Post # 1
Hi bees! I’m not sure if I should be worried or not. But I’m desperately searching for anyone who has worked with a particular Korean florist in NYC (won’t say the name for privacy reasons), but she’s located in Church Street.
Well, I’m a month away from my wedding date, and I just called her to ask if I can see a sample of the bouquet she is going to make for me and my bridesmaids, and she is trying to convince me that I don’t need to worry that it’ll all be taken care of! I already discussed the details with her, but I’m just worried that the bouquet will not turn out what I had imagined.
I’m starting to have doubts about her and want to continue searching.. is it too late? Don’t florists usually show samples before the big day?
Post # 3
Speaking as a floral designer. If she’s on Church St. you shouldn’t worry. How would she have the money to afford a place on Church St. if she wasn’t doing some kind of a decent job. They would’ve spray painted her shop or something. We usually do give you samples, but that’s discussed at the initial consultation. If you didn’t state that and she didn’t mention it then Id say NO you are not getting a sample at this point. If you want to keep searching and don’t have a signed contract then go for yours. Perhaps she’s too busy to give you a sample if that’s the case then continue your search. I always tell a bride if you don’t feel comfortable then go with your instinct.
If you need suggestions, please feel free to contact me.
Heaven Sent Events – NY & NJ
Post # 4
Island girl, if the florist you are referring to is Lim’s Florist located on Church Street as it is run by Stella Lim, I really hope things worked out for you. For those who are looking, I don’t recommend anyone to work with this woman as she is a nightmare of a human being – pushy and obnoxious and openly insulted me and my mother and told us that my wedding would be a disaster when we decided to not use her services. Frankly we did do her the disservice of pulling out late in the game and her anger was justified. However we pulled out because we started to lose faith in her ability to put together a good arrangement, she does not offer a presentation (which one should insist upon when you’re blowing that much dough), already a bad sign, and her lack of manners and professionalism in a difficult situation makes her a terrible person to work with. And she will also do her best to make you pay cash for everything which further casts her as a shady businesswoman. Avoid people like her at all costs and for those of you looking for a florist, you should choose someone who is a good listener, will not tell you “it will be a hit” when she pulls out the same arrrangement that she used in every other wedding and tries to push it on you to do the same. BORING.