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At Home with Amy Romfo

An exclusive look inside the home of Amy Romfo, curator of the online lifestyle brand the Coastal Oak. As a home and design influencer, her family home is an ever-evolving creative canvas.


A showcase of local custom-built projects constructed by Charleston's top home builders and remodelers.

Bathing Beauties:

Step inside over 60 local bathrooms designed and built by local home professionals with tips and design ideas to plan your own dreamy bathroom.

Get the Look: Hotel Bathrooms

Take inspiration from Charleston’s most luxurious hotels with product picks from local suppliers to help you create your own at-home bathroom oasis.

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Design Delight

Spring in the South is something to savor. Open your windows and breathe in the fresh air as you read through the spring issue of Charleston Home + Design Magazine. On the cover, Amy Romfo of the Coastal Oak tells us about how her brand came to be and what it means to live and curate a coastal lifestyle in ways that are accessible to anyone interested in home design.

Our annual bathroom showcase features over sixty local projects from primary suites, to wet rooms, to secondary bathrooms. No matter the size of yours, this feature is packed with design highlights and product picks for every scenario. For a little more bathroom inspiration, we’ve put together an additional product guide to help you “get the look” of a boutique-style hotel bathroom right at home.

For those planning to build a new custom home or even a remodel, our Custom-Built feature highlights the Lowcountry’s top builders with an opportunity to see more from each of their projects online (Scan QR code on p. 167).

With a variety of local projects to digest, this issue will surely spark some inspiration no matter your style. Luckily, we’ve included the contact information for each of these stunning spaces to begin your own home and design endeavors with the guidance and of a local home professional.

Don’t forget to share your projects with us over at @chdmag on Instagram; we can’t wait to see your home reimagined.

Happy reading and designing!

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With over 25 years of experience in the industry, Christy possesses a deep passion for design and a keen eye for its intricacies, and understanding how mechanical aspects work together. In her four years in the showroom industry, Kaity has honed her skills in customer connection and support, collaborating with clients to bring their home visions to reality.

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Meet Whitney Whitlock, the founder behind this team of human resource (HR) consultants who provide small businesses with impactful employee management strategies benefiting day-to-day operations.

What is the role of an HR consultant?

We believe the role of an HR consultant should consist of helping a business grow and thrive along with making employees feel valued and appreciated.

How does We Thrive HR add value to small businesses?

Many small businesses cannot justify hiring a full-time human resources representative. WeThrive HR provides clients with knowledge, processes, HR management platforms, and employment law resources.

What makes your company unique?

We are a boutique outsourced HR firm that tailors our services to meet personalized business needs.

Tell us about the services you offer:

We assist with the entire employee life cycle from recruiting, hiring, and onboarding to offboarding and exit interviews. Our team specializes in everything HR including benefits management, payroll, performance management, and team building.

Where do you see WeThrive HR in the future?

I see WeThrive HR growing rapidly. Small businesses desire and appreciate our services. We act as another set of eyes and ears for the business owner and help them strategize how to serve their biggest company asset, their people.

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Answers to Burning Questions

Steve Smith and Maggie St. John of WilliamSmith Fireplaces go head-to-head on the benefits of installing a fireplace in your home and their preferred customizations.

Steve Said: Maggie Said:

Typically, I prefer linear fireplaces with a contemporary-modern touch. Linear fireplaces are convenient; you can start a modern gas fireplace like you are turning a light on or off.

Montigo fireplaces display innovative designs and are unique to each installation. This brand takes fireplaces to the next level with modernstyle and contemporary beauty.

Traditional vs. Modern Fireplace Style?

Favorite Fireplace Brand?

I favor traditional fireplaces over modern ones because they are environmentally friendly, have low energy costs, and are timeless.

I personally like the ease of a gas fireplace. Gas fireplaces are low-maintenance, look very natural and are more convenient, eliminating the need for firewood.

When purchasing a fireplace from WilliamSmith Fireplaces, the options are endless. We have multiple options for logs, mantles, surrounds, glass, and interiors. Our installations make venting much easier.

Wood-Burning, Gas, or Electric Fireplace?

Biggest Benefit of a Fireplace at Home?

Earthcore’s Isokern brand is durable and longlasting. Earthcore’s products are made from genuine volcanic pumice, a natural insulator. Isokern fireplaces allow flue gas to heat faster and burn clearer; creating a better performance.

A wood-burning fireplace is by far my favorite. This type allows you to better control the size of the fire, provides a cozy ambiance that many homeowners enjoy, and is the most affordable.

To have the ability to heat up your home with a fully customized fireplace is the biggest benefit of owning a fireplace. There truly is nothing like the warmth and glow of a fire.

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Outdoor Furniture at Seawah Furniture | Design

The most desirable furniture is always in season, always in style. Take POLYWOOD® Outdoor Furniture for example. Here’s what designer John Dolan has to say about why this line works so well in Charleston.

Why does POLYWOOD® pair effortlessly with Seawah Furniture | Design ?

We love POLYWOOD®’s wide variety of color options and countless frame styles. With a vast selection of Revolution Outdoor Performance Fabrics, the limitless design possibilities allow clients to create custom furniture tailored to any design style.

What can homeowners expect from this line?

With POLYWOOD®’s all-weather durability, clients can expect durable furniture capable of withstanding the coastal elements and everyday wear and tear. Unlike traditional wood furniture, POLYWOOD® never needs to be sanded, painted, or stained, making it a low-maintenance product clients can enjoy for years to come.

What do you love most about the line?

They were initially founded in a garage by two high school friends to create sustainable furniture using recycled plastics recovered from the ocean. POLYWOOD® is a waste-free manufacturer, sourcing once-discarded materials and turning them into beautiful, lasting outdoor furniture.

What is your favorite piece?

One of our favorite pieces is the Elevate Lounge Series. Whether entertaining guests or unwinding with the family after a day at the beach, this collection offers a sleek, modern design and endless configurations to express your family's style effortlessly. From dining to lounging, the Elevate series has something for everyone.

For more information, call Seawah Furniture | Design at (843) 212-5110 or visit

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Latitude Corner Sectional in Vintage White with fabric cushions in Sky Blue, Outdoor Lumbar Pillow in Leaf Sky Blue, 18’’ Outdoor Throw Pillows in Leaf Sky Blue, 22’’ Outdoor Throw Pillows in Island Hopper Sky
Seawah Furniture | Design’s team provides design consultations and product recommendations at their Johns Island showroom: 3714 Betsy Kerrison Pkwy. Latitude 5-Piece Dining Set in Vintage White Elevate Modular Table in Vintage White Elevate Dining Arm Chair in Vintage White
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8. 2. 1. Relight Pendant 2. Danish Cord Barstool 3. Accent Table 4. Velvet Sofa 5. Bouclé Throw Pillow 6. Bouclé Armchair 7. Console Table 8. Turkish Rug 4. 3. 7. 1.

Right as Retro

A little bit 60s and a little bit 70s, the retro revival among interior designs is in full swing with a modern twist.

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1. Cosmic Stripe Fabric 2. Serendipity Blues Fabric 3. Faux Grasscloth 4. Pi Side Table 5. Leather Recliner 6. Antique Carnival Glass 7. Bourgie Lamp 8. Audio Tower 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 7. 6. 8.

At Home with Staci Lantz

of Imagine Home

Founded over a decade ago, Imagine Home has changed the home interiors market by developing a luxury lifestyle brand featuring artisan-crafted home accessories and upholstered furniture. Staci Lantz invites us to see her creative and collaborative interior design process inside this Kiawah Island home.

Written by Ashley Rowell | Photography by Tripp Smith
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(above) Katie Lyons and Staci Lantz of Imagine Home.

Ladies' Lounge

A tropical-inspired wallpaper embowers the ceiling and bookshelves in the Ladies' Lounge. The custom Murphy Bed is disguised with lovely commissioned art by Heather MacQueen Jones. A bubble chandelier presides over four Imagine Home Zoe Chairs. For a finishing touch, custom drapery frames the windows.

'She Shell' Room

In the guest space dubbed the ‘She Shell’ room, two Imagine Home scroll tufted twin beds reside with Georgia Chambray Colorful Annie Selke bedding. Bolsters crafted from Peter Dunham textiles are fun additions to the space. The bluepainted ceiling and eye-catching Annie Selke rug are the perfect final touches, also sourced by Imagine Home.

Outdoor Living

The homeowner can hear the ocean while drinking a cup of coffee in the morning or entertaining friends in the evenings from the porch area. An Imagine Home Coronado Bed Swing is the focal point of the porch. Woven baskets line the walls for a pop of color. The ceiling was painted a classic haint blue to add contrast. Woven light fixtures and furniture complete this personable outdoor space.

Powder Room

A powder room offers a big design opportunity, and Staci used this chance to experiment with colorful cabinetry and unique wallpaper. The downstairs loo has Charleston Toile wallcovering in Navy by Katie Kime paired with an abstract floor pattern. The custom blue cabinets partner well with the palette and give a tranquil feel. Illuminating the room are Camilla Bent Arm Sconces by Regina Andrews.

For more information, call Imagine Home at (843) 867-6235 or visit

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Forged in Fire

The Craftsman

Will Smith has proudly spent most of his life working in the iron and steel industry. Beginning at the ripe age of 16, Will worked at an ornamental shop where he was introduced to working with iron. He instantly fell in love with how the material can be manipulated when heated. As his life progressed so did his career, he began constructing steel buildings and working at a shipyard and cement plant. These experiences gave Will the tools to start his own business where he offers meticulous handcrafting of custom ironwork for Lowcountry residential spaces.

The Product

Will Smith’s craftsmanship extends to a wide range of bespoke creations, including fences, staircases, handrails, window guards, security doors, arbors, and gates. Clients often request designs unique to their home such as a heron, butterfly, or mermaid. Will sketches the design before cutting it from

iron. Beyond iron and wood, his expertise spans various materials, including assorted steel, stainless steel, and aluminum, ensuring a tailored solution for every project.

The Process

Before Will and his crew even step into their iron workshop, located in St. Matthews, South Carolina, Will sets up a consultation with the client. The meeting occurs at the location of the project so that he can get a look of things and discover what the homeowner truly wants. After this meeting, his team of experts measures the installation area with contour gauges for curves and corners. At the workshop, the team begins to weld iron beams and designs are forged until cherry red, placed on an anvil, and beaten into shape using a cross peen hammer. This process is repeated every five minutes until completion. The finished product is transported to the location and personally installed by Lowcountry Iron & Woodworks.

This local artisan has crafted exceptional iron gates, railings, and metal sculptures in residential neighborhoods for over twenty years. Will Smith of Lowcountry Iron & Woodworks (above) This wrought iron railing was designed and created to withstand the outdoor elements and help guide these homeowners down the stairs. (right) These custom iron railings keep the outdoor living area safe.
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Written by Ashley Rowell | Photography by Ruta Smith & Paige Taylor


Pearce Scott & Allison Bonner

What is your architectural philosophy?

Pearce Scott Architects is a small, homegrown architecture firm that guides clients through the design experience without ego. We work with clients to bring the vision of their project to life by creating spaces that are intimately suited to their needs.

For this project, how did you achieve the goals of the homeowner?

We worked closely with the homeowner, who was also the builder for the project, in fleshing out their conceptual idea of designing a structure that would look and feel like an old, existing barn that was now being repurposed for residential use.

Tell us about the architectural features on the exterior.

We used heavy timber columns on the first floor with tabby stucco infill and expansive French doors to give the appearance of an open barn that had its ground, or threshing, floor, enclosed for the common spaces of the kitchen, living and dining. The upper floor was clad in charred wood siding and the roof was finished in corrugated metal, all to enhance the rustic feeling of an older structure with a new life within.

Tell us about the architectural features on the interior.

The building's heavy timber structure was exposed on the interior, and the two wings on the upper floor containing multiple bedrooms and bathrooms were connected by an open bridge structure with a floating steel stair below.

For more information, call Pearce Scott Architects at (843) 837-5700 or visit

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(above) The exterior is tabby stucco in between heavy timber with a corrugated metal roof for a rustic barn-like appearance.
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by Micaela Arnett | Photography by Ellis Creek Photography (above) These homeowners wanted a home that would look and feel like an old barn from the inside out. (below) The interior features a combination of plaster and drywall with wood and stone flooring.


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What makes this project unique?

We placed several antique collectibles in this project to pay homage to the clients heritage, but mixed with modern design elements for ultimate comfort, style and function.

What were the goals of the homeowner?

The client’s goal for their home was a comfortably chic interior design with a modest sense of glamour in a Deco-Revival tone.

What is your design philosophy?

A good designer curates materials that reflect the personality of the client(s) and uses design principles and detail to create a consistent feeling and flow. Design is an amazing process where one decision unfolds to the next. For this reason, no two projects will ever be the same.

What is your trend forecast for 2024?

It’s super inspiring to see the resurgence of vibrant hues and nostalgia-provoking prints in textiles and wallpapers. Deep, moody colors like whiskey, chocolate, emerald green, and bourbon are going to continue to be popular this year.

For more information, call CK Design Group at (201) 669-6547 or visit

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INDUSTRY PROFILES | Inspired Interiors
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by Micaela Arnett | Photography by Meghan Balcom (above) A fresh, Art-Deco inspired home unfolds with depth in the details. Layers of fabric and material work together to create a cozy and comfortable living and dining space. (below) This open-concept space serves as a place to unwind with natural accents and texture.

Stop Overthinking Organization

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The Setting:

Regardless of your design style, having a neat and tidy kitchen is a dream for every homeowner. Yet, how does one achieve a clean room aesthetic in the messiest area of the home? The answer is simple: smart storage. Organizing your kitchen with custom cabinetry will not only bring order to your kitchen, but your life.

The Problem:

The homeowner’s previous storage space made it nearly impossible to keep clear of clutter because of how small the original cabinet layout was. Charleston Cabinets, Inc. designed and installed custom cabinetry that transformed this disorganized space into a wellorganized, timeless kitchen.

The Solution:

With custom cabinet concepts by Charleston Cabinets, Inc., the homeowner can cleverly tuck their extra plates, appliances, and everything else they don’t wish to be displayed on the counter in the cabinets hidden under the kitchen island. Charleston Cabinets, Inc. created more storage by adding custom pull-out sliding shelves to the cabinets. These strategically designed cabinets feature sneaky storage tricks such as tall cabinets, custom glide-outs, and slim cabinets to store baking sheets and utensils that otherwise would be displayed on the counter next to the stove. Not all items are pretty enough to be stored in clear view, but in this homeowner's case, some are. Charleston Cabinets, Inc. created cabinets with glass doors to display their timeless crockery.

For more information, call Charleston Cabinets, Inc. at (843) 554-7800 or visit

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Written by Ashley Rowell | Photography by Patrick Brickman

Tune-Up Your Bathroom

Bathroom remodeling can be a quick and enjoyable process with this group of bath professionals whose full-service approach guides homeowners every step of the way.

What is a "Bath Tune-Up"?

It consists of various changes made to the appearance of the washroom so that the room is revived with a new look and feel.


