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Tips for Saving on Your Wedding Flowers

Feb 10, 2011

RosesWedding planning season has started and if you’re getting hitched in the next year, it’s important to look for ways to save on your overall wedding budget. one of the easiest areas to cut costs is with your flowers. Wedding flowers, while beautiful, can be expensive. However, when done right, wedding flowers can make your day feel like a dream come true without going over budget.

Looking to have fresh flowers on your special day? Use our tips to save on your arrangements, bouquets, and more.

Know What to Spend
For a small wedding, expect to spend about $300-$500. If you’re having a medium wedding, $500-$800 should be a good amount to set aside. Finally, for a large wedding, $1,000-$2,000 could fit the bill.

Shopping for the Right Florist
Ask lots of questions and comparison shop. Plan early and have patience. Sorting out your florist should be something done early in the wedding planning schedule, so make the time to start handling the flowers now.

Try Inexpensive Blooms
One way to save on flowers is to choose inexpensive blooms, like baby’s breath, carnations, daisies, tulips, or hydrangeas. Also, always shop for flowers that are in season. Get them locally if you can to save on cost.

Work with a Wholesaler
If you want to make the arrangements yourself, you could always work with a wholesaler.

Do you have any tips to save on wedding flowers? Share them with us!

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