It’s the biggest day of your life, and the flowers play a big part of this.
Unfortunately, they can be expensive, and once you delve into the topic it can become a minefield. This is what today’s round-up is all about, as we take five resources and show how they can help you make the most of your wedding day flowers.
The Telegraph: How to arrange your own flowers
Well, if you have taken it upon yourself to arrange flowers for yourself, this first link is for you.
This is something that is becoming more and more common, but unfortunately it’s far from easy. There is a reason why florists can charge handsome prices to do the legwork for you, it’s something of a fine art.
This link from the Telegraph just gives you some quick suggestions which you can take on-board, to hopefully make your wedding flowers look as though they have been put together by the professionals.
The Knot: How to save money on your wedding flowers
On the subject of price, this next link is excellent for those of you who are seriously worried about how much of your budget your wedding flowers are going to consume.
The page delves into some really useful tips, ranging from staying seasonal right the way to making the use of greenery in your arrangements (this can save HUGE amounts of money, as you’re not making use of the blooms which can rip through any budget in record speeds).
Avas Flowers: A good start for anyone looking to do it themselves
This next link is actually a recommendation. As we have already mentioned, one of the best ways to save money is to take a DIY approach to your wedding flowers. To do this, you of course need a flower supplier.
This is where a company like Avas Flowers steps in. I actually used Avas Flowers a couple of months ago for a friend’s wedding, and their service was impeccable. There was a great selection, delivery was timely, and I even managed to grab an Avas Flowers coupon beforehand.
Bustle: The best value wedding flowers revealed
One of the most common themes through today’s article has been price. This couldn’t be clearer with this next link from Bustle, where we take a look at the flowers which will offer you the best value for money.
It’s worth mentioning at this point that seasonality (again) plays a massive part in proceedings. If your flowers aren’t in season, you will be paying inflated prices for them.
However, as a general guide, this page holds a lot of answers.
Brides.com: How to preserve your wedding bouquet
Let’s conclude today’s article with a small point about preserving flowers. Unsurprisingly, this is common practice, with brides (and grooms) desperate to take home some keepsakes from their big day.
The flowers clearly fall into this category, but there are ways and means to preserve them. If you just take them home and hope for the best, it goes without saying that those memories are going to evaporate pretty quickly. Instead, tap into this advice put forward by Brides.com.