From tub-to-shower conversions to complete remodels and everything in between, Bath Tune-Up is your full-service bath expert. Their team of specialists aims to make the remodeling experience enjoyable and straightforward by being a one-stop shop from the initial call to the final walkthrough. Bath Tune-Up goes to great lengths to remove all the barriers and common pain points to create an exceptional experience.

What should homeowners consider before undergoing a bathroom remodel?

Before beginning your remodeling project, it is of utmost importance to consider the company you work with on the project. A bathroom renovation is one of the highest-risk projects you can do within your home, so the homeowner should select the contractor very carefully.


At Bath Tune-Up, their experts can assist with any bathroom remodel, conversion, or fixture replacement. Clients are welcome to schedule a virtual or in-person consultation. This meeting is the perfect opportunity to discuss the client's needs and wants and the timeline of the project, as well as see if Bath Tune-Up is the right fit for the job.

How can Bath Tune-Up eliminate selection stress?

The bathroom has many elements and can be overwhelming when making remodeling decisions.


Bath Tune-Up alleviates the stress of too many options by offering a variety of curated designs to help make the design process effortless and create a functional, beautiful bathroom. The Collections consist of different combinations of tiles, flooring, vanities, and finishes hand-picked by bath designers. Clients can visualize their dream bathroom using a design tool on Bath TuneUp’s website. They also provide in-house

design services where they develop a 3D rendering of your bathroom.

Benefits of a "Bath Tune-Up"?

Homeowners want to improve their bathroom aesthetics and functionality, the desire to enhance home value and personal aging-inplace considerations. Some are also interested in new sustainable living and energy-efficient features.


A bathroom remodel increases your home value and can lower energy costs, but are you aware that the average person spends two years of their life in the bathroom? Bath Tune-Up strongly feels that individuals owe it to themselves to make the bathroom in their home a sanctuary they love to spend time in. After all, the bathroom is where everyone starts and ends the day.

For more information, call Bath Tune-Up at (843) 973-0238 or visit

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Written by Ashley Rowell | Photography by Bailey Baker

In The Know With The Pros

Local professionals give us the inside scoop on all things home and design on our radio show,

“Talking About a Home,” airing every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on station 94.3 WSC-FM.

What kind of storage options does ShelfGenie offer?

“ We have solutions for both types of corners that you might encounter in your kitchen, be it a blind corner or a lazy Susan solution. We have solutions for under the kitchen sink for cleaning supplies, solutions for your pantry if you have a hard time organizing and accessing your canned and dry goods, as well as under the stove solutions. We also offer adult beverage storage solutions for wet bars and other beverage stations. Any storage need a homeowner might have, we are able to create custom and long-lasting solutions.

“For more information, call ShelfGenie at (843) 890-0542 or visit

Best advice for homeowners planning a new project?

Do your homework as a homeowner before starting a project. It’s important that a homeowner understands potential costs associated with their design goals and using a design build team can help accomplish this. Listen to the professionals when they give you cost saving options that will create the same feel for less cost. Other advice includes keeping a written record of correspondence, picking your battles, and understanding that nothing is free. Always remember that cool costs more.

“For more information, call Kalman Construction at (843) 856-0515 or visit

How does Fix-It 24/7 service homeowners?

“We provide heating and cooling services as well as plumbing services around the Charleston area. Fix-It 24/7 deals with anything from minor plumbing and HVAC repairs to routine maintenance cleaning and replacements of entire systems. We also offer full heating and air tune-ups where we put a lot of emphasis on the cleaning of the components in your unit that might keep it from working most efficiently. The biggest issues we see here in the Lowcountry come from unclean units.

“For more information, call Fix-It 24/7 at (843) 388-8888 visit

Now in our seventeenth year, Talking About a Home, a home show on the radio, airs every Saturday from 9am to 10am on 94.3 WSC-FM and online at You may also listen to archived radio interviews on our website,

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Tell us about your awardwinning design on p.224:

“The homeowners planned to stay in this home long-term, so this was an opportunity to go big with the design. We removed an entire doorway leading to the hallway to create more space for what the homeowner’s wanted, and we didn’t have to shy away from statement moments for the sake of resale value. Though this home is still highly resellable, this bathroom truly looks like a little boutique with the custom built-ins and furniture pieces. Because we used glass to create the illusion of a wet room, we were sure to source retail store-grade glass to ensure a crystal clear look. We used porcelain tile in addition to marble in this bathroom which is super eco-friendly and helped the bottom line.

For more information, call One Coast Design at (843) 879-2152 or visit

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What’s Happening in Home + Design News

Home Show 2024: Celebrity Designer Room

Andrea Dussault of Striped Lemon Interior Design curated a 400-square-foot space at the annual Home Show designed in the image of Carrie Underwood. A number of dynamic living spaces were installed with furnishings and accessories by local retailers including Iola Modern, Steven Shell Living, Zuma, Jean’s Custom Workroom, Lowcountry Lighting Studio, and more.

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For more information, call Striped Lemon Interior Design at (860) 539-2473 or visit

Iola Modern Hosts Winter Launch Party

Stay in the know with Lowcountry home and design experts and their accomplishments, events, and showroom updates.

After the release of the 2024 winter issue of Charleston Home + Design Magazine, Iola Modern hosted the quarterly launch party at their showroom. Cover stars Jarrod and Alicia Swanger were in attendance along with members of their support system. While socializing and exploring the modern showroom, party attendees were treated to hors d'oeuvres by Cramer’s Kitchen and cocktails by Sweet Grass Vodka.

Motorized Comfort by Palmetto Outdoor Kitchens

Palmetto Outdoor Kitchens is installing adjustable louver pergolas by StruXures and adjustable screens by Progressive Screens with MagnaTrack. These are a solution to controlling the effects of Lowcountry weather. When closed, the patented louver design interlocks, providing a solid shelter from rain, and the screens keep bugs away to enhance the enjoyment of being outdoors. When opened, it will allow maximum light onto your space and airflow without blocking your blue sky view.

For more information, call Iola Modern at (843) 225-5460 or visit

For more information, call Palmetto Outdoor Kitchens at (843) 216-0006 or visit

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Written by Ashley Rowell Photography by Kelly Parrish (above) The Carrie Underwood-inspired Celebrity Designer Room by Striped Lemon Interior Design at the Charleston Home + Design Show.

Fresh Thinking

The grade differences surrounding this home presented a challenge. This lawn required separate elevations from the neighboring properties. Charleston Landscape welded custom corten steel retaining walls with raised planter beds to separate the elevations and create more usable space throughout the

yard. This solution created a multi-faceted, experiential landscape full of evergreen plants.

For more information, call Charleston Landscape at (843) 296-7592 or visit

Paving The Way

This property, located 10 minutes from downtown, backs up to a tidal pond and is perfect for kayaking. The REMARK design team proposed a simple walk from the home surrounded by lush plant material to a tiered deck with seating so the clients can easily pull their kayaks in and out of the water. The deck was designed around the existing live oak tree roots to preserve its integrity and ensure longevity. The coastal contemporary design uses traditional and natural materials to accentuate the clean lines of the architecture.

For more information, call REMARK Landscape Architecture at (843) 952-7817 or visit

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Easy Living

Simply kick back and relax with these Grand Terrace Woven Chaise lounge chairs which are expertly cast and exquisitely detailed exuding luxury into this outdoor space. Woven seating offers durability, breathability and makes a statement of charm and poise.

Garden Party

At the end of the day, this charming garden beckons you to enjoy the pretty plantings. Settled to the side of the home, a landscaped garden bed features a Coral Bark Japanese Maple and Limelight Hydrangeas. Around the perimeter of the yard are more colorful selections such as Ever Twilight Agapanthus, New Gold Lantana, Drift Roses, Knock Out Roses, and many more. The garden also includes a pergola with a galvanized roof, a tabby patio with Old Carolina Savannah Grey brick edging, and a custom stucco finish firepit.

For more information, call Brownswood Nursery & Landscape at (843) 268-0261 or visit

For more information, call Palm Casual at (843) 285-5353 or visit

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Livable, Luxurious Lounging

These entertainment-friendly loungers elevate your outdoor experience with luxurious features such as adjustable backrests, wheels, and pull-out trays. The frame is composed of grade-A teak wood and the cushions are made of

Sunbrella performance fabric to provide perfect support and air circulation.

For more information, call Outside-Is-In at (843) 718-7181 or visit

Emphasize the Entryway

A well-designed landscape can direct your guests in the right direction.

Charleston Outdoor Design fabricated this landscape plan to give a native yet formal feel with use of plants like dwarf boxwood and Burford Holly, but incorporating palmettos, azaleas and camellias. They were also hands on with installing the sod, irrigation, and lighting. These homeowners can enjoy their yard day and night.

For more information, call Charleston Outdoor Design at (843) 412-2603 or visit

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Photography by Ruta Smith
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Paved Paradise European Gardenesque

The detailed porticoes punctuate the entrance and pair well with the brick of the home. To further dial up the detailing of the entryway, this team of skilled artisans installed geometric pavers. These add versatility and charm to the yard. Lush plantings are encompassed by mulch, while planted palm trees add height to the front landscape.

For more information, call HLG Growers at (843) 819-0955 or visit

This backyard was sited, scaled, and detailed to offer various ways to enjoy outdoor living. The garden features lush trees and Lowcountry plants combined to create a layering effect. Unique oversized planters overflow with citrus trees and evergreens for year-round interest. Tucked behind luxurious loungers is

a fabulous European-inspired water fountain creating an inviting and cohesive aesthetic.

For more information, call Linda Greenberg Landscape & Design LLC at (704) 995-7173 or visit

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Fabulously Furnished

Regardless of how you enjoy the outdoors, low-maintenance, durable furniture is a must in the Lowcountry. This homeowner opted to furnish their outdoor living space with polymer furniture because of its maintenance-free nature, durability and is environmentally friendly. The blue Adirondack chairs and striped cushions

incorporate the coastal view and bring character to this furniture set.

For more information, call Backyard Retreats at (843) 856-0049 or visit

Beautiful Backyards

These outdoor living experts completely transformed this client’s backyard into a highly functional and aesthetically pleasing outdoor area. This project entailed the replacement of an old wooden deck with composite decking boards and the aged porch posts and wooden ceiling with Hardie cement boards. The addition of vinyl railing with a spider design, a paver walkway, an outdoor shower with a privacy wall, security lights, and a ten-foot wide staircase enhanced the functionality and security of the outdoor space.

For more information, call Charleston Creative Outdoor Solutions at (843) 418-6500 or visit

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A Pop of Color

After noticing cracks in the existing concrete, the homeowners elected to hire an outdoor flooring contractor to restore life to this oncebudding backyard oasis. This concrete patio extends beyond the pool area, serving as a pathway to both ends of the yard. Coastal Stone Flooring enlivened the concrete with a blend of

Turf Territory

The grass isn’t always greener. Yet, your yard can be with the installation of artificial turf. Placing an underfoot palette featuring natural looking turf and large geometric pavers adds greenery and dimension to the backyard space. Palm trees and plants rooted in gravel frame the pool surround of this home built by Hunter Baker Homes.

For more information, call Yellowstone Landscape at (843) 225-2380 or visit

orange, green, blue, and white river stones. This restoration gave the walkway color and texture along with durability.

For more information, call Coastal Stone Flooring at (843) 306-3063 or visit

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A Better Backyard

A full pool renovation of the exterior foundation and a compete backyard redesign turned this Summerville home's outdoor area into the place to be year-round.

Project by Liquid Renovations

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Abackyard renovation is all about fluidity and a focal-point, especially when planning an outdoor living space fit for a growing family. Grant Crubaugh, owner of Liquid Renovations, reimagined his own outdoor oasis with all of the bells and whistles; a putting green, pergola, firepit, and an elevated deck to complete the extensive pool renovation.

What was once a standard rectangle pool installed some nine years ago is now a stunning and extremely functional feature the whole family can enjoy. The new and improved deck elevation allowed for Grant to design a spill-over inspired pool form which takes cues from the popular infinity edge styles of newly built pools today. This take on a negative edge includes copper scuppers to give it more of a Charleston feel.

Three columns of split-face travertine brick add to the architectural interest of this unique design. “A lot of pools we see in Charleston are square and boring and we wanted the exact opposite,” Grant shares.

The pool interior was replastered with Slate Blue Pebblesheen by PebbleTec which provides a durable yet natural look to this poolscape. Limestone coping surrounds the pool while glass tile surrounds the waterline in a matte blue. Hayward Systems lighted bubblers add a colorful and serenesounding visual element that can be controlled with the touch of a button.

Often a multi-step process, a proper Liquid Renovation project starts with the basics of effective water circulation, the right plumbing, and pool equipment. Once the technology behind the hydraulics systems are perfected, the formal redesign can

begin to take form. Depending on the scale of a pool remodel project, homeowners can simply replaster their existing pool or go all-in with a total backyard transformation which can include the landscape and hardscape plans.

The standard homeowner typically reaches out to Grant because tile is falling off the wall, the plaster or interior of the pool looks rough, or the water is green due to lack of maintenance. The most important part of a Liquid Renovation is to tackle the basics.

“It starts with hydraulics. We need to make sure the pool is functioning properly and the water is circulating effectively.” The pool needs to stay clean and circulated or else the aesthetics don’t matter. Grant adds, “We will tackle what's underground first to get an idea to see what

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Night Lights

Hayward Systems lighted bubblers add visual interest with movement and color-changing capabilities all controlled from a smart phone.

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existing hydraulics they have to work with and determine if any upgrades are needed before we take on the new project.”

In order to meet the needs of his customers, Grant knows that it’s all about prompting their perspective and asking questions like, “What would you like to be able to do in your yard versus how do you currently use your yard?”

New pool styles are being remodeled to encourage homeowners to lounge in the pool rather than swim. Grant’s most popular pool renovation requests involve sun ledges and zero-entry designs among other pool upgrades like sunken islands and submerged seating.

Grant shares digital renderings with homeowners prior to breaking ground to ensure homeowner satisfaction. “A lot of people have no idea that we can take what’s existing in the ground, elevate it, add features and build out the rest of the yard around that design,” Grant says. “We can do anything and everything backyards. If you have a pool, that’s where we like to start.” ✴

For more information, call Liquid Renovations at (843) 901-6967 or visit

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Grant Crubaugh of Liquid Renovations
(above) Designed to mimic a standard spill-over spa, Liquid Renovations remodeled this poolscape with cleverly integrated copper scuppers for continuous water flow. (opposite) Columns of split-face travertine elevate the look of the rest of the outdoor space.

The Power of Porcelain

This award-winning local stone fabricator and installer created a number of dynamic spaces in this home with a combination of surface materials, including porcelain.

Quality of workmanship is essential when customfabricating surfaces for a new home. When interior designer Madison Miller asked for large-format porcelain slabs to complete this custom-home built by Mathis Ferry Development, she called on the fabrication and installation expertise of Greg Hoffman at Universal Marble & Granite.

The beauty of large-format porcelain is in its elimination of grout lines when using square or rectangle shaped slabs. This material is easy to wipe clean and without grout lines, homeowners don’t have to worry about the collection of dirt in between their tile. Each individual

piece of porcelain comes together upon installation in a way which is completely seamless, mirroring the look of marble or granite.

