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Check the Florist

Providence , RI
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Providence, RI 02905 US (map)

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401-331-8984

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INFO FOR FLOWERS

How would you describe the style of your floral designs?
Classic, Country, Eclectic, Glamorous, Modern, Nautical, Preppy, Romantic, Rustic, Tropical, Vintage
Which of the following services do you provide?
Clean Up, Consultations, Delivery, Event Design, Floral Preservation, Samples, Set Up, Venue Visit
What types of arrangements do you provide?
Aisle Decor, Altar Decor, Bouquets, Boutonnieres, Corsages, Flower Petals, Single Flowers, Table Arrangements

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Mitch was recommended to us because he was easy to work with and reasonably priced. His shop is more than just that- he was my favorite vendor to work with. My bouquets and centerpieces were amazing! You're crazy if you look elsewhere for a florist- Mitch has the experience, customer service and skill far above any other florist.
Mitch was recommended to us because he was easy to work with and reasonably priced. His shop is more than just that- he Read more...
Mitch was recommended to us because he was easy to work with and reasonably priced. His shop is more than just that- he was my favorite vendor to work with. My bouquets and centerpieces were amazing! You're crazy if you look elsewhere for a florist- Mitch has the experience, customer service and skill far above any other florist. Read less
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wow ! this is so kind & it means so so much to all of us at Check's, Thank you : )
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Loved the ideas and creativity!
Loved the ideas and creativity!
Loved the ideas and creativity! Read less
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Christy
Wedding:
6/26/2016
4.8/5.0
I was so indecisive about my flowers. I went to Check over a year ago and made my original order. Over the past 3 months I changed it many times, even two days before the wedding. He was great, constantly saying "whatever you want". The amount of flowers I received for the cost was unreal! I showed him what I liked, he made suggestions on how to keep the cost low, but never strayed from the look I loved. Three weeks before my wedding, he had me come in and see a sample center piece and even sent it home with me. I received so many compliments on my flowers. The florist stayed at the venue until my tables were set up, they helped set up my card and gift table, helped set up pictures, and many other things they were not required to. They refused to leave until everything was set up! Im a huge fan of local family businesses too, go check out Check the Florist, he will treat you like family.
I was so indecisive about my flowers. I went to Check over a year ago and made my original order. Over the past 3 months I Read more...
I was so indecisive about my flowers. I went to Check over a year ago and made my original order. Over the past 3 months I changed it many times, even two days before the wedding. He was great, constantly saying "whatever you want". The amount of flowers I received for the cost was unreal! I showed him what I liked, he made suggestions on how to keep the cost low, but never strayed from the look I loved. Three weeks before my wedding, he had me come in and see a sample center piece and even sent it home with me. I received so many compliments on my flowers. The florist stayed at the venue until my tables were set up, they helped set up my card and gift table, helped set up pictures, and many other things they were not required to. They refused to leave until everything was set up! Im a huge fan of local family businesses too, go check out Check the Florist, he will treat you like family. Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
11/22/2014
5.0/5.0
Check the florist came as part of our package at Wannamoisett Country Club and we could not have been happier!! At our meeting to choose arrangements we met with the owner, Mitch. He was such a nice guy and had amazing ideas for our flowers. My husband and I had a color scheme but not much more than that for Mitch to go off of, and he ran away with that. Our flowers for the big day were absolutely gorgeous!! They could not have been more perfect!
Check the florist came as part of our package at Wannamoisett Country Club and we could not have been happier!! At our Read more...
Check the florist came as part of our package at Wannamoisett Country Club and we could not have been happier!! At our meeting to choose arrangements we met with the owner, Mitch. He was such a nice guy and had amazing ideas for our flowers. My husband and I had a color scheme but not much more than that for Mitch to go off of, and he ran away with that. Our flowers for the big day were absolutely gorgeous!! They could not have been more perfect! Read less
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Ashley
Wedding:
4/26/2014
3.2/5.0
We had our wedding at Wannamoisett Country Club and check the florist was apart of a wedding package they offered so we went with them to make it easier. We delt with Mitch the owner who was very friendly and knew what he was talking about. The building made me a little nervous because it was very rundown and needed a lot of work so I was worried about the quality of flowers we would get. We met with him to go over the details of our day and he promised to give us samples of our centerpiece and a BM bouquet for our dinner tasting at the venue. He did that for the centerpiece but not the bouquet. Also the centerpiece was the right concept but it was all colors that were not apart of our wedding. I called him to meet with him again and straighten things out as well as let wannamoisett country club know. He met with me, made some more notes,showed me a sample of the BM bouquet, and thru in an extra arrangement for the bar for our trouble. I met with him another time as well 2 weeks before the wedding because I was nervous about the colors being wrong from our original sample. He took more notes and again assured me it would be ok. Our colors were tiffany blue (we are aware flowers don't come in that color) and yellow with a butterfly theme.

