Colour me Happy: McQueens at the Wayfair Happy House

Here at McQueens, we love a colourful collaboration and this week we had the pleasure of providing the blooms for The Wayfair Happy House — a unique, one-day event showcasing an array of colour-inspired home decor with live demonstrations from celebrity chef Melissa Hemsley and wellness guru Michal James Wong. Our very own McQueens florist, Selina Kerley, was […]

One-Day Class: McQueens Flower School to teach in Los Angeles

We are very excited to announce an exclusive one-day class in Los Angeles on 06 March this year as part of McQueens Flower School’s 20th-anniversary celebrations. Hosted by a former student, Kate Norris, of Foxgloves & Folly based in Hollywood, Los Angeles. The success of McQueens Flower School is measured by the success of our […]

The McQueens Flower School 20th Anniversary

We are delighted to herald in a shiny new year with a wonderful celebration, the 20th anniversary of the McQueens Flower School, which we intend to celebrate throughout 2018 with a program of exciting events to mark such a tremendous milestone. It doesn’t seem such a long time ago that McQueens was in party mode, celebrating […]

In Season: Our Top 3 Favourite January Flowers

2018 is upon us and with it, some welcome new arrivals as the winter flower season peaks. Although there is some limit to what’s available in the UK over the cooler months, the very special and unique varieties that are available certainly make up for it. Our bouquet of the month, Nova, is a gorgeous […]

5 Long Low Floral Runners to Make You Swoon

A key factor when designing floral centrepieces (apart from looking fabulous) is making sure that seated guests can still see each other over the blooms. For some this might mean keeping centrepieces relatively reserved; at McQueens, however, we like to do things a little differently. Sumptuously full, long low floral runners instantly transform any dining […]

Instagrammer of the Week: Eleanor Taylor

A world of mystery and intrigue, surrealism and dream-like scenes await visitors to @eleanorsvisions, the captivating Instagram account of award-winning UK artist, Eleanor Taylor. An MA graduate of the Royal College of Art — now represented by international Illustration agency, Heart — Eleanor creates her atmospheric and uniquely imaginative illustrations from her home in Hastings […]

Instagrammer of the Week: Botanicaetcetera

In a world of ever more online activity, it’s perhaps no wonder that we’re increasingly turning towards those with a discerning eye to help sort the wheat from the chaff. In her own words, the curated feed of Maggie Sheperd, Botanicaetcetera, features “images from the natural world created by talented florists and artists.” And yet, it’s […]