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  • Blossom on a Budget: 5 Creative Ways to Save Money on Wedding Day Flowers

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    Published by Garden State Bride
    Posted on Monday, January 8, 2024

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    Your wedding day is a celebration of love and commitment, but it doesn’t have to break the bank. One area where you can trim your budget without sacrificing style is wedding day flowers. Here are five creative ways to save money on your floral arrangements:

    Opt for Seasonal Blooms: Choosing flowers that are in season not only ensures their freshness but also helps you save money. Seasonal flowers are abundant, meaning florists can offer them at a lower cost. Do some research on which flowers are in season during your wedding month and work with your florist to create stunning arrangements that fit your budget

    Consider Alternative Centerpieces: Instead of traditional floral centerpieces, think outside the box and explore alternative options. Incorporate elements like candles, lanterns, or potted plants to add a unique touch to your tablescape. These alternatives can be cost-effective and still create a visually stunning atmosphere.

    DIY Flower Arrangements: If you’re feeling crafty and have the time, consider creating your own flower arrangements. Purchase bulk flowers from a local farmer’s market or wholesale floral supplier and enlist the help of your bridal party or family members to assemble bouquets and centerpieces. DIY projects can be a fun way to bond with loved ones while saving money.

    Repurpose Ceremony Flowers: Maximize your budget by repurposing ceremony flowers for the reception. Altar arrangements and pew decorations can easily be transferred to your reception venue to serve as table centerpieces or other decorative elements. This not only saves money but also ensures that your flowers are enjoyed throughout the entire celebration.

    Hire a Floral Designer for Key Pieces: If you have your heart set on a specific floral vision but need to save money, consider hiring a professional floral designer for key pieces like bridal bouquets, boutonnieres, or statement pieces. They can work within your budget and create stunning focal points, while you handle the rest of the arrangements using cost-saving methods.

    Remember, saving money on wedding day flowers doesn’t mean compromising on style or elegance. By being creative and strategic with your choices, you can have beautiful blooms without breaking the bank.

    Planning a wedding is an exciting journey, and finding ways to save money where you can will help you have the wedding of your dreams within your budget. Happy planning!

    Resources:

    Guide to Seasonal Wedding Flowers https://www.brides.com/gallery/guide-to-seasonal-wedding-flowers 

    Wholesale Flower Suppliers https://www.theknot.com/marketplace/wholesale-flowers

    DIY Wedding Flower Tips https://www.weddingwire.com/wedding-ideas/diy-wedding-flowers-tips-and-tricks

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