In this home, the kitchen’s porcelain countertop material scales the height of the range wall for a stunning statement. The countertops, including the kitchen island, were mitered with a 2.5-inch edge for a waterfall-like appearance and the illusion of one thick slab.

Greg shares, “Large-format porcelain is an ideal material for application in kitchens, bathrooms, and even outdoor areas because it is durable, UV resistant, and retains its color. People choose it for lifelong

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Seams Unseen

With expert technology, this large-format porcelain appears as one wash of material along the countertops and full-wall backsplash.

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aesthetics. It’s like you’ve taken a picture of the most gorgeous slab and covered it with glass.”

The benefit of porcelain? Bolder patterns, consistent color and texture, zero grout lines, and higher durability than even quartzite. Slabs are also available in polished, honed, or matte finishes depending on the desired design impact. The variety of pattern and texture is endless with Universal Marble & Granite’s ten porcelain slab suppliers. This home features a matte finish for a more natural stone appearance.

Just beside the kitchen in the breakfast room, porcelain was also used as the countertop of the built-in bar. The homeowners were able to incorporate other surface materials like marble, granite, and quartzite also supplied, fabricated, and installed by Universal Marble & Granite. The wet-bar features a full-riser in the same granite as the living room fireplace. This creates a sense of visual harmony when walking from one room to the next.

Though the primary bathroom features luxurious marble countertops, the rest of the bathrooms feature quartzite for the same look but with less maintenance. The team at Universal Marble & Granite will ensure the homeowner and designer are pleased with their results as they believe in working with their clients from the start to the completion of installation.

“It’s important to us that we stay with the customers throughout the entire process to ensure their satisfaction,” Greg shares. Interior designer Madison Miller adds, “Greg will help you execute any wild idea you might have. In this case, it was working with us to fabricate and install the show stopping range wall in the kitchen.” ✴

For more information, call Universal Marble & Granite at (843) 767-7779 or visit

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(above left) The countertops of the breakfast bar feature the same mitered edge porcelain as in the kitchen. (above right) The same slab of granite was used to fabricate the fireplace and the adjacent wet-bar for material continuity. (below) The primary bathroom features marble countertops while the rest of the bathrooms were outfitted in quartz.

The Art of Interior Design

For this interior designer, her own home serves as a canvas for her love of layered textures, abstract impressionism, and luxurious livability.

To Michelle Murphy, owner and principal designer of Demi Ryan Interior Design Firm, a home ought to be designed as a place of sanctuary and rest. Whether designing her own home or a client’s, she is sure to imagine how the design will embrace the life of its inhabitants. This particular project is the home Michelle shares with her husband, son, and dog where she took a chance on an all-white living room nonetheless. Each room holds a sense of individuality but still exudes layers of depth and design that works alongside one another. “I needed everything in this house to feel restful and peaceful, but with room for sprinkles of color and surprises,” she says.

A champion of abstract impressionism, Michelle’s designs exude visual interest and artful texture. “It’s all about layering many different styles to get that one unique look,” Michelle says. Many rooms in her home have been hand-painted or decorated with original works of art for a more personal feel. She describes her home’s style as one of many, a hallmark of Demi Ryan Interior Design Firm. “It’s modern, luxe, boho, glam, with a little bit of rock n’ roll,” she says, adding, “it’s all about a play of textures among organic movement.”

In the family room, sofas custommade of Kravet’s high-performance Crypton fabric allows for real life to happen here without the worry of

damage. Similarly, the living room’s swivel chairs from Arteriors are also fabric protected for a sense of relaxed luxury. For her surprising pop, floral graffiti wallpaper hits the mark.

To balance both functionality and aesthetics, Michelle created a separate entrance to her home office, a space where she often invites clients to indulge in her design plans. She adds, “I wanted enough space for my colleagues to collaborate alongside me as well as a place large enough for us to host client meetings.”

Michelle’s signature starting point? Begin with one room and work from there. In her home office, she drew her initial inspiration from the grand-

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Dripping In Design

San Francisco artist Caroline Lizarragao hand-painted this custom office lounge mural with lacquer dripping down the walls and accents of gold and silver leaf. Custom paneled doors feature playful cheetah-shaped hardware for a striking entrance and exit detail.

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sized ottoman. “I work best when I’m being creative, and I like to spread out. I used an incredible 72-inch dining table to serve as my desktop/war table. This layout and design allows me to move all of my plans around to see how they all work together,” she says.

For a practical place to store fabric samples, Michelle designed custom closet doors with a chevron patterned wood overlay painted a rich black color. She considers animal print to be neutral, so the cheetah-shaped brass hardware makes a distinct statement. Because all of the other doors in her home are white, this contrast creates pause in a playful and unexpected way.

In the “manland”, Michelle’s design unfolds as each layer reveals itself naturally to the eye. Michelle tells us, “This room sets the tone for clients when they walk up to my office. I started with the black wood wall in the back of the

room and used reclaimed barn wood on the ceiling with a custom paneled wall. I love the juxtaposition of modern meets old-world.”

The mural actually begins on the ground floor, as if beckoning guests naturally up the stairs. When planning this space alongside her muralist, she mentions, “I wanted it to feel like you’re in a lounge that’s smoky and sexy. We knew the wall coming up the stairs to be the heaviest, as it wraps around the bar.” To further this vision, photos of Mick Jagger were custom-made into a grid art piece. Black trim on the windows made the space feel finished even without curtains and allowed this design to maintain a more masculine vibe. ✴

For more information, call Demi Ryan Interior Design Firm at (919) 593-3369 or visit

(above left) A custom mural painted to mirror billowing smoke adds to the rock n’ roll feel of this entertainment room coined Michelle’s husband and son’s “manland”. (above right) Reclaimed wood shelves with under-lit lighting create a moody place to display bar accessories.
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Michelle Murphy of Demi Ryan Interior Design Firm

Coastline Inspired Design

Coastal cabinet concepts improved the functionality of this new home on Daniel Island and elevated the spaces visually through clutter reduction and thoughtful finishes.

Anew build is only as good as the needs it meets for its homeowners, both in terms of function and aesthetics. Such is the case with this design-forward and solution-driven customized cabinetry in this Daniel Island home’s kitchen, scullery, laundry, and bathrooms.

Constructed by King & Society Construction with architecture by Clarke Design Group, Niki Komorek of Charleston Cabinets, Inc. designed cabinets for each of the rooms from the layout to the accessories to create stunning storage concepts that would

enhance the clean architecture of the home.

It can at times be a challenge to coordinate various cabinet designs among an entire home, but with the help of an experienced designer like Niki, these custom installations were able to flow together aesthetically while each room kept its own unique flair. A combination of Kraftmaid and Marsh Furniture Co. cabinets allowed for the ultimate customization of finishes and hardware combinations chosen to reflect the home’s surrounding marsh views.

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Coastal Colorplay

The kitchen’s cabinet finishes echo the colors of the surrounding marsh landscape with natural maple wood accents and green hues.

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In the kitchen, soft gray-green Bonsai KraftMaid cabinetry reaches the ceiling with thick molding that ties in with the other decorative elements in the architecture. Panel-ready appliances were covered in the same shaker-style fronts, eliminating visual clutter and further enhancing this home’s clean and crisp design. Paired with the rustic maple island situated central, the combination of finishes works together in a way which reflects the nature of the home’s landscape.

Just beside the main kitchen, as means to create additional appliance storage and extra space for prep-related organization, “A scullery is a wonderful way to add more appliances and organization while keeping the kitchen clutter-free,” Niki says. The laundry room features a similar color scheme but with a gray-blue color called Cloud with Marsh for a relevant visual flow as the homeowner moves from room to room.

The success of this project lies not only in the impeccable craftsmanship of the cabinets but also in the collaborative effort to marry form and function seamlessly. Through careful consideration of materials, finishes, and layout, Charleston Cabinets, Inc. has elevated this Daniel Island home to new heights of coastal chic, where customized cabinetry serves as both a practical solution and a stunning visual appeal. ✴

For more information, call Charleston Cabinets, Inc. at 843-554-7800 or visit

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(below) The primary bathroom features custom furniture-style vanities with ceiling height cabinetry along one side for additional storage space and a clutter-free countertop. (above right) The laundry room follows the same color scheme as the kitchen but with a slight variation in hardware style for distinction. (below right) The scullery joins the kitchen and living room with additional function and material harmony.

Los Angeles Luxe in Charleston

For over a decade this showroom has been a one-stop-shop for homeowners and designers alike.

For one interior designer, products sourced right from the showroom floor helped orchestrate her vision of relaxed yet elevated living.

One of the largest showrooms in the area, Steven Shell Living provides the designer within every homeowner the variety it takes to curate highly personal interiors that are at once beautiful and comfortable.

With over 8 million dollars in inventory ready to leave the floor, this 52,000-square-foot showroom truly has it all. Such is the case for Jennifer Elkins, Principal Designer of Bliss Designs who has been in the interior design business for over thirty years,

the latter half being here in Charleston. Most recently, the collaboration unfolded in her family’s Charleston home where she was able to overcome common sourcing issues associated with furnishing a custom home in 2020.

“When I started to build my home, I knew Steven Shell was where I would get most of my furniture. At that time, there were a lot of delivery delays and shipping concerns, so it was nice to be able to pull pieces right from the floor to bring home,” she says. Steven Shell Living had everything

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Jennifer Elkins of Bliss Designs & Jeanine Tucker of Steven Shell Living

Cozy & Contemporary

This laid-back yet luxurious living space was dressed in a combination of furnishings, accessories, and light fixtures by Steven Shell Living.

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Outdoor Living Custom-upholstered with performance fabrics, the outdoor furnishings by Steven Shell Living are durably styled for indoor-outdoor living. The open bar space in this custom-home built by Coleman Builders connects the indoor kitchen to the outdoor dining space for a shared entertaining experience.

this designer needed to execute an interior that was both high-end and luxurious, yet comfortable and livable for her children, dog, and husband.

Their home built by Greg Allen with architecture by Elizabeth Allen of Allen Design has a touch of the coast but with a modern edge. “The linear fireplace is very LA, New York, more of a formal element. But I made it less formal through the furniture. The finishes throughout the home are a bit more elevated but I didn’t want people to walk into my home and feel like they couldn’t touch anything,” she says. Rounded edge walls free of molding helped form this modern look that is rather uncommon in Charleston.

“I’ve been working with Steven Shell for as long as I can remember. They used to be just one small storefront with pieces stacked up to the ceiling,” Jen says. First opening in 2013, Steven Shell Living has grown from a small storefront to an extensive wonderland of home and design with an extensive variety of styles. “If any of my clients are working

on a second home, I always bring them into Steven Shell. Everyone who works there is so welcoming to designers and homeowners. They really are a bonus to me when I come in with a client.”

According to Jen, one of their best-kept secrets has got to be their lighting. Throughout her home, statement light fixtures play a major role in the design. The warm glow cast through the windows can be seen even from the curb, for an all-encompassing design inside out.

“You could go modern here very easily, coastal, or traditional even. I think you could pretty much do whatever you want and you can find something for every part of your home that suits you and your style,” she says. ✴

For more information, call Steven Shell Living at (843) 216-3900 or visit

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Revamp and Refresh

This local landscape architect created a sit-spot setting that breathed new life into a rather small outdoor space.

Rooted in the Old Village of Mount Pleasant, the architecture of this landscape showcases a blend of historic and contemporary design. The landscape softens the modern design of the home while bridging the new building with its historic surroundings. The homes on McCants Drive have proudly stood for generations; the homeowner wished for the landscape to stand out while still fitting in.

Over the years, REMARK Landscape Architecture has developed a reputation for designing high-quality modern landscapes that incorporate

regionally significant materials, native plants, and practical drainage systems. This team of landscape experts assists clients with blending their newer homes within the Lowcountry environment through their deep understanding of the local ecosystems and historical context as well as openness to client feedback.

Having worked on numerous projects with this homeowner, REMARK Landscape Architecture was the clear choice for these Mount Pleasant homeowners. “This client appreciates the value our team brings to every project and shares a similar vision on thoughtful,

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well-executed designs,” says J.R. Kramer, owner and landscape architect of REMARK.

REMARK spearheaded the site design and landscape installation for this property while collaborating with the builder, Travis McCory of McCory Construction, and building architect, Carl McCants of Mc3 Designs, LLC. Careful consideration was given to the circulation of both vehicle and pedestrian users through the site. These landscape experts specified the outdoor materials palette and drew construction details for the additions. They also managed the construction process, visited the site throughout the installation, and saw that the plans were carried out to achieve the design vision.

After the property received a thorough analysis, REMARK’s team of experts created a functional and intentional design to meet not only the homeowner's needs but also the historic guidelines enforced by the town of Mount Pleasant. Paramount to the design was the mitigation of storm water from the impervious

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(below) The indoor living area opens onto a covered porch featuring an outdoor kitchen, dining space, and pool. The outdoor living area is planted with native plants that highlight harmony and pair well with the tranquil poolscape.

areas of the new building footprint. This was accomplished by a subsurface system of French drains, dry wells, and permeable pavers throughout the site.

This landscape design addresses the site's grade-change with a sunken garden that includes a fire pit area and olive bosque. These elements create an inviting space that encourages the client to utilize the entirety of the small but intentional backyard. J.R. explains how they “thoughtfully incorporated the client’s full slate of requests in a limited amount of space.”

These homeowners were interested in making the most of their space and creating a potted jungle in their backyard.

REMARK formulated the perfect palette of plants: Lomandra, Japanese Fatsia, Viburnum, Autumn Fern, Podocarpus, Horsetail Rush, and Bottlebrush. The live oak that branches over the front motor court is nestled into drifts of native grasses and low shade-loving vegetation.

The rich evergreen textures create interest in contrast to the dark facade and clean lines of the home's architecture.

The interior living area opens right to the covered porch, creating one large living space that includes an outdoor kitchen, dining space, and pool. These native plants harmonize well with the tranquil pool, and the purposefully placed light fixtures provide a playful focal point in the neutral outdoor living area. The space seamlessly transitions from the architecture to landscape and increases the livable square footage and value of the home.

“REMARK is focused on innovative design and client service with an emphasis on sustainable practices. We provide a full range of design services including feasibility studies, site analysis, master planning, conceptual design, construction documents, and landscape management guidelines,” explains J.R. REMARK’s landscape design for this home was both an art and a science. ✴

For more information, call REMARK Landscape Architecture at (843) 952-7817 or visit

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(above) Deliberate attention was given to the flow of both vehicular and pedestrian traffic throughout the homesite. Specific hardscapes were selected and installed to meet the needs of each surrounding area of the landscape. (below) This landscape architect meticulously selected low-light vegetation with a rich evergreen texture to create a contrast against the exterior of the home. Unique light fixtures hang from the live oak tree, which branches over the front yard.

Hidden Preparation

In this open-concept Old Village home, custom-built cabinetry in the kitchen and scullery hides appliances and reduces visual clutter.

Afamily with two young children needed a kitchen that would function beyond mere food prep. It was important that there was enough space for cooking, dining, entertainment, and even their children’s homework.

