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Features 134 Star Power

Mary Welch Fox Stasik of HGTV’s Breaking Bland welcomes us into her Isle of Palms home to chat about the new show, her unique style, and the process of designing her own home with her husband and daughters in mind.

146 Permanent Vacation

Have you ever stayed at a hotel with a super luxurious bathroom you wish you could have at home? Well, now you can. Support our local hotels for a little staycation and then head home and shop local to recreate the bathrooms you relaxed in.

Cover Photograph by Patrick Brickman

162 Wondrous Washrooms

Mary Welch Fox Stasik

Be inspired by over 60 stunning bathrooms completed by the best of the best Lowcountry home professionals. Bold wallpaper, funky tile, modern plumbing fixtures, and more will be seen throughout our annual bathroom feature.

171 Bathroom Product Guide


See what’s trending in the product world. From tile and flooring to bathtubs and faucets, our comprehensive product guide sprinkled throughout ‘Wondrous Washrooms will show it all.

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was at the completion of our Spring 2020 issue that the Covid-19 pandemic hit and the

first shut down occurred. It’s been one year. 12 months. 525,600 minutes. So much has changed in that amount of time, and so much has stayed the same. As I write this, I think about what the future holds and how grateful I am for my health, my friends and family, and for you all—our loyal readers for your continued support of our magazine and Photography by Callie Cranford • Project by House of Hoffmann Interiors

the local companies we feature.

Each spring we put together an extensive bathroom guide. This guide showcases projects completed by various home professionals throughout the Lowcountry. In this year’s guide, Wondrous Washrooms, you’ll find over 60 projects to add to your Pinterest boards. You’ll see some cool tile options, unique countertops, and a variety of décor styles throughout this feature. We also want to help you pick out the right options for each product that will go in your bathroom, so we’ve gone around town to local showrooms to select



them about their Covid procedures and

two daughters. We sit down with the

locals only deals. This guide will also

fashion-forward, edgy designer to

show you which Lowcountry companies

chat about all things HGTV, music,

you can visit to recreate these luxurious

design, and more.

hotel bathrooms in your own homes.


lighting, and more. You’ll find these selections integrated into the pages of the bathroom guide.

Throughout the following pages I hope Our cover story features the home of

you are not only inspired by the photos

interior designer Mary Welch Fox

you see, but also by the stories of the

Stasik. Mary Welch is the face of

human experience. Happy reading!

one of HGTV’s new 2021 shows In this issue we also have a special

Breaking Bland. Mary Welch invites



us into her Isle of Palms home she

We encourage you to take a little

shares with husband Ryan, the bass-

staycation and support these hotels. Ask

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A Designer’s Passion Designer Allison Casper has branched out on her own journey with the launch of Casper Design. Hear why Allison is passionate about design and how she approaches a project.

Story by Alli Steinke • Photograph by Keen Eye Marketing • Project by JacksonBuilt Custom Homes

What inspired you to start your own business? Why interior design? Over the last 15 years I have worked in many different areas within the construction industry. For the past decade, I’ve enjoyed working for JacksonBuilt Custom Homes as their Director of Design. Starting my own design firm has always been a dream of mine, so I finally took a leap of faith and founded Casper Design.

What services do you offer clients? My focus over the years has been spent on custom home building and design, but I can take on projects of any size. I can help clients in any capacity up to and including interior and exterior selections, specializing in trim and cabinet design, and selecting home furnishings, wallcoverings, and accessories.

Describe your design philosophy? Every project is unique and each client has their own style. This makes my

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Allison works with homeowners to design unique spaces that speak to their personal style.

job anything but boring. I am hired to design my client’s home, not mine, so while I will always give my opinion and direction, I want it to best represent their life and style.

What’s the best piece of design advice you’ve been given? “Make communication a priority upfront.” Ask questions and make sure the client fully understands your vision

and is on board. We need to change our habit of making assumptions about our clients and be sure everything is communicated effectively.

What makes you stand out amongst other designers? I was recently told what differentiates me from other designers is that I “speak construction.” To me that means understanding how your selections will impact the entire scope of work, and being able to communicate your vision to the contractors and the clients. You must constantly be thinking and trying to account for all the pieces to complete our well designed puzzle. For more information, call Casper Design at (843) 696-4287.

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The Perfect Find Becky Frederick and Camille Wish of Terrace Oaks Antiques recall some of their favorite antiques and most memorable pieces.

Becky Said: A first edition copy of The Dwellings Houses of Charleston autographed by the author, Alice Ravenel Huger Smith. The written details, drawings, and pictures included are overwhelming.

Best Antique You’ve Found?

Camille Said: An original 1865 letter from Eliza Armstrong Massey that she wrote to her mother about Sherman’s march through Blackville, SC. You can feel her emotion and how scared she was in her writing.

An antique tool; it was a wooden t-square. The Patina was lovely and it made a great architectural statement.

Most Unique Piece?

Handwritten sheet music from the 1870s. It’s very rare and so beautifully written.

Mid-century modern. I love the clean lines and pops of color!

Favorite Era of Décor?

Arts and crafts. The 1920s were a crazy time and the décor was so eye-catching!

Jewelry, both fine and costume. We have several dealers and they each bring a unique sense of style that covers different tastes and price points.

Top Selling Category of Antiques?

Sterling silver is a good investment and, when all polished, adds some zest to your home setting.

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At Home With

The Hart Family of Carolina Lanterns & Lighting Kelly and Janna Hart recently took over the reigns at Carolina Lanterns & Lighting after moving here from Texas. Working with the former owner, they outfitted their Lowcountry abode with the perfect lighting. 1 When considering the ambiance of

their Charleston home, Janna wanted the space to feel coastal, airy, and bright. The family room is outfitted with accessories and furniture in pinks and blues that are often prevalent in a Lowcountry sunrise or sunset. A Fanimation fan was important to include in the space to help with airflow during the stifling heat in the late spring and summer months. The Regina Andrew accessories help add to the coastal atmosphere Janna was aiming for.

2 The Hart’s kitchen and dining area is

also full of that coastal charm Janna wanted. A simple white palette with pops of color keeps the space clean. Savoy House island pendants and sconces add interest to the kitchen and the Ro Sham Beaux chandelier in the dining room gives the space a glamorous touch.

3 Kelly and Janna’s bedroom is designed

Photography by Ebony Ellis & Andrea Kinnear

with coastal elegance. Interior designer Emily McAden helped the couple ensure their space was full of style while also being a relaxing retreat they can rest in after a long day. Again, a Fanimation fan is used to help circulate air during the hotter months. Arteriors lamps, a Jonathan Adler bedside vase, and a gold coral bowl from Regina Andrew top off the design.

