So, you are in the middle of all of your wedding plans and you are considering trying to design and create all of your floral needs yourself. Before you move forward with this place, we urge you to reconsider. Although to the naked eye, it may appear to be an easy thing to do, there is a lot more complexity built into your arrangements, bouquets, centerpieces and corsages than you probably realize. Many a bride has ventured into an arena where they thought they could possibly save some money by doing it themselves only to find themselves knee-deep in trouble trying to actually pull it off. And in the end, they realize how much it means to have a true wedding professional who knows the ins and outs of the wedding business and especially their little corner of the wedding world. Keep in mind that weddings as a whole entail a great complexity and each individual arena of a wedding has many factors that need to be figured out along with problems to solve. We cannot stress enough that your floral arrangements truly set the mood and feel at both your ceremony and your reception. Without them or even with shoddy ones, your picture is severely altered. Before you try and tackle this arena on your own, consider carefully that there are hundreds of flower types to consider not to mention the way in which they are put together in order to fit your overall wedding theme. We hope you realize that your best option is to seek out a professional wedding florist. Trust us, in the end, you will be very happy you did. Your first step is to find some wedding florists in the Corpus Christi area that you feel might be good candidates to work on your wedding. Below we have provided some questions that will help you zero in on your florist of choice.
You are probably wondering where in the world do you even begin with such a search. You could ask people you know if they have worked with a florist of happened to be at a wedding where the floral arrangements were hard to miss because they had such creative flair. You will get all kind of results of you do an online search for “wedding florists in the Corpus Christi area.” Start making a list. Call each one to ask if there is a time that they can meet you to talk about your floral needs.
One of the most important factors that you can ask about is the candidate’s experience. Make sure they have designed for a number of weddings. How long have they been in business? Do they only design floral arrangements for weddings or do they work on a wide variety of events? Is the craft of floral design their passion? You most definitely want to see images of past wedding work. This should give you a good sense of whether you can see them working on your designs. What is their style like? What do they have to say about their style? Do they feel like they are well rounded and could provide any kind of design that is desired or are they more of a specialist? Can they recommend flowers that will help you save money? What if you brought them pictures of floral designs that you really like? Could they recreate the picture? Can they help you with vases, aisle runners, candelabras, trees, votives, mirrors and more?
Cost is a consideration for most people. Can they work within your budget? How long will setup take? Will the main designer be there on your wedding day or do they use assistants? Can they coordinate with your venues? Do they require a deposit to reserve their services? Once you have completed all of your interviews, go home and compare all of the candidates that you interviewed. Everything that you have learned should bring you to your best candidate.