For the wedding the flowers arrived as planned at our hotel and the colors were right. The cocktail hr centerpieces and the lining of the aisle and petals on the table for our cake were all perfect. But the centerpiece which was supposed to have white and yellow flowers with tiffany blue butterflies now had white, yellow and dark blue flowers with orange butterflies. Our guests didn't seem to know they were wrong and it didn't bother us that much but it was just the point that we met with him 3xs and the info was all written down and it was still wrong. All and all I would probably still have booked him again for connivence of the package but if you are a bride looking for your flowers to steal the show he might not be the 1
We had our wedding at Wannamoisett Country Club and check the florist was apart of a wedding package they offered so we Read more...
We had our wedding at Wannamoisett Country Club and check the florist was apart of a wedding package they offered so we went with them to make it easier. We delt with Mitch the owner who was very friendly and knew what he was talking about. The building made me a little nervous because it was very rundown and needed a lot of work so I was worried about the quality of flowers we would get. We met with him to go over the details of our day and he promised to give us samples of our centerpiece and a BM bouquet for our dinner tasting at the venue. He did that for the centerpiece but not the bouquet. Also the centerpiece was the right concept but it was all colors that were not apart of our wedding. I called him to meet with him again and straighten things out as well as let wannamoisett country club know. He met with me, made some more notes,showed me a sample of the BM bouquet, and thru in an extra arrangement for the bar for our trouble. I met with him another time as well 2 weeks before the wedding because I was nervous about the colors being wrong from our original sample. He took more notes and again assured me it would be ok. Our colors were tiffany blue (we are aware flowers don't come in that color) and yellow with a butterfly theme.

