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 […]

McQueens the Blog: Highly Commended at Amara Blogging Awards

We were giddy with excitement when our very own blog was nominated for the Amara Blogging Awards and over the moon when we made the shortlist for the 2017 awards ceremony. The glittering event was held at the brand new Design Museum in Kensington and saw all shortlisted bloggers, judges and sponsor get together for […]

McQueens The Blog Nominated for an Amara Interior Blogging Award

We are delighted to announce that our lovely blog has been nominated for an Amara Interior Blogging Award! A concept first introduced in 2013, the Amara Interior Blog Awards celebrates and engages with the most authoritative and respected bloggers in the vast interior blogging industry. We are, as you can imagine, absolutely delighted (and more than […]

New Dates for McQueens One Day Master-class 2018

With this year’s action-packed school schedule gradually drawing to a close, we’re already looking forward to next year and are delighted to announce the new dates for the McQueens One Day Master-classes in 2018! Due to popular demand, we introduced weekend classes to the McQueens One Day Master-class schedule this year and have been overwhelmed with the positive feedback from our students, some of whom travel from far and wide to visit the McQueens Flower School, as Head Tutor Emily Mathison recounts:

New Dates for McQueens One Day Master-class 2018

Ask McQueens: Which is Best, Floristry College or Short Course?

Answering today’s Ask McQueens query is Selina Kerley, junior florist and social media assistant at McQueens. Having changed course after a 5-year career in SEO and marketing, Selina is just the person to ask about the best options available if you’re looking to re-train and fulfil your dream of becoming a florist! Dear McQueens, I’m […]

How to Create a Christmas Wreath

What could be more festive that a fabulous Christmas wreath adorned with glittering ornaments? As the season descends upon us, wreaths become de rigeur as front doors across the nation await their jubilant makeovers. Admittedly, as florists, we’ll be the first to confess that wreath-making isn’t top of our ‘favourites’ list; among other things, Spaghnum moss can often arrive hosting a lovely array of unwanted visitors (aka creepy-crawlies), and the novelty soon wears off once you’ve battled to make several in a row. How to Create a Christmas Wreath