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Why is wedding decor so expensive?

Is wedding decor so expensive? I can’t say that decorating a wedding is expensive. I made decorations from €25 per table to €250 per table. Each client knows his budget and it will be fulfilled. Now don’t come up with unrealistic pinterest ideas of peonies and david austin roses when you can only afford a tiny amount for decor. Be realistic. Trust the wedding planner and the vendor, even with lower values.

The cost of wedding decor can vary depending on several factors, and while it is true that wedding decor can be expensive, there are a few reasons that contribute to the higher costs:

  1. Scale and Ambience: Weddings often require elaborate decorations to create a specific ambiance or theme. The larger the venue and the more intricate the decor, the higher the cost. Transforming a plain space into a beautifully decorated wedding venue often involves extensive planning, labor, and a significant amount of materials.
  2. Quality and Customization: Couples often desire unique and personalized decor that reflects their tastes and preferences. Customized items, such as floral arrangements, centerpieces, backdrops, lighting, and linens, can be more expensive than pre-made or generic options. High-quality materials, including premium flowers, fabrics, and decorative elements, also contribute to the overall cost.
  3. Labor and Expertise: Skilled professionals, such as wedding planners, event designers, florists, and decorators, are often involved in creating and executing the wedding decor. Their expertise, time, and effort add to the cost of the overall decor package. These professionals bring their creative vision and knowledge to transform the couple’s ideas into reality.
  4. Logistics and Installation: Wedding decor requires careful planning, transportation, setup, and teardown. Professionals need to consider factors like transportation costs, labor costs for installation and dismantling, and the time required to ensure everything looks perfect. These logistical aspects contribute to the overall expense. And guys, decorating is hard work! We work sometimes under 40 degrees! We pick up heavy things, go up and down stairs dozens of times, prick our fingers a few hundred times, it’s not an easy job!
  5. Seasonal and Availability Factors: Certain types of flowers, foliage, or decor items may be more expensive due to their availability during specific seasons or geographic locations. If a couple wants specific flowers or decor elements that are out of season or rare, it can drive up the cost. It will drive up the costs!
  6. Venue Restrictions: Some wedding venues have specific decor restrictions or require additional precautions to protect their property or historical significance. Adhering to these guidelines may involve additional expenses or limitations on decor options.

Like i said in the begining, it’s important to note that while wedding decor can be costly, couples have the flexibility to set their budget and prioritize their spending based on their preferences and priorities. There are always ways to find creative alternatives and cost-saving options while still achieving a beautiful and memorable wedding atmosphere.

So we have a great team of vendors that we like to work with, specialy Maria Papoila Design Floral and Eventos Privé. Check out their instagram for more!

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