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#1 Leonie

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Posted 10 February 2004 - 01:44 PM

I would like to know how much people paid or are paying for their flowers. Please do not include the church and reception flowers. Just the cost of the boquets, corsages and button holes.

#2 Portess

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Posted 10 February 2004 - 02:20 PM

Our was about $470.

That was for

* A wired heart shaped bouquet made with "Emma" Rosebuds
* Two wired Gerbera bouquets (about 30 flowers in each)
* 4 Corsages
* 7 Buttonholes

Hope this helps!!

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Plus a throwaway!!!

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#3 TraceyZ

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Posted 10 February 2004 - 02:26 PM

Oh Tia im having the emma rose in mine with white biggrin.gif
Mine is costing $870 includes
My boquet
4 x bm
3 x fg's
2 x mothers corsages
8 x buttonholes
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#4 ~Nat~

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Posted 10 February 2004 - 02:42 PM

I paid around the $200 mark for mine for my bouquet, 2 BMs bouquets, 4 button holes and 4 corsages.

I got mine through a wholesaler.
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#5 Bree

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Posted 10 February 2004 - 02:57 PM

Mine were $768

We got
My bouquet - roses and oriental lillies
5 BM's bouquets - roses and lizianthus (sp)
6 Mothers corsages (3 x mothers and 3 x grandmothers)
11 buttonholes
Plus a throwaway bouquet

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Posted 10 February 2004 - 03:00 PM

We paid $430 all up for our flowers, which included the bride's bouquet (plus a free throwaway bouquet), 2 bridesmaids bouquets, flowers for the bridesmaids and ceremony reader's hair, a halo of mini roses for the flowergirl's hair, buttonholes for groom and 2 groomsmen, buttonholes for 2 fathers and 2 brothers, corsages for 2 mothers, 1 sister and 1 grandmother.
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#7 Mrs K

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Posted 10 February 2004 - 03:09 PM

We paid $850 for my bouquet, 3 bm bouquets, 1 fg bouquet, throwaway, 3 corsages, 1 bag spray, 5 buttonholes, 1 mini buttonhole and 2 huge boxes of flower petals.


We did pick roses, and they were specially ordered (honesty roses for me and pale lemon david austen tea roses for BMs), arranged in natural posies and my bouquet had hyacinths with pearls in the middle in amongst all the roses. (All roses were tightly packed and opened)..

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Posted 10 February 2004 - 03:11 PM

We are paying $398.00 for our flowers, which include

- A large natural stem bouquet for me with lillies, gerbs and dark blood red/wine coloured roses.
- 3 smaller versions of mine for my bridesmaids, except they will have burgundy/dark pink lillies with white gerbs.
- a smaller version of BM bouquet for junior BM.
- 8 rose button holes
- 3 ladies button hole
- and a throw posy
(as well as delivery charge included)





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#9 MrsV

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Posted 10 February 2004 - 08:18 PM

Excluding our reception flower centerpieces all up our costs nearly $520.00.

Brides Bouquet: $110.00
Bridesmaid Bouquet: $85.00 x3
Flowergirls basket: $35.00 x1
Flowergirls posy: $35.00 x1
Button holes: $7.50 x7
Corsages: $15.00 x2

#10 Carol (Mrs O)

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Posted 10 February 2004 - 08:46 PM

from memory i think i paid around $800 and that included:

My bouquet
bridesmaids x 3
FG
Button holes x 7
Corsages x 2
church decos
throwaway

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#11 ~Maria~

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Posted 10 February 2004 - 11:27 PM

Ours cost around the $400 mark. That included:

- my bouquet, posy of 60 roses
- 3 bridemaid's bouquets, posies of 40 roses each
- basket of roses plus halo for flowergirl
- 2 corsages
- 5 buttonholes
- box of rose petals (used as confetti)
- 3 separate roses with wire attached for bridesmaids' hair
- throwaway bouquet (actually that was complimentary)
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#12 CheekyCraftyCat (Grace)

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Posted 11 February 2004 - 07:23 AM

(keep in mind I got married in Perth in 2002, prices do differ a bit)

1 x bride bouquet @ $165
Arm sheath, cluster stargazer liliums at base & extend narrow band to create length. Ad La-minuet roses around base. Lush greeneries. Approx 70cms finished length. Approx 1 dozen roses, 8-9 full lillies. White ribbon.

3 x bridesmaids bouquets @ $78 ea (total $234)
Small-medium posies of soft pink oriental lilliums and bridal pink roses. Oriental lilliums in the centre with a collar of roses. Greens as Bride. Ribbons as bride.

1 x flowergirl flower ball @ $50
La minuet and bridal pink roses in a ball shape with pink ribbons.

1 x flowergirl halo @ $35
La minuet and bridal pink roses

1 x groom buttonhole @ $9.50
2 La minuet roses with camellia leaves

8 buttonholes @ $8 ea ($64)
Single rose with camellia leaves (of bridal pink for the groomsmen, laser roses for the dads and my bro, whites for the minister and priest)

2 mums corsages @ $18 ea ($36)
Mini roses (figureene) in soft gold tones.

2 sisters mini corsages @ $12 ea ($24)

1 throwaway posy @ $40
Mini version of the bride bouquet

And not including the church's long low and delivery... I'll just add home delivery ($15)... and the final total is: $672.50 (!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

Ok, the church's long low (flowers as bouquets) cost us $150 and $20 for delivery. Plus I also ordered leaves and fresh flowers for my cakes through my florist. All up, including a discount (actually, I think I got 2 - one for ordering so much, another for being a member of some wedding savings club) I paid about $737.

On top of that, the ladies at church did all my pew decorations (fresh flowers), 2 big entrance arrangements and a few extra bits and pieces for about another $300 or so. Well... I think? We bought the flowers, oasis and some greeneries from wholesalers, then I bought ribbons from Spotlight. I'm sure I've got the papers somewhere! And I paid about $25 for a huge bag of freeze dried blue/pink mix of hydrangeas, bougainvilleas and delphiniums for decorating reception tables.

I absolutely adored my flowers even if I had reservations about the bouquet when I first saw it. smile.gif If I get to do it all over again, I don't think I would change anything because my florist was brilliant.


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Posted 11 February 2004 - 07:47 AM

From memory my flowers, excluding church flowers were about $500. Throaway was complimentary, which I think pretty much everyone does throw in.


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Posted 11 February 2004 - 09:10 AM

Well, I am going very non-traditional and am only having bouquets for myself and my 3 bridesmaids. AND - they are all paper rose bouquets so I don't have to worry about storage or preserving. I bought them all last week for $40 each but I will be paying an extra $100 to have the 3 BMs bouquets taken apart and made into mixed ones.
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Posted 11 February 2004 - 09:14 AM

I had no idea flowers costed that much, and that's not even including decorations. Thank god I have a SIL who's a florist otherwise I'd have to go without flowers.
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