Fiftyflowers.com gives you the best of both worlds. Their DIY packages let you purchase all the http://www.onewed.com/blog/savvy-scoop/category/flowers> flowers you need to make your own bouquets and table arrangements at deeply discounted prices. Depending on the flowers you want, you could save $200-$300. Here’s the catch though, these are fresh flowers, so ideally you’d have them delivered two days before your wedding. Which means you have to have the volunteer power to put bouquets, and table arrangements together in 48 hours. The LAST 48 hours before your wedding.
I’ve always loved the idea of DIY, but I also know that I’m neither patient or crafty enough to make things look the way I want. So, I’d love to hear from some DIY brides and some professional vendors. What are the pluses and minuses of DIY? Is it always less expensive? Is the savings worth the hassle?