Rhode Island Wedding Guide

Wedding Planning

Rhode Island Wedding Florists

Finding a Rhode Island wedding florist is an important part of your wedding day. Flowers play an important part of the wedding - from bridal bouquets to wedding ceremony and reception decor.

The flowers you select along with the arrangement style will help set the tone of the wedding. Flowers not only add beauty to ceremony aisles, but can also transform your venue.

Wedding flowers can also be a significant part of your wedding budget - up to 20 percent!

Rhode Island Wedding Florists
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Selecting a Rhode Island Wedding Florist
You want to be sure to select a florist that has experience with weddings. You'll not only be relying on them to provide the perfect flowers for your wedding, but to prepare and deliver them on time.

It's a good idea to view some of their work, whether its photographs of past weddings or going to visit a site that they've prepared. You want to select a florist that listens to you and offers suggestions that are appropriate. You may want to check how many weddings they plan on doing that day.

Find Wedding Reception Sites Questions to Ask a Wedding Florist
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  • Does the florist specialize in weddings?
  • How long have they been in business? How long have they been doing wedding flowers?
  • Do you provide a written contract?
  • May you have a list of recent wedding customers?
  • Are they familiar with your ceremony and reception sites?
  • Where and when will the flowers be delivered? Is there an extra charge?
  • How will the bouquets be assembled?
  • Can you see samples of your floral designer's work? Be sure to see work from the floral designer that will be working on your wedding.
  • How many weddings will the florists do on that day - or even that weekend? You want to be sure that they spend the time on your floral arrangements without feeling rushed.
  • What flowers will be in season when my wedding takes place? (see Popular Wedding Flowers for a list)
  • If you have a specific budget for your flowers, ask the florist how you can get the most for your money.
  • What is the current trend in wedding flower bouquets? Is it something you're interested in or would you rather a more traditional bouquet?
  • If you are looking for arches, trellises, vases, potted plants, can they rent them to you? Or do you have to go to a rental agency?
  • If you would like to preserve your bouquet after the wedding, can she do it? If so, how?
Fresh garden flowers like tulips and Gerber daisies are a perfect choice for a wedding. Having an upscale, Newport wedding? Consider more lavish flowers such as Calla lilies or white roses. Visit web sites and actual locations of wedding florists in Rhode Island to get a sense of their style to see if matches your needs.

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