Why do you pay wedding florists?
Why do you pay florists labour?
Consultations, emails, quotes, contracts, invoices, mood boards, research, final run-through's, ordering, spreadsheets, stem counts
Drive to Sydney at 3am, choose the best blooms, pick-up orders, pack car, drive home
Unpack the car, unwrap all plastic and cardboard, undo rubber bands and twine, strip, peel, trim, scold, bash. Place in fresh buckets of water in a cool space
Creating the actual arrangements. Keeping them alive, ensuring the product looks fresh and is visually appealing as well as meeting the brief. Storing safely. Keeping cool
Pack the car, deliver personals, drive to venue, unpack car, on-site setup and creating the features, staff & freelancers, keeping area clean and tidy, sticking to schedule
Midnight or early Sunday morning, drive to venue, pack down all flowers and hire items, ensure space is clean and tidy, drive home, unpack car