This post is part of a recurring series here on BSB where we share wedding budget tips to help you save money on your wedding! You can access all the wedding budget tips on a single page for your convenience and future reference. If you’re looking for ways to save money on your decorations, perhaps you should try to DIY your wedding flowers. Below, we share the benefits of arranging your own flowers, as well as some helpful resources.
Wedding Budget Tip #39:
DIY Your Wedding Flowers to save big on your decorations!
If you’ve got your heart set on fresh flowers for your big day, you can easily do them yourself with a little pre-planning. There are tons of great resources for bulk wholesale flowers for your wedding like our friends at Blooms By The Box and FiftyFlowers. You could also consider shopping at your local farmer’s market for inexpensive blooms to arrange yourself if hiring a professional florist is out of your budget.
If you’ve got the gumption and crafty skills to attempt to DIY your wedding flowers, just be sure to be organized about it. Make sure you have all the tools and supplies you’ll need to get the job done. Don’t forget to have large buckets and cool storage space to keep the flowers fresh while you prep!
We’ve featured a bunch of flower tutorials in the past – so be sure to check them out to get ideas and how-tos! Below are links to a few of our favorites.
Read this: How to Arrange Your Own Wedding Flowers
Reception and Ceremony Flower DIYs:
DIY your wedding flowers for your ceremony with these great tutorials:
- Large Ceremony Arrangement
- Vintage Peony Centerpiece
- Fall Centerpiece Tutorial
- Ranunculus Arrangement
- Garden Wedding Centerpiece
- Ceremony Floral Arrangement
- Ceremony Floral Backdrop
DIY Wedding Bouquet Tutorials:
DIY your bouquets with these awesome flower tutorials:
- Baby’s Breath Wedding Bouquet
- DIY Wildflower Bouquet Tutorial
- Hydrangea and Rose Bouquet
- Cascading Bouquet Tutorial
- Garden Wedding Bouquet
DIY Boutonniere Tutorials:
Create the perfect diy wedding boutonnieres using these instructions:
- Hand-Tied Boutonniere Tutorial
- Baby’s Breath Boutonniere Tutorial
- Corsage and Boutonniere Tutorial
- Simple Boutonniere Tutorial
Other DIY Flower Tutorials:
Flowers are more than just centerpieces and decor! You can wear your flowers, too! Check out these tutorials from Bloom Culture Flowers!
Want to take learn more about how to DIY your wedding flowers? Visit our flower tutorials page to get all the details, tips, supplies, instructions, and more to get the job done!
So tell us: are you planning to DIY your wedding flowers?
Leave a comment below and let us know!
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Editor’s note: Due to the pandemic, some of the general wedding planning advice we share may not be applicable or possible due to restrictions on events. Please adhere to all current regulations and stay safe and healthy! Get more pandemic wedding resources here.