Bells & Whistles at the Flower Field Reviews

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4.7 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 4.6

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    Courtney · Married on 05/04/2019

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    Everything was breathtaking!

    Dorothy was absolutely amazing to work with. I had multiple florists in contact with me and had heard a lot of things about Dorothy. I’m not a big flower person, but I knew if I had them, I wanted it to be beautiful! When I walked into the reception & ceremony area, I got goosebumps! Everything was beautiful and even better than I could have imagined. I gave her ideas & boy did I change my mind a million times, but she worked with me and was so kind throughout my indecisiveness. From the draping, arbor floral arrangement, and centerpieces all the way to the BEAUTIFUL wreath hanging over the dance floor with fairy lights, it was all breath taking. I remember gazing at the wreath when I finally got a chance to breath & was in awe! Flowers big or small, I would recommend Dorothy any day!

    Sent on 05/13/2019

    Bells & Whistles at the Flower Field's reply:

    Awe! Thank you so much for your kind words! I loved all your enthusiasm, how planned and prepared you were. It was such a pleasure helping you make your vision come to life!

    Thanks for choosing us!

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    Rachel · Married on 04/19/2019

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    Everything was stunning!

    Dorothy and her team did an incredible job with the design and decor for our wedding! We were planning from across the country, so it was tough to do, but they really brought our vision to life. We had so many compliments throughout the day and she turned a simple beach house into a perfect wedding setting. The bouquets were incredible and our palm leaf arch held up so well on such a windy day. Thanks so much Dorothy!

    Sent on 04/28/2019
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    diane · Married on 12/22/2018

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    The Bestest!!!!

    Dorothy was absolutely a joy to work with. She was very professional, charming, patient and cared about what we had for our vision of florals! Dorothy is very creative and has that natural gift and passion for what she loves to do and it shows in her work! Our florals for the wedding were just gorgeous! The colors and various types of florals were perfect for a December wedding in the OBX and tied in with our theme! Thank you so much Dorothy and we would definitely call on you again if the occasion arises!

    Sent on 01/04/2019
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    Katelynn · Married on 12/22/2018

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    Absolutely Stunning Job!

    She was absolutely wonderful to work with and created exactly what I had pictured for my wedding!!

    Sent on 01/05/2019
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    Erin Mitchell · Married on 12/08/2018

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    Our dream wedding came to life!

    We gave Dorthy an idea of how we wanted our wedding to look like and our dreams came more than true. She decorated everything from our rehearsal dinner to our bouquets, lighting, cake and table settings. Our dream “winter” wedding came true because of her. Thank you!

    Sent on 01/04/2019
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    Bells & Whistles at the Flower Field's reply:

    Loved being part of your day! It was our pleasure. Can't wait to see all the photos, we are dying over here!!!
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    Liz Staskiel · Married on 10/27/2018

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    Dorothy was so flexible and easy to talk to!

    We trusted Dorothy completely. She had beautiful examples of her work and made sure we were satisfied with her suggestions as well as with our own vision. She made a beautiful bridal bouquet, bridesmaids bouquets, mother corsages, father boutonnières, groom and groomsmen boutonnières, flowers for the cake, lights strung across the ceiling, decorative frames on the wall. The venue was gorgeous! She is so flexible and super easy to work with. We’re so happy we chose Bells and Whistles - we can’t imagine anyone else doing such a beautiful job.

    Sent on 01/05/2019
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    Victoria · Married on 10/06/2018

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    Gorgeous and Whimsical

    Dorothy was such a joy to work with. She really knows her stuff and was also very open to hearing our ideas too. She put together the most perfect vision to represent our dreamy, romantic aquarium wedding. Thank you!

    Sent on 11/14/2018

    Bells & Whistles at the Flower Field's reply:

    Awe! Thank you for the kind words. We loved being part of your wedding day. It was gorgeous and so were you!! You are such a beautiful person inside and out, such a pleasure to work with you! Xxx
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    Emily · Married on 09/22/2018

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    Dorothy was so great to work with for our 9/22/2018 wedding! Originally my mom and I had met with Dorothy in December 2017 with a general idea of what we wanted. Dorothy was extremely professional throughout the year whenever we would speak and I am so impressed with her decorative eye!!! Dorothy ran with our loose plans and colors and everything just came to life so beautifully during our wedding. The bouquets were absolutely stunning!!!! Dorothy also decorated our reception venue and it was perfect.