4 Lanterns were a must for the Hart’s

porch. Those quintessential Charleston lanterns add a special touch to the exterior that just say “you’re in the Lowcountry.” The copper finish of the lanterns adds an element of sophistication to the home, welcoming visitors in and peaking their interest into the rest of the interior décor. For more information, call Carolina Lanterns & Lighting at (843) 881-4170 or visit

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Kelly & Janna Hart of Carolina Lanterns & Lighting





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Cabinetmakers Who Care Drew Taylor purchased Carpenters Restoration in 2013. He has grown a small furniture repair shop into a 6,000 square foot production facility, where his team builds custom cabinetry and heirloom quality furniture. Craftspeople

The company is comprised of well-rounded craftspeople. Drew’s approach to the business is to “hire attitude and train skill.” Everyone begins as an apprentice, and everyone must know how to build, spray and install cabinetry. “Chances are the guy who built your cabinets will be supervising the installation” says Taylor. Unlike outsourced cabinetry, CW’s craftspeople know exactly what the finished install will look like prior to it being delivered. “It’s a huge advantage, our people care about the finished product because they built it themselves.” .

catalogs and overseas shipping.” Drew is hoping his philosophy of superior local craftsmanship will be appealing to those who have had difficult experiences with outsourced cabinetry and unprofessional subcontractors. For more information, call Carpenters Restoration at (843) 884-3411 or visit


Story by Lily Fox Redstone • Photography by Patrick Brickman

Drew built his production shop and design studio because he saw a gap in the cabinetry market. “Kitchen cabinetry is a pain point for builders because there are four different parties involved” he says, “I wanted to own the entire process to make things easier for my clients.” Which is exactly what he did. Carpenters Woodworks now designs, builds, delivers and installs everything themselves. This keeps everything local to Charleston, and eliminates the need for subcontractors, shipping, and install crews. “By taking care of all four phases we allow our clients to concentrate on growing their businesses.”


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(top, from left) Justin Taylor, Drew Taylor, Brian Smyth, and Sean Pitcairn in their Mt. Pleasant work space. (middle) The design studio features a conference room with a chalkboard where designers, builders, architects, and craftsmen can hold meetings with their clients. (bottom) The space was created for people to come and connect with the community. There will be tables and chairs to have conversations and to be creative.

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Water Conscious

Story by Lily Fox Redstone • Photography Provided by Design On Tap

Make your home environmentally-friendly with products that cut down on water usage and protect your surfaces from germs.

It’s Shower Time When building a bathroom or outfitting a kitchen customers are often looking for ways to be conscious about their water consumption. At Design On Tap they utilize H2Okinetic Technology, which uses the natural energy of water to create the effect of a high

technology in many of their projects in the Lowcountry in order to implement more eco-friendly water use without cutting down on comfort.

power shower head through specially engineered chambers. By manipulating the shape of the water, this technology is able to create a luxurious experience even with lower water pressures. This cuts down on water use and water waste in homes. Design On Tap uses this

For more information, call Design On Tap at (843) 329-0661.

Photography Provided by Hydroshield • Project by Carson Homes

Seal Out the Sickness People are always looking to keep their homes clean and protected, especially during the pandemic. HydroShield was created to reduce the amount of chemical cleaners that homeowners use, which can be harmful to our environment and our health. This product is an eco-friendly coating that covers high traffic areas that accumulate bacteria that is potentially dangerous. The

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product covers the small pores in countertops, flooring, glass, granite, quartz, tile, porcelain, stone, and grout. Once sealed, these surfaces become nonstick, damage resistant, and anti-bacterial so they’re much easier to clean and don’t require harsh chemicals.


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Heatin’ Up The Lowcountry is privy to strong UV rays and moisture, creating a harsh environment for the exterior of our homes and outdoor products. These products will help alleviate the stress of deterioration caused by the elements.

Keep Your Feet Cool

Story by Lily Fox Redstone • Photography by Callie Cranford

Building a deck in the Lowcountry can be a difficult task because of harsh sun, temperamental weather, and marshland. Decks and Docks provides a sturdy and unique decking option called Wear Deck. This decking is composed of High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) with fiberglass, which makes it durable and very resistant to the salt and sun we all love. The material is heat reflective and comes in specialized “barefoot colors” to keep your feet cool on the hottest of Charleston days. Wear Deck is also approved for ground contact and underwater installation, as well as contact with salt and freshwater, making it easy for you to plan your deck construction in the lowcountry environment. It has a 50 year fade and stain warranty in residential applications and is the only 5/4 deck board that will span 24 inches between joists.

A Complete Outdoor Kitchen Imagine preparing the same meals in your outdoor kitchen that you do in your indoor kitchen. With Sub-Zero and Wolf, you can. Beyond performance to withstand the wind, rain, and heat of Charleston, the Sub-Zero and Wolf outdoor kitchen gives you a luxury look and design flexibility. Wolf outdoor grills are precision-welded, double-walled stainless steel that will not rust or hold water. Yet the heavygauge hood lifts with a light touch, assisted by concealed springs. Designed to withstand the elements in style, Sub-Zero offers an array of outdoor options including an undercounter outdoor refrigerator, undercounter refrigeration drawers, and undercounter icemaker. Complete your outdoor kitchen and make cleanup easy with the outdoor ASKO dishwasher. During these challenging times, we continue to find ways to safely interact with friends and family. With a fully functioning outside dining area, people can stay outdoors and enjoy a meal together. For more information, call Sub-Zero,Wolf, and Cove at (704) 375-6025 or visit

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Story of a Successful Project Creating a “Theater-Like” Experience at Home During COVID


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wenty years ago owning a home theater was the ultimate luxury. Typically, family and friends would gather in one designated theater room to enjoy their favorite flicks. Back then, systems were big, bulky and difficult to use. Today’s COVID-era options for family entertainment at home are much more sleek, slim, and userfriendly. Options are unlimited for creating an instant theaterlike experience with large screens and dramatic surround sound in nearly any room of a home- including outdoor spaces.

Photography by Callie Cranford and Patrick Brickman

The Audio Warehouse team has seen an uptick in demand for home entertainment systems over the past year. They receive daily requests for upgrades to home WiFi networks that are more cable of handling the changing needs of today’s homeowners. Virtual schooling, home office meetings, and more family movie nights put a strain on outdated systems and often lead to the need for upgraded equipment. The Audio Warehouse has successfully completed many projects, such as those pictured here, safely during COVID. Their team is able to transform the spaces into faster, more efficient and attractive working and entertainment areas. What you will not see is tall or clunky speakers, gargantuan big screen TVs, visible wires, or unsightly equipment. They expertly incorporate seamless integration of all the necessary electronics, hidden from view. Even large screens can be disguised as a work of art to blend in with your upgraded surroundings and decor. The Audio Warehouse will enhance the moments you and your loved ones share to become another “Story of a Successful Project.”

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5 Things You Need to Know About

Selling Your Home

Understanding real estate can be tricky. We talk with the team at Island House Real Estate about what you need to know when you decide to sell your home.

Erin Hanhauser, Tricia Peterson, Holly Buceti



It’s a sellers market with inventory of available homes shrinking and buyer’s demand growing. Real estate is an investment, and like any other investment it’s important to know how to get the biggest return. Sometimes it can be as simple as spending $500 to make $5,000— this is where it is helpful to work with a realtor. Sellers have closing costs. When you sell a house, the seller is responsible for real estate commissions, deed samples, and their attorney’s fees— unless otherwise negotiated. Have your realtor explain these costs to you upfront so you aren’t surprised.

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Have documentation ready for your listing details, square footage, dates of updates, age of mechanicals, termite bonds, and insurance information. This information will help your listing agent do a thorough and accurate listing for you and be prepared for the questions that are sure to come up.

Preparing for showings is often something that needs to be planned for, especially with virtual school and working from home. It’s important to accommodate as many showings as you can without completely unraveling your life. Sometimes it makes sense to plan on doggie day care and being out of the house all day for the first few days your home is on the market.


Take care of simple maintenance, cosmetic updates, and landscaping before listing. Landscaping is probably the most overlooked resource to make your home more appealing to buyers so take the time to do it up. Realtors walk through the house with you prior to listing, to come up with a unique plan that works for you. We know what people want to see and expect for a certain price point. Think of us as your advisors; we can give suggestions on what should be done to bring you the biggest and quickest return. For more information, call Island House Real Estate at (843) 847-1762 or

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Talking About Paint

Story by By Lily Fox Redstone • Photography by Photography by Patrick Brickman

There are a variety of types of paint out there for different surfaces in your home. We’ve talked to the pros to get their two cents on these options and where they work best.

Latex vs. Oil Base Paints


Paint that is latex based is generally easy to use because it dries quickly. It works well on walls and ceilings and can be cleaned with just soap and water.


Although it has a longer dry time between coats, oil based paint tends to be more durable. It’s also moisture resistant, which is perfect for the Lowcountry climate. It's interesting to note that some states do not allow the sale of oil based paint. South Carolina does.

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Primer vs. All-In-One


Before painting, priming the walls can help block stains, prevent peeling, and attain deeper color in fewer paint coats. Primers come in a wide range specific to the surface that is being primed in order to assure the best adhesion for the paint.


Some companies offer all-inone or paint/primer products. These work best when repainting a wall that has a similar color and finish that just need a quick refresh.

Flat vs. Eggshell vs. Satin vs. Gloss Finish



Both semi-gloss and high-gloss finishes are high shine and are typically used on trim.


(above) Historic Charleston kitchen renovation by Delicious Kitchens used a custom color from Sherwin-Williams.

A flat finishing paint does not reflect light directly, which allows imperfections in the walls to appear more smooth. .

An eggshell finish is low-luster with a slight sheen, making it a great option for rooms with lots of natural light.


Satin paint has a durable finish and is easy to keep clean, so it's a good choice for high-traffic areas, especially those that will need to be cleaned often.

Paint Experts: Koozer Painting (843) 881-2212 Sherwin-Williams (843) 884-1041

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Building Blocks



Where did your passion for home and design come from? Ever since I was a kid I had an interest in architecture—skyscrapers, hotels, and homes. I actually had a mini drafting table in my bedroom and went on to spend some time as an architecture major in college. Ultimately I ended up as a home builder. I really enjoy my role because plans on paper are fun, but I also get to help execute the bigger picture.

What is your favorite part of this project? There are so many great parts of this particular project, but if I had to choose just one it would be the combination of the front staircase to the front door and foyer. The exposed steel stringer staircase in the front of the house is really phenomenal. The cables make a seamless transition into the five foot steel pivot door, which leads into an all glass foyer. This room has two 15 x 9 foot glass panels in the front and back creating an almost see through effect. It makes a big statement when you come into the home and highlights the gorgeous Lowcountry land surrounding it.

What advice would you give homeowners looking for a builder? The number one thing I would say is to make sure you find a good fit. You’re going to spend somewhere between nine months to two years with a builder and you want to make sure that person is someone you feel comfortable with. Cost is certainly important, but having a builder that will truly guide you through the process is key when making your decision.

How would you describe your work? We will build anything—there’s no one particular style that we stick to. The goal of Curtis Daniel Homes is “surpassing the ordinary.” That is what we try to do in every facet of interaction with customers from communication to quality to responsiveness. We want to help them take their dream plans and make those a reality. Most importantly, we want our customers to feel like we are providing them with a first class home building experience. For more information call Curtis Daniel Homes at (843) 901-5801 or visit

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Story by Lily Fox Redstone • Photography by Katie Charlotte


Architects + Archetypes



What is your favorite part about being an architect? My great grandmother recognized my gift of creativity, so she paid for early childhood art lessons. Over the years, and into college, these foundational art lessons blossomed into my love of architecture and art today. Being an architect enables me to use my gift of creativity everyday and I love the profession more and more each day. My favorite part about being an architect is the fulfillment that comes when I drive around and stare at our “artwork” within the community. Architects shape our communities and it's an honor to be part of that.

What is the greatest piece of advice another architect has given you? Have great work ethic. I was thrown into the fire working for famed architect Helmut Jahn. Working with him was like a daily architecture marathon. This way of working kept me sharp, and I still practice this was by getting up early and putting in at least three house of design time before most people even start their day.

How do you overcome challenges that arise during a project? I try to meet all challenges by being a focused problem solver. The start of each architectural assignment comes with a problem that needs to be solved. Architects have a great responsibility because our work is permanent and it has great impact on the influence of our community. One of the biggest challenges as architects is that we have to think long term, as well as physically and socially in our work. We overcome many of these challenges by relying on our training and expertise to create spaces that will be enjoyed by the community for many years to come. Part of this challenge is to give consideration to the use of space, lighting, and other important design elements. For more information, call MHK Architecture & Planning at (843) 203-6028 or visit

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Inspired Interiors



What inspired you to become an interior designer? Growing up in a family of builders and designers, I was just always exposed to it. After realizing the corporate world was not a fit for me, it was a natural progression to follow my heart.

How have your designs evolved over the years? Once I learned to trust my initial thoughts, my designs became much more personal and interesting.

Who is one person in the industry you admire and why? I have a huge appreciation for Ariene Bethea of Dressing Room Interiors. Her use of pattern, color, and pizazz is uber inspiring and refreshing; and it makes me happy! Who doesn’t want to be super happy when they walk into a space?

What makes this particular space so unique? First would be the wallpaper on the ceiling: it’s dramatic to say the least. The use of color in this space is also unique in that we went dark on the trim. This adds an extra layer of drama and a push to move your eyes right up to the ceiling. It’s a real treat to get that bold and forward-thinking client to make this kind of commitment—it makes it all worth it.

What advice did you give these homeowners when they approached you about this room? When entering any job that entails construction, whether it be small or large, I can’t stress enough the importance of having patience. From lining up the contractor, to waiting for them to start, to the invasiveness of the work: you need a tremendous amount of patience to see it through. Along with patience, I remind my clients that something will likely go astray but it will all work out in the end, it always does. For more information, call House of Hoffmann Interiors at (617) 680-4412 or visit

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Taking a Look at Natural Stone Surfaces

Investing in durable, easy maintenance countertops will be worth it when remodeling or building your dream home. Make sure to do your research before making a decision to ensure you are choosing a surface that is best for you and your family.

Natural Stone

Natural stone surfaces include granite, marble, limestone, soapstone, slate, onyx, quartzite, travertine, and more. These surfaces are found from quarries where they are extracted and turned into countertops, fireplace surrounds, and other unique accents throughout your home.


Granite is a choice many homeowners use in high traffic areas such as kitchens and bathrooms because of its durability. This surface is scratch resistant and as such, will withstand daily wear and tear. Granite, like all other natural stones, is porous so it does need to be sealed regularly. Granite is harder than marble so it does offer a bit more durability.


Marble is a popular choice for bathrooms. The colors in a marble surface will also stay the same for years to come as it is UV-resistant. The surface is softer than Granite

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or Quartzite, so it is more susceptible to scratching, staining, and etching. To help maintain the same vibrancy from the day it was installed, simply seal it at least once a year.


Quartz is made from natural stone mixed with resins and pigments. Because of this, it is virtually maintenance free. Like Marble, it comes in a variety of colors. And it is harder than Granite so it does offer a bit more durability. Quartz is non porous so it’s easier to keep relatively bacteria-free.

While natural stone is uniquely stunning, some are porous, meaning it has minute holes in it that liquid can get through, so it needs to be sealed on a regular basis and spills need to be wiped up immediately. With proper maintenance and care, natural stone countertops with last for years to come. For more information, call Granite by Design at (843) 416-8509 or visit

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Everything In It’s Right Place When






people’s homes, it’s important to come home to a space that’s organized for you. That’s just what Mary and Robert Allen of Inspired Closets have done in their garage.

The Setting:

Cabinets for Hidden Storage

The garage is multifunctional. There is a workshop, storage for Robert’s tools and motorcycle, wall storage, and space to park the cars. The tandem extension allows the space to serve these various functions.

The Problem:

The Allens downsized when they moved into their current home. That downsize meant cutting down on storage space for holiday decorations, sports equipment, tools, and other essentials for their family.

Homeowner’s Workbench

The Solution:

To combat the storage problem they found in their new home, they installed cabinets, a work bench, and slatwall to better help organize and maximize the space they did have. With these additions, the Allens have room to park two full size vehicles and Robert’s motorcycle with room to spare.

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For more information, call Inspired Closets at (843) 557-1900 or visit

Photography by Callie Cranford


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The Cool Crew Follow along as we chat with AirMax Heating & Air about what their day to day looks like—from new customer visits to making sure products are in stock. The Airmax Team from feft to right: Stephen, Josephine, Rudy, and Medd.

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Medd, Rudy, and Stephen, the team at Airmax, starts the day by meeting with sales coordinator Josephine. She has already taken phone calls with homeowners and she has assessed their needs and possible issues. Then the team reaches out to schedule on site visits .

Stephen goes to a new client’s home for a site visit. At the site, he speaks with the homeowner about what they are looking for and how the company can best provide options for their airflow needs. He inspects the current system with the client in order to help them visualize what is not working about their old setup and what can work better in the future.

When Stephen returns to the office he makes sure that all the products his new client needs are in stock. Then he schedules an installation date and always makes sure to accompany the installation team so that his clients can see a familiar face throughout the entire life of the project. “I’m involved in every step because I want to make our clients feel confident,” Stephen says.

10:30am Mid-morning, AirMax receives a delivery of units, which Rudy helps unload with the forklift. These boxes can be up to 600 pounds, so after some careful driving, the guys arrange the products in the warehouse.

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12:30pm After Stephen completes the site visit he gives the homeowner an estimate in a variety of price ranges and explains which solution he would recommend for them. This could mean a larger investment for people who are building their forever home, or a smaller repair for someone who is managing a short-term rental.

5:00pm At the end of the day Medd, Stephen, and Rudy all sit down and debrief. Stephen notes this is one of his favorite parts of the day. “It’s a time for the office to all catch up and hear what everyone has been up to.” For more information, call AirMax Heating & Air at (843) 614-3276 or visit

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Expert Know How Learn from the pros how to prepare your home for the future, approach a design project, and prevent unwanted pests.

If homeowners don’t necessarily want an elevator in their home now, but might in the future, what do you recommend they do?

“ Seth Newman Port City Elevator

It will save you thousands of dollars if you build an elevator shaft in your home during construction. Just build it in and you can use the space for closets, then it’s ready to go for you when the time comes. If you’re a young family, an elevator can help with groceries or luggage. If you sustain some

type of injury, the elevator is there to help out. The elevator is there for elderly parents and grandparents. It’s better to have the shaft there even if you aren’t going to use it right away, but it does have benefits even for younger families who aren’t necessarily thinking about aging in place yet.

For more information, call Port City Elevator at (843) 729-1006 or visit

What does your process look like when designing a remodel for homeowners?

After a meet and greet, I start with a story board which allows me to do a complete layout with design selections consisting of the proper paint colors, fixtures, tile, fabric, and other key elements. This will allow my clients to see the direction in which we will head

Debbie DeLong Designs by Imagine That

for the remodel or new design. Then I present them with various options to ensure they get exactly what they expect for their new space. Typically I present them with multiple options that will match the rest of the home’s design.

For more information, call Designs by Imagine That at (843) 345-5788 or visit

What can a homeowner do to protect themselves from termites?

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Homeowners should have a beneficial termite control program with a professional service on their property. That would include a treatment where we treat the foundation with a variety of different products. You can use a sole termiticide; we use Termidor, a liquid termiticide that we apply to the soil foundation. It’s the number

one product on the market. An inspection service and control program are the first things that a homeowner should have. A homeowner cannot do termite control on their own, as it is not a DIY project. They cannot get the chemicals, equipment, tools needed, or the training to do the inspections properly.

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Lighting Effects If you’re building your dream home, you want everything to be perfect. You don’t overlook a single detail, which is why working with smart home and architectural lighting professionals like the team at Audio Warehouse is important.


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Warm Light (above) The same room shown with different light temperatures and brightness display how dramatically cool and warm light can change the mood of a space.

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ow, more than ever, we are spending more time in our homes and we are demanding they function even better than they did in the past. Lighting in our homes not only determines the look and feel of each space, but is now linked to home wellness and our health. Discovering the right light is of utmost importance. There are a variety of tones that light projects. That are measured by Correlated Color Temperature, which is measured in Kelvin. Warm white is up to 3000K, cool whites are 3500K to 4900K, and daylight is 5000K or more. A warmer white will make a space feel more intimate, whereas cooler whites make the room feel more spacious. Light sources are measured with a Color Rendering Index and it is recommended to use sources with a CRI greater than 90 so wood finishes, stone tops, and colors look their best.

reds, and more muted purples. Vivid and vibrant light will highlight bright blues, pinks, and crisp whites. Traditionally artwork is shown in soft and warm light but now tunable lighting allows you to recreate the exact light the art was created in.

Curating specific light for art also impacts how we see that piece. High performance LED lighting with varying color temperatures, and a high CRI shows us the textures and hues of an art piece with different intensities and effects. Soft and warm light will emphasize forest greens, rich purples, fuschia reds, creamy off whites, and turmeric oranges. Dramatic and warm light shows grassy greens, fire engine

Lighting is available in so many styles and colors. It is an architectural feature of your home so work with a lighting specialist to ensure you are using light properly and selecting the best light for each space in your home.

Color also has a powerful effect on our emotions so lighting with color can be transformative. Red evokes love, anger, and passion, and will increase your heart rate. It’s warm tone awakens you. Oranges will give you feelings of warmth and joy, greens pull you into nature, and blues and purples are calming. USAI Lighting has a variety of light solutions that Audio Warehouse uses for their clients. Recessed lighting options available include round, square, SilverLED, deep regrees or trimless, for quiet ceilings, Micro, millwork, and Glow.

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Step Into Spring As the warmer weather approaches, it’s time to start planning ahead for your outdoor living space. During this in between period when we still have some cool days, take the time to prepare your landscape for the summer months. We’ve talked with Lowcountry experts on landscapes and landscape lighting to help you devise a plan for your yard.

Springtime is a great season to consider adding new hardscape elements to your home to help elevate the landscape even more. Things such as new walkways, a pool, seating areas, or other hardscapes will be great additions as you prepare for summer. One of REMARK Landscape Architecture’s staple elements are these corten steel planters filled with wispy grasses for a fun, ethereal ambiance to welcome you up the front steps of this stunning Lowcountry home. For more information, call REMARK Landscape Architecture at (843) 952-7817 or visit

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Story by Alli Steinke • Photography by Patrick Brickman

Solid Ground

Landscaped Verge

This Daniel Island Home by Curtis Daniel Homes displays an array of grasses leveled with other grassy plants, designed by REMARK Landscape Architecture.

Sweet Grass (Muhlenbergia Filipes)

The dock and trees are uplit to make it easier to get around the property as the sun goes down and into the evening.

Photography by Ebony Ellis

Enhance Your View The same Daniel Island home is transformed at night with lighting by Outdoor Lighting Perspectives. Landscape lighting should be used in the darkest places of your yard to not only enjoy the environment, but also to feel safe while you’re outside during nighttime hours. When determining what lighting to add, talk to your professional to help decide

which trees would look best uplit. Consider how you can give width and depth to the property so you can best enjoy the whole space. For more information, call Outdoor Lighting Perspectives at (843) 258-1574 or visit

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Photography by Patrick Brickman

Dreaming of Color This Isle of Palms paradise is complete with a hardscape of ornamental stones and paths with synthetic turf. The yard contains over 65 different varieties of various low growing, bright colored, butterfly and pollinator attracting full season perennials, succulents, and tropicals. This unique, tropical hardscape and garden has been designed to mature over time with little to no maintenance and provides an ideal landscape requiring minimal watering. These selections are dog friendly and nontoxic. This garden is a constant conversation piece and brings the homeowner’s dream yard to life. For more information, call HLG Growers at (843) 901-4862 or visit

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(above) This landscape, designed by HLG Growers, contains vibrant ground covers, succulents, and tropicals balanced with ornamental stone and synthetic turf. (below) Several succulents and perennials including Aloe, Red Drift Roses, Crassula, Eucomis, Craspedia, Crinum Lilies, Pallidas, Hibiscus, and Mangaves are seen in this area.

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Landscape lighting helps give peace of mind as homeowners and guests meander through the property at night. By lighting your landscape and hardscape features, you are not only making your home look beautiful during the evening hours, but you are improving safety. In

addition to the aesthetics, there are also safety benefits associated with landscape lighting, as it helps you navigate through the yard when it’s dark outside.

(above) There are an abundant number of ways to light your landscape from silhouetting to spotlighting. Consult with a lighting professional to determine the best course of action for your home.

For more information, call NextGen Automated at (843) 871-8531 or visit

The Grass Is Greener High-quality synthetic turf will completely transform your space. This Lowcountry dwelling features turf from ProGreen Synthetic Turf. This artificial grass comes standard with ProFlow technology, ProGreen’s nonperforated backing that maximizes drainage. ProGreen also has a cool turf product that mimics the look, feel, and temperature of natural grass, without any of the maintenance. This system is perfect for pool areas and kid and pet-friendly yards. For more information, call ProGreen Synthetic Turf at (843) 494-5092 or visit (above) ProGreen Synthetic Turf is a pet-friendly and environmentally-friendly product.

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Ultra Modern, Eco-Friendly Retreat A Lowcountry custom home builder constructed a contemporary, nature lover’s hideaway on Kiawah Island. 100 • CH+D • Spring 2021

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hen Kara and Neal Crowell of Cinder Creek Construction began work on this Kiawah Island dwelling, the goal was to create a space that catered to how the homeowners lived and their love of nature. That started with the exterior of this custom home. The home was inspired by the mid century modernist movement and uses a lot of natural materials. Every decision Cinder Creek and Architecture Plus made when designing this home was very intentional. “We cleared the bare minimum. The landscape architecture is 100 percent native species to South Carolina to encourage nesting for the species on Kiawah Island,” Kara says. The home is anchored with a central core that is continued to the center of the home, and flanking out from that center are different elements that make the home stand out. Clad in garapa siding, the home will naturally weather, again speaking to the importance of building green and honoring the natural beauty of the maritime forest. Fixed window walls are on the front and rear of the home; they are custom made by 102 • CH+D • Spring 2021

Andersen Windows. Another exterior feature that you’ll notice is the lack of HVAC or equipment stand. This particular home has a dedicated mechanical room and then hidden HVAC systems are on the roof; a high efficiency system that functions remarkably well for the homeowners. The approximately 3,300 square foot homes run an energy bill of about $230 per month. This modern nature retreat is also a smart house. Everything is low voltage and all of the lighting systems are high efficiency. When you enter a room, the lights come on automatically and then they time out so you don’t have a lot of unnecessary energy usage. Humidity is a huge issue in the Lowcountry, especially in bathrooms. “It’s pretty common that people don’t run the fans enough,” Kara adds. “In this system, when the humidity reaches a certain level in the bathrooms, the fans automatically come on and will stay on until the humidity level has dropped.” This helps with mold and mildew as well. It was important for the homeowners to not waste square footage so each space

The landscape surrounding the home is 100 percent native species to South Carolina to encourage nesting for the species on Kiawah Island. The window wall in the living room brings the outdoors in.

Bold Statement The fireplace in the living room makes a bold statement and has special technology that prevents the tv above from overheating.

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(above) The kitchen features high efficiency products and a hidden button on the island to operate the disposal and faucet. Lots of windows throughout the home allow beautiful morning light to come in, an element the homeowners truly enjoy. (bottom left) The office and school space is located at the front of the house and has the same floor to ceiling windows as seen in the living room. Privacy isn’t a concern with these window walls because of Mother Nature and intentional angling of the house. (bottom right) Kara and Neal Crowell in the living room of their recently completed project.

was carefully planned out, and design decisions were very intentional. A small foyer was one of those intentional choices the homeowners made. “The homeowners wanted a bit of a moodier feel when you walk into the home and then you enter the living area and the massing in spaces opens back up and takes you visually back outside,” Kara adds. Well into construction, they read an article that said this concept was very common in Frank Lloyd Wright homes. The main living area of the house has the same central core, except the core is anchored by walls of walnut that wrap around. Hidden doors for the laundry room and a future elevator are in this central core. The anchor for the smart home is also hidden in this central 104 • CH+D • Spring 2021

core. 10 foot walnut cabinets speak more to the modernity of the home, as does the open floor plan to the living room. The old school, American modern influence is seen in the living room. The colors were chosen to go along with nature and the furnishings were selected from Iola Modern in North Charleston. The television is a frame TV above the contemporary fireplace, with special venting so the heat doesn’t damage the technology. Accordion doors open to the patio off the living room. The system is easy to open and helps bring the outdoors in, again one of the main goals for the homeowners. Some other unique features of the home include flooring and a special baseboard

element. The hardwood floors throughout the home are in varying shades and arranged intentionally to show the natural variations. Minimalist or frameless doors were used throughout the home so the door just blends in to the wall and your eye just floats right past it. The baseboard is recessed into the drywall and there is a reglet detail that runs along it. The goal with these features, and so many others, was to let the architecture speak for itself and not to add too much ornamentation to distract from that. ✴ For more information, call Cinder Creek Construction at (843) 768-0784 or visit

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Swimming into Spring One Summerville couple used their own business to bring their pool expectations to reality for their family to enjoy for years to come.


acyelly and Thiago Silva, owners of Aquatica Pools & Spas, started their custom gunite pool business because they wanted to provide a place where people could make their backyard vision come true. They pour attention into every detail from pool shape to tile selection. Thiago says, “a custom swimming pool is a large investment, so we want to bring the most value to the table.” The company takes pride in creating an extremely personal approach to the design and sales process. “We are providing the highest quality trades and materials, and ultimately our goal is getting our clients swimming as fast as possible.” Over the past few months Jacyelly and Thiago have built their own dream pool, which has been a particularly ex106 • CH+D • Spring 2021

citing journey for the couple. Since they were using their own company, Thiago kept the systems the same as they always do. “We have worked very hard to create a good construction system that consistently yields good results, which is comforting because I knew I could trust our process,” he notes. Building a pool while the home is still under construction, like the Silvas did, can make the timeline a bit unusual, but typically the full process, from dig to fill, takes about six to eight weeks. Jacyelly and Thiago both had a clear vision for their design because they’ve seen so many unique pool designs over the years. “An automatic cover was a must, for safety first of all, but also to allow us to keep the property more open and not have a fence too close,” Thiago explains. They also wanted to

Jacyelly and Thiago Silva, owners of Aquatica Pools & Spas

(above) The Silva’s pool has a sleek finish with a spillover feature and jets. Concrete slabs surround the pool. (below) In addition to the loungers by the pool, the Silvas also wanted a seating area by the firepit to the side of the pool. Various seating options throughout the space allow them to gather with friends and family and all enjoy being outside together.

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(above) Throughout the Silvas property you’ll find hues of black and white. This palette helped achieve the more modern look they love. When welcomed onto the property, you’ll find a custom waterfall feature in the front of the house. (right) Bowl fire pits sit atop an exterior wall for another unique touch.

highlight the relaxing quality of the sound of water, so they included a large infinity edge and laminar jets. When it comes to maintenance, pools require weekly brushing, cleaning, and vacuuming to make sure the water chemistry is correct. Chemical technology has come a long way. “This pool has a fully automated chemical feed system, which constantly monitors its own chemistry, and consistently adds tiny amounts of chemicals,” Thiago says. This keeps the water chemistry consistent and they can avoid the scheduling and hassle of having someone manually dump in large amounts of chemicals in the pool once a week. This project means a lot for the Silvas. “We wanted a place where our family and friends can come and have fun, but also a place that added to the atmosphere and design of our entire property,” Jacyelly says. Not only does

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this pool create a way to bond with one another, but it creates a mood of relaxation. “We are extremely blessed,” Thiago expresses. “We have the privilege of building spaces that bring people together to create new memories.” For homeowners designing their own pools Thiago recommends they do their research and hire a reputable, licensed builder. There are so many options out there—finishes, shapes, colors, and features, so clients should spend some time creating their vision. Aquatica can take those styles and tailor the design and water features to fit any property. Jacyelly and Thiago are proud to be able to work with their own local business and are excited to continue “transforming ordinary yards into extraordinary destinations.” ✴ For more information, call Aquatica Pools & Spas at (843) 212-0014 or visit

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Story by Alli Steinke • Photography by Callie Crnaford


Beach Build Tackling a beachfront build can be complicated, so these homeowners worked with the pros to bring their vision to life.


iament Building was established in 2005. Evan Diament, owner of Diament Building, is a second generation home builder with a bachelors in construction managment. Over the years Evan has developed ongoing working relationships with interior designers, architects, engineers, vendors, and other building officials. “We can’t do it without our subcontractor team who we consider our family,” Evan notes. One of those architects who Evan knew from past projects introduced him to these homeowners. “The project involved demolishing an

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older home and building a new custom home in its place,” he explains. Getting a builder involved as early as possible is the best route to take, which is what these homeowners did. By getting Evan involved during the design stage, he was able to help develop the plans that met the client’s budget. Prior to the completion of the architectural plans, Evan met with the architect and homeowner. Together they hashed out ideas and then provided the homeowners with a conceptual budget before the plans were sent to the engineer for the permit.

Unmatched Construction A pivot door and beams are just two of the incredible elements of this sitting room. Shades of blue are seen throughout the home on doors, benches, in artwork, and other elements. Surfboards are also a common theme throughout this Sullivan’s Island abode.

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PROJECT FILES Building on the beach presented its own set of considerations when designing the home. “There are many nuances to be understood,” Evan says. “Lot coverage calculations, stormwater requirements, flood zones, impervious surface requirements, and non-conforming lots just to name a few.” In addition, historic homes on Sullivan’s Island have other requirements for beach construction other areas in Charleston don’t have. Pre-planning is the most important part of starting a project off on the right foot and that is no different for beachfront homes. Evan recalls that the lot itself was one of the biggest challenges of this project. This Sullivan’s Island home is non-conforming so it has smaller than normal setbacks. “We were challenged with landscape on the left side which required us to crane in palm trees over the house,” Evans states. “We also had to tightly coordinate pool construction and other exterior trades due to the limited exterior areas to work.” The other major challenge came from building the home during the pandemic but the team did so in a safe, clean working environment and while they had to adjust some permitting and inspection procedures, and deal with a short supply of materials, they were still able to build the home on schedule. By gathering a team that worked well together, the home was complete with some unique spaces

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Coastal Touches Shiplap is seen in various rooms adding a Lowcountry feel. Pops of color and fun patterns were added in multiple spaces as well for interest.

and really cool custom features. Zero entry curbless showers, hidden hallway doors, statement wallpaper, and exposed beams were just some of those elements. Evan’s team constructed built-ins, rolling ladders, barn doors, and tables throughout the home. A piston driven awning kitchen window and folding door give the kitchen an outdoor living feature.✴

For more information, call Diament Building Corp at (843) 991-5531 or visit

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Beachfront Vacation Home A Folly Beach rental property was designed with family living in mind, both for the people who would rent the property and for the homeowner.


ustainability, resiliency, quality, advocacy, and innovation are at the top of the list for any project David Hill and his team at Innova Architecture work on. People say these things are important for not only current generations, but also future generations to preserve our natural resources, improve our air quality, and to maximize the use of space in our infrastructure. David believes all of this to be true and he feels good about doing some good in addition to providing good architecture and good design. “We have a responsibility as designers and architects to do better,” David says. “So much of green design and sustainability is just making good choices about the materials you use, how you put them together, and how you design the building itself.”

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This particular project is a rental property on Folly Beach, but it will be used part time by the owner as well. So David had to come up with a plan and design that was not only beneficial for renters, but also for the homeowner and his family when they used the house. Some of the eco-friendly products that David used in this home were a geothermal system for an efficient way to heat and cool the three-story home when renters were there, and structural insulated panels which are a high-performance panel that incorporates framing and structure and insulation all in one so the house is stronger and better insulated. A beach home requires some special consideration when determining what products will be used to construct it.

David Hill of Innova Architecture

Dual Purposes Since the home serves as both a rental property and vacation home for the owner, durability and functionality were of top priority. A strong exterior to withstand being on the beach, along with longlasting interior finishes make this home sturdy. An open floor plan and plenty of bedrooms welcome renters to enjoy a family vacation.

This home was built on pilings that are drilled into the ground, which David adds is the only way to effectively support the house. Structurally, you also have to consider the exposure to the sun, the beach wind, the moisture, and flood surge with hurricanes. David says there aren’t only structural considerations when building a beach home but also design considerations as these homes are often rented for family vacations. Beach houses are rented for the views so this home offers water views from every last room in the house, except for the laundry room. “The goal was to really have people immersed in the beachfront living experience,” recalls David. There is also a billiards room and tiki bar for added enjoyment. Extra storage and home automation were a few things that were added to this hybrid home so the owners and renters could both enjoy the space. Added storage is used to hide items that the owners need each time they visit, and the home automation is helpful for the owner to be able to control everything if renters have issues. Shiplap was also something that was added to not only appeal to the owner’s style, but also to be durable and hold up against suitcases that might get bumped against it as renters are coming and going. There are also four master suites, one of which is handicap accessible, and a bunk room for the kids so there is plenty of space for the homeowners and renters to spread out during their stay and everyone can have their space. David describes himself as a “professional opinion haver”. He works on a project and offers his opinion for what would work best for each project. Because this homeowner worked with David on two other projects, he valued his opinion and the two worked well together to create a space that would be beneficial for all parties involved.✴ For more information, call Innova Architecture at (843) 377-3766 or visit

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Story by Lily Fox Redstone • Portrait by Patrick Brickman • Photography by Keen Eye Marketing


A Stunning Home for Two This custom home builder created a stunning dwelling full of elegant touches and unique features.


his custom built Daniel Island home was the perfect creative project for homeowners Patrick and Christine Terwilliger. This husband and wife team both came from design and construction backgrounds, so they knew they wanted a builder who had roots and experience in the Lowcountry community. When touring the Daniel Island, area the couple spotted a recently finished JacksonBuilt Custom Homes project. “We toured the home and were very impressed with the quality of the work, the finishes, and the attention to detail,” Pat says. “We tracked down Richard Jackson, owner of JacksonBuilt Custom Homes, and had several long phone calls with him digging into details of his firm and how he operates.” Since the homeowners already had 116 • CH+D • Spring 2021

experience building custom homes in Virginia and Southern California, they knew finding a builder who they had a solid rapport with was essential. After meeting with Richard they knew it was a great fit and they went on to connect with Phil Clarke, of Clarke Design Group, who worked closely with Richard in the past. An important element that the homeowners included was a separate finished space over the garage, which they intend to use as a multi-purpose studio. “This space is really valuable because it is not only architecturally appealing, but it gives the homeowners or their guests a private suite away from the main home,” Richard explains. When it came to the style of the home, the homeowners wanted a home that

Allison Casper of Casper Design and Richard Jackson of JacksonBuilt Custom Homes

Crisp & Contemporary The kitchen cabinetry from Distinctive Design and plaster hood by Aubrey Brackett achieved the clean lines and modern softness the homeowners wanted in their Lowcountry home.

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(above) This living room was furnished with the help of Margaret Donaldson Interiors. (opposite, top left) With a desire to effortlessly bring the outdoors in, large windows are seen throughout the home. (opposite, top right) The powder room is complete with contemporary cabinets and neutral grey hues. (opposite, bottom left) The master bedroom offeres beautiful water views and open ceilings for an open and airy space. (opposite, bottom right) A bold light fixture, walls of windows, and crisp interior details add more interest to this stunning dining room with nearly 360 degree views of the water.

fit in with traditional Charleston architecture, but with a slight modern softness. “For the interior, we wanted to continue the transitional approach with an open floor plan and clean lines, without going so far as ‘full on contemporary’,” Pat mentions. For materials, they chose a low maintenance standing seam roof and artisan siding with mitered corners to create a unique, but traditional look. The transitions between exterior and interior space were also a focus. “To execute this vision we decided to do a raised slab home, instead of elevated, to avoid railings along the front of the home, which created that seamless connection between the outdoor space,” Richard says. The couple also

mentioned a pool was also part of the plan, so it was vital to keep that accessible feeling between the two. Designer Allison Casper collaborated with the homeowners to make sure the build details and design details tied together. “The home has a soft contemporary style with clean lines, well executed interior finishes, and a touch of warmth which helps it feel so inviting,” she said. “We were intentional in our selections to execute this cohesive look throughout the home. Elements like the plastered fireplace and hood, large format etched tile, and boxed sheetrock ceilings create texture for this stunning light canvas.”

Overall the attention to detail in this home is impeccable. “We seem to thrive on the creative side of designing and building from scratch, so we are especially thrilled with the unique finish and trim details, many of which were led by Richard and his team,” Pat says. From custom door styles and specific hardware to separate fridge and freezer columns, the JacksonBuilt team created a space that is truly unique for these homeowners. ✴

For more information, call JacksonBuiltCustom Homes at (843) 471-2310 or visit

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Story by Lily Fox Redstone • Photography by Ebony Ellis


Powered By Your Neighbors This local business wants their neighbors to be riding in style.


s spring unfolds people in the Lowcountry dust off their golf carts for school pickups, cruising around the beach, and sunset rides along the Battery. But this year the eNVy Neighborhood Vehicle is taking Charleston by storm. The eNVy is a crossover vehicle, a mix between a utility terrain vehicle and a golf cart, making it durable, safe, and comfortable. At J.I. Small Engine Repair, founded by Paul Hume and Russell Jewell in 2017, they focus on selling equipment that ensures “best designed quality”. The 120 • CH+D • Spring 2021

two men started this business because they wanted to be the one-stop-shop where neighbors and friends knew they could buy trusted equipment that could be repaired in the same place. This year, they introduced the eNVy to their community. Paul says, “there’s no way to describe the vehicle without giving it a spin.” The vehicle has an easily adjustable steering wheel for people of different heights. Russell notes, “this really isn’t a golf cart—it has dual suspension, big tires, and power steering so it feels like something totally different.” The vehicle drives smoothly and has

Paul Hume of J.I. Small Engine Repair

power steering, allowing drivers to do a full U-turn without cranking their arms. Not only is it easy to drive, but because the car is electric there’s no fuss about gas and no noise. This also means the eNVy can be plugged in with just a regular extension cord. A vehicle like this can seem like a big investment, but with the luxurious finish and customizable features the eNVy Neighborhood Vehicle lets families choose exactly what they need. There is also an easy code locked touch screen panel where you can adjust the operator settings which includes how fast the vehicle can go and acceleration and

deceleration time. So if teens or visitors want to hop in the vehicle they’re safe and sound with the parameters you’ve put in place. The eNVy is also tricked out with front storage, back seats that fold into a deck, and rear storage underneath, which Russell points out could be a great place to store “an adult beverage on a hot summer day.” It’s road safe, durable, and stylish making it a multipurpose car for anything from cruising the streets Downtown to navigating through a property in the country. ✴ For more information, call J.I Small Engine Repair at (843) 718-0828 or visit

Cruising the Neighborhood J.I. Small Engine Repair also sells the eNVy® Neighborhood Vechicle. Which is built from American steel, rotomolded plastics, and 12” aluminum wheels. The durability and comfort make it perfect for riding through the neighboorhood with the family—a common pastime in the Lowcountry.

