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Save Money on Your Wedding Flowers

Most couples are always looking for ways to cut costs and save money for their big day. There are many ways you can save money on your wedding if you want to make a few sacrifices. The challenges saving without your guests thinking that you have skimped.

A popular area is to pull back on the budget in regards to florals. Beautiful flowers do transform a wedding space and make a big impact but they also are very pricey. In reality your wedding flowers only last for one day and to many couples it seems like a waste and an unnecessary extravagance. But there are some great ways you can save money on flowers and here are some tips for saving money on wedding flowers.

1. Choose Inexpensive Blooms

Carnations Bouquet

Flowers such as carnations can be used amazingly in wedding flowers because they are affordable and come in a variety of colors. When they are grouped together tightly they actually mimic more luxurious blooms. You can also check out some other inexpensive flowers such as chrysanthemums, alstroemeria, daisies, gladioli, and various wildflowers.

2. Use Flowers That Are in Season

Tulip Bouquet for Spring Wedding

One way to find affordable blooms is to choose flowers that are currently in season in your area of the world. That makes them more available and more affordable. If you don't know which flowers are in season during what months of the year you can check out a list of flowers available by season.

3. Go for Greenery and Fillers

Babys Breath and Pink Carnations Bouquets

Another great way to lower your expenses is to think about adding filler items like baby’s breath or greenery like ivy and ferns. They help you bulk up your arrangement without incurring extra cost. If you're into the green luck you can use vines of greenery as table runners.

4. Less Is More

Small Bud Vases

A great way to reduce the cost of your flowers is to scale back. You do not need to splurge on a large full centerpiece but think about using several small bud vases on your tables. It can look chic and sweet. You can also opt to skip flowers altogether and have your florist just create bouquets and boutonnieres and then put them on your tables as accents.

5. Order in Bulk

Inexpensive Wedding Flowers in Bulk

1 Great Way to save is to consider ordering in bulk from a wholesaler. Sometimes you can get inexpensive flowers in bulk from big box stores like Costco and Sam's Club or online (See Top 10 Best Rated Flower Delivery). Ordering in bulk gives you a better price.