After all the big decisions like the venue, dress and color scheme have been made and your wedding vision is clear, the icing on the cake is always the florals.

While flowers are often the finishing touch, they are crucial to making a wedding vision come to life.

We discovered Arkansas brides are more into their florals than ever. Forty percent of brides surveyed said florals were one of the most important aspects of their big day in our 2017 Arkansas Wedding Report.

We want to make it as easy as possible for you to pick your favorite blooms. First things first, check the wedding floral budget breakdown to make sure you know what you’re getting into. Find out what season your favorite flower peaks, what the experts are calling "Best in Bloom and then find a cheaper alternative to pricey blooms (read: peonies).

And, of course, if you’re still shopping for the right florist, browse the list of our favorite floral experts in the Vendors section.

Floral Budget Basics

The Cheat Sheet

Best in Bloom

Splurge vs Save