Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Questions for Florist

1. How long has the florist been doing wedding arrangements?
 2. Does the florist have a signature style?
     3. Does the florist have photographs or a portfolio?
     4. Has the florist ever worked with my ceremony and reception locations?
     5. How does the florist set their fees?
     6. What can the florist do with your budget?
     7. What is the cost per piece? (Like: Bridal bouquet, bridesmaids' bouquets, boutonnieres, centerpieces, swags, potted plants, etc)
                  8. Does the florist provide any extras items? (Like: candles, candleholders, the aisle runner and other related embellishments) 
        9. What is the best timeline for making my flower arrangements?
     10. Can you see samples of the florists work before your wedding date?
                    11. Does the florist charge a delivery fee?
     12. When do you pick up rentals such as stands, vases, etc.?
                    13. Does the florist provide instructions on preserving the bridal bouquet?
                    14. Does the florist provide a tossing bouquet? Is there an extra charge for this?
15. What tips can the florist offer to help you save money?
                    16. Does the florist require a deposit?
                    17. When will you need to provide final numbers on attendants, reception tables, etc?
                    18. How many weddings does the florist have booked on the same weekend as yours?
                    19. Will the florist set up the centerpieces and other floral d├Ęcor? Is there an extra charge for this? If you are going for a very elaborate floral theme, it's a good idea to hire a florist that provides this service, and has enough staff to handle it?
20. What ideas can the florist offer to make your wedding flowers unique?
21. Will you florist be returning to the venue to pick up, and tear down after the wedding?
22. Do you own coolers to store the flowers in to keep them fresh?
23. Will you decorate the cake with flowers?
24. When do you arrive for setup?
25. Do you have people assist you for events?

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