In this open-concept custom-home built by Coleman Builders, Classic Kitchens of Charleston designed and installed a custom range hood and shaker-style cabinetry in the kitchen and butler’s pantry in ways which complemented the rest of the home built in a classic farmhouse style.

Because there was so much storage space created in the scullery, a smaller

secondary kitchen, the central island features a wainscot panel end and surround to mirror the look of the wall cabinetry. Sure, there could be base island storage, but would it be utilized?

Because these homeowners knew their children would be occupying the barstools after school, designing storage below the island wasn’t ideal. It’s clever design customizations like these that make working with Classic Kitchens of Charleston so enjoyable.

Paneled appliance fronts on the freezer, fridge, and dishwasher contribute to this kitchen’s clutter-free aesthetic. These doors were matched with the same hardware as the rest

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Jay Valk of Classic Kitchens of Charleston
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of the cabinets for a true seamless integration. The range wall’s design is both a design statement and a shield for unsightly messes.

“The spacious scullery is conveniently hidden and provides a safe-haven for on the counter items,” Jay Valk says, owner of Classic Kitchens of Charleston.

In this prep space, a secondary sink, built-in microwave and temperature-controlled wine cooler enhance its capabilities in front of a stunning exposed brick wall. Along the brick, cabinets installed to create even more storage space met the needs to double the kitchen storage space.

A combination of ceiling-height cabinetry and drawer fronts gives these homeowners a number of storage options for their most used items with space to store seasonal items above their paneled appliances.

The custom range hood also installed by Classic Kitchens of Charleston follows the rest of the home’s design simplicity with subtle elevation.

A blend of finishes work together to create a light and bright look from the chrome cabinet hardware and plumbing fixtures to the brass pendants above the island. ✴

For more information, call Classic Kitchens of Charleston at (843) 991-4207 or visit

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(above) Custom appliance panels and cabinetry detail this uncluttered kitchen and add function in the hidden prep space.

Make The Most Of It

These Mount Pleasant homeowners called on a local pool company to revamp their home’s most used space with a coastal-meets-modern feel.

There was no pool on this Mount Pleasant property when the home was originally purchased, just a yard and garage that seemed to leave no room for this desired addition. With two preteen-aged children, it was important to create an outdoor area that encourages family fun and provides enjoyment through all the seasons. The homeowner explains, “We interviewed several pool companies and nobody compared to the can-do attitude, enthusiasm, and creativity for an out-of-the-box swimming pool design like Brian from Aquatica.”

Aquatica Pools & Spas does not believe in checking the box by simply building a pool and telling themselves a job well done. A poolscape is about how you feel when you

walk into the space. These pool experts go the extra mile to elevate spaces to a desired backyard destination. This promise is a guarantee, seeing that all of their labor is in-house.

Fostering relationships with clients is important and Brian Pazdziorny, a design consultant for Aquatica Pools & Spas, takes this role to the next level. “I love to see the finished project. It is so satisfying to know the homeowner will get to enjoy the outdoor space we created for them as a team.” Brian says while smiling.

Though these homeowners desired a new pool, there was limited space to make this dream a reality. Not all of the yard was available for use due to building code

Brian Pazdziorny of Aquatica Pools & Spas
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Poolside Perfection

No space is too small. This poolscape was designed not only to fit the backyard area but also to provide outdoor entertainment.

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restrictions, limiting the space even more. However, the team at Aquatica Pools & Spas was determined to maximize the usable space regardless of the size of the installation. The resulting design offers a high-quality experience through unique features.

Though small, this pool makes a big splash. Brian and his team of pool experts expanded the pool area offerings with a perimeter overflow spa featuring marble tiling, floating stepping stones, and a raised wall with sheer descents and a custom fire feature inside. “Brian and my husband came up with the concept of fire and ice,” explains the homeowner. The raised wall adds privacy as well as blends the two elements effortlessly and adds to the luxury of the poolscape.

Punctuating one end of the pool is an elevated, overflow spa next to floating stepping stones to assist your way into the inviting spa. The heated spa allows the parents to unwind and soak while monitoring the children in the pool. These homeowners specifically requested an overflow spa so they could hear the sound of water trickling. Aquatica Pools & Spas made sure that even the small details were achieved.

Designed for pure enjoyment, Brian and his team built a geometric pool with several entry points. The shape of this pool creates intimacy and makes the most of the space. Seeing that the homeowner desired year-round enjoyment, it was imperative to have a heated pool. This pool can be heated using either gas or electricity.

These homeowners wanted the luxury to extend past the pool; they desired their hardscape and yard to blend seamlessly with the poolscape. Aquatica Pools & Spas offers in-house landscaping, making this request easy. The poolscape is shaded by palm trees and luscious plants, adding to the beauty of the landscape. ✴

For more information, call Aquatica Pools & Spas at (843) 212-0014 or visit

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(above and below) Despite its modest size, this pool creates a significant impact by introducing a perimeter overflow spa adorned with marble tiles, floating stepping stones, and a raised wall housing sheer descents and a bespoke fire feature within.

A Kaleidoscope of Nature

These homeowners commissioned an elegant custom, hand-blown glass sculpture that not only reflected the style of their home but told a tale of enchanted botanica.

After the lengthy search for a statement light fixture turned up no leads, these homeowners opted to go a different route. The clients searched for a sculpture that cleanly transitioned the nature of the exterior to the interior. But finding a fixture that harmonizes with nature is easier said than done. The search would be soon over after these homeowners saw the breathtaking work of James McLeod from CLEOD Glass + Works.

Founded in 2019 and family operated ever since, all one-of-a-kind creations are collaboratively designed with founder and creative director James McLeod. The

women-majority studio crafts custom hand blown glass for residences, restaurants, and commercial spaces across the East Coast. Every home begins with a vision and CLEOD Glass + Works transforms it into a reality through unique creativity and passion.

For this project, James worked closely with these clients to create a new level of refinement. In the early stages of this project, both parties met to discuss what the homeowners were looking for. By sharing images, samples, and inspiration, James drew sketches and renderings of what this fixture might look like. Each and every part including color, sizing, texture, and hardware of the fixture was meticulously discussed and agreed upon.

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James McLeod of CLEOD Glass + Works Written by Ashley Rowell | Photography by Marcela Diaz

After the design drawing is finalized and approved by the client, James McLeod and team begin to hand craft the pieces in their studio. During the early stages of the design process, these glass artisans provide several different colors of blown glass to help the homeowners decide on the perfect color for their home.

Since everything is custom-made to order, James must observe the project site before making any design decisions; this ensures that the fixture will effortlessly blend with the space. Each color shade in the sculpture is hand blown to the specifications carefully chosen by the clients to ensure they are getting exactly what they pictured.

In this sculpture every detail was considered, down to the gold leaf that was rolled onto each piece when being crafted, adding depth and an elegant shimmering effect when the fixture catches the sun. The clients envisioned a sculpture to provide an idyllic setting

for the home, reinforcing the sense of an enchanted botanica and CLEOD Glass + Works skillfully provided.

Each shade of glass was hand blown and then cold worked with precision to fit the decided on hardware. Their team of glass artisans cleaned and polished each piece to prep for the installation. James hand delivered the finished work to the clients’ home and installed the sculpture himself. If this approach sounds collaborative and custom-made, that’s just what the folks at CLEOD Glass + Works have in mind. ✴

For more information, call CLEOD Glass + Works at (843) 789-4031 or visit

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(above left) The client requested a one-of-a-kind focal point sculpture that would highlight an idyllic setting and bring nature from outside the home in. (above right) During the crafting process, gold leaf was diligently and individually applied to the glass “leaves”, enhancing the dazzling sparkle when the fixture is illuminated by sunlight or flood lighting.

Coastline Curations

A full-service interior design firm transformed this custom-built home’s open-concept floor plan into a comfortable coastal retreat.

This home’s island locale inspired the design of its interior, resulting in a calming, coastal feel. The first priority for the project was to address the styling of the open-concept kitchen, living, and dining room. “These clients love being on the ocean, so the design had to reflect the sea,” says interior designer Robyn Branch.

Though the term “coastal” appears readily at a homeowner's design fingertips, the definition of this aesthetic varies. For this home, Robyn and the team behind Robyn Branch Design worked to curate a coastal

aesthetic without signage shouting “beach this way”.

For this fresh take on a coastal design, the surrounding landscape served as perfect inspiration. “We just used that as our starting point and pulled some of our favorite pieces to complete the design,” she says.

A nod towards the beach, the kitchen pendants and dining room chandelier were chosen for its resemblance to sea glass. This subtle yet specific detail makes all the difference in a cozy home on the coast. Because the kitchen was in good shape, Robyn chose to dot the

space decoratively with white pottery by Montes Doggett.

A combination of thoughtful details create a cool and comfortable atmosphere with multi-task areas for the whole family. In the living room, a hand-knotted rug anchors the space while a Baker sectional sofa provides a cozy place to take in the stunning ocean views. The Oly Studio side tables make for more functional conversation zones and help frame the seating area among the open floor plan. Burnout velvet pillows add depth and dimension to the sofa while layered light fixtures of materials like recycled glass and

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Waterfront Wonders

A custom sectional creates a cozy conversation zone among an open-concept floor plan layered with details reflective of the home’s ocean views.

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beaded detail add texture to the variety of spaces that surround this open-concept floor plan.

The powder room was initially what Robyn describes as a “strange mix.” She chose to calm it down with a new wall covering and vanity. She then brought in a new vanity mirror and sconce to add an element of elegance in a way which would properly welcome guests. In the primary

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“We recovered their favorite club chairs and reworked the insides to perk up the upholstery and added proper lighting to make the space feel more restful,” Robyn says.

One of her favorite things about being an interior designer is being of true service to her clients and to educate homeowners about what they have and why it’s there. In this way, the results of her designs always exceed expectations come installation day.

Robyn adds, “Resources are huge, but mostly we’re honest with people and communicate.” Despite standard shipping delays, these homeowners were more than pleased with the result of their home’s design and asked Robyn to begin on their latest design dream: a primary bathroom renovation. Readers, stay tuned. ✴

For more information, call Robyn Branch Design at (803) 553-4555 or visit

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(above) Robyn Branch created a relaxing bedroom scheme that looks as though meant to be without any signs pointing ‘Beach This Way’. (below) The reinvented powder room features a vibrant new wallcovering and a statement vanity topped with elegant lighting. Robyn Branch of Robyn Branch Design bedroom, new wall coverings and select furnishings few existing pieces of the homeowner’s.

Custom Creekside Home

A residential house plan designer maximized the buildable lot space for this new custom home on the Wando River with flexible living and storage space.

Acustom house plan was created for this new build residence in Awendaw.

Builder, Will Flynn, connected the homeowners with Jodi Crosby of Crosby Creations Home Designs for this house plan. From conception to completion, this plan took about six months in total, even with adjustments from the Architectural Review Board (ARB) in this neighborhood. Jodi shares, “The homeowner initially wanted a smaller build with one and a half stories but we ended up being able to build her something even larger and gave her that full second story.”

In order to create a custom home design, the team at Crosby Creations Home Designs colors with broad strokes in

order to meet the homeowner’s budget needs. This allows homeowners to decide where and where not to splurge on materials and other finish selections in a way which allows them to have more control over the total home cost.

“This home is just over 4,200 heated square feet. It’s a four-bedroom, three and a half bath, with a media room, a flex space, and an office. It also features a large walk-in unfinished storage space which I like to call the Christmas room because you can put a fully assembled tree away without having to take it apart,” Jodi says.

One of the more unusual attributes is that this home features a full eat-in kitchen as well as a formal dining room

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which showcases expansive marsh views of the Wando River. The kitchen’s oversized island was designed for bar seating all the way around, which is a unique feature in homes with a formal dining room. The covered porch in the back also includes a gorgeous custom fireplace.

Even though the lot itself was large, critical line setbacks in the back by the waterfront dictated the buildable area between there and a live oak tree on the front of the lot. “We always try to avoid cutting down trees if we can, especially on beautiful lots like these,” Jodi shares.

For folks considering a custom home plan, Crosby Creations Home Designs takes pride in servicing each homeowner as an individual. There is a certain level of due diligence required when planning a home; zoning and neighborhood requirements, fifty percent rule for renovations, and other area-specific guidelines, for example.

Because Jodi has been drawing home plans in some capacity for almost twenty-four years, her understanding of the many different municipal regulations for the various areas in Charleston helps homeowners better understand their custom home options. ✴

For more information, call Crosby Creations Home Designs at (843) 998-0505 or visit

(above) Jodi Crosby was able to add an additional floor to this home beyond what the homeowners initially envisioned.

(below) The custom interior fireplace follows the same design as the exterior fireplace just beyond the sliding glass doors.

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A Lavishly Lush Landscape

This award-winning landscape designer is known for timeless and classic garden designs. See how her designs brought this Lowcountry home to life.

Landscaping goes much further than flower selection and stone placement: this landscape designer, Linda Greenberg of Linda Greenberg Landscape & Design, LLC, works closely with clients to create functional, beautiful, and extraordinary garden spaces that are timeless and classic extensions of a home and the homeowner’s lifestyle. After moving from the opposing coast, these homeowners wanted a garden that connected them to their West Coast roots and architecture as well as reflects their ways of living.

Before the design of the landscape could begin, an on-site assessment took place. During this site visit,

Linda got a lay of the land while discussing the client's use of the property and their desired design elements. Upon seeing the outdoor area, she planned the design around an existing lap pool with a coral stone surround by Meadows Pool & Spa. Linda explains that after seeing the landscape, she knew this area, “is the perfect size for this intimate garden space.”

An overall clean-up of the outdoor spaces was a must. Once this task was completed, Linda and her team of experienced landscape professionals began grading to ensure that the landscape had proper drainage while allowing for easier maintenance in

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Enhance & Expand

This garden connects and amplifies this home with the addition of year-round interests, color, texture, form, and fragrance.

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the future. A proper irrigation system was installed by Bryan Mason for further lawn preservation.

Linda Greenberg also brought in garden mix compost for the planting beds. She meticulously staggered Sabal Palmetto trees, Japanese Blueberry trees, and Holly trees to add privacy. A colorful and aromatic mix of azaleas, fragrant tea olives, camellias, fatsia, windmill palm, farfugium, muhly grass, and papyrus fill the gaps to make a more unified privacy wall in this courtyard. And for a finishing touch, Empire Zoysia sod was added.

The outdoor area features unique oversized planters overflowing with citrus trees, Evergreens, and banana trees for year-round interest. Evergreens create not only privacy but a tiered effect that can be enjoyed from different angles: ground level to the upper rooms of the windows. The clients requested white flowering plants for an inviting, cohesive, and effortless aesthetic. “The garden is a beautiful extension of this fabulous Lowcountry home,” Linda says.

Large planters punctuate the entrance of the outdoor living space. Sustainable furniture surrounds the outdoor fireplace.

This area was designed by Michael and Alison Brewer, and Peter Malanos of Arcadia Construction worked closely with the architect, Heather Wilson. The simple addition of these planters creates a refreshing vibe that beckons you outdoors. At night this outdoor space is beautifully illuminated by strategically placed lighting from A.A. Wortman's Outdoor Lighting.

