there are a few great and east ways to bring down the cost that your florist has quoted you! number one is to use flowers that are blooming and grow during the season of your wedding. another is to keep your colors with in the 3 most common flower colors-- pink, white & yellow. blue and purple are the LEAST common color for flowers. not only will you have the most selection, but you will have the best price! you can also, use things different things for vases-- like the picture shown above with the "ball" jar! it gives off a very romantic charm as well!