what are your thoughts on this floral estimate?

posted 3 years ago in Flowers
Post # 3
1902 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

It’s very inexpensive.  

Post # 4
1402 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

@Skittles131:  Sounds like an amazing deal..!  My bouquet alone was almost $300 Cry

Post # 6
543 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@Skittles131:  ask how many garden roses vs. carnations you’d be getting. Carnations are really cheap ~$0.40 stem, roses ~$1 stem, and garden roses ~$3 stem retail. So if your getting only 2 garden roses, a dozen regular and the rest carnation then $70 I would consider high For the bridal bouquet. 

Post # 8
286 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

Agreed – Sounds like a great deal!!!

Post # 10
2076 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

That sounds amazing.  I thought I had an amazing deal at 700, and that didn’t include table centerpieces (though it did include large floral pieces for the church)

Post # 11
691 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

These seem extremely low to me. My bouquet alone was $250 (although it was all peonies) and the BM bouquets were $75. I am unfamiliar with prices in your region of the country but definitely seems like a good deal.

Post # 12
2915 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Wynn Las Vegas

Wow! Great deal! And from whole foods? Color me astonished!

Post # 13
1492 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

That’s a GREAT deal. I have fewer guests than you and I went professional florist route (flowers were important to me) and for 1 bride’s bouquet, 1 boutonniere, and 10 centerpieces I’m $1000. Granted I also have some more exotic flowers

Post # 14
6194 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

Good deal! I got my flowers from whole foods, too. They were awesome.

Post # 15
8389 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

@Skittles131:  I’ve heard whole foods has pretty good deals on their flowers, and the quote seems fairly reasonable.  However, my entire flower budget was around $300 (including ceremony decor), so I’m pretty stingy when it comes to flowers lol.

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