For the wedding the flowers arrived as planned at our hotel and the colors were right. The cocktail hr centerpieces and the lining of the aisle and petals on the table for our cake were all perfect. But the centerpiece which was supposed to have white and yellow flowers with tiffany blue butterflies now had white, yellow and dark blue flowers with orange butterflies. Our guests didn't seem to know they were wrong and it didn't bother us that much but it was just the point that we met with him 3xs and the info was all written down and it was still wrong. All and all I would probably still have booked him again for connivence of the package but if you are a bride looking for your flowers to steal the show he might not be the 1 Read less
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Erin
Wedding:
3/22/2014
5.0/5.0
So happy to have had Check the Florist on my wedding day. Very fair prices from a great family-run business. My flowers and centerpieces were absolutely gorgeous!!
So happy to have had Check the Florist on my wedding day. Very fair prices from a great family-run business. My flowers Read more...
So happy to have had Check the Florist on my wedding day. Very fair prices from a great family-run business. My flowers and centerpieces were absolutely gorgeous!! Read less
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Chris
Wedding:
9/1/2013
5.0/5.0
Mitch is the BEST! So accommodating! Flowers from the church to bouquets to the center pieces, A+++. Please go use Check!!
Mitch is the BEST! So accommodating! Flowers from the church to bouquets to the center pieces, A+++. Please go use Check!! Read more...
Mitch is the BEST! So accommodating! Flowers from the church to bouquets to the center pieces, A+++. Please go use Check!! Read less
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Grace
Wedding:
6/16/2012
4.2/5.0
I had to meet with the florist twice since I totally changed my color scheme. The first time Mitchell- the owner- had a family issue and wasn't there. Instead of being called to reschedule, when I showed up the people there were surprised and had me meet with an assistant to make the arrangements. She was not very helpful and just kept referring me to their books wanting me to pick something out from there instead of creating something new. The second time I came Mitchel was late, so we had to come back a 1/2 hour later when he would be back. When we did come back he was WONDERFUL. He pulled out flowers and we made mock arrangements. He had tons of ideas and would modify them based on what I said I liked and didn't like. Plus, he gave me a very reasonable price for the very expensive centerpieces that I wanted. The day of the wedding the centerpieces and bouquets were beautiful. My only complaint would be that the ceremony piece was much smaller than we had talked about and looked kind of silly on the alter since it was so small, but since I had a rather small flower budget and the other flowers were so beautiful I can't really complain.
I had to meet with the florist twice since I totally changed my color scheme. The first time Mitchell- the owner- had a Read more...
I had to meet with the florist twice since I totally changed my color scheme. The first time Mitchell- the owner- had a family issue and wasn't there. Instead of being called to reschedule, when I showed up the people there were surprised and had me meet with an assistant to make the arrangements. She was not very helpful and just kept referring me to their books wanting me to pick something out from there instead of creating something new. The second time I came Mitchel was late, so we had to come back a 1/2 hour later when he would be back. When we did come back he was WONDERFUL. He pulled out flowers and we made mock arrangements. He had tons of ideas and would modify them based on what I said I liked and didn't like. Plus, he gave me a very reasonable price for the very expensive centerpieces that I wanted. The day of the wedding the centerpieces and bouquets were beautiful. My only complaint would be that the ceremony piece was much smaller than we had talked about and looked kind of silly on the alter since it was so small, but since I had a rather small flower budget and the other flowers were so beautiful I can't really complain. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
This is probably the best hidden secret for flowers and lighting in Rhode Island. Mitch provided amazingly beautiful flowers for our wedding with the best value (we saved a lot compared to comparable vendors; we checked about 5 flower vendors). His arrangements were beautiful, including the tall collection of flowers, and he was very knowledgeable about flowers, and helped us choose the right ones for our vision of the centerpieces, altar, and bouquets. Everyone was impressed by our flower arrangements.

In addition, he lit up our reception room with a beautiful warm lighting that enhanced the room and evening. This was as good as photos we saw from Ormonde, which is known to be the best in Rhode Island. I don't think I would have known the difference.

All in all, outstanding service and product for great value. Thank you very much Mitch for making our day incredibly special.
This is probably the best hidden secret for flowers and lighting in Rhode Island. Mitch provided amazingly beautiful Read more...
This is probably the best hidden secret for flowers and lighting in Rhode Island. Mitch provided amazingly beautiful flowers for our wedding with the best value (we saved a lot compared to comparable vendors; we checked about 5 flower vendors). His arrangements were beautiful, including the tall collection of flowers, and he was very knowledgeable about flowers, and helped us choose the right ones for our vision of the centerpieces, altar, and bouquets. Everyone was impressed by our flower arrangements.

In addition, he lit up our reception room with a beautiful warm lighting that enhanced the room and evening. This was as good as photos we saw from Ormonde, which is known to be the best in Rhode Island. I don't think I would have known the difference.

All in all, outstanding service and product for great value. Thank you very much Mitch for making our day incredibly special. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Dream flowers for a GREAT price!!! The staff here are all so nice to work with.
Dream flowers for a GREAT price!!! The staff here are all so nice to work with.
Dream flowers for a GREAT price!!! The staff here are all so nice to work with. Read less
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