Flowers for Christmas

Send flowers for Christmas
Christmas flowers

Stems Sicilian Avenue shop window
Stems shop window Christmas 2018
Come and get some flowers for Christmas! We can deliver, or you can visit our beautiful shop in Sicilian Avenue and choose grom a wonderful selection – we will have berries, blue pine, roses, amaryllis, lilies and coloured birch twigs to add sparkle. Whatever your colour scheme this year, we can design a beautiful bouquet for you.
We have lots of Secret Santa plants to choose from, and we supply Christmas displays for your office reception desk or Christmas parties.
We’ve been dressing the shop window with some lovely Christmas lights and wreaths. The spathphyllum (peace lilies), with their white flowers and dark green leaves look pretty, nestled amongst a variety of succulents, cactuses and hanging plants.
Part of the fun of Christmas is the planning – the menu, the colour scheme, the style and the flowers. We look forward to helping you create a perfect Christmas!
Call us on 07932 052411 or email janet@stemsfloraldesign.com
Christmas falls on Tuesday this year. You can buy your flowers on the Friday before, and choose long-lasting lilies, orchids, amaryllis, berries and pine. We can also make you a table centre display, with our without a candle. If you keep the flowers watered, and change the water in vases every other day, your flowers will last well.
We’re giving a wreath making class at ITV next week. We’ll be giving a demo while the ITV staff enjoy a glass of wine.They will then make their own wreath to take home.
If you want to make your own wreath,
You’ll need a wire frame, some moss, string for binding, blue pine and other foliage for the base. You can then decorate with pine cones, berries, bows and sparkly twigs. You can hang the wreath on your door, or use it as a table centre with a big candle in the centre.
Spray mist the wreath to moisten the moss and keep the foliage fresh.

Send a Happy Birthday bouquet!

Happy birthday bouquet, send flowers, Holborn
Happy birthday in pink


Send a Happy Birthday bouquet and make someone’s day!
We have a fab selection of autumn colours – oranges, golds, rusts and reds, all reflecting the autumn sunshine and changing colours of the leaves. Remininscent of Halloween, Harvest Festival, warm fires, these colours are very popular.
We also have a beautiful selection of rich pinks and purples, with velvety celosia, textured dahlias and gerbera and deep purple lisianthus.
You can ask us to deliver – free in Holborn, or for a small fee to the City or west End, or you can collect a bouquet from the store in Sicilian Avenue.
We laso supply flowers for Events. Some of our latest venues have included the gorgeous Bloomsbury Ballroom, Inner Temple, One Belgravia and Gray’s Inn.
If you want to dry some flowers, this is the best time of year to do so. We have grasses in stock, and Chinese lanterns. Poppies, scabious heads, craspedia, roses, hydrangea, limonium and gyp all dry well too. Come in and have a chat if you want some advice.
We also stock lots of beautiful plants now. Best sellers are spathphyllum, (peace lilies), peperomia, bonsais, succulents and aloe vera. We can source any plant you would like.
Give us a call on 07932 052411 or email janet@stemsfloraldesign.com

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Florist Holborn


As a florist in Holborn for the past 32 years, I have seen many changes. The home of Stems has always been in Sicilian Avenue.
Central St. Martin’s School of Art and Design, www.arts.ac.uk was opposite my shop in Sicilian Avenue, and Victoria House was The Liverpool Victoria.
So when they both moved out, it felt very empty. Other insurance companies and Building Societies slowly moved out of the area. Then the first www.Metrobank.co.uk opened
Central St. Martin’s is now full of small TV and production companies. Victoria House has several companies, but also the fabulous Bloomsbury Ballroom in the basement – home of the London Cabaret Club www.thelondoncabaretclub.com. In the old Prudential building, we now have the fabulous Rosewood Hotel , www.rosewoodhotels.com
We have the lovely academic buildings of Bloomsbury, and of course, The British Museum. Lincoln’s Inn Fields is the home of The Sir John Soane Museum – a hidden treasure.
We are in Sicilian Avenue itself, with its beautiful towers and turrets.
Holborn is neither the City, nor the West End proper. It is its own little oasis in the centre of the two parts. At weekends, it is full of tourists, visiting The British Museum.
If you want to send flowers, come and visit us, or call us on 07932 052411. You can also order online.

Send some beautiful flowers on Valentine’s Day


Next Wednesday, send some beautiful flowers to someone you love! Valentine’s Day, the most romantic day of the year, symbolises the onset of spring, light and love.
We always have great fun in the shop that day – fabulous card messages and a lovely, excited feeling in the air!
We made the bouquet of 100 red roses last week for a marriage proposal. It was over dinner at The Dorchester. I expect she said yes!
We’ll even help you with your card message! It’s amazing how many people ask for our advice on what to write. I suppose we live in an age where card shops provide the sentiment for us.
Personally, I tend to buy blank cards and write my own message.
But the main thing is, the flowers do the talking. There’s nothing better than receiving a beautiful bouquet of flowers.
We deliver flowers in Holborn for the past 32 years!
We deliver in Holborn and surrounding areas, and you can send 6, a dozen or more red roses.

We also have a huge selection of flowers if you prefer a mixed bouquet – lilies, lisianthus, orchids, gerbera, freesia, tulips, limonium, cabbages, gyp, veronica, scented foliage and roses in every colour.
HOW CAN I ORDER FLOWERS FROM STEMS?
Stems is open 7am – 7pm. Give is a call on 07932 052411 or email janet@stemsfloraldesign.com
We also have an online shop, or come and visit our shop in Sicilian Avenue.