Macie
Devoted October 2014

How much did you spend on your bouquets?

Macie, on August 5, 2014 at 5:16 PM Posted in Style and Décor 0 35
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I'm debating on whether to use fake/silk flowers for my bouquet or go to a florist and get them made. I've already bought all of the flowers for the centerpieces so that cut costs on flowers by a lot. How much did your bridal bouquet, bridesmaid bouquets, and buttonieres cost? Real or DIY'ed. Thanks!

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  • Mrs. Ames
    Devoted January 2015
    Mrs. Ames ·

    Hello! Pardon my lack of knowledge on flowers..

    My bouquet was $68, which included orchids, baby's breath, carnations, these cute little blue flowers, and fake silver branches.

    Bridesmaids were $34 each, which are carnations, the little blue flowers again (haha I forgot what they are called! They start with a D...), baby's breath..

    Bouts were $10 each and were a mix between orchids and carnations with silver accents

  • Shamika
    VIP August 2014
    Shamika ·

    I used high quality silk flowers (it just easier for me to be able to have the bouquets ready in advance). I paid $135 for the flowers for my bouquet and 3 bouquets for my bridesmaids. They have cheaper silk flowers though and I also went to the flower district to get them.

    ETA: I have 3 different flowers in mines and BM have 3 hydrangeas in their bouquets. That's the only flowers I'm using for the wedding. Using candles for centerpieces and the guys aren't wearing bouts.

  • Daria
    Dedicated September 2014
    Daria ·

    My daughters bouquet, 4 BM, 6 bouts are all silk and being made for $209. A toss bouquet is included for free. We are buying fresh for the centerpieces from globalrose.

  • Kylene
    VIP October 2014
    Kylene ·

    I'm using sola flowers. They all cost about $115 and I'm *hoping* to get four BM bouquets and one tossing bouquet out of them. Mine was pricier because I'm doing brooches. I'm scared to add up my total. I probably spent about $120 on brooches and maybe $30-40 on the other supplies?

  • Lauren
    Super October 2014
    Lauren ·

    I'm having my flowers done by a professional florist and budgeted a lot for them so I think my costs are going to be a bit higher than the norm. My bouquet is $165, BM bouquets are $65 each (also doubling as low table centerpieces), and our GM bouts are $12.50 each. My bouquet is made up of Ivory garden roses, scabiosa pods, juliet garden roses, cotton hull pods, ranunculus, and gardenias. BM bouquets are Vendella roses, dusty miller, cotton hull pods, angel vine, sweet gum leaves, and coral hypericum berries.

  • Wendy
    Super August 2014
    Wendy ·

    We are using real flowers and for the bridal bouquet, 3 BM bouquets, 2 flower wands, a corsage and 5 bouts, we are spending $300.

  • LavenderJoy
    Master September 2014
    LavenderJoy ·

    I bought mine from budget-bride.com. I paid $376 for:

    - Bride Bouquet & Throw Bouquet

    - 1 MOH Bouquet

    - 6 Bridesmaid Bouquets

    - 1 Groom Bout

    - 1 Best Man Bout

    - 6 groomsmen bouts

  • L
    Master February 2015
    LetItSnow ·

    I'm doing my own bouquets with flowers from Costco. They will cost me about $30/each. I'm mixing hydrangeas roses and greenery.

  • AndixLyn
    Master June 2015
    AndixLyn ·

    I'm going with an etsy seller who does paper handpainted flowers with beading for $125.

    (1) Bridal Bouquet

    (1) Small Toss Bouquet

    (2) Bridesmaids Bouquets

    (5) Boutonnieres- 1 Groom, 3 grooms men, 1 dad

    (2) Mom Corsages

  • Caylin C.
    Master August 2015
    Caylin C. ·

    I'm spending about $80 for my bouquet and 5 bridesmaid bouquets. I'm using real touch calla lilies.

  • LillyBride
    VIP May 2014
    LillyBride ·

    I ended up going with tissue flowers (last-minute problem with our flower vendor) for $25 a pop.



  • Shamika
    VIP August 2014
    Shamika ·

    Like Lauren I'm also using the 4 bouquets to decorate our sweetheart table. The table isn't as big as the one in the pic, so the 4 bouquets should look fine... I didn't even think to get a toss bouquet. Prbly just throw one of the BM own.


  • Stephanie
    Dedicated September 2014
    Stephanie ·

    I made mine with Calla Lilly's with pearl accents from hobby lobby. All the flowers cost $40 and the accents another $15. So for 6 bouquets including mine and the 7 bouts it was $45.

  • KM
    Master March 2015
    KM ·

    Does anyone use real flowers anymore??

  • Mary
    Super February 2015
    Mary ·

    I made all my flowers from fabric, which all cost me $175 (but took a lot of time).

    1 Bridal Bouquet

    1 small toss bouquet

    2 BMs bouquets

    10 Boutonnieres - 1 groom, 4 GMs,1 dad, 1 step-dad, 2 grandfathers and my brother (who is walking me down)

    4 Corsages - 2 moms and 2 grandmoms

    2 Lanterns (moss filled) - Flower girls

  • B
    Expert September 2014
    Blue one 4 ·

    I paid a bit more 150 for my bouquet and 50 for my bridesmaids, they will be decorating the head table. But part of that was my mistake >.< I wanted dahlias and succulents ... Not cheap apparently so Pinterest did me in! Lol

  • Kaegurl
    Master June 2014
    Kaegurl ·

    I had a florist (she also did all my centerpieces, but I won't give you those prices).

    My bouquet was $100 - pink peonies, succulents, lisianthus, and ranunculus

    MOH bouquet was $70 - succulents, lisianthus, ranunculus, dahlias, and ranunculus

    Flower Girl Bouquet was $20 – bouquet of seasonal blush flowers

    3 - Corsages for $45 - dahlias and ranunculus

    5 - Bouts for $75 - succulents and blush colored flowers.

    I also bought 3 bouquets of sola flowers to use at the rehearsal (bride, MOH, and FG), for bridals, etc.



  • Nay
    Master August 2014
    Nay ·

    My seamstress is making a bouquet for me and two bouttenaires for $40. MOH is using her same bouquet from my 2004 wedding.

  • Annie & Javi
    Master October 2015
    Annie & Javi ·

    I was priced at $75.00 per bridesmaid bouquet and $145 for a bridal bouquet, boutonnieres were $15 a piece and centerpieces were $75 and those prices were only including low cost, in season flowers. I wasn't too happy with what I was getting.

    I ended up making myself a brooch bouquet and spent roughly $250.

    I plan to go to a local supermarket closer to the date of our wedding to get pricing on the bridesmaid bouquets, boutonnieres (8) and centerpieces (8) and if they aren't reasonable I will be ordering flowers from Sams Club for about $600 for everything and I will actually be getting flowers that I want lol.

  • MelissaC
    Master January 2015
    MelissaC ·

    I just ordered my brooch bouquet. It was $500.

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