Rhode Island Wedding Guide

Wedding Planning

Wedding Florist Checklist

Written by Kathy Reid, Heller & Reid
Providence RI wedding florists
Flowers by Vine & Vessel

The following is a list of flower bouquets and arrangements often requested from florists for a wedding. Please feel free to print this list to help you plan your wedding flower needs. Just check off the items that you are considering for your wedding and bring when meeting with your florist.

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Bridal Party
Bridal bouquet
Bridal throw-away bouquet
Bridal go-away corsage/bouquet
Maid of Honor bouquet (can be different from bridesmaids)
Bridesmaids bouquets
Flower girl bouquet or basket, optional headpiece
Mother of Bride corsage/bouquet
Bride's Father's boutonniere
Grandmothers/Great Grandmothers' corsage
Grandfather/Great Grandfathers' boutonniere

Groom's Party
Groom boutonniere (can be different from ushers)
Best man boutonniere
Ushers boutonniere
Ring Bearer pillow and boutonniere
Groom's Mom's corsage/bouquet
Groom's Father's boutonniere
Grandmother/Great Grandmothers corsage
Grandfather/Great Grandfathers boutonniere

Pew decorations
Aisle runner
Altar decorations
Arch (optional or for outdoor services)

Arrangements for tables/chairs
Tablecloths, napkins available
Arrangement for head table (dais)
Cake arrangements for cake or table (optional)
Arrangement for buffet table
Arrangement for sign-in table
Arrangements for restrooms

Optional flowers might include decorations for the bride or groom's house (for after reception party), thank you arrangements, additional flowers for outdoor services or studio/outdoor photography, rehearsal dinner etc.

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