For the front yard, Linda Greenberg along with her hardscape professional, Alberto Santiago, extended the parking pad and installed brick in a chevron pattern in the driveway. The addition adds both functionality and beauty to the landscape. This pretty brick patterned driveway, parking pad, and bluestone pavers softened with Dwarf Mondo Grass offers an intimate welcome and connects the home to the gorgeous outdoor garden spaces. Everything from the landscape design to the type of plants and the hardscaping was designed by Linda Greenberg Landscape & Design and contributes to the charm of this outdoor space. ✴

For more information, call Linda Greenberg Landscape & Design, LLC at (704) 995-7173 or visit

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(above left) At the entrance of the outdoor living area, sizable planters serve as the focal point. This section of the home is illuminated by strategically placed lighting. (opposite below) Linda Greenberg Landscape & Design installed bluestone and brick paver pathways with Dwarf Mondo Grass, filling the area between each stone for the driveway and parking pad.

Effortless Shades

Hard-wired motorized roller shades enhanced the comfortability and efficiency of this home thanks to this local Graber window treatment retailer.

Many people needing interior window coverings visit their local home improvement store to choose from an extremely large selection of generic options. The selection process can become overwhelming quickly for DIY-ers. The window treatment experts at Patriot Blinds and More have a distinctive commitment to excellence, affordability, and flexibility in meeting unique customer requirements. This team takes your window treatment ideas and gets the job done right.

Window treatments are known as the perfect finishing touch to the home decor; while this is often true, these motorized roller shades were meticulously designed and planned long before the construction of this home began. This project on Seabrook Island presented a unique challenge as the homeowner desired hardwired motors for the window treatments. Unlike typical scenarios where treatments are

selected post-construction, Patriot Blinds and More had to coordinate early to ensure correct wiring throughout the house for continuous power. “Our aim for this project was to deliver custom hardwired window treatments that seamlessly blend elegance and style, enhancing the beauty of the homeowners' already stunning residence.” explains Samantha Hammond of Patriot Blinds and More.

This project was an all hands-on deck type for the window treatment experts at Patriot Blinds and More. Their team scheduled an in-home meeting to explore window treatment options, discuss fabric choices, and measure the windows. The homeowners elected to use hardwired motors that provide reliable and continuous power ensuring the battery is charged consistently. The motors were designed for a quiet and smooth operation so no noise would disturb the homeowner. Smart home settings allow the homeowner to control

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Samantha Hammond of Patriot Blinds and More

their shades from a phone. After determining the motor type, the focus shifted to selecting fabrics: the fun stuff.

These shade specialists had to balance functional needs with the homeowner's aesthetic preferences, opting for blackout and solar shades in different areas. The homeowner selected blackout shades in the bedrooms, the exquisite Delphine Evocative White fabric, while the rest of the home featured solar shades. A Black Standard Weave 3% Open Solar fabric was chosen to provide the most sun protection. Each shade was custom-made to fit each window perfectly.

With fabrics decided, the order was placed, and upon product arrival, Patriot Blinds and More meticulously installed and programmed each shade, ensuring a perfect match to the windows and satisfying the customer's specifications.

Following installation, this team of shade specialists completed a thorough walk-through on how to operate the shades to ensure a seamless experience for the homeowner long after their departure. “My favorite part of the project would be the successful coordination and execution of the installation day. This phase involved ensuring each shade was matched to the correct window, installed to perfection, and programmed accordingly. The satisfaction of seeing the project come together seamlessly was the highlight of the project,” states Samantha.

Window treatments enhance and unify the appearance of a home and these custom made electronic shades designed and installed by Patriot Blinds and More do just that. Adding electronic elements to a room drastically improves privacy and saves energy. ✴

For more information, call Patriots Blinds and More at (843) 461-1368 or visit

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(above and below) Electronic Solar Shades in Evocative White improve the home's ambiance and offer privacy.

Cool By The Pool

This curvaceous poolscape designed for these Mount Pleasant homeowners who wanted seamless indoor and outdoor enjoyment defies gravity.

Anticipating the hot summer days ahead, these homeowners jumped at the idea of having an outdoor swimming pool to enhance their surroundings. Due to flood requirements, this home is elevated. However, the homeowners did not want to climb stairs to access their pool.

“We wanted to have the ability to walk out of our living room and straight into a backyard oasis which would feature a custom-designed pool,” states the owner. With poolscape requests for sunbathing, entertaining, and sunset views, Blue Haven Pools & Spas, known for their unique designs and

unparalleled customer experience was the best choice for the project.

Blue Haven Pools & Spas has built and maintained pools across the country for over seventy years. Following their meeting with the homeowners, these pool experts provided the homeowners with a custom pool design based on their needs and wants.

Rob Peppin, co-owner of Blue Haven Pools & Spas, believes “seeing is believing” when it comes to a custom build. Through the use of their innovative 3-D design software, they were able to not only give the owners a design but also show them a rendering

of what their pool would look like before they even broke ground.

After surveying the landscape of the home, Blue Haven Pools & Spas realized this build would require a complete foundation system to support a new pool. To ensure this pool would be of the highest quality and grade possible, the team consulted with licensed structural engineers to ensure proper planning. After all, the pool would have to be eleven feet off of the ground in order to be adjacent to the main living area.

These experienced pool experts built and designed a pool with an eighteenfoot infinity edge that cascades down a

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Waterfront Retreat

This custom poolscape provides these homeowners with an outdoor oasis and spectacular views from their doorstep.

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In addition to the vanishing edge, the pool features a pebble interior with an ice white marble coping. This design was just what the homeowner had envisioned for their home overlooking the Wando River. A top-of-the-line filtration and sanitation system was installed to provide the owner’s peace of mind and less maintenance. This system will consistently keep the pool clean, healthy, and enjoyable for those who decide to take a dip. Thanks to Blue Haven Pools & Spas, this poolscape embraces the natural flow of the landscape and encourages outdoor enjoyment. ✴

For more information, call Blue Haven Pools & Spas at (843) 552-6000 or visit

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(above) These experienced pool experts designed and installed an infinity pool with an eighteen-foot edge, seamlessly blending with a travertine veneer wall. This pool offers a panoramic view, blending water and landscape. Rob Peppin of Blue Haven Pools & Spas travertine veneer wall. This infinity pool blurs the lines between water and landscape and is ideal for this panoramic view.
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Inside the home of Amy Romfo, social media influencer and lifestyle brand curator of the Coastal Oak whose signature style tells the story of coastal elegance, thrifted treasures, and the joys of creating spaces that inspire others to do the same.

Curator of all things coastal, Amy Romfo invites readers into her recently renovated Daniel Island dwelling. As a style influencer, her family home is an ever-evolving creative canvas where she records most of her content for her world-wide following of nearly 250K on Instagram, (@thecoastaloak). Charleston’s go-to-gal for style tips and "looks for less", the Coastal Oak goes above mere product recommendation, providing her followers with a number of similar options available at a variety of price points. Discover how Amy’s journey of influence is redefining home design in ways that are accessible and comfortable, one project at a time.

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Going Coastal

Amy's introduction to the home and design world began naturally as a child with a mom who was super crafty and a grandfather who helped her design and build her own dollhouses. As she grew older, she took great pride in decorating her bedrooms, one of which included bright sunflower wallpaper (a true mark of a design lover). It makes perfect sense how she has become a voice of influence for thousands of other home and design enthusiasts, but her success didn’t happen overnight.

Career Shift

After moving to Charleston postgrad, Amy met her husband Scott who had also just relocated to play hockey for the SC Stingrays. Together, they have three children: Micah (9), Celia (6), and Theo (4). Their family enjoys weekend boating to nearby islands, hunting for shark teeth, and traveling to new places.

From a brand perspective, the Coastal Oak began as an online hobby and wasn’t always Amy’s full-time gig. As a mother of three, she worked as a nurse for many years and decided to leave the profession after the birth of her youngest child. She recalls, “Being a stay at home mom was the hardest thing I’d ever done, struggling with postpartum depression and anxiety. I needed a creative outlet so I started thrifting more and sharing my finds for my home projects.”

Content Shift

Incidentally, this was also the start of the pandemic which itself presented challenges and freedoms for her family and the growing brand. “I was actually thankful for the Coastal Oak then, because so many other people were also at home on their phones, just trying to survive the day. I think I was able to connect more deeply with my followers through a raw and realistic experience,” she says.

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Amy's digital presence grew dramatically between 2020 and 2022 when she chronicled her DIY endeavors and style tips with easy upgrades referred to as “design band-aids.'' Elements like peeland-stick tile, repainting walls, and adding trim and shiplap were some of her first tasks in conjunction with styling her thrifted reinventions.

Business Breakthrough

After attending a business leader retreat on Johns Island about a year ago, Amy was urged by The Spirit to ask herself, “What am I really after?” Her time at the retreat involved asking tough questions and peeling back the layers of all that is

involved in being an influencer. “It can be easy to get swept away in the buzz of it all,” she says, but her commitment to authenticity is what sets her apart from the rest.

At the beginning of the Coastal Oak journey, there were times she found herself "working for the algorithm," which quickly robbed her of the joys content creation once brought her when it was just a hobby.

“I realized how alone I was as an influencer. The behind the scenes of it all can be really isolating, and all of those emotions came out at that retreat,” she shares. All of the uncertainty of putting oneself out there on the internet requires a solid

sense of identity. This was apparent when identifying where her own roots grew. “I’ve always loved oak trees. Their tree limbs have a wide sprawling canopy that sometimes come back down to the ground and reroot,” she says. This imagery carries Amy and her brand’s purposeful evolution to this day.

Fast-forward to recently, nearly a year later; Amy attended a popular influencer event. She made it her mission to make other women in the influencer space feel comfortable and welcome. She invited them to coffee, lunch, and all of the moments she wished she could have been asked to at the start of her own influencing career. Not only was her purpose found in

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(below left) The range wall clad in reflective Zelliege tile makes a statement in this open-concept floor plan. (below right) The dining room nook is a warm combination of new and antique elements for a rustic feel. (opposite) The central oak wood island harmonizes with the brass elements that surround.

helping others create beautiful homes without barriers, but to also create a community for creators who might feel like they are on their own in their digital endeavors.

As a business woman, Amy understands the importance of empowering other women in business and inviting them to sit at her table, literally.

Accessible Design

The Coastal Oak’s followers can indulge their love for design with tips and products at any price point and DIY projects at a variety of skill levels. A large part of Amy’s commitment to the thrifting lifestyle is because of her humble beginnings. She hasn’t always

come home to a big, beautiful home decorated to the nines. In fact, she recalls moments in time where she was exclusively shopping at thrift stores, and not necessarily by choice.

“When we first got married, we were dumpster diving and all of my clothing came from Goodwill. I've always tried to find the good stuff and share it on my account even then. I always do my research and I really appreciate high-end design, but oftentimes, you can absolutely get the look for less,” she says.

“With my brand, I love design and love nice things. But I always know how crazy expensive things can be. I really try to not show the expensive elements over and

over again because I just know that is not truly accessible to most people, even us a year ago,” she shares.

Any redesigns in her home will always include consideration of her followers and their resources first. The light fixture in their breakfast nook for example, was only shared to her feed once she was able to provide alternative options at various price points.

“I always research options for my followers who might want to achieve this same look before I even share the space on my Instagram,” she says. It takes a bit of imagination to work with second-hand items and Amy is committed to sharing her tips and tricks with homeowners and

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renters alike. Her deal alerts and looks for less allow people of all budgets to craft their own coastal atmosphere, barrier free.

Living Coastal

Amy defines her coastal lifestyle as one which embraces “slow strolls downtown, delicious Charleston dining, shopping local stores, sharing the beautiful Lowcountry scenery by boating, walking paths, getting out in nature, looking for birds and wildlife, and more.” Her faith is also at the center of her life and is a place where she is able to grow community among like-minded women.

The Coastal Oak is all about coming home to a space you feel comfortable in. That doesn’t always mean spending your entire savings on the interior either. Amy shares,

“I spent weeks wrapping a bed in twine to mimic a $8k bed. For my son’s little boy room, I wanted expensive wallpaper but used a stamp and paint to create the pattern instead. Our porch planters are cheap pots that I’ve used lime to age and mimic expensive pots.”

No matter where someone might be in their design endeavors, the Coastal Oak brand works to inspire and encourage others to create the spaces they’ve always wanted to come home to.

Under Oaks

In terms of Amy’s design selections for her home, “I love to get out in nature and look for inspiration from local landscapes, especially marsh settings. I love to stroll downtown to take in the color and texture

of all of the old buildings. I stay very true to a neutral color palette in my home with blues, warm whites, terracottas, and shades of brown. I select items that are in style but not trending. I’m looking for things that are more timeless. Function is key also. Yes, I love neutrals and white, but it needs to be kid-friendly,” she says.

This thought process is evident in her family-friendly home that is anything but boring though neutral in scheme. Layers of texture and organic materials work together to create unique living spaces that aren’t too precious for her family to enjoy together. Performance upholstery fabrics are a must-have.

Pops of blue and white mixed with woven and brass accents contribute to the

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(above) Marble countertops sit upon a furniture-style vanity by Steven Shell Living in the primary bathroom. PRD Custom homes worked with Amy to make the most of this space with a freestanding tub and glass shower.

Curated Charm

Furnishings from Steven Shell Living and Celadon Home are layered among vintage finds for an old-meets-new style in the primary bedroom.

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Romfo’s charming home. Though the color palette is simple, Amy takes any opportunity she can to inject a particular personality in each room with plant life and antiques.

Take her home office for example which was once a formal dining room. She refinished a vintage dresser with a leftover piece of scrap marble to create the home office desk of her dreams. The contrast of material is a striking centerpiece for a space filled with items that keep her inspired.

The laundry room also features a mix of old and new with a reclaimed door found at a thrift store. This is just the right kind of rustic complement to the rest of the space. Marble flooring and thrifted floral artwork make this space feel historic though a recent addition.

In the living room, built-in bookshelves lined with thrifted finds create a subtle yet interesting backdrop for the rest of the living

space. Even the smallest detail, like turning the books with the pages facing out, makes all of the difference for a sense of dimension and depth. In this cozy coastal design, a mix of brass and rattan elements work together in warm unison, a hallmark of the Coastal Oak design scheme.

For paint colors, Amy’s go-to shades are White Dove by Benjamin Moore which she says is, “The perfect warm white that is so cozy.

If you love a bright white, Chantilly Lace is great depending on your lighting. Another favorite is Accessible Beige, seen in our cabinetry in the kitchen.”


Since Amy’s career has taken off, she hopes to remain what she calls “humbly confident” as she has moved towards a slower approach to design, especially when it comes to DIYs. She shares, “We have decided if it is something that requires plumbing or electrical, we consult a professional. Up until this past project,

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(above) The Romfo Family: Amy, Scott, Celia (6), Micah (9), and Theo (4). (opposite above) Celia’s bedroom ties in classic elements in a way which embraces her current interests and can be updated easily as she grows older. (opposite below) Similarly, Micah’s bedroom is also more timeless for the longevity of the design.
“Creating a home that you love and feel comfortable in is most important to me and I think anybody can do that with any budget.”
- Amy Romfo

we did most of our work ourselves but we decided to hire professionals from here on out. If it brings you challenge and joy, I say do it! If it’s a learned skill with a lot of technical detail, I say hire it out. For us, we are both working full time and projects started cutting into evenings and family time.”

