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Botanical & home styling are key to today’s lifestyle. We use high quality flowers and plants for our bespoke creations and sell a beautiful range of complimenting homeware, gifts and decorative vintage items, all of which enhance your home and lifestyle.
Our boutique shop, No.8 Lifestyle, is based in a beautiful Grade II listed building in Wheathampstead High Street and brings something different to the world of retail. We are also the local area stockist for Frenchic Chalk Paint.
You can order some of our most popular flowers, plants and products online Here for collection or delivery. We deliver to Wheathampstead, Harpenden, St Albans and surrounding areas and travel further afield for weddings, events and home styling.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday 9.30am-5pm and Saturday 9am-4pm.
You can trust our expertise, knowledge and experience to create beautiful arrangements to suit your style, message and theme.
We have a range of grab ‘n go flowers and plants available at No.8 Lifestyle but if you require something special, we recommend that you Order Online Here in advance. Our delivery area is a 10 mile radius of Wheathampstead.
Get hands-on with your blooms, learn how to style them with video tutorials and discover florist top tips with The Flower Club. On the 3rd Thursday of the month we deliver a bunch of the best seasonal flowers, carefully selected for freshness and vase life. Flowers are delivered hand wrapped (not crammed into a box) so you can enjoy a wider variety and selection of blooms.
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. No.8 Lifestyle combines my passion for flowers, interiors and an eye for creating something extraordinary and unique. Bringing floral artistry and botanical magic with a truly personal service is what sets No.8 Lifestyle 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!
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