Author - Stephanie Stopka

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Stephanie Stopka is a Chicago mom to three hilarious and beautiful girls. Stephanie is also owner of flowers by stem. Flowers by stem designs flowers for weddings, events and also offers weekly subscription services for those businesses and homes in need of ongoing floral design. Flowers by stem thinks flowers can inspire beautiful moments. Whether it be a bouquet as unique as our amazing brides, or a vibrant centerpiece that captures the essence of your celebration, flowers by stem will bring your vision to life using quality, seasonal flowers to create modern, elegant design. Feel free to see our work at and email for more info. We look forward to creating with you! 

Holiday Decorating How-To's

Happy November! Now that the Halloween costumes are packed away and all of the good candy's eaten, it's time to turn our excitement to the winter holidays! As a mom to three little girls (5, 3, and 11 months!) I know first-hand how easy it is to get overwhelmed with holiday decorations that are heavy on the construction paper and elmer's glue, light on your style. As amazing as those home-made decorations are, we all need a few corners here and there in our home that reminds us that yes, a...

Posted on November 15, 2012 at 6:00 AM by Stephanie Stopka