    Sent on 10/14/2018
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    Bells & Whistles at the Flower Field's reply:

    Oh Emily! Thank you for choosing us to be part of your wedding day! It was so you and gorgeous! Just the right amount of every detail. Heres to Joy and Happiness in all the years to come!
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    Alexa · Married on 07/12/2018

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    Bells and whistles by far made our wedding day perfect! We out all our trust in them regarding decorations and floral arrangements and everything turned out like a fairytale. We can’t thank you all enough for making our day so incredibly memorable!

    Sent on 07/29/2018

    Bells & Whistles at the Flower Field's reply:

    It was dreamy! Thank you for letting us run with it. It truly couldn’t have been more perfect ❤️❤️
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    Emily · Married on 05/25/2018

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    Dorothy was so wonderful to work with! I was so happy with how everything turned out. When I first talked to her, I didn't have a clear vision of my wedding, but she helped guide me and made such good recommendations. The flower arrangements were breathtaking and the table arrangements were beyond anything I could have dreamed. I would definitely recommend Bells and Whistles!

    Sent on 07/27/2018
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    Katlin · Married on 05/18/2018

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    We had a very good experience working with Bells and Whistles. Our center pieces and urns for the church/reception were beautiful. I was able to add charms that I had made to my bouquet which was a nice touch. The flowers and presentation certainly added a great deal to our wedding!

    Sent on 06/05/2018
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    Lorraine · Married on 05/18/2018

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    The most beautiful Rehearsal Dinner decor I have ever seen. Was more than please. So many guests comments on the romantic georgous feel. The team was wonderful to work with.

    Sent on 06/11/2018
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    Jenna · Married on 05/14/2018

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    Dorothy was phenomenal!!!! I had talked to a few different florists that just didn’t really do it for me…. until I connected with Dorothy. I was a bride that didn’t really have a vision (there was no secret Pinterest Board for this girl) and she was so kind and patient with me. She talked me through every step of the process – provided recommendations based on my venue - provided visuals when I couldn’t quite grasp what her vision was - reworked my quote when I changed my mind for the 10th time – all with genuine passion and enthusiasm. I especially knew I had picked the “one” when we drove down to OBX from Boston in January for our pre-planning visits with our vendors. It had been snowing in OBX and the temperatures were unseasonably low - the roads were completely covered in inches of ice. For a Boston girl like myself, this was nothing, but I knew that in a place like OBX – the island probably shut-down in these conditions. Dorothy knew that this was our only opportunity to meet, as we would not be back down before the wedding and braved the elements to keep the existing appointment we had made. It sounds so silly, but this really meant so much to us, as we really wanted to connect personally with our vendors before our wedding in May. She was just as lovely, talented and creative in person as she was over the phone. Our florals came out better than I could have ever imagined. Dorothy (and team) listened to what I envisioned and executed it flawlessly (for someone who had no vision – I was very particular in what I wanted). The flowers were beautiful and so fresh. Our bouquets were GORGEOUS. I cannot tell you how many people complimented them. We had two very young flower girls and she made the most adorable flower crowns and wands for them to use – they loved it. The venue couldn’t have looked better – she completely transformed the space and gave it that romantic feel we so desperately wanted. We cannot say enough great things about the Bells & Whistles team.

    Sent on 06/19/2018
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    Courtney · Married on 05/04/2018

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    Dorothy was amazing. She was soo patient and helpful. Up until the wedding day, she was still helping us in any way she could! No surprise why she was referred to us by so many people, as I will of course refer her to anyone and everyone!

    Sent on 06/06/2018
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    Jaime · Married on 04/28/2018

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    Dorothy did a beautiful job with our wedding flowers! Admittedly, I had very little "vision" in the floral department. I just knew I wanted something beautiful that wouldn't break the bank. Dorothy took my lack of ideas and ran with it, coming up with a bouquet that received countless compliments on the big day! She did boutineers for all the guys, and the corsages for the mothers and grandmothers were SO elegant. The centerpieces were magazine-worthy and my hairpiece - the only thing that I was very specific on - turned out perfectly!! They were responsive during the planning process and were prompt with delivery the day of! I was so pleased with everything they did for us and cannot thank them enough! :)

    Sent on 07/16/2018
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    Sarah · Married on 04/20/2018

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    Dorothy made my dreams a reality! My event was gorgeous because of her and her team. Not only did she do everything we had spoken about, but she went above and beyond. The ceremony on the beach was picture perfect and the dining tables were out of my dreams. After the ceremony, she repurposed my rentals so that I could use them all night long - it made such a difference to have the glow of lanterns all around. I could not be happier with the outcome!

