“Fern Studio” by Cody Fullerton

Fern Studio is a floral design studio located in Columbia, SC. The growing Fern team consists of four employees, four interns, and occasionally a freelace floral designer will join the team on bigger projects. Focusing on weddings and events, Fern delivers beautiful and memorable floral installations that are tailored to their clients. As their client list grows, Fern also has asperations to grow. Owner Sarah Swinson-Shell says she hopes to start opening the studio up a few times a week for customers to who are looking for smaller floral arrangments. Whatever they tackle next, it seems that their future is bright.

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Intern Kelsy Goff, left, owner Sarah Swinson-Shell, and freelancer Mellissa Smith wait for the doors to open at Hugenot Lofts, in Greenville, SC, so they can set up for the wedding reception.

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Swinson-Shell works on site at Lace House in Columbia before a wedding. She spreads out the veranda to create the arrangements before setting them up inside.

Sharon Young puts the finishing touches on a bouquet.

Sharon Young puts the finishing touches on a bouquet.

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Details of a Ranuculus, one of the many flowers included in the floral arrangment.

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Using over 150 flowers, this floral chandelier took the Fern team an hour and a half to install.

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The ceremonial floral display stands in front of a large organ at a wedding altar.