Faux flower advice
For wedding flowers order as far in advance as you are able to. Email me with as many details and ideas as you are able and a link to a pinterest board if you have one. Then I can get a really good idea of the type of wedding flowers you will be looking for.
Its a great idea to let me know if you have a budget in mind as this helps me to correlate my design ideas with your plans.
To order gifts, funeral items or decor simply email or message me and we can discuss your design.
To keep your faux flowers looking their best. Place flowers away from very strong sunlight as this can cause fading.
To properly clean artificial flowers, simply use a feather duster, compressed air, or a hairdryer on a cool setting. .
Always buy the best quality you can afford, they will look more realistic and last longer.
To store you flowers keep in any original packaging and protect from from dust or strong odors.
All Your Common Queries In One Place
Why choose faux flowers
Inspired by nature keep forever, with faux flowers you are not limited on the season, and availability of flowers.
You get to have perfect flowers at your celebration or occasion no matter what the weather or how far the flowers have to travel. With quality faux flowers almost everything is possible.
There is no need to worry about causing issues with guests who have sensitivity to floral allergens. Artificial flowers are also a viable option if you have a destination wedding.
Faux flowers are a low stress option as they are delivered ahead of the event. If for any reason the date needs to be changed they are simply packed away.
What is the cost of faux flowers
Quality faux flowers tend to cost a similar amount to real flower arrangements.
My average weddings cost between £500 and £1500, although I can create your dream wedding working from your budget.
My minumum spend is £100
They are permanent botanicals which can be gifted as a thank you or kept as a keepsake. I have a remake service if you would like your flowers made into something else.
cost menu available on request
Can real flower designs be copied
Most arrangements can be made using faux flowers, or can be modified to give a similar look. Just bring any photos or ideas you have with you to the consultation and we will be able to discuss what is possible.
How do I order from you
Please use the contact me button to drop me an email. For weddings I will send you an introduction letter and a starting menu price list Then we can arrange a free no obligation consultation and quote. Funeral items need to ordered two weeks before they are needed. Contact me to discuss your needs.
For home and corporate flowers contact me and we can chat flowers anytime.
Do you deliver
Delivery is available in Basingstoke and the surrounding area. Some items can be couriered if required. Or of course you can collect from me in person. Funeral items can be delivered to a funeral home if necessary.
Collection or delivery is usually two weeks before the occasion.
Do you hire flowers
Your personal flowers are for you to keep as a memory of your day or to pass on as a gift. Some items are available to hire, The price guide is in the wedding area of the website. I also offer a remake service if you order .a wedding or funeral item contact me for more details.
Do you do workshops
I do workshops for hen parties, Christmas wreath making, events or just to get a few friends together. Message me for details
Please feel free to get in touch if you have any other questions.
The workshop florist is committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 & subsequent revisions thereof). We collect information about you for two reasons: to process your order and to provide you with the best possible service.
We will not e-mail you in the future unless you have given us your consent (except to confirm orders).
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The type of information we will collect about you includes:
We will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent.
The information we hold will be accurate and up to date. It is possible to obtain a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you find any inaccuracies, we will delete or correct it promptly.
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Terms and Conditions for weddings
Please read carefully.
Upon booking you are agreeing to the value of your quote and the Terms and Conditions below.
Any increase in order will be subject to the same Terms.
The prices given in any quotation are subject to change should you wish to change the style, floral materials or scale of any designs.
PROVIDING THE PRODUCTS
Your flowers are pre-ordered up to two months before your wedding day, as such you have up until two months prior to the wedding to make any changes required known.
Changes that are required after this may be subjected to additional fees and may not be possible depending on the scale of change. Due to the nature of faux flowers and foliage, there may be occasions where varieties are not available or readily sourced.
All faux flowers and foliage are subject to availability and high-quality assessment before being used within your wedding flowers. If a flower is unavailable, I reserve the right to use similar flowers of the same quality and value.
The workshop florist cannot be held responsible for non-delivery in extreme weather or acts beyond our control.
It is the responsibility of the individual in receipt of this quote- the client- to ensure that all products lent by from us are returned in the same condition as when they were delivered.
Damage includes but is not limited to breakages, cracks, stains or burns. The client will be responsible for covering the cost of any repairs or replacements.
I am happy for other florists to be onsite providing fresh flowers. Other faux flowers cannot be provided as these may not be of the same quality.
Removing purchased items from the quote leaving only hire items is not possible unless discussed at the first consultation.
A non-refundable booking fee of £50 for weddings up to £500 and £100 for weddings over £500 is required to secure the date and confirms the services to be provided. The booking fee is payable to the bank account below. You will be sent a confirmation once this has been paid.
Balance is payable six weeks before delivery and can be made by bank transfer.
Cancelation charges. From booking until 6 months prior to event = loss of booking fee 3-6 months prior to event = 50% of balance and full booking fee. 1-3 months = 75% of balance and full booking fee. Up to 1 month = 100% of total.
If the date needs to be moved, I will do my best to accommodate it.
Booking fee payment is deemed acceptance of our Terms.
Cancellation Insurance: I strongly recommend that you seek wedding cancellation insurance from a reputable provider in order to cover any loss of deposit or incurred cancellation fees.
FRUSTRATION AND LIABILITY
The Florist shall not be liable to the Client if it is prevented from carrying out any or all of its obligations by circumstances beyond its reasonable control, including government intervention, strikes, labour disputes, accidents, acts of God, pandemics, national or local disasters, war, or any event causing the whole or a substantial part of the Florist business to be closed to the public. The Florist also shall not be liable if it deems necessary to cancel an event due to potential reputational damage or risk to the safety of our staff.
Delivery or courier can be arranged. Set up in one agreed location and collection of any props, vases or sundries as agreed on consultaion.
Venue flower arrangements will not be collected by us unless otherwise agreed.
We charge £5 for delivery in Basingstoke. Courier on quotation
Delivery to multiple locations can be arranged.
We reserve the right to photograph and reproduce pictures of our work for marketing purposes. If you do not want us to use your pictures, please let us know at time of booking.
Changes can be made up until two months before the wedding date. Changes cannot be made once your flowers are ordered.
I reserve the right to make an admin charge of £15 for complete redesign and a £15 charge for each further face to face consultation. There are no charges for additional emails or telephone consultations.