Five Tips to Choose Your Wedding Flowers

When it comes to planning a wedding, it goes without saying that choosing the right flowers comes right up there with picking the venue, menu and the perfect dress. However, with so many varieties, themes and seemingly endless inspiration to choose from, it can quickly become overwhelming (especially once you end up down a Pinterest […]

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, […]

Spotlight: Judy Broad Calligraphy

Calligraphy is hot right now, and new ways of exploring the traditional craft are on the rise with calligraphers such as Judy Broad. Having learned from the masters as a mature student, Judy is paving her way with their modern scripts. She now teaches and works with both private and corporate clients including wedding planners, photographers, designers and […]

A Short History of the Totally Terrific Terrarium

Let’s hear it for the humble terrarium, once an 80s household staple, and enjoying something of a  resurgence of late – and we couldn’t be more delighted. These mini microclimates are long-lasting, easy to maintain, and make a fabulous alternative to fresh flowers when you’re stuck for an original gift idea for family or friends. Terraria were the accessory […]

Our Top 5 Favourite Pinterest Boards from 2016

As many of you know, we adore Pinterest and have been busy recently creating lots of gorgeous, themed boards inspired by the many events, weddings, contracts and simply stunning flower designs we have had the pleasure to make over time. For those of you who follow McQueens on Instagram, you’ll already know that we rarely […]