Frequently Asked Questions

Charming Peony Studio

Florists arrange flowers and other plant elements into a pleasing design, also known as  a floral service. These arrangements are used primarily for celebratory and milestone events like weddings, birthdays, and also used for hotels, catered events, homes, or funerals. Charming Peony Studio focuses floral services such as the following:

  • Consultation
  • Floral arch
  • Floral boutonnière 
  • Floral bouquet
  • Floral centerpieces
  • Floral crown
  • Floral decor
  • Floral hanging installation
  • Floral set up
  • Floral styling
  • Floral tear down
  • Floral visual proposal and design
  • Folding floral

A florist creates and designs floral arrangements such as styling bouquets, centerpieces, corsages, wreaths, and other occasion or event arrangements. Florists also do consultation, visual proposal, budgeting, ordering and picking up flowers, processing flowers, hydrating and creating bouquets or centerpieces.
upermarket flowers are affordable, costing only a fraction of a bouquet because the flower selections are usually limited and smaller than what you can find in an average floral shop. When you buy supermarket flowers you buy opt flowers. But due to the pandemic and the demand, they are not cheap anymore.
For an event planner or event coordinator, the social arena is their forté. They are the ones responsible for putting together a good social party that requires a lot of creativity and an ability to plan, organize, and coordinate. 

Here are list of social events that you may need for full floral services:

  • Day events
  • Birthdays, bat & bat mitzvahs, quinceñeras
  • Personal milestones
  • Bridal & Baby showers, gender reveals
  • Family reunions
  • Weddings, vow renewals, anniversaries & engagement parties
  • Holiday parties
  • Seasonal events

A destination wedding planner costs approximately the same as local, ranging from $8K to $20K and more including travel and accommodation fees. 
Yes, if you appreciate the work they have done for your wedding. This can also be in a form of a token of appreciation through gifts
Every couple wants their wedding day to be perfect and for everyone to have fun. If you want to have a stress-free planning experience and wedding day, here are some sample of the wedding packages that may be included:

  • Initial consultation, phone calls, emails, meetings
  • Brainstorming, budget management, layout planning
  • Schedule of the day development
  • Coordination and set up on the day of
  • Rehearsal dinners or wedding weekend hosting
  • A wedding ballroom of your choice
  • A dedicated wedding stylist or specialist
  • A dedicated event coordinator
  • A dedicated staff
  • Customizable menu selections
  • Complimentary wedding decor or wedding design
  • Full-service room set-up and clean-up
  • Access to a detailed list of vendors, vendor management, booking
  • After wedding tear down, sort through, and send back clean up

An event coordinator plans everything from wedding organization to large expos and trade shows. They meet with clients to work out event details, plan with the client and their team, scout and book locations, food, entertainment, staff, and cleanup.
The event planner makes critical decisions regarding what, when, who, and how. Whilst an event coordinator is responsible for making sure all the details are executed and that each vendor shows up on time and performs appropriately.
Our rate ranges from $10K to $15K depending on the client’s budget and vision for their event.
Once you get engaged, you also get excited about planning for your wedding. A good wedding stylist can help you in each step of the way to make sure that everything looks amazing on your big day. Choosing a wedding stylist requires enough time and special attention, so we have compiled a list of handy tip to help you choose the best wedding reception stylist (that’s us!) for your wedding day:

  • Take a look at our previous work
  • Read the reviews
  • Know what you want
  • Set a budget
  • Have consultation and ask questions
  • Discuss ideas in person or via an online video call.

A full-service florist caters assorted floral structures such as arches, chuppahs, pillars, elevated stands, and any site-specific installation of creeping foliage and blooms for your event venues. It also means you have a team of professionals who have your best interest in mind and maximize your floral budget so you can get the most of what you paid for.
It’s no secret that adding wedding and event services to your floral offerings is a fundamental way to increase revenue. Luckily, there’s a service level appropriate for almost any kind of flower operation whether you’re a beginning flower farmer or an accomplished florist. Here are lists that can help you hone the skills you’re good at:

  • Full-Service Weddings
  • A La Carte Wedding Floral Design
  • Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Floral Design Offerings

The average wedding cost is around $19,000 and that does not include the little details! It really depends on how you want your wedding to be organized.
If you just got engaged the best time to organize your wedding is around the week after your engagement after your announcement, of course! But here are the must-do on your checklist:

  • Choose a date
  • Look for a wedding planner
  • Search for the venue, wedding dress, etc. 

Most full-service wedding planners include design services to help couples select their color palettes, create floor plans, choose decor, rentals, lighting, and curate an overall theme or aesthetic that carries throughout the event.
First, you would need a wedding stylist to help you in that area. If you hire your planner or wedding stylist/designer in the first place, they are going to help you define your style and find the right pass to realize and execute it. We have a few tips and tricks to share to make styling your wedding easy:

  • Choose the right color palette
  • Design a mood board
  • Choose the right venue
  • Stay with your theme

No, some florists may try to do a copy but even then it’s going to be similar and not the same, which makes it unique. Most florists will ask the overall direction of what items you want and then the mood of the event, add a color palette, and will deliver from what is available according to the season and blooming local.
Ideally, we recommend booking us six to nine months in advance, but you can go as early as 12 to 18 months ahead of time.
No need to worry! This is why at the beginning we work closely with you to define your style and create the right mood on your wedding day or event by carefully selecting the right flowers that underline the mood and style you are going for.
None! I always say it’s a personal preference as all flowers have a beauty of their own and may fit a certain personality.
No. Here’s why:

  • We provide planning and coordination
  • Wedding design and styling
  • Full service wedding flowers

Definitely! We believe that all events are important to be celebrated and smothered with fragrant and beautiful floral decors! We provide flower services for engagement period, bridal showers, baby showers, anniversary, birthday, parties, gift flowers, bouquets, elopements. However, we don’t provide flowers for funerals. 
Yes, because your supplier doesn’t plan your wedding. A wedding planner is highly important in the wedding planning scene even if you already hired your suppliers as a wedding planner There are real benefits to hiring and here are the reasons why:

  • Legal aspects will be covered
  • They will fight for your wedding vision
  • They can get you vendor discounts
  • They are your best mediator
  • You can focus on other important matters

As a planner, yes! This is what is in our priority, to put your budget on the spreadsheet and make sure we are staying in the budget to help prevent unnecessary expenses down the road. We make you feel secure with the fact that we can make all full floral service elegant and beautiful for your most awaited event.
A wedding coordinator is responsible for making sure the wedding day or weekend is executed perfectly. They meet with you eight weeks before the wedding or event to get a handle on what you’ve planned thus far. Other responsibilities also include:

  • Checks in with your vendors to review the signed contracts and confirm logistics
  • Creates detailed timelines and floor plans
  • Completes a final walk-through of the ceremony and reception sites
  • Addresses any overlooked details such as forgetting to hire a coat check attendant
  • Manages rehearsals
  • Oversees everything on the day of the event

An event stylist works closely with a client to achieve and develop a cohesive look and feel for your wedding and also work on specific aesthetic requests. Some provide rentals and florals for your event. They also oversee vendors, ensuring all details come together and making final adjustments on the day of the event. 
Depending on where you are getting married, the cost of your wedding can vary significantly. Each state has a different average wedding cost. Oregon and Washington costs an average of $25K-$30K.