An independent florist in Bishop’s Stortford with a difference


Owned by mum & daughter Jan & Carla Zelezinski, we are all about fantastic floral design, exquisite ideas, friendly personal service, creating with the skills from more years experience than we like to mention and using the best quality flowers we can get our hands on!

We are a unique florist in Bishop’s Stortford in a very special setting – our flower workshop is in converted stables on a picturesque farm minutes from the town centre – a grotto of beautiful flowers, vases and ribbons! We find great pleasure in making lovely bouquets using seasonal flowers and colours, and love being creative! We are not just another national online service sending out flowers by courier nor are we involved in any relay systems, we create with our own hands then deliver with our own feet!

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  • “Thank you both so much for the fantastic job you did with our wedding flowers, they were beautiful. They really made an impact in the room and everyone commented on them!”




  • “Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you for your patience and for transforming all of my thoughts into one big wow!! I particularly loved my wacky bouquet which everyone commented on, it certainly got people talking!! We won’t hesitate to recommend you!”

  • “Just a note to say a huge thank you for all of our wedding flowers, my bouquet was just perfect and the table vases were simply gorgeous. They all made such a difference to the day and you were both so helpful, approachable and friendly. We will always use you for all our floristry needs now! Thank you both”

  • “Just to say a massive thank you for the beautiful flowers on our wedding day. The flowers were such a massive impact and really did give the guests a wow factor and received so many comments about them. The bouquets were perfect, even better than I imagined and the table centres really made the look in the marquee. Not only would we like to thank you for the beautiful flowers but also how stress free you made the whole planning and organising. Every meeting we had with you, although very professional, you made us feel really at ease, and it was the personal touches that we loved. Nothing was a problem and it really felt as though you cared as much as us about how we wanted the flowers to look! We are so glad we chose Elegant Stems to supply the flowers for your special day and would recommend you to everyone we know and will certainly be using you in the future.”

  • “What can I say? The two little words thank you seem totally inadequate to express my true feelings of appreciation. From our very first meeting with you, Tracey and I knew that the flowers were an aspect of the wedding we did not have to worry about. It was wonderful for us to have complete faith and trust, knowing that your genuine interest in tracey’s wishes together with your passion for what you do, would be encompassed in the end result. With your expertise in choosing the most beautiful flowrs to compliment the colour scheme everything was magnificent in fact quite breath taking, greatly admired and talked about. The flowers were an extremely important part of tracey’s day and I thank you from the bottom of my heart for making my daughter so happy.”

  • “I just had to email you both and say a huge, huge thank you for our beautiful wedding flowers. We were so pleased with them and they just lit up Spains Hall on the day. We received such great service from you and we felt so confident using Elegant Stems – from the moment you sent us the quote to when you arrived on the day. Everyone commented on the flowers and I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Elegant Stems to anyone – for weddings or anything else! Thank you both so much for all your hard work.”

  • “Thank you so much for all your input and hard work in creating such beautiful flowers for our wedding, we were absolutely thrilled with them and they made a perfect day even more perfect! We lost count of how many compliments we had – your name has been spread around. We really can’t thank you enough!”

  • “I just wanted to say another big thank you for making the barn look so amazing on our wedding day! The flowers couldn’t have been more perfect – and I’m so pleased you understood exactly what I wanted from my vague ramblings!”

  • “Thank you so much for the wonderful flowers. I thoroughly enjoyed the whole process of planning and working with you and the end result you created was absolutely stunning. The room at Spains Hall looked like a magazine and my bridesmaid and I loved our bouquets. You made everything so relaxed, thank you again.”

  • “A massive thank you for our wedding flowers! They were perfect and totally exceeded our expectations, we have received so many comments on the flowers so thank you for helping us create the look for our perfect day! Thank you again for all your work and advice”

  • “Thank you so much for the wonderful flowers you did for our wedding. Everyone commented on how amazing they looked, particularly the stunning table displays which set off the room so well! The bouquets and everything were all perfect. Thank you!”

  • “Thank you very much for providing the flowers for our wedding day. The table displays, bouquets and buttonholes looked beautiful (as well as elegant!) and we had lots of compliments about them. We really appreciate all the help and advice you gave us in the run up to our wedding – it really helped to make the preparations a lot easier.”

  • “WOW! We just wanted to say a BIG thank you, the flowers were lovely and the table flowers were amazing, everyone commented on how different they were. Big smiles all round and thank you so much for your help.”

  • “I just wanted to say a massive thank you, the flowers were beautiful! It was exactly what I wanted (you have a great ability to understand what someone wants when they aren’t fully sure themselves!). The day was incredible, it was beyond anything I ever imagined it would be! Thank you and your Mum for everything! It’s really appreciated.”

  • “I wanted to say a huge thank you for the beautiful flowers and displays that you created for our wedding day. You totally exceeded my expectations and everything looked stunning. The colours and the style were spot on, exactly what I was after.”

  • “I just wanted to say a MASSIVE thank you for the flowers for our wedding, they were perfect and looked absolutely beautiful! A lot of people commented on how lovely they were. My Grannie, who wasn’t at the wedding, loved her bouquet that was sent to her afterwards, and even some of the other ladies in her home said they were beautiful too. I also loved the locket of my Grandpa that was attached to my bouquet – it really was perfect! I really can’t thank you enough for everything! Everything was perfect :)”

  • “Just to say a massive thank you for our beautiful flowers on Friday – everyone was full of praise especially for the centre pieces. Everything was as I imagined – but better!! Thanks so much!!!!!”

  • “Thank you so much for all your beautiful work and efforts, the flowers were perfect and parklands looked exactly as I imagined! We couldn’t have ask for better people to help our day be as brilliant as it was and couldn’t have done it without you. When we get some photos ill send you a few so you can see how it all came together!”

  • “I know Mark told you how pleased I was with the flowers, however I just wanted to personally let you know that I was over the moon. They were just beautiful! I couldn’t have wanted for more.”

  • “Carla & her mum were super helpful from our first meeting. Personal & with great ideas. Their flower displays were fantastic & smelt wonderful. All our guests were so impressed. Made our ideas a fantastic reality.”

  • “The day was amazing and everyone had a fab time. The flowers looked stunning and we received so many compliments regarding the table displays. Of course I gave you full credit!”

  • “Just wanted to say a massive thank you so much for all the flowers and decorations. The flowers were amazing and the room just looked fantastic-I couldn’t have wished for it to look any better! We had so many comments on the way the room looked and the flowers, so thank you so much as it was down to you!”

  • “Thank you so much for everything you did for Paul and I… we really did have an amazing day! The flowers were absolutely stunning and looked better than we could ever of dreamed of!”

  • “I know all the brides say this but truly thank you for making it a magical day!! I genuinely fell in love with the marquee setting so much so that the whole of the evening event got changed so we could have more hours in the marquee with the beautiful flowers and candles etc. You made my event perfect and I’m so grateful! You guys rocked so thank you once again! Xx”

  • “I want to thank you both so much for doing our flowers for our wedding day. You knew exactly what we were looking for and we were amazed at how beautiful the flowers looked. We had comments all day about how beautiful they were and those that got them as gifts after the wedding were so happy. Thank you again and I will always recommend you!”

  • “We just wanted to say a huge thank you for adding a fantastic splash of colour to our big day. Both mark and I love colour and we absolutely loved the flowers. Everyone commented on how beautiful and vibrant the flower arrangements were. Thank you for being a delight to work with, you have been nothing but wonderful and the result speaks for itself. Many, many thanks again.”


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