Planning a wedding is a daunting task, and it can be even more challenging when you are doing it from hundreds (or thousands!) of miles away. Many feel they are at a disadvantage if planning their wedding flowers from afar. Alas, we're here to ease some of those fears with our best tips for planning your flowers long-distance.
Start with research
The KEY to planning your wedding flowers from afar is going to be finding the right florist. You want to look for a company that will be able to meet with you by phone or video call and accommodate you during convenient hours for your time zone and schedule. Electronic communications and documents are also a plus so you can review and sign contracts electronically.
There are many types of floral providers such as:
traditional brick and mortar shops
independent floral designers
We have a quick & easy breakdown of the pros and cons of the 4 main florist types to help you narrow your search. Check it out in this previous post.