summer, we would advise you to make enquiries at least a year in advance to avoid disappointment.
B is for…
How much should you budget for your wedding flowers?
Allocate 10 – 15% of your overall wedding budget.
But if you are looking for Pinterest worthy, fine art, lush designs, consider 20 – 25%.
Most couples spend between £2500 - £6500.
C is for…
It’s the norm to make a handful of enquires to florists.
We totally get that! You’ll start to make your comparisons and ask yourself questions.
One of my personal faves - “why is there a difference in floral costs?”
It can be difficult to comprehend and here is why…
We all have different qualifications, skills, abilities and experiences that set us apart.
We source our flowers and materials from different suppliers.
Some have overheads.
Some are online based.
And most importantly, we all use different business strategies.
We cannot comment on their pricing, only ours.
D is for…
We all have doubts about one thing or another but don’t doubt your florist.
Choose a florist who specialises in weddings because they are experts in this field.
And, always ALWAYS believe in their abilities.
Your wedding day will be one of the most memorable experiences for you and your loved one and they appreciate that you have chosen them.
E is for…
When you make the time to consider this fundamental aspect of your wedding, our advice is simple.
Enjoy the experience.
Try not to get anxious about minor details and delegate some jobs to trusted friends or family members.
We know that you might not have everything figured out and let us tell you this, it is okay!
We have little strategies to help you in your decision making.
F is for…
Flowers and foliage
We’re going to be honest, choosing your flowers and foliage for your wedding day is tough!
Here is a quick list to things you’ve to consider: