How far in advance should I book my florist?
Typically between 6-9 months out from your wedding is a good time to meet. Often details that are important for a designer to know like colors, venue, bridal party, etc. are set at this point; however, if you are just super excited about flowers, we will be happy to meet with you anytime!
How do I schedule a consultation if I do not live locally?
We offer “virtual” consultations held via phone or Skype for anyone that does not live in the Austin area and we can do most of the legwork through email. Since Austin is a destination wedding city, we try our best to make the planning process as easy as possible. If/when you plan a trip to come into town during your planning, we can always schedule a face-to- face meeting to go over further details.
What should I bring to my consultation?
- Color Swatches
- Floral Inspiration pictures
- Fabric Samples
- Color Palette
Keep in mind that our consultation room easily accommodates you and up to two guests. As much as you may want to include everyone involved in your planning, we recommend you bring someone close to you like your fiancé, a parent, or best friend, someone who understands your vision and an opinion that you highly respect.
What should I know before setting up a consultation?
- Location of Ceremony/Reception or Event
- Color Palette
- Number of Attendants (i.e. bridesmaids, groomsmen, flower girl,
ring bearer, grandparents, parents)
- Estimated Floral Budget
What should I expect after our initial consultation?
After our initial consultation, a proposal will be sent to you within 3-5 business days.
What kind of deposit do you require?
We require a 25% nonrefundable deposit along with a signed contract to secure ZuZu’s Petals for your event.
Should I tip my florist?
Tipping is purely at the discretion of each couple/family. It is not expected and you should never feel pressured into thinking it is. However, if you feel we went above and beyond, a good rule of thumb to show your appreciation is 5%-10% of your floral total.