LOVELY WORDS

just a small selection of testimonials; our couples are the best!


Rosie’s marquee setting | Melissa Beattie Photography

Rosie’s marquee setting | Melissa Beattie Photography

rosie

“Emma designed the flowers for our wedding last weekend and I simply cannot recommend her highly enough. From start to finish the whole experience was an absolute pleasure, her calm, kind and flexible demeanour make her such an easy and fun person to work with. I felt totally relaxed knowing she was taking care of the flowers for the big day and that it as one less thing I had to worry about. Nothing was too much trouble and she was always at the other end of the phone, email or text.
Our wedding was in a church followed by a marquee reception and I wanted a relaxed countryside feel to the whole day. Emma completely got the brief and in fact she interpreted it better than I could have ever imagined. The flowers were beyond my wildest dreams. I adore foxgloves, peonies, hydrangeas and lupins and there were plenty of them. The coral peonies were stunning and Emma went to great lengths to source locally and Scottish grown flowers for which I loved. The pink hydrangea arch at the church was beautiful, the bouquets smelt and looked amazing, and the marquee was just a total showstopper!!
I think every guest I spoke to said how much they loved the flowers - in short Emma knocked it out of the park!!
Thank you Em, you’re amazing and made our day truly special with your gorgeous designs!”


Kirknewton House Stables | Photography by Stems.

Kirknewton House Stables | Photography by Stems.

Eilidh

“We want to say a huge thank you to Emma for creating such gorgeous floral arrangements for our wedding day! The flowers added an extra level of magic and beauty to our venue. They were simply gorgeous!!
Emma has been so much fun to plan our wedding with. As soon as we saw Emma’s photos we knew that her flowers would be amazing, that’s if we were lucky enough to book her in before everyone else did! We were so delighted when Emma said yes to our big day and couldn’t wait for her to bring our wedding dream to life. Emma has been so incredibly helpful throughout the whole planning process and it made us so relaxed knowing that the venue decoration and wedding bouquets were in her capable hands! What Emma created was even better than we had ever imagined! Emma, you are amazing, we cannot thank you enough!”


Alison & Stuart | EnaMay Photography

Alison & Stuart | EnaMay Photography

Alison

“I cannot recommend Stems enough! Having never dealt with a florist or even bought flowers before, I was a total novice in this industry when I came to Stems to book the flowers for my wedding in June. I have to start with the patience they demonstrated when dealing with me, from changing my mind to adding things and taking things off my order and the constant daft questions, never did they complain. Stems looked after me, were prompt with every response and were so lovely and professional! Onto the actual product. They completely nailed it!! My wedding flowers were all so beautiful I was just in awe on the morning of my wedding. I was so proud to hold them on my wedding day. I would like to recommend stems to every future bride and groom. If you want to deal with a supplier who hand on heart only has your happiness as their goal, then choose Stems. Stems really is a company that can make a promise and deliver. Thank you for adding to the magic that was my wedding day.”


Our floral moongate at Kailzie Gardens | Photography by Stems

Our floral moongate at Kailzie Gardens | Photography by Stems

Stephanie

“Wow, where do I start in thanking the wonderful Emma. We had our wedding on 25th May and Emma was simply amazing! The flowers were utterly beautiful and even more perfect than I had imagined. The moon gate arch was incredible! Nothing was a hassle and Emma provided a fantastic service at all times. Thank you so much Emma for bringing my wedding floral dream true. I urge everyone to book STEMS for their wedding as you will not be disappointed!”


Wedderburn Barns | Photography 78

Wedderburn Barns | Photography 78

Bryony

"I just wanted to write to say a huge thank you for doing our flowers for our wedding. They were absolutely beautiful and just perfect for our day! Thank you for being so accommodating with the little changes and additions that I made in the run up to the wedding. It was so lovely getting to meet you in person too, prior to the wedding. It was great to meet you face to face and to talk through ideas with you. You are professional yet relaxed and friendly. Just the sort of person you want to help you to make your wedding day perfect! With love from Bryony & Brodie x"


Wedderburn Barns | Clare Flek Photography

Wedderburn Barns | Clare Flek Photography

Bryony

“Emma was amazing to work with for our wedding in September. I gave her a (very!) rough idea of what we were looking for colour-wise, with a brief of "autumnal" and "not too over the top" and she created the most beautiful pieces for the wedding that were exactly what we wanted! Thank you so much, and for getting it all set up in the barns in the morning.”


The Barony Castle | EnaMay Photography

The Barony Castle | EnaMay Photography

Jill

“Stems were my florist for our wedding on and I’m so glad we chose them! Emma is absolutely fantastic and a dream to work with. She produced bouquets, flower girl wands, pedestals and centrepieces which were more beautiful than I could ever have imagined. Nothing was too much trouble and I literally couldn’t have been any happier with our wedding flowers. Our guests were full of compliments for our florist. Thanks again team Stems, you’re very talented and I still love looking at all the pictures of our wedding flowers.”


Cake by Nikki Sloan & dressed by Stems | EnaMay Photography

Cake by Nikki Sloan & dressed by Stems | EnaMay Photography

Rob

"Emma is a genius and a life saver. Stepped in to save our wedding flowers when the original florist cancelled with three days to go. She did an outstanding job of capturing our hopes and everyone said they were totally fantastic. The table pieces were exquisite and the corsages for our mums and sisters were wonderfully bespoke. Even the bouquet for our friend was tailored to perfection. Our buttonholes I have pressed to keep as a memory of the day and our aunts and guests were gifted the centre pieces which lasted weeks after the event. A truly gifted florist and charming young woman."


Bridal bouquet by Stems | EnaMay Photography

Bridal bouquet by Stems | EnaMay Photography

Fiona

“I wasn't sure about getting in touch with the most reputable florist in the borders as we were on such a tight budget for our wedding. I'm so glad I did! Emma was very respectful of our budget and our flowers were beautiful! The special touch in my bouquet meant the world to me, thank you so much for helping me to incorporate someone who couldn't be there x”


Brodie & her bridesmaids at Wedderburn Castle | Lianne Mackay Photography

Brodie & her bridesmaids at Wedderburn Castle | Lianne Mackay Photography

Brodie

“Emma was amazing on our wedding day! She knew our venue so well (Wedderburn Barns) and made me feel very relaxed when she arrived. All of the flower arrangements were stunning and exactly what I had in mind! 
Thank you so much Emma, I can’t recommend you enough.’


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Photos by EnaMay Photography.

Photos by EnaMay Photography.

ORLAIGH

I’ve left Em from Stems and Becky from EnaMay Photography last in my list of reviews to write because I knew I’d want to write about these 2 all day. What an amazing pair of ladies! Honestly cannot thank them enough for all their care, support, passion, determination and ultimate girl power. Em is amazing. AMAZING. I’ve never met someone so passionate about their job and it’s so refreshing and inspiring. She gives her whole heart and soul into making sure she’s got it right for you. She is so easy to get along with and chat to and from our first meeting, we knew she’d do a fantastic job. We didn’t really have any guidelines, we just knew we wanted wild flowers and foliage. We knew Em would do such a good job and trusted her completely so just let her do her thing, and we’re so glad we did because everything was beautiful! My bouquet was gorgeous, I couldn’t stop looking at it all day and the bridesmaids were the same with theirs. The asymmetrical arch in the beautiful ceremony room in Neidpath Castle was stunning and exactly like we’d imagined. The hundreds of bottles around the castle and in the marquee were so gorgeous. Some of our guests at the wedding who are the least likely of people to comment on flowers and pretty things were going on and on about how beautiful these bottles of flowers on the tables were. Everything was exactly as we’d imagined, thanks to Em’s talent. We cannot thank her enough for all her hard work, everything was amazing. I’m now pressing and drying lots of the flowers to preserve their beauty for as long as I can! Thank you for everything Em!


Faye & her bridesmaids | Story of Love Wedding Photography

Faye & her bridesmaids | Story of Love Wedding Photography

FAYE

Emma was so wonderful to work with in the lead up to, and on the day of our wedding. She made suggestions and took time to understand the theme and style we wanted in order to help us create the perfect plan for our flowers. Emma is very professional and organised but also has a relaxed nature which makes her a calming influence during the planning process. She kept in contact with me and checked up on things throughout the lead up to the day. The quality and skill of her flowers are amazing and I couldn't have imagined more perfect flowers for our wedding day. I think we would struggle to find a guest who didn't comment on the impressive and beautiful flower arch that Emma created. A very talented and lovely lady! Thank you!