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How to Prepare for a Design Consultation!

DOWNLOAD THE PREP GUIDEHow to Prepare for a Design Consultation with Branches! Call ahead: 843-785-2535. This helps our designers plan for your visit and make sure we are in the shop at your desired time. Send us details (dimensions, measurements, photos of your space and the container, if applicable, etc.) to our email at info@branchesdesigns.com with your preferred contact information. Bonus: Send us "inspiration" photos/descriptions or ideas of what you're looking for with your designs! Plan for design fees. A $30 design fee OR 30% of the total cost for designs over $100 apply to custom designs. Be patient, please! Good things take time and custom designs are no exception! Depending on the complexity of your design(s) and product availability, it...

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COVID-19 Update: Limited Re-Opening | April 22, 2020

The Shop is OPEN for Limited Shopping Beginning April 22, 2020; but the Health & Safety of Our Team and Customers is Remains Our #1 FocusHoo-WEE. Anyone else feeling the corona-update whiplash?Upon the news of the South Carolina allowing the re-openings of certain retailers (to which our store was included), we've made the decision to re-open with *LIMITED* hours, capacity, and access to certain areas of the store (including no public restrooms - please plan ahead!) to comply with updated state and local guidelines.We are asking for your patience with these new guidelines & restrictions and your assistance to protect the health and safety of our team, fellow customers, and YOU! We strongly recommend calling or emailing ahead to schedule...

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Branches Response to COVID-19: Keeping Our Customers, Team, & Family Safe

We've weathered some pretty big storms over the 25+ years of being in business (figuratively and literally!), but this unprecedented health crisis is something we are having to take one day at a time and learn as we go. We appreciate your patience and giving us some much needed grace as we now have to adjust to the new roles, routines, and effects of our "new normal" that changes by the minute...For now, we've listed the ways you can continue to shop with us below and will make ourselves available as best as we can. Note the shop is closed to visitors to protect our community far and wide -- but we are still working behind the scenes to assist...

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Lowcountry Bouquet Flower Bar Class

It's no surprise we love where we live - and we love incorporating stems, blooms, and other unique pieces inspired by our Lowcountry surroundings into so many of our designs.Sarah & Lauren now host a featured "Lowcountry Bouquet" class that showcases these local favorites like hydrangeas, palm leaves, and palmetto roses. It's a fun class that blends timeless southern vibes with a fun time with friends.We had a wonderful time - so much so that we had to schedule a 2nd overflow class to do it again! We cannot wait to host more Flower Bar classes this spring.Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to learn more about upcoming classes!Thank you again, ladies, for joining us at the Branches Flower Bar -...

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Local Collaboration: Fall Florals & Fashion with Birdie James Boutique

It's no surprise we have a thing for supporting female makers and entrepreneurs at the shop, but our local ladies are near and dear to our hearts, too! When an opportunity to blend our love of lifestyle inspiration, home design, and seasonal, high-end fashion came about with the ever-stylish Michelle Taylor of Birdie James Boutique, we took the bouquet by the stems and dove right in!The collaboration was inspired by the luxurious textures and colors of autumn, the effortless natural magic of the Lowcountry, and transitional silhouettes and palettes that blend the fleeting season of fall into the nostalgia of the holidays. Michelle curated the looks based on the latest trends and classic styles the Birdie James client craves; and of...

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