    Sent on 05/30/2018
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    Shari · Married on 04/07/2018

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    Dorothy was awesome to work with. The flowers looked better than I imagined. The week before my event, Dorothy called to check on me and asked if I needed anything more. Every detail was handled expertly. I would recommend her for your event.

    Sent on 04/15/2018
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    Chelsea & Mathias · Married on 03/24/2018

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    Dorothy was incredible to work with from start to finish. We were married March 24, 2018 at the Kitty Hawk Pier, and worked with Bells & Whistles since summer of 2017. Though we planned our wedding long-distance and never got to meet Dorothy until the day of, she took a great deal of time speaking with us both on conference calls, to really get a “feel” for who we are and what our style is. She pulled up my Pinterest account to better acquaint herself with what we liked, when I was unable to articulate verbally exactly what we were looking for. A last-minute purchase of statement earrings changed my vision on the flower crown, and I gave Dorothy full liberty to decide on the final product for me. I cried when I saw my crown and the bouquet, it was perfect! Also, she was great at working with us to stay within our budget and working to ensure we had the most important elements for our venue décor. Dorothy was so detail oriented, when we decided last-minute to add Duck donuts in addition to our cake, she offered platters and even offered to call Duck Donuts to find out what assortment they were making for us so she could make signs so our guests knew what donuts we offered. (I did not have time the day before the wedding!). We would highly recommend Dorothy for her professionalism, quality of products (flowers, ribbon, plants and greenery, china, platters, décor, vases, candles, etc.). If you are fortunate to see her shop, you will see all of the lovely items she has to offer, and I’m sure we didn’t even scratch the surface. Thank you Dorothy!

    Sent on 04/23/2018
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    Jacquelyn · Married on 09/23/2017

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    We had a wonderful experience working with Bells and Whistles for our September wedding! Joanna was amazing and very fun to work with, and we had a blast planning all the details to make our dream wedding come to life! The greenery chandelier was stunning, and all of the flowers were beautiful! My bridal bouquet was incredible, and they even made a matching hair piece with greenery! I would highly recommend Bells and Whistles, we were so pleased with the way everything turned out!!

    Sent on 11/11/2017
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    deb · Married on 09/16/2017

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    I can not say enough about Dorothy! We met with her for my daughter's wedding. Initially my daughter thought she wanted a "beach theme", but Dorothy had the insight to dig deeper into "who my daughter is" and what makes her happy. She's an artist...so, Dorothy asked about creating an "artistic" wedding using many colors, having my daughter create this beautiful 3 panel painting as the backdrop for the wedding and spinning all the decor around her painting. It was so personalized to who my daughter is and what she loves, art. We received so many compliments from our guests. They have never seen such a colorful wedding done so tastefully. The flowers were ABSOLUTELY amazing and breathtaking. Dorothy thought of all the small details; signage, shoe valet, escort card designs, back drop for guest photos (yet another painting), a huge sign with the wedding date to block off the pool area and use as a backdrop for the dance floor. I could go on, but you get the point. If you are having a wedding in the outer banks, NC.... Bells & Whistles (Dorothy) is really the only choice for your decor. Thanks again for a memorable wedding!

    Sent on 09/19/2017
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    Merry · Married on 07/08/2017

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    I absolutely loved working with Dorothy to create my dream wedding! She did such a great job incorporating everything that I wanted and making it even more beautiful than I imagined! She made a gorgeous tree for the entryway that had our guest seating assignments hanging from coral ribbons surrounded by gorgeous greenery, roses, and drift wood. Dorothy did a fabulous job creating the rustic beach theme I had envisioned. I would definitely recommend her to any bride!

    Sent on 09/20/2017
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    Sydney · Married on 06/24/2017

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    We couldn't be happier with the flowers and decor for our wedding at Pirates Cove Marina. Amazing work!

    Thank you!
    Sydney & Spencer Kolesar

    Sent on 07/09/2017
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    Dawn · Married on 06/24/2017

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    Absolutely LOVED our flowers for our wedding. Joanna took my ideas and made them better! I have had a lot of compliments on the vibrancy and beauty. I would absolutely use Bells and Whistles again.

    Sent on 07/19/2017
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    amanda · Married on 06/22/2017

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    Bells & Whistles did NOT disappoint!! I worked with Joanna and she was always so quick to respond to my calls and emails!!! I met with her and explained my vision and she understood it completely. The flowers at my wedding were absolutely beautiful!!! Everything was exactly as I wanted it!! We were outside setting up the reception and she happily stepped right in to help!! I would call and/or email her constantly and she was always so happy to help me! I wish I could give 10 stars. I highly recommend Bells & Whistles, you won't be disappointed!!!

    Sent on 06/27/2017

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