Oh, how I love flowers and how I love small business. Especially those run out of the home shed/garage (like mine at the moment!) Mountain Love Flowers is a few houses down from me in Tamborine. Stephanie creates beautiful bouquets and arrangements from locally sourced florals & foliage (some of that coming from her own back yard.)
When I visited Steph she was in the middle of crafting a beautiful big table arrangement for a wedding. I'll never grow tired of watching (and photographing) people doing what they love...
Who are you and what do you do?
I'm Steph from Mountain Love Flowers; a family-owned, local business on Tamborine Mountain offering beautiful flowers for all occasions and events. Myself and Mark, my partner of 10 years and father to my three gorgeous daughters run the business together. We offer free delivery 7 days a week on the mountain.
What inspired you to start your business / how did it all begin?
Growing up in England, I developed a massive love for flowers and since opening my business that has grown. I adore mixing my love for traditional English flowers with Australian Natives and Proteas to create a rustic-yet-elegant look. I also really love all the special requests and customs I get to do!
What is your favourite thing about your business?
I love that our business is all about love and spreading the love. Whether its a wedding full of flowers, or a small posy - flowers are always able to make someones day brighter and can let someone know you're thinking of them. I love that!
I also love that I can support other local businesses by sourcing flowers locally.
What’s currently the most popular item in your shop?
A few of our most popular bunches/bouquets include pastel-tone rose bridal bouquets and large birthday native bouquets wrapped in brown floral-printed paper.
What is your favourite flower?
Hmmm, that's a hard one! Can I pick more than one? Sunflowers, Peonies/Roses, Foxgloves, King proteas and Oriental Lillies are my top five.
Mountain Love Flowers is open 7am-7pm and run deliveries every day. Steph has a beautiful selection of ready-made bunches, or you can call in for a custom bouquet or arrangement tailored to suit and hand-made with love.