You’ve chosen and booked your ceremony and wedding venue, you’ve booked the photographer, wedding celebrant (or priest) and possibly chosen your wedding gown. Your thoughts will now turn to other suppliers such as wedding cake makers, cars, music, and of course FLOWERS.
Jaclyn Roma recommends that you contact florists at least nine months prior to your wedding. The wedding season starts (more or less) from October through to the end of April and many florists are fully booked on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in these months.
Not sure where to start? Have a look on Instagram and Pinterest for some inspiration and also browse wedding planning specialist websites such as Easy Weddings, Hitched.com.au, and Bride-on-Line. Your local newsagent will also have some excellent flowers and wedding styling magazines on their shelves (Hello May, White, Wedding & Bride etc). Keep a folder/scrapbook or Pinterest board of everything that you love.
Once you’ve narrowed down your search to about four florists, here are some tips to assist finding the right designer for you. Before you contact them, have a think about your budget and what you want. These are the questions you will get asked so if you’re prepared it will make things a bit easier for you and them:
Here are a few tips on how to whittle down the floral designers to three or four and remember, it’s not all about price.
It’s also a good idea to:
Jaclyn Roma has an experienced wedding coordinator and we will respond to your email or telephone enquiry immediately. We will listen to your ideas, ask a few questions and then prepare a detailed design brief and quotation. We are flexible and understand that along the way you may change your mind about colours, design, and other things. We are only an email or phone call away.
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