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Welcome to Flowers by Catherine at No.8 Lifestyle, Wheathampstead. Botanical, floral & home styling are key to today’s lifestyle. We use the best quality flowers, foliage and plants for beautiful botanical creations, whatever the occasion or event. Our boutique shop, No.8 Lifestyle, is based in a beautiful Grade II listed building in Wheathampstead High Street providing a unique shopping experience with gifts, homeware and vintage treasures. We are also the local area stockist for Frenchic Chalk Paint.
We offer the convenience of ordering flowers online for collection or delivery as well as the option to have a browse in-store and support the High Street. We deliver to Wheathampstead, Harpenden, St Albans and surrounding areas and travel further afield for weddings and events.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday 9.30am-5pm and Saturday 9am-4pm.
Flowers to celebrate the life and personality of the individual as well as the sentiment of loved ones are the number one focus when it comes to funeral flowers.
We understand that you are grieving and support you to organise your flowers in a straightforward and sympathetic way.
It’s never too early to start your floral plans and begin to turn your vision into reality. The combination of beautiful blooms, perfectly matched to your theme, venue and style, along with those little extra special details are what we do best.
We also love a quirky or non-traditional theme and you can be assured that our service, quality and commitment will make your day extra special.
Flowers and plants have been a lifelong passion of mine but my professional floristry journey took off in my 40’s, training at college and alongside established florists in London and Hertfordshire. An eye for creating something extraordinary and unique, bringing floral artistry and botanical magic with a truly personal service is what sets Flowers by Catherine apart from other businesses.
“Do you suppose she’s a wildflower?” is a quote from Alice In Wonderland and is one that has stayed with me for many years. To me it embodies looking at things differently, creatively and sharing the beauty in everything to enhance our space and life.
Prior to the world of flowers, I worked as an Executive Assistant for over 20 years, skills which definitely come in very handy when it comes to running a successful business.
We also provide Gift Vouchers, regular flower subscriptions and The Flower Club which includes flowers you can create yourself with my online tutorials. So you can spread the floral love all year round!
“You make it look so easy!” This is a comment I hear a lot at no. 8 when customers are in the shop and see me behind the counter making a bouquet, arrangement or when I’m running a workshop. I guess you could say the same to a surgeon or…
Deciding which funeral flowers to include for that final farewell isn’t easy. It’s a difficult time, you are grieving, you have so much to organise and sometimes it’s an easy option to default to the traditional floral tributes we have all seen for many years. But funeral flowers have moved…
Learn a brief history of the Language of Flowers and how to choose flowers based on their history and symbolism is a special way to add even more sentiment to your day.