Now that most of the big projects at the Romfo home have wrapped, Amy spends her time browsing local retailers for accessible design options for her followers, even if she doesn’t bring the items home. Her popular ‘deals of the day’ and ‘looks for less’ series are fun and interactive ways to

stay connected to her following even now that her home is complete…at the moment. As an interior stylist, Amy’s home is constantly receiving decorative updates like a plant here or a vintage book there.

Followers can always find something on the Coastal Oak for their own homes that they can make happen on their own time and dollar. For Amy, she used her growth to focus on bringing people together right at home. “Creating a home that you love and feel comfortable in is most important to me and I think anybody can do that with any budget,” Amy says.

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(1) "Bookshelf wealth" abounds at the Coastal Oak. (2) Amy’s daughter’s room is a classic design to grow up in. (3) The Romfo’s cozy front porch. (4) Pendant lights above the central island brighten the space. (5) Black and white marble tile is a timeless laundry room design. (6) Gallery walls of thrifted artwork add character to shiplap. (7) A cozy bedroom vignette styled on top of a refinished antique dresser. (8) Turning vintage books inwards is a signature element in cozy coastal design.

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A showcase of local custom-built projects constructed by Charleston’s top home builders and remodelers.

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This custom home on Seabrook Island features panoramic views of the surrounding landscape and marsh front.

Builder Tommy Priester of Priester’s Custom Contracting and architect Christopher Rose completed the build with expansive ceilings and massive white oak beams. The kitchen boasts a custom-built range hood, shaker-style

cabinets, and a spacious central dining island with a vegetable sink. A herringbone tile backsplash completes the setting surrounded by polished quartz countertops with eased edges. White oak flooring adds character and harmonizes with the wood ceiling beams.

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This historic home on King Street has seen a number of renovations over the years, but the latest updates surrounded the preservation of its original interior features and cosmetic updates to the exterior. Palmetto Craftsmen, Inc. restored the home’s foundation and refinished the original flooring and millwork while adding custom built-ins throughout.

This team of skilled carpenters ensures their construction aligns with the original structures for the historic integrity and modern functionality of each project.

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Photography by Bailey Baker

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Nestled on Edisto Island, this new home built by Peartree Homes is a masterpiece that seamlessly blends luxurious living with the beauty of nature. Set on a raised foundation, this home features a spacious 12-foot wet room, complete with a rejuvenating rain head shower and a stand-alone tub. A coffered ceiling adorned with cypress wood beams adds a rustic touch of elegance to the interior while the captivating

shiplap fireplace wall enhances the cozy ambiance among walnut wood accents. Connecting indoor and outdoor living, a 9-foot sliding door opens to a large covered deck overlooking the creek. This carefully crafted creekside retreat is a haven where residents can escape the hustle and bustle, immersing themselves in the natural beauty that surrounds them.

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Relative to the size of the original lot, this four-story custom home on Kiawah Island was a rewarding creative challenge for all involved. From clearing the wooded area to a completed build with a full interior design by Lauren Sanchez, architect Tyler Smyth referred Dan Logan and John Goodwin of Stono Construction to these homeowners with an acute vision for their new vacation home.

In total, the elevated home features four levels that boast expansive views of the Kiawah River through windows flooded with natural light. This home’s architecture was designed specifically to indulge the homeowners in the luxuries of indoor/outdoor living.

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This newly completed home resides in the heart of West Ashley and has breathtaking marsh views. Hunter Quinn Homes’ developments are strategically situated in sought-after neighborhoods to offer convenient access to schools, shopping centers, recreational facilities, and major thoroughfares. This ensures that homeowners enjoy a comfortable and well-connected lifestyle.

This home highlights the Wrightsville Floor Plan which includes a downstairs office and upstairs loft. Over 2,500 square-feet of designer selections include stainless steel appliances, a gourmet kitchen with hood and large island, quartz countertops, and beautiful wide plank flooring.

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CMG Custom Homes, LLC revitalized this 5,500-squarefoot residence on Daniel Island with modernity and elegance. Though the bones of the home were sturdy, it desperately needed a facelift on the interior and exterior. The strategic demolition of unwanted interior walls created a more open and inviting environment, and new trim work and fresh paint greatly elevated its visual appeal. The

installation of sophisticated engineered white oak flooring enhanced the interior aesthetic. This team of experienced builders restored the cabinets with new custom pieces and revitalized the existing ones with a lacquer finish. To optimize comfort and efficiency, this team of custom builders also expanded the home’s HVAC system.

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by Kelly Parrish


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This home was a treasure to build because it was the second time that Coleman Builders, LLC had the opportunity to work for this client. The homeowners were moving from an interior lot in Hibben to a marsh front lot with spectacular 180-degree views. These home experts collaborated with the clients from start to finish, ensuring the views of the water and the sunsets were maximized.

Custom features, such as a handmade iron and white oak entry stairwell and steel folding pocket doors on the recessed bar in the kitchen, add character to the home. The homeowners wanted their new home to feel open and airy, so the builders opted for an open floor plan with a 20-foot Eurowall accordion door that opens to a large screen porch.

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These homeowners desired a space to host friends and family that would allow their guests privacy while remaining on the property. CK Contracting constructed a 525-square-foot accessory structure above the existing two-car garage. The suite includes a bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette, breakfast nook, and living room. The limited space presented a challenge for these general contractors,

so they designed an open floor plan, and the homeowner used home furnishings to create separation between the spaces. In the living area, they built a shiplap accent wall with dark wood stain to bring an earthy, airy vibe. Minimalistic design choices were made to make the space feel larger than it is.

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This Mount Pleasant home’s remodel began as a basic builder-grade master bath featuring a standard shower with a connected tub. After surveying the space, Kevin Kalman of Kalman Construction expertly reconfigured the floor plan into a more accessible, user-friendly space. Because of wood rot on one of the windows, Kevin replaced the

window with a transom. The pebble tile on the shower floor was repeated inside a custom niche for product storage. Through a collaborative relationship, Kevin and the client picked high-end fixtures and finishes to complement the newly remodeled bathroom.

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Photography by Kelly Parrish

Nestled amidst lush greenery and overlooking a saltwater pond at Kiawah River, this JacksonBuilt custom home harmonizes with its organic surroundings. During the planning phase, the goal was to blend modern architecture with natural elements. As a spec home, it was important to incorporate design features that would appeal to a variety of potential buyers while adding unique

touches like the vaulted kitchen and expansive windows to invite the outdoors in. High-quality materials and thoughtful finish combinations work together to create this coastal oasis that was move-in ready once the project wrapped.

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Quality over quantity is a standard set early on by husband and wife duo Neal and Kara Crowell of Cinder Creek Construction. By choosing to limit the number of homes they build annually, these builders can spend more time on each job site, ensuring they get each project just right. The experienced team of builders constructed a marsh front retreat to be a space for creating treasured memories and entertaining guests. The homeowners purchased an empty

lot back in 2021 with no idea where to start. Cinder Creek Construction guided them every step of the way. The ceiling in the living area showcases exquisite timber details and adds contrast to the weathered brick fireplace. The client wanted to see the marshfront views, so these builders installed massive windows with simplistic trim details. The living space seamlessly blends into the dining and kitchen space, creating an open floor concept.

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For this Mount Pleasant remodel, the home’s original kitchen was incredibly small and completely walled off to the living room. The homeowners called on Watsky & Wieters Construction to create an updated, more openconcept floor plan.

Once the existing walls were torn down to reveal a larger space, the perimeter walls were repainted and elevated with custom cabinetry by Classic Kitchens of Charleston. Colorful appliances and unique tile by Melcer Tile creates a decadent contrast beside a custom-built natural wood central island.

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This home features a custom first-floor primary suite which required the relocation of the original laundry room. The reconfigured laundry area now includes a wet bar and is located closer to the formal living room. Arbor Building Group built this space with 9-foot ceilings, allowing the use of windows and a copper cupola in the bathroom to

embrace as much natural light as possible in both the bathroom and the bedroom. Custom-built cabinets and vanities in the bathroom made space for the extra large shower area that made the primary suite all the more comfortable and functional.

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“The original build was sleek and very much of a blank canvas for the new owners to make their mark,” explains Evan Diament, owner of Diament Building Corp. who remodeled this beachfront revival. The homeowners requested sinker cypress beams throughout the space in addition to a new dual primary suite and the construction

of a detached cottage where they could host multiple guests at once. Working closely with interior designer Luann McCants, the use of teal against the hardwood features of the home creates a beautiful blend of coastal-meets-cabinchic in the newly renovated living spaces.

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(843) 991-5531
Photography by Ellis Creek Photography

This luxurious living space was once a small kitchen that was remodeled into an open-concept floor plan by Jackson Construction, LLC. This project features countertops installed by Perfect Group, appliances by Plugs Appliances, and plumbing fixtures by Ferguson Bath, Kitchen, and Lighting Gallery.

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grounded by new white
by Carpet Baggers
Inc. among other high-quality
The kitchen renovation was
oak hardwood flooring installed
with windows and doors sourced from Buck
& Building Supply,
building materials.

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Originally built in 1895, this historic home on Sullivans Island has seen many changes over the decades. With the help of the talented team from Beau Clowney Architects, St. Pierre Construction removed non-historical portions of the home and protected the authentic elements that make the home unique. The house was elevated, rotated 180 degrees, and moved 70 feet towards the Atlantic Street side of the property. All existing windows and doors were

salvaged and repaired. After adjusting walls, floors, and ceilings, the St. Pierre Construction team ensured all of the existing structural elements were up to modern codes and standards. Working with Los Angeles-based interior designer Kevin Isbell, they were able to preserve the historic feel while offering a modern living space for their clients. The outdoor living spaces designed by Wertimer + Cline welcome entertainment and were brought to life by

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The design of this project centered around two things: the beautiful live oak trees neighboring the home and the homeowner’s love for entertaining friends and family. With an eye for modern style and a touch of tradition, this home falls somewhere in between, a transitional style bridging the two. Built by Arnett Custom Homes, this premier five-bedroom home sits in the heart of Charleston. The craftsmanship and attention to detail from these custom

home builders is evident from the second you enter the brand-new home. The grand foyer greets you with a captivating interior including ten–foot ceilings, white oak floors, and floor-to-ceiling windows. In the kitchen, the countertops and backsplash are fabricated from the same stone for a seamless appearance. Glass metal framed cabinets are a beautiful accent. The lounge features vaulted ceilings with wood trusses and a built-in wet bar.

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What was once a small galley kitchen that lacked style and storage space was remodeled by ALBRECHT, LLC into a fully integrated kitchen, dining, and living space. This renovation project included fresh paint and the installation of new engineered hardwood flooring. New windows and doors contribute to the spacious feel among cabinet

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right lighting is crucial to entertaining in the
Key Largo pendants in soft brass make both spaces feel warm and inviting while tying in the wooden accents from the custombuilt range hood.


What began as a cosmetic renovation quickly became a full gut when termite damage was discovered along the bathroom’s exterior wall. The original bathroom was taken down to the studs, and custom-built vanities and cabinetry scaled the new wall with an integrated window seat. The homeowners were eager for a larger walk-in shower, a soaking tub, and a water closet. To emphasize these new features, the designer chose a large-format honed

porcelain tile flooring in Ocean Blue to make the space feel more grand. Porcelain tile was selected for its marble vein pattern, which make the impact of this design all the more powerful. Thanks to these high-impact renovations, this home couldn’t be more perfect for the owners coming home to a forever vacation full of practical function in coastal form.

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Spring 2024
Scott Architects
Bathing Beauties
by Pearce Scott Architects, Built by Shoreline Construction with Custom Cabinetry and Vaulted Ceilings
by Ellis Creek Photography

From wet rooms to powder rooms, new construction to custom remodels, our annual bathroom showcase overflows with beautiful local projects completed by the Lowcountry’s top-rated home professionals.

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Designed & Remodeled by Kalman Construction |

Custom Tile Design, Plumbing Fixtures by Moluf’s Supply, Paint by Benjamin Moore

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Photography by Ruta Smith
Interior Design by Christy Kohler of CK Design Group
Provided by CK Design Group Custom
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by Melcer
Design by Jaime Albert Designs, Turkish Runner by Zuma
Shower Wall & Floor Tile
by Ruta Smith
by Ruta Smith
Zellige tile has a slightly imperfect, artisanal look Concrete
tile floors create a raw and refined element

Accessories & Lighting by Iola Modern

Interior Design by Steven Ortego

Custom Cabinets by Mount Pleasant Kitchen and Bath

Mixed finishes add dimension

Photography by Callie Webster
Photography by Bailey Baker
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Built by Peartree Homes |

Expansive Wet Room with Rain Shower, Wand Bar, Custom Niche

Recycled Glass Terrazzo Blend Shower Ledge and Surround by GlassEco Surfaces

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Photography by Ruta Smith Ten-foot ceilings with rain shower head
Recycled glass terrazzo blend Photography by Ruta Smith

Showers & Faucets

1. Delta Shower Set Gateway Supply Co. 3. Brizo TempAssure Shower Set Moluf’s Supply 2. Brizo Odin Widespread Faucet Moluf’s Supply 4. Contempo Wall Faucet Gateway Supply Co. 1. 2. 3. 4. Photography by Kelly Parrish Stained cherry wood
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European full-overlay Custom European Full-Overlay Cabinets by Advanced Kitchen Designs of Charleston | Quartz Countertops Installed by Encore Stone Photography by Ruta Smith Custom Vanities Designed by Niki Komorek, Built by Ocean Homes, Countertops Installed by Real Deal Countertops BATHING BEAUTIES
Custom Cherry Wood Vanities with Cannon Gray Stain by Charleston Cabinets, Inc. |


Remodeled by ALBRECHT, LLC |

Built-In Laundry Tower, Low-Entry Shower, Free-Floating Shower Bench, Tile by Classic Marble Tile & Granite

Built by Cinder Creek Construction |

Tile by Melcer Tile

Streamline the look with a simple freestanding tub

Photography by Thomas Runion A shower creates a wet-room feel
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Photography by Tripp Smith

Warm walnut tones compliment mixed metal fixtures

Building Materials by Buck Lumber & Building Supply, Inc.

Built by MHA Construction, Architecture by Vinyet Architects


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Interior Design by Michelle Murphy of Demi Ryan Interior Design Firm Photography by Cat Nguyen Photography by Ruta Smith
space with wall-mounted fixtures
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ADA compliant and safer for seniors, this easy-access safety shower allows a home to age with the homeowner

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Tile by Elegant Flooring Listed by William Means Real Estate Tub-to-Shower Conversion by Bath Fitter Photography by Ruta Smith Photography Provided by Bath Fitter A floating shower bench boosts comfort and function
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1. Coca Plum Mirror Seawah Furniture | Design

2. Antique Mirror Terrace Oaks Antiques

3. Mirrored Cabinet Gateway Supply Co.

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Custom Furniture-Style Vanity

Manufactured by HWC Custom Cabinetry

Wood Species: American Black Walnut

Quartz Countertops Fabricated by Universal Marble & Granite

Cabinets by Advanced Kitchen Designs of Charleston, Custom Home Built by Mathis Ferry Construction, Interior Design by Madison Miller

Photography by Patrick Brickman Open base shelving makes for the perfect place to store linens
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Photography by Tripp Smith

Bathroom Remodel and Interior

Design by Hayes + Nash Design Co.

