Spotlight: Natasja Sadi, Cake Atelier Amsterdam

From fashion to flowers, photography and more, Natasja Sadi’s expert eye for colour, light and composition is matched only by her enviable skills as a baker and master sugar flower artist. An accomplished wedding dress designer turned cake baker and decorator based in Amsterdam, Natasja’s excuisite work has captured the hearts of thousands through her […]

Pinterest Giveaway: Win a McQueens Scented Candle

Here at McQueens, we adore Pinterest, it’s the ultimate source of creative inspiration and like so many of our soon-to-be brides, we’re not immune to getting lost down a Pinterest rabbit hole every now and then (who is)! In light of the new season, we’ve been busy pinning away some of our favourite new snaps, […]

McQueens Flower School Class Project: Large Urn

We’ve loved welcoming a fabulous group of new vocational students to the McQueens Flower School for a flying start to 2018. Our first class of the year has representatives from all around the globe, in addition to students who literally live down the road from our humble HQ in East London. January brings lots of promise for an exciting new year and we are absolutely honoured to play a part in the start of new adventures as our students take their floristry skills to the next level.

McQueens Flower School Class Project: Large Urn

Colour Inspiration: The 2018 Pantone Color of the Year, Ultra Violet

With over 17 years in the making, the Pantone Color of the Year forecast has widely become recognised as a benchmark for colour trends, with the chosen hue quickly finding its way into the mainstream almost as soon as it’s unveiled. The colour of 2018, Ultra Violet (a galactic-inspired, deep shade of purple), is beginning its purple reign, making […]

McQueens Announces Course Dates for 2018 with Russian River Flower School

McQueens Flower School is very excited to mark our 20th anniversary celebrations with a return trip to Dundee Butcher’s Russian River Flower School, California for May 2018. We had the wonderful pleasure of teaching a class at one of America’s most innovative flower schools last year, and what a fantastic success and incredible fun that […]

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 […]