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Creating a Wedding Flower Budget
 

Many brides confide to us that the development of a flower budget is one of the biggest challenges in the wedding planning process. Most Brides and Grooms have purchased clothes for special events, shoes, meals, jewelry and travel yet they have little experience with buying flowers, especially on a large scale. The overall price of wedding flowers has numerous components but the major elements are:

The varieties of flowers selected. The more common and in season, the lower the price. The more exotic, fragile and/or limited the availability, the higher the price.

The quantities of flowers needed overall. The larger your wedding party (Bridesmaids, Parents, Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, etc…) and/or guests attending (for table centerpieces) the more flowers needed.

The amount of specific flowers (by variety and quantity) the Bride requires. For example, you will often be able to garner a lower price by selecting a general category of flower – i.e. dark red roses – instead of requiring your florist to guarantee ‘Black Magic’ roses. The effect will be very similar, literally imperceptible in the photographs.

The amount of time and skill the various designs take to create. Simple designs require less time while more elaborate compositions or those with exquisite details will take significantly longer to craft.

The level of service and convenience. Avante Gardens offers services such as delivery, set-up of ceremony and reception décor, transportation of flowers from the ceremony area to the reception area, pick-up of rental equipment and wedding coordination. Each level of service is priced separately.

To simplify the wedding flower purchasing process, we have created Avante Gardens Wedding Collections. These value-priced collections are seasonal, attractive and affordable for the Bride who has simple yet distinctive floral needs.

For specific prices regarding our products and services contact us us to schedule your wedding consultation appointment.

 

Below are some price ranges for wedding flowers from Avante Gardens.
Design Item

Simple

and Attractive

Detailed

 and Distinctive

Prestigious

and Spectacular

Personal Flowers      
Bridal Bouquet 75.00-125.00 150.00-350.00 from 400.00
Bridesmaid Bouquet 40.00-55.00 60.00-100.00 from 125.00
Flower Girl Designs 25.00-35.00 40.00-60.00 from 70.00
Corsages 10.00-20.00 25.00-50.00 from 60.00
Boutonnieres 5.00-10.00 10.00-20.00 from 25.00
Ceremony Decor      
Altar Arrangements 75.00-100.00 125.00-300.00 from 400.00

Chuppah or Canopy

(includes rental base)

250.00-350.00 400.00-1000.00 from 1000.00

Arch

(includes rental base)

250.00-350.00 400.00-1000.00 from 1000.00
Candelabra Decor 25.00-50.00 60.00-100.00 from 125.00

Guestbook

(podium area)

40.00-60.00 75.00-150.00 from 200.00

Aisle Decor

(per pew or row decorated)

10.00-20.00 25.00-75.00 from 100.00

Blessed Virgin

Bouquet

10.00-25.00 35.00-75.00 from 100.00
Reception Decor      
Cake Flowers 25.00-75.00 100.00-500.00 from 600.00
Cake Table Decor 50.00-75.00 100.00-300.00 from 400.00

Sweetheart Table/

Head Table

75.00-100.00 125.00-400.00 from 500.00
Buffet Arrangements 75.00-100.00 125.00-300.00 from 400.00
Centerpieces 25.00-65.00 70.00-200.00 from 200.00
Services      
Delivery/Service 50.00-100.00 150.00-500.00 from 500.00

 

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