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What Questions to Ask Before Booking the Florist for Your Wedding

What Questions to Ask Before Booking the Florist for Your Wedding

Flowers are some of the most important aspects of any wedding. If you hire a florist who is organized and responsible, you can rest assured that your wedding will be exceptionally beautiful. Before you book a florist for your big day, there are some questions that you should ask before booking your florist.

What Is Your Motivation of Being a Florist?

This is one of the most important questions that you should consider asking your florist. It will give you an idea of what motivates your florist. This question is meant to give you an impression on whether the florist is in the industry just for business or he or she is truly concerned about their love for flowers, beauty, creativity, and design. It is important that you listen to the answer carefully since this will show whether the florist has passion in his or her work. A florist who is passionate about his or her work will show deep concern about you as well as your wedding.

How Many Weddings Will Be Working on My Wedding Day?

Normally, florists do not book more many events that they can handle. However, it is important to ask this question to ensure that the florist gives your wedding undivided attention. Remember that this is your big day and it is good to make sure that everything is perfect.

Can You Work Within Our Budget?

When planning a wedding, the budget is everything. The budget dictates everything. It is important, to be frank with your florist. You should ensure that your florist knows the exact amount of money you are willing to spend on flowers. Usually, flowers take about 8-10 percent of the overall wedding budget.

How Long Have You Been a Florist in Weddings?

One can be an expert florist, but that does not mean that they skilled in creating wedding centerpieces and bouquets. These require special techniques compared to other floral arrangements. You might find a florist who has more than 20 years’ experience but has been doing the same designs for all that period. Such a florist might not be the best fit for you compared to upcoming florists. The main point is to choose a florist who can balance and fulfill your needs.

Can We Talk to Your Previous Clients?

Talking to the florist’s previous clients as well as seeing the pictures of the flowers during those weddings will give you an idea of what to expect from the florist. This will also give you an idea of how the florist has evolved time and their specialty. Some important questions you can ask during this period include ‘is this design something you have done before?’, ‘are you familiar with this style,’ and ‘are you comfortable with what I am asking for.’

Have You Been to Our Wedding Venue Before?

It is not entirely necessary to ask this question, but it is important to know whether the florist understands the layout of your wedding venue. This question is also important because you can arrange with the florist to visit the venue prior to the wedding day. This will give your florist a chance to note anything that might require to be changed such as mantles and tables that might need decorating.