- 6 years ago
- Wedding: August 2015 - Country Club
I got a quote for $1289
1 maid of honnor
1 maid of honor
2 flower girls
2father 1grandpa boots
Sadly I don’t think the price is that out there. :/ Flowers are crazy expensive.
I skipped flower for my wedding… and only spending $450 for the bridal party and the parents. As for centerpiece, I’m using latern instead which cost me only $200 CAD for 25 beautiful white laterns from amazon.com
I am using silk flowers from a vendor on ETSY called Songs from the Garden, I think. The flowers are amazing. Granted, I do not have a big wedding party, but I am only spending about $700.
Maid/Matron of Honor bouquet (included but I won’t use it. This is a remarriage and we aren’t having adults attendants)
2 Flower Girl bouquets
3 Mother’s coursages (FI has a step mom)
4 Boutonnieres (groom, my son, 2 dads)
1 large centerpiece
8 small centerpieces
4 pew markers
This is what they look like and the bouquets are prettier in person. If you look around, I think you can get better deals:
I’m not anywhere near new york, but I feel your pain! I got quoted 2k from one florist and 3k from another for 1 bride (duh) 4 bridemaids bouqets 1 groom bout 6 groomsmen/FIG/FIB bouts 2 MIB/MIG corsages 8 aisle lining arrangements 5 centerpieces (comprised of high elements with a candelabra with lower elements surrounding) 8 small cocktail hour centerpieces All of that with succulents, peonies, roses and some other random flowers
And I’m sure much much more once I also have them add flower petals and decorative aisle petals
hehe, I just got a quote for $6,000! It’s stuff I was all in love with, and some rentals, including our chuppah, but still, I just laughed when I got that quote!
I am paying $1,342.45 for my flowers. That includes my bouquet and one for the toss, 5 bridesmaids bouqets, 3 corsages( 1 for my mom, stepmom, and his mom), 9 bouteniers (him, his 5 groomsmen, dad, my dad, my stepdad), flowers for the church (pew, unity candles, 2 that sit on pillars, one for the guest book/program table) 26 centerpieces, 2 arrangments for gift table and cake table, 1 for the fireplace, and 1 for the head table.
Now before anyone wonders how I got all of that for the quote…the florist is a very good family friend and has known me since the day I was born. She is only charging me the cost of the actual flowers and stuff to make everything. She is a guest at the wedding, and has even done mock-ups of everything for my to see what she needs to change. She is AMAZING.
Funny this thread is back on the front page because I just received my first quote tonight and felt like I’d been punched in the stomach!! Over $5,000! I didn’t ask for anything elaborate or exotic and felt like the florist and I were on the same page at our meeting. Apparently not! And though I’d never say this to a florist, flowers are at the bottom of my priorities list- and I mean the very bottom (which I know is funny considering my avatar is flowers, lol).
Am truly considering becoming a DIY bride if my next quote is even remotely close to 5k!
Thats about my quote too… 2k for myself 3Bridesmaid or Best Man about 10 corsages/boutonnieres and 10-15 small low centerpieces- and I’m in upstate NY where things are typically cheaper… and I was told by everyone that was a great price! I guess I didn’t expect it to be that pricey but nonetheless I’m so excited to see them!
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