Tips from Willow & Thistle: 15 Wedding Flower Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

It's always challenging to make sure every detail of your wedding fits precisely into place. With all the hustle and bustle of planning, isn’t it nice to know you can count on your floral designer to make the canvas of your day awash with style, class and in most cases pops of just the right color?

But it's not always convenient to track down the right florist, let alone select one that has your best interests—and budget—in mind. At Normandy Farm, we have an established team of professionals in-house with Willow & Thistle. Let our experts work with you to hand-craft coordinated bouquets and boutonnieres as well as centerpieces and arrangements to make your dream wedding an enchanting reality.

Let us help you get started. According to The Knot, which polled expert florists around the country,

there are 15 wedding flower mistakes to avoid.

[if !supportLists]1. [endif]Not seeing the big picture.

[if !supportLists]2. [endif]Not trusting your florist.

[if !supportLists]3. [endif]Not reusing ceremony arrangements.

[if !supportLists]4. [endif]Booking your florist last.

[if !supportLists]5. [endif]Refusing to compromise.

[if !supportLists]6. [endif]Ruling out pricy blooms.

[if !supportLists]7. [endif]Not communicating with your florist.

[if !supportLists]8. [endif]Using only one color.

[if !supportLists]9. [endif]Choosing strong scented flowers.

[if !supportLists]10. [endif]Not taking care of your blooms.

[if !supportLists]11. [endif]Forgetting to budget for flowers.

[if !supportLists]12. [endif]Taking on too much DIY.

[if !supportLists]13. [endif]Ordering your flowers too late.

[if !supportLists]14. [endif]Choosing an oversized bouquet.

[if !supportLists]15. [endif]Overlooking reception table linens.

Take a look at the portfolio of our team of artists to help you get additional ideas. Read what other satisfied clients have to say and then contact us at (215) 616-8400 to begin planning your special day.

Special events and holidays are always done right with our team of designers, too.

Located just 25 minutes from Center City Philadelphia and situated in the heart of Blue Bell, Pa., Normandy Farm Hotel and Conference Center is more than a meticulously restored American landmark—it's a fully wired, high-tech hospitality venue. Relax on our grand terrace, sip a cocktail in America's oldest silo, play a challenging game of golf on our championship course, plan an event with us or dine on our delectable farm-to-table cuisine. It all adds up to One Historic Experience.

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