Accessories by Shanty Shoppe, Tile by Garden State Tile, Cabinetry by Charleston Design Center, Wallpaper by Thibaut

Tesoro Bianco Natural Stone Countertops

Fabricated by Palmetto Surfacing

Installed by Carl Owens Contracting, Interior Design by Hollis Ericson Design

Vinyl wallpaper

Protect walls with a sink run

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Photography by Tripp Smith Photography by Bailey Baker

Interior Design by Andrea Dussault of Striped Lemon Interior Design

Countertops Fabricated by Palmetto Surfacing, Tile by Melcer Tile, Light Fixtures by Lowcountry Lighting Studio

Add personality with accessories

Turkish Runner by Zuma |

Custom Cabinets by MacK Designs, Interior Design by Jaime Albert Designs, Built by Discovery Development Group

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Photography by Ruta Smith Photography by Ruta Smith
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Interior Design by Staci Lantz of Imagine Home

Thibaut Wallpaper in Winter Bud, Built by Knight Residential Group

Pack a punch in a powder room with wallpaper and fun fixtures

Light Fixtures by Lowcountry Lighting Studio

Interior Design by Allison Long of ACL Designs, Built by Dickens Construction, Countertops by Zimpel, Tile by Garden State Tile

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Photography by Ruta Smith

Vanity Lights

1. LED Vanity Light Lowcountry Lighting Studio 2. Brushed Brass Vanity Light Lowcountry Lighting Studio 3. Lark Vanity Light Carolina Lanterns & Lighting 1. 2. 3.


1. Drawer Knob, Moluf's Supply

2. Towel Bar, Gateway Supply Co.

3. Drawer Pull, Moluf's Supply

4. Luxe Gold Towel Bar, Moluf's Supply

5. Grab Bar, Gateway Supply Co.

6. Drawer Pull, Moluf's Supply

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“Our professionals will completely drain your tank and begin flushing it. This is when all the crud, sludge, and sediment comes out. Some homeowners can't believe what's been in the water they've been bathing in! Our team will repeat this step as many times as necessary until your tank looks like new and your water runs crystal clear. We'll then reassemble and make sure that shower is steamy, clean, and ready to go! We believe this preventative measure should be booked once a year for most homes.” - Fix-It 24/7

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lighting Brushed gold finishes
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Curves and defined edges add a contemporary touch

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Photography by Keen Eye Marketing Photography Provided by CHD Interiors Frameless glass shower
Hidden linear drain Marble wall tile
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Honed Macchia Vecchia Dolomite Stone

Supplied by Vitoria International

Built by Rockwell Construction

Marble slabs create a striking spa-like shower scene

Marble Slabs Installed by MVP Granite Countertops

Built by SHELTER Custom-Built Living, Stone Supplied by Vitoria International

Photography by Ebony Ellis Photography Provided by Vitoria International
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Honed Dolomite


1. Resin Shell Bowl CHD Interiors 2. Oslember Accent Table Atlantic Bedding & Furniture 3. Saddle Seat Vanity Stool For the House: The Barstool Shop 1. 2. 3.

Freestanding tubs serve as luxurious bathroom focal-points

Built by JacksonBuilt Custom Homes

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Kohler Purist Plumbing Fixtures by Ferguson Enterprises, Calacatta Gold Tile by Melcer Tile Interior Design by Laurin Malatich and Beth Cochran of Malatich Cochran Design Tile by Garden State Tile, Stone by StoneWorks, Cabinetry by SL Horning Woodworks, Inc., Built by Sifly Homes, Inc. Photography by Keen Eye Marketing Photography by Ruta Smith Dekton slab shower walls Leather pulls
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Wallpaper by Thibaut, Lighting by Visual Comfort Co. BATHING

Penny tile detail on floors and shower walls

Remodeled by CK

Interior Design by Hayes & Nash Design Co., Accessories by Shanty Shoppe

Create warmth with brass fixtures

Furniture & Accessories by Southeastern Galleries, Interior Design by Trudie Cooper Krawcheck

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Photography by Ruta Smith
Photography by Ruta Smith

Built by Watsky & Wieters Construction

Laser-etched wall panels

Semi-frameless shower

Anti-microbial shower pan

Tub-to-Shower Conversion by Charleston Bath Experts

Microban Anti-Microbial Infused Shower Pan, Wall Surrounds, and Laser Etched Wall Panels, Moen Plumbing Fixtures in Brushed Gold, Semi-Frameless Shower Door System

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Photography by Ruta Smith Photography by Bailey Baker
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Built by Hunter Quinn Homes
Renovation & Interior Design by Michelle Woolley Sauter of One Coast Design Photography Provided by One Coast Design Photography by Ruta Smith Multiple shower heads create a spalike steam room experience
Matte black fixtures lend an industrial feel
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Interior Design by Shay Patterson of Riverside Designers

Built by Lowcountry Premier Custom Homes

Historic Renovation by Diament Building Corp.

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Photography by Kelly Parrish

Bathtubs & Fillers

Create a spalike retreat with a freestanding bathtub & a floor mounted faucet

1.Purist Floor Mount Bath Filler Gateway Supply Co. 2. Kohler Memoirs Freestanding Tub Moluf’s Supply 3. Floor Mounted Tub Filler Gateway Supply Co. 4. Santorini Polished Copper Tub Gateway Supply Co. 1. 2. 3. 4.

Architecture by Coastal Creek Design

Interior Design by Staging Charleston

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Providing the Finest Storm Protection, Exterior Shutters, Motorized Screen, and Vinyl Products to the Lowcountry Since 1996 (843) 717-1746 BE PREPARED WITH HURRICANE PROTECTION
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Elevate your primary suite with shiplap

Photography by Tripp Smith
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Photography by Callie Webster
Building Materials, Windows, & Doors by Southern Lumber & Millwork Corp. |
Built by The Village Company, LLC
by Koozer Painting
Moore Advanced High-Gloss Paint, Remodeled by Tupper Builders
by Jayson
Parrish Cosmos quartz CH+D • Spring 2024 • 231 Built by Priester’s Custom Contracting | Freestanding Soaker Tub, Cabinets by The Cabinet Shop, Inc., Light Fixtures by Carolina Lanterns & Lighting Furniture-Style Vanity & Accessories by Steven Shell Living | Interior Design by Amy Romfo of the Coastal Oak, Remodeled by PRD Custom Homes

Historic Remodel by Palmetto Craftsmen, Inc.

Custom millwork

Frameless surround

Built by Arbor Building Group

Custom-Built Vanities, Extra-Large Shower with Frameless Surround, Bent Beam Cupola with Copper Roof

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Photography by Ruta Smith Photography by Bailey Baker
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Photography by Tim Nelson
Photography by Ruta Smith
View from inside of shower


1. Filigree Mirror J&K Home Furnishings 2. Furniture Vanity Steven Shell Living 3. Turkish Rug Zuma 2. 3.
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by Crosby Creations Home Designs |
of Simply Curated Designs | Remodeled by Bath Tune-Up, Light Fixtures by Lowcountry Lighting Studio, Plumbing Fixtures by Moluf’s Supply, Tile by Garden State Tile
Design by Amber Jackson
Photography by Tripp Smith Photography by Ruta Smith Pocket door Chrome finishes Rain shower head
His & Her vanities
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Custom niche

Dress it up with furniture

Built by Classic Remodeling & Construction

Frameless Mirror, Wood Wall Niche, Skylight, and Pebbled Shower Floor

Photography by Shallah Dozier Photography by Ruta Smith Skylight
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Interior Design by Kaitlyn Gentry of The Village Social
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Custom Pool Bathroom Built by CMG Custom Homes, LLC Remodeled by Bath Tune-Up
Photography by Ruta Smith
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colors create a cocooning feel BATHING BEAUTIES
cabinetry with vanity seat
Photography by Bailey Baker


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1. 2. 3. 4. 1. Indigo Garden Jean’s Custom Workroom, LLC 3. Mosaic Jean’s Custom Workroom, LLC 2. Strip Sisal The Village Social 4. Protea Party The Village Social

Corona Porcelain

Custom drawer boxes modified for plumbing fixtures

Built by Stono Construction

Architecture by Broderick Design Group, Marca

Corona 12x24 Porcelain by Garden State Tile, Rohl Plumbing Fixtures by Moluf’s Supply

Custom Inset White Oak Vanity Cabinets in Clear Finish with Shaker Panel Drawers by Sullivan Custom Cabinets, Inc.

Built by Welch Custom Homes

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Photography by Patrick Brickman Photography by Kelly Parrish 12x24 Marca


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1.Oyster Shell Mirror
Imagine Home
2. Potted Plants Brownswood Nursery & Landscape 3. Pi Shelf Hausful 1. 2. 3.

Hardwood shutters

Hidden tilt

Shutters in a bathroom provide a more solid surface for utmost privacy and ease of cleaning

Semi-opaque fabric for privacy without light blocking

Roller shades

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Photography by Patrick Brickman Photography by Callie Webster Photography by Bailey Baker Photography by Ruta Smith 1. 2. 4. 5.

Roller shades

Window Coverings

Hunter Douglas Heritance Hardwood Shutters with SoftClose™ Louvers with Quick Align™

2. Best Buy Blinds, Inc.

Plantation Shutters with 3 1/2” Louvers and Hidden Tilt Feature

3. Patriot Blinds and More

Graber Roller Shades

4. Island Shade Shoppe

Automated Roller Shades

5. Gotcha Covered of Coastal Charleston

Designer Roller Shades

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Photography by Bailey Baker 3. 1. Advanced Window Fashions

Maximize your below-the-sink storage with custom glide-out drawers built to fit your vanity

Floating vanities maximize space

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Cabinets by
Kitchens of
Shelves by ShelfGenie
Photography by Bailey Baker



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3. 4. 5. 1. Glass-Blown Pendant, CLEOD Glass + Works 2. Zoella Three-Light Pendant Carolina Lanterns & Lighting 3.Matte Black Wall Sconce Charleston Lighting and Interiors 4. Mila Sconce Steven Shell Living 5. Brass Sconce J&K Home Furnishings
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1 4 7 1 3 7 5 4 8 6 9
Lumber & Building Supply Co. 2 5 8 3 6 9
Mojito Marble AGM
Calacatta Gold Marble MVP Sapele
Inari Penny Round Tile Flooring Factory
Shadow Storm Dolomite Easy Stones
European White Oak Hardwood Carpet Baggers
Recycled Glass Terrazzo GlassEco Surfaces
Travertine Tile Flooring Factory Nile 2x8 Tile Melcer Tile
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Symphony Sonoro Slab
10 13
Macchia Vecchia Marble
Jasper Grey Porcelain
Marble & Granite
11 14
Elegant Flooring 11 16 12 15
Water-Jet Mosaic Tile Buckhannon Tile + Design
Tidepool 4x4 Tile
12 15
14 Marble Penny Round Tile
Tile + Design 13

Boutique Bathroom


Find inspiration from Charleston’s most luxurious hotels in this “Get the Look” feature with product picks from local suppliers to help you create your own at-home bathroom oasis.

Hotel Bennett | 404 King Street

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Botanical Wallcovering

Jean's Custom Workroom, LLC

Universal Marble & Granite

Moluf's Supply

Acrylic Double Tub

Moluf's Supply

Carrara Onyx Porcelain
the Look:
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Kit Gateway Supply Co.
Gateway Supply Co.
Purist Lav Faucet
+ Design
Mallorca Tile
Melcer The Pinch Hotel 40 GEORGE ST Look:
Zelliege Tile

The Lindy Renaissance Hotel

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The Village Social
Faucet Gateway Supply Co.
Tile Melcer Tile
Universal Marble & Granite
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SOCIAL SEND-OFF See Page 166 See Page 194 MUST-READ FEATURES: CUSTOM-BUILT + BATHING BEAUTIES A QUICK Q&A with Amy Romfo What keeps you inspired? Connecting with my audience and the beautiful masterpiece God has created for us here in the Lowcountry. It’s like a painting every time we step outside.
you aren’t DIYing,
you most likely doing?
gardening, cooking in the new kitchen, exercising, playing pickleball or mahjong. Favorite weekend activity? Hunting for sharks teeth, boating, getting outdoors in the Lowcountry. Connect with the Coastal Oak:
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CH+D • Spring 2024 • 255 AD DIRECTORYAD DIRECTORY 84 Lumber 27 Advanced Kitchen Designs of Charleston 193 Advanced Window Fashions 25 AGM Imports ..................................................59 ALBRECHT, LLC 233 Aqua Blue Pools 19 Aquatica Pools & Spas 41 Arbor Building Group 61 Armor Building Solutions, LLC 229 Arnett Custom Homes 21 Atlantic Bedding & Furniture ........................35 Backyard Retreats 65 Bath Fitter ........................................................34 Bath Tune-Up 173 Best Buy Blinds, Inc. 173 Blue Haven Pools & Spas 49 Brownswood Nursery & Landscape 39 Buck Lumber & Building Supply, Inc. 2 Buckhannon Tile + Design 32 Carolina Lanterns & Lighting ........................18 Carolina Machine Finishing 63 Carolina Mobile Storage 241 Carolina Stain + Paint 225 Carpet Baggers 95 Charleston Architects. 85 Charleston Bath Experts 247 Charleston Cabinets, Inc. .............................237 Charleston Creative Outdoor Solutions. 26 Charleston Design Center 4,5 Charleston Landscape 153 Charleston Lighting and Interiors 62 Charleston Outdoor Design 14 CHD Interiors 42 Cinder Creek Construction ............................29 CK Contracting 153 CK Design Group 129 Classic Kitchens of Charleston 46 Classic Remodeling & Construction 71 Clear Blue Pools, Inc. 28 CLEOD Glass + Works 237 Closets by Design ...........................................31 CMG Custom Homes, LLC 57 Coastal Creek Design 33 Coastal Stone Flooring 54 Coleman Builders, LLC 113 Crosby Creations Home Designs................ 199 Danco Modern Furniture 227 Demi Ryan Interior Design Firm 181 Diament Building Corp. 81 Easy Stones 37 Elegant Flooring 117 Exceptional Electrical Contractors 169 Fix-It 24/7 .......................................................258 Flooring Factory 217 For the House—The Barstool Shop............245 Gateway Supply Co. 70 GlassEco Surfaces 245 Gotcha Covered of Coastal Charleston 241 Hausful 20 Hayes + Nash Design Co. 185 Heritage Pools, LLC 177 HLG Growers ................................................239 Hunter Quinn Homes 36 HWC Custom Cabinetry 135 Imagine Home 213 Inspired Closets 22 Iola Modern 44 Island House Real Estate 47 Island Shade Shoppe ...................................251 J&K Home Furnishings 6,7 Jackson Construction, LLC 217 JacksonBuilt Custom Homes 43 Jean’s Custom Workroom, LLC 205 Kalman Construction 97 Kitchen Tune-Up 141 Koozer Painting.............................................239 Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control, Inc. 243 Linda Greenberg Landscape & Design, LLC 80 Liquid Renovations 93 Lowcountry Hurricane Protection & Shutters 125 Lowcountry Iron & Woodworks 243 Lowcountry Lighting Studio 211 Lowcountry Premier Custom Homes ...........24 M & M Oil & Propane (The Fire Place) 185 Malatich Cochran Design 77 Marmiro Stones 199 Melcer Tile 3 Moluf’s Supply Back Mount Pleasant Kitchen and Bath 30 MVP Granite Countertops 177 One Coast Design 147 Outside Is In 12,13 Overhead Door Company of Charleston 229 Palm Casual 66 Palmetto Craftsmen, Inc 221 Palmetto Outdoor Kitchens 58 Palmetto Surfacing, Inc................................181 Patriot Blinds & More 169 Peartree Homes. 64 Pearce Scott Architects 15 Pool Cover Solutions of the Southeast 233 Premier Sound Security & Automation 16 Priester’s Custom Contracting 17 Professional Lift Solutions ............................23 REMARK Landscape Architecture 73 Riverside Designers 189 Robyn Branch Design 109 Rush Team Real Estate 235 Seawah Furniture | Design 55 ShelfGenie 51 Sherwin-Williams ................................... 52,189 Simply Curated Designs 121 Southeastern Galleries 219 Southern Lumber & Millwork Corp. 259 St. Pierre Construction 8,9 Steven Shell Living 10,11 Stono Construction 91 Stono Outdoor Living Co. ...........................205 Striped Lemon Interior Design 193 Sullivan Custom Cabinets, Inc. 211 Terrace Oaks Antiques 67 The Shutter Shop 53 The Village Social 56 Universal Marble & Granite. .........................75 Vitoria International 69 Waterworks Pools & Spas 68 Watsky & Wieters Construction 48 WeThrive HR 201 Wholesale Appliance Center 225 WilliamSmith Fireplaces 45 Yellowstone Landscape ...............................221 Zuma 207


