Life is the flower for which love is the honey. - Victor Hugo
When it comes to creating a visually stunning and beautiful wedding, flowers are -hands down - going to give you the biggest bang for your buck. They are also a big chunk of your budget so while you're Pinning up a storm of some of your favorite extravagant bouquets, centerpieces and floral crowns, know that it takes a lot of skill, craft and a trained professionals TIME to create those.
Trust me: the floral designers time is worth every penny so don't haggle the price for their time… It's rude. If you need to save some money on florals, select locally-grown and IN SEASON flowers for your event. I know, I know… The peonies on the cover of Martha Stewart Weddings are AH-MAY-ZING! but they're just not in season and in October they're going to cost three times as much as they did in May.
Keep this guide in mind while dream-designing the cascading mountains of flowers that you envision for your big day.