There is a lot to be done when it comes to wedding planning, and flowers are a big part of the wedding celebration. Here is a general checklist of things you want to do when arranging all the various floral elements for your big day.

Things To Do:

  • Do research and bookmark inspiration photos of flowers and various floral designs that you like.
  • Schedule appointments to interview florists.
  • Come to a final decision and hire a florist.
  • Sign contract and send a copy to florist.
  • Make a deposit to florist.
  • Provide color palette and style inspiration to your florist.
  • Give table size to florist so that the centerpieces can be sized and arranged accordingly.
  • Provide florist with swatches of dresses/table linens so that complementary bouquets and floral arrangements can be created.
  • Make selections for all floral items, which include: personal flowers, ceremony site flowers, and reception flowers.
  • Provide measurement of the ceremony aisle length if the florist is providing runner.
  • Schedule appointment to see floral mock-ups. This gives you and your florist the chance to make any necessary adjustments.
  • Discuss, review, and confirm final details, including the number of bouquets, boutonnieres, centerpieces, and so on.
  • Finalize and confirm date, times, and delivery locations with florist.
  • Create a list of who will receive the bouquets, corsages, and boutonnieres, and assign someone to oversee this on the wedding day.
  • Ask florist for a contact number for your wedding day.
  • Make the final payment