Terrace Oaks Antiques 843-795-9689


Wholesale Appliance Center 843-556-0917


Charleston Architects 843-709-7322

Coastal Creek Design 843-514-1790

Pearce Scott Architects 843-837-5700


For the House - The Barstool Shop 843-881-7073

Bathroom Remodeling

Bath Fitter 843-314-5188

Bath Tune-Up 843-973-0238

Charleston Bath Experts 843-216-7551

Source Kitchen & Bath 843-352-4280


Advanced Window Fashions 843-881-8858

Best Buy Blinds, Inc. 843-884-3454


Arbor Building Group 843-709-6037

Arnett Custom Homes 843-271-8668

Cinder Creek Construction 843-768-0784

CK Contracting 843-352-4975

CMG Custom Homes, LLC 843-501-0038

Coastal Creek Design 843-514-1790

Coleman Builders, LLC 843-729-3013

Diament Building Corp. 843-991-5531

Hunter Quinn Homes 843-790-6952

Jackson Construction, LLC 843-452-2272

JacksonBuilt Custom Homes 843-471-2310

Lowcountry Premier Custom Homes 843-881-3930

Palmetto Craftsmen, Inc. 843-722-1101

Peartree Homes 843-343-5808

Priester’s Custom Contracting 843-200-8495

St. Pierre Construction 843-352-7925

Stono Construction 843-805-4141

Watsky & Wieters Construction 843-830-4826

Building Materials

84 Lumber 843-832-8584

Arbor Building Group 843-709-6037

Buck Lumber & Building Supply, Inc. 843-795-0150

Carolina Machine Finishing 843-760-0029

Southern Lumber & Millwork Corp. 843-744-6281


Advanced Kitchen Designs of Charleston 843-225-9344

ALBRECHT, LLC 843-277-5828

Charleston Cabinets, Inc. 843-554-7800

Classic Kitchens of Charleston 843-991-4207

HWC Custom Cabinetry 843-207-0750

Kitchen Tune-Up 843-277-2021

Mount Pleasant Kitchen and Bath 843-901-2506

ShelfGenie 843-890-0542

Sullivan Custom Cabinets, Inc. 843-554-5880

Closet & Organization Systems

Closets by Design 866-484-8130

HWC Custom Cabinetry 843-207-0750

Inspired Closets 843-557-1900

ShelfGenie 843-890-0542


AGM Imports 843-747-0088

GlassEco Surfaces 843-554-6099

MVP Granite Countertops 843-388-2326

Palmetto Surfacing, Inc. 843-569-1131

Source Kitchen & Bath 843-352-4280

Universal Marble & Granite 843-767-7779

Vitoria International, LLC 843-760-2470

Decorative Hardware

Gateway Supply Co. 843-554-0450

Moluf's Supply 843-723-4881

Source Kitchen & Bath 843-352-4280


Charleston Architects 843-709-7322

Charleston Design Center 843-352-4280

Diament Building Corp. 843-991-5531

Driveways & Walkways

Yellowstone Landscape 843-225-2380


Exceptional Electrical Contractors 843-813-5393

Elevators & Wheel Chair Lifts

Professional Lift Solutions 843-729-1006


Jean’s Custom Workroom, LLC 843-225-1669


Lowcountry Iron & Woodworks 803-655-5653


M & M Oil & Propane (The Fire Place) 843-402-7790

Palmetto Outdoor Kitchens 843-216-0006

WilliamSmith Fireplaces 843-766-0347


Buckhannon Tile + Design 843-881-8911

Carpet Baggers 843-410-2680

Coastal Stone Flooring 843-306-3063

Elegant Flooring 843-723-8172

Flooring Factory 843-790-4354

Melcer Tile 843-744-5345


Atlantic Bedding & Furniture 843-530-1369

Backyard Retreats 843-856-0049

CHD Interiors 843-357-1700

Danco Modern Furniture 843-884-2256

For the House – The Barstool Shop 843-881-7073

Iola Modern 843-225-5460

J&K Home Furnishings 843-800-4015

Outside Is In 843-718-7181

Palm Casual 843-285-5353

Seawah Furniture | Design 843-212-5110

Southeastern Galleries 843-556-4663

Steven Shell Living 843-216-3900

Garage Doors

Overhead Door Co. of Charleston 843-767-0028

Garage Floor Coatings

Coastal Stone Flooring 843-306-3063

Garage Organization

Inspired Closets 843-557-1900

Garden/Nursery Center

Brownswood Nursery & Landscape 843-268-0261

Gas Lanterns

Carolina Lanterns & Lighting 843-881-4170

Charleston Lighting and Interiors 843-766-3055


M & M Oil & Propane (The Fire Place) 843-402-7790

Stono Outdoor Living Co. 877-800-6238


Charleston Creative Outdoor Solutions 843-418-6500

Charleston Landscape 843-296-7592

Charleston Outdoor Design 843-412-2603

HLG Growers 843-819-0955

Marmiro Stones 201-933-6461

Yellowstone Landscape 843-225-2380

Hardwood Floors

Elegant Flooring 843-723-8172

Flooring Factory 843-790-4354

Heating and Air

Fix-It 24/7 843-388-8888

Historic Restoration & Preservation

Arbor Building Group 843-709-6037

Home Automation

Premier Sound Security & Automation 843-450-1414

Home Décor

CHD Interiors 843-357-1700

Charleston Lighting and Interiors 843-766-3055

CLEOD Glass + Works 843-789-4031

Danco Modern Furniture 843-884-2256

Hayes + Nash Design Co. 843-284-6960

Hausful 843-203-6420

Imagine Home 843-867-6235

Lowcountry Lighting Studio 843-654-9432

Seawah Furniture | Design 843-212-5110

Southeastern Galleries 843-556-4663

Steven Shell Living 843-216-3900

The Village Social 843-259-2120

Terrace Oaks Antiques 843-795-9689

Zuma 843-452-1117

House Plans

Crosby Creations Home Designs 843-998-0505

HR Services

WeThrive HR 706-951-1542

Hurricane Protection & Shutters

Armor Building Solutions, LLC 843-717-1746

Lowcountry Hurricane Protection & Shutters 843-822-5519

Interior Design

CHD Interiors 843-357-1700

CK Design Group 201-669-6547

Demi Ryan Interior Design Firm 919-593-3369

Hayes + Nash Design Co. 843-284-6960

Hausful 843-203-6420

Imagine Home 843-867-6235

J&K Home Furnishings 843-800-4015

Malatich Cochran Design 843-343-8836

One Coast Design 843-879-2152

Riverside Designers 843-377-2600

Robyn Branch Design 904-491-1199

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Simply Curated Designs 843-345-0057

Southeastern Galleries 843-556-4663

Striped Lemon Interior Design 860-539-2473

The Village Social 843-259-2120


Classic Kitchens of Charleston 843-991-4207

Kitchen Tune-Up 843-277-2021

Mount Pleasant Kitchen and Bath 843-901-2506

Source Kitchen & Bath 843-352-4280

Sullivan Custom Cabinets 843-554-5880

Landscape and Design

Brownswood Nursery & Landscape 843-268-0261

Charleston Creative Outdoor Solutions 843-418-6500

Charleston Landscape 843-296-7592

Charleston Outdoor Design 843-412-2603

HLG Growers 843-819-0955

Linda Greenberg Landscape & Design, LLC 704-995-7173

REMARK Landscape Architecture 843-952-7817

Yellowstone Landscape 843-225-2380

Landscape Architects

REMARK Landscape Architecture 843-952-7817

Landscape Materials

GlassEco Surfaces 843-554-6099

Light Fixtures

Carolina Lanterns & Lighting 843-881-4170

Charleston Lighting and Interiors 843-766-3055

CLEOD Glass + Works 843-789-4031

Lowcountry Lighting Studio 843-654-9432

Steven Shell Living 843-216-3900


84 Lumber 843-832-8584

Buck Lumber & Building Supply, Inc. 843-795-0150

Southern Lumber & Millwork Corp. 843-744-6281


WilliamSmith Fireplaces 843-766-0347

Marble/Stone Products

AGM Imports 843-747-0088

Easy Stones 854-999-3197

Marmiro Stones 201-933-6461

Melcer Tile 843-744-5345

MVP Granite Countertops 843-388-2326

Palmetto Surfacing, Inc. 843-569-1131

Universal Marble & Granite 843-767-7779

Vitoria International, LLC 843-760-2470


Atlantic Bedding & Furniture 843-530-1369

J&K Home Furnishings 843-800-4015


84 Lumber 843-832-8584

Buck Lumber & Building Supply, Inc. 843-795-0150

Lowcountry Iron & Woodworks 803-655-5653

Palmetto Craftsmen, Inc. 843-722-1101

Southern Lumber & Millwork Corp. 843-744-6281


Carolina Lanterns & Lighting 843-881-4170

Outdoor Furniture

Backyard Retreats 843-856-0049

Iola Modern 843-225-5460

Palm Casual 843-285-5353

Outside Is In 843-718-7181

Outdoor Kitchens

M & M Oil & Propane (The Fire Place) 843-402-7790

Palmetto Outdoor Kitchens 843-216-0006

Stono Outdoor Living Co. 877-800-6238

Paint/Paint Color Consultant

Koozer Painting 843-881-2212

Sherwin-Williams Company (Corp.) 1-800-4-Sherwin

Sherwin-Williams Company (Local) 843-556-4021


Carolina Machine Finishing 843-760-0029

Koozer Painting 843-881-2212

Pest Control

Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control, Inc. 843-766-8298


Fix-It 24/7 843-388-8888

Plumbing Fixtures

Gateway Supply Co. 843-554-0450

Moluf's Supply 843-723-4881

Pool and Spa Covers

Pool Cover Solutions of the Southeast 843-766-0289


Aqua Blue Pools of Charleston 843-767-7665

Aquatica Pools & Spas 843-212-0014

Blue Haven Pools & Spas 843-552-6000

Clear Blue Pools, Inc. 843-300-4143

CMG Custom Pools, LLC 843-501-0038

Heritage Pools, LLC 843-762-3417

Livewater Pools 843-312-2846

Waterworks Pools & Spas 843-799-0838

Pool Plastering

Liquid Renovations 843-901-6967

Pool Renovations

Liquid Renovations 843-901-6967


M & M Oil & Propane (The Fire Place) 843-402-7790

Real Estate

Island House Real Estate 843-847-1762

Rush Team Real Estate 843-801-9701

Remodel Design

Crosby Creations Home Designs 843-998-0505


Advanced Kitchen Designs of Charleston 843-225-9344

ALBRECHT, LLC 843-277-5828

Arbor Building Group 843-709-6037

Charleston Cabinets, Inc. 843-554-7800

Cinder Creek Construction 843-768-0784

Classic Kitchens of Charleston 843-991-4207

Classic Remodeling & Construction 843-763-3297

Hunter Quinn Homes 843-790-6952

Jackson Construction, LLC 843-452-2272

Kalman Construction 843-856-0515

Malatich Cochran Design 843-343-8836

Mount Pleasant Kitchen and Bath 843-901-2506

Peartree Homes 843-343-5808

Priester’s Custom Contracting 843-200-8495

St. Pierre Construction 843-352-7925

Stono Construction 843-805-4141

Watsky & Wieters Construction 843-830-4826


Zuma 843-452-1117

Sealing & Restoration Services

Carolina Stain + Paint 843-285-5924


Armor Building Solutions 843-717-1746

Best Buy Blinds, Inc. 843-884-3454

Gotcha Covered of Coastal Charleston 843-913-8281

Island Shade Shoppe 843-834-9645

Lowcountry Hurricane Protection & Shutters 843-822-5519

Patriot Blinds and More 843-461-1368

The Shutter Shop 843-527-1333


Carolina Machine Finishing 843-760-0029

Spas and Hot Tubs

Aqua Blue Pools of Charleston 843-767-7665

Aquatica Pools & Spas 843-212-0014

Blue Haven Pools & Spas 843-552-6000

Clear Blue Pools, Inc. 843-300-4143

Heritage Pools, LLC 843-762-3417

Waterworks Pools & Spas 843-799-0838


Carolina Mobile Storage 843-851-2661

Structural Engineering

Coastal Creek Design 843-514-1790

Termite Contract

Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control, Inc. 843-766-8298


Buckhannon Tile + Design 843-881-8911

Carpet Baggers 843-410-2680

Elegant Flooring 843-723-8172

Melcer Tile 843-744-5345

Palmetto Surfacing 843-569-1131

Water Features

HLG Growers 843-819-0955

Window Treatments

Advanced Window Fashions 843-881-8858

Best Buy Blinds, Inc. 843-884-3454

Gotcha Covered of Coastal Charleston 843-913-8281

Island Shade Shoppe 843-834-9645

Jean’s Custom Workroom, LLC 843-225-1669

Lowcountry Hurricane Protection & Shutters 843-822-5519

Patriot Blinds and More 843-461-1368

The Shutter Shop 843-527-1333


Buck Lumber & Building Supply, Inc. 843-795-0150

Southern Lumber & Millwork Corp. 843-744-6281

Wrought Iron

Lowcountry Iron & Woodworks 803-655-5653

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