Flowers by stem specializes in modern, natural, sustainable floral design for events and weddings. We believe that flowers can inspire beautiful moments. Whether it be a bouquet as unique as you are, or a vibrant centerpiece that captures the essence of your celebration, flowers by stem brings your vision to life using quality, seasonal flowers. We love creating innovative, one-of-a-kind experiences through our flowers and draw closely from our client's inspirations. Owner/Lead Designer Stephanie Stopka will work with you to deliver your vision using the highest quality flowers available and gladly services weddings and special events in and around Chicago and the suburbs, as well as southern Wisconsin and Michigan.
Stephanie discovered her passion for floral design during a random job with a renowned florist from South Carolina. On a whim, Stephanie followed her passion, left her job in advertising, and opened Flowers by Stem in 2006. Now a board member of the Green Wedding Alliance, she prides herself on operating an environmentally friendly company.
Flowers by Stem creates distinct, gorgeous floral arrangements drawing from local markets and seasonal flowers. Whether you’re envisioning a romantic, elegant, modern, or classic style, or something unique to your personal taste, Flowers by Stem are experts at creating floral designs that are tailored to your vision. Stephanie strives for personalized customer service and is there for consultations as well as full design oversight. To make your special day carefree and enjoyable, they deliver, set up, and clean up their floral arrangements. Flowers by Stem offers the following floral arrangements:
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30 Reviews for Flowers by Stem
Recommended by 98% of couples
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Michael Garabedian · Married on 11/09/2019
Stephanie was great – I have absolutely zero complaints about her or her service. I heard about her through a friend and when I reached out to her, she got back to me right away. We met in person and she helped me outline my vision. Honestly, I did not know what kind of vision I had, and Stephanie really guided me through the entire process. She was so professional, respectful, and gave the most wonderful suggestions. I felt great after our initial consultation. Shortly thereafter she sent me a quote and it was within the budget I gave her with everything that I had asked for. We even added fresh flowers to the cake about two weeks before the wedding and Stephanie added them with no problem. On the day of the wedding she was prompt and efficient. She answered any and all questions that anyone had for her and even took the time to pin the flowers on every male! She was very easy to work with, no nonsense, and executed our vision effortlessly – I highly recommend!Sent on 12/28/2019
K Aschenbach · Married on 09/07/2019
Provided flower for my wedding. Stephanie matched my bouquet which I made from flowers from my garden. It was wonderful and I would highly recommend Flowers by Stem!Sent on 10/02/2019
Shannon Cullerton · Married on 05/24/2019
Incredibly personable and talented!
Flowers by Stem made our wedding day pure magic. It's hard to describe what exactly we envisioned for our special day and I'm not sure I articulated the precise style and feel we wanted. But Stephanie delivered! She took what I did know I wanted, amplified that vision and brought it to life. She and her amazing staff transformed the space with her flowers. When I saw my bouquet, I cried. She even included a very special flower my grandmother brought from her garden last minute. Planning weddings are ridiculously stressful, but in looking back, Flowers by Stem brought an ease and joy to the process. I can not thank them enough.Sent on 08/19/2019
As wedding planners, we rely on florists to provide personalized service, extensive floral expertise and quality flowers to our couples. This all can be found with Flowers by Stem. The owner, Stephanie Stopka, is probably one of the nicest people you will ever meet and we would highly recommend her to future brides. We look forward to working together again with Stephanie in the upcoming wedding seasons!