Go ahead and show that inspiration folder full of beautiful photos to your florist—but don't be surprised when you're told that your dream arrangements will cost at least $300 per table to pull off. There's no getting around the fact that high-quality design never comes cheap and importing exotic or out of season blooms can be pricey. To help you save money, we worked with some of the top florists and came up with 15 tips to cut your floral costs without sacrificing style.
Pictured:Dinner plate dahlias, garden roses, thistle, sage, passion vine, and berries in vintage bottles. Arrangement by Poppies & Posies.