If you're diligently preparing for your special day next year, it's time to start the journey of selecting your wedding flowers now. The process can feel a bit daunting, but rest assured, we've crafted a concise, expert guide dedicated exclusively to the strategic timing of floral considerations. Join us, all you soon-to-be brides and grooms planning your dream ceremony, as we navigate this essential aspect of your wedding preparation.
12 Months to the Wedding
We think it's best to start with deciding on how much money you're willing to spend on your bespoke flowers. This is the perfect time to go through different wedding planners' portfolios and start contacting your flower suppliers to get quotes on how much everything might cost altogether. And remember, the choice of flowers has the power to completely transform your entire wedding ceremony, so be sure to think twice!
10 Months to the Wedding
When you have your wedding vision ready, decide on the precise look you want for your wedding day. Think about the types of flowers you'd like to use, what will be in season, the colours and installations that will best complement the venue. Go ahead and start saving any recent inspirations you've come across. We also recommend exploring our Wild At Heart: Wedding Diary to find inspiration and discover the aesthetic that suits you best.
8 Months to the Wedding
If you have already received and gone ahead with a wedding proposal, you should start looking at flower samples if that's an option you have. And remember, it's never too late to change your mind; the bride is always right.
6 Months to the Wedding
If you haven't thought about it yet, you might want to consider your wedding bouquet, boutonniere, and bridesmaids' bouquets. It's a good idea to create a cohesive look by using similar flowers and colours.
3 Month to the Wedding
It's time for the final changes. If you've been organised enough, you might not need to think about flowers anymore. However, we're here to remind you that it's okay to consider even the tiniest of details at this point. After all, it's your perfect day.
We're sure you'll do an amazing job planning your dream wedding, just like Lovi & Monty, and Felicity & Oscar did. We had the honour of designing the flower installations for their beautiful weddings, which you've seen throughout the article.
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