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Story by Alli Steinke • Photography by Margaret Wright • Portrait Provided by St. Pierre Construction


A Band of Brothers Brother building duo Greg and Jeff St. Pierre of St. Pierre Construction surpassed these homeowner’s expectations with a high quality custom home.


he St. Pierre brothers are Charleston boys through and through. Growing up in the Lowcountry, a passion for excellent customer service, and an understanding of the business led the brothers to venture out on their own with St. Pierre Construction nearly twenty years ago. What began as framing, siding, and trim projects for other builders eventually led to them contracting their own projects on a full-time basis.

For this particular project, Greg and Jeff were brought on by the architect Rachel Burton of Swallowtail Architec-

ture, and interior designer Amy Trowman of Amy Trowman Design. Luckily, the homeowner got the team together early on in the process, which Greg says is always best. When the homeowner decided to work with St. Pierre Construction, they did so because they knew they were getting a team with hands-on experience and a team who were on the job site regularly making sure everything was going smoothly. Working closely with Rachel, Amy, and the homeowner allowed the St. Pierre brothers to build a home that fits not only the owner’s needs, but also their style. Decorative

(above) The exterior of this home offers plenty of opportunities to take advantage of life in the Lowcountry. A wrap around porch and top floor deck are used frequently by these homeowners. The deck on the top floor gives the homeowners an incredible view of the Sullivan’s Island lighthouse.

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Look Up The bright kitchen is made to feel bigger with vaulted shiplap ceilings and arched beams to draw the eye up.

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Grand Entrance Step into the home and be greeted by the family pup and a stunning glass chandelier. The entryway is full of coastal charm from the shiplap walls to the barn doors.

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(above left) The bunk room is perfect for the kids to have sleepovers with their friends. The space can sleep six and offers plenty of built-in storage for visitors as well. (above right) A stylish laundry room has more than enough storage space for every day laundry essentials, additional kitchen items, and more. (below) Jeff and Greg St. Pierre of St. Pierre Construction

trusses for the kitchen and screen porch ceiling, and a custom outdoor kitchen are just a few of those elements that were incorporated into the family’s new home. The uniqueness of this home was achieved with joint efforts from the entire team. As can be expected when approaching any home project, there were some challenges— structural steel proving to be the main concern. Though the team prepared for this element in the blueprints, when it came down to it, they had to figure it out onsite and used the blueprint as a guide; and that method worked.

By working with a custom home builder, these homeowners ensured they ended up with a finished product of the highest quality. “House plans almost always change, and a good builder can help the owners figure out ways to maximize the spaces within their home, and also help them through some of the tough design decisions,” says Greg. ✴ For more information, call St. Pierre Construction at (843) 352-7925 or visit

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Story by Alli Steinke • Photography by Callie Cranford


Custom Stain for a Coastal Home Deck and dock pros created a custom stain for these homeowners, who were looking to protect their porches and dock from the Lowcountry heat and moisture.


arolina Stain & Seal specializes in staining and sealing exterior surfaces — specifically wood. John Shelton, David Garner, and their team worked with this Lowcountry couple on protecting their porches and dock.

David Garner and John Shelton of Carolina Stain and Seal

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The homeowners had contacted Carolina Stain & Seal about getting the porches sealed for aesthetic and protection purposes. Pressure treated pine was used on the porches which is very common in the Lowcountry, as it is durable and treated for the elements, however, if not properly protected it will deteriorate quickly. The homeowners and John discussed the importance of protecting and sealing their dock and porches with the color she wanted. Initially, medium to darker browns

were considered but the team quickly realized that wasn’t the right direction after seeing samples at the home. Once that color was nixed, it was time to begin the hunt for the perfect shade. They ordered a pigment and mixed it in with the marine sealer to give it a coastal grey color and the greys were perfect. Before they began actually sealing the surfaces with that custom color, the wood needed to be prepped. This included removing the mill glaze that prevented water from getting through the board; if water can’t penetrate, stain won’t either. So, in order to remove that, the team had to use an oxalic acid. Different cleaners are also used to strip the wood, and if needed, sanding is completed as well. The stain they used has a sealer that uses nanopoly

Seal & Protect The coastal grey shade that was custom created for the homeowners is continued on each of their porches and their dock for a cohesive look.

technology. In order to properly use this technology, a wet on wet application is used; meaning the first coat goes down to penetrate the wood and while that is still wet a flood coat goes down so you have two layers that go below the surface and they create a barrier against water and UV rays. There were some weather delays with this project but, even with all of that rain, the team was able to get the project done in a matter of weeks. Carolina Stain & Seal offers a maintenance plan for their customers as well. Three years from now, these homeowners will be contacted and a maintenance plan will be set up. They’ll evaluate the surfaces and create a plan for redoing the color, or come up with a new color if the owners want to change it. They do that every few years to make adjustments as needed. It’s important to keep in mind, these outside surfaces require extra attention and maintenance due to the environment we live in. The harsh sun and moisture are often not kind to our home’s exteriors. ✴ For more information, call Carolina Stain & Seal at (843) 285-5924 or visit

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Story by Alli Steinke • Photography by Callie Cranford


Eclectic Dream House This Awendaw couple built their custom home from the bottom up to fit their unique style and selected surfaces that would withstand heavy activity.


ulie Clark of Palmetto Surfacing and her husband John embarked on a custom home building journey nearly five years ago, building the house almost entirely by themselves. With the help of friends and family, and Julie’s work family at Palmetto Surfacing, the home is finally complete and showcases an eclectic collection of pieces that fit the couple’s style perfectly. After selling their home in Charleston National, the Clarks were on the hunt for a property that was away from some of the hustle and bustle of a booming area. In 2015 they were riding around on the weekends and found this neighborhood in Awendaw. Something kept drawing them back. “The property is close to town, we like the country, and we have land,” John 128 • CH+D • Spring 2021

notes. Weekend after weekend they returned to this property so they took that as a sign it was the right next step. “What’s so interesting is people ask us all the time how we came up with the design,” Julie recalls. Julie called a distant relative who was an architect and he connected her with an architect who splits his time between Johns Island and Arizona. The Clarks saw an exterior they liked in Houston and used that as inspiration for their architect. They met with him to come up with an exterior design Julie and John loved. When it came to the interior, Julie had some ideas, but the ability to take their time allowed her to select pieces that were really special to them. “We knew we wanted to do something really different,” Julie

Julie Clark of Palmetto Surfacing with her husband John

Statement Slab Julie knew she wanted to go all out for the powder room so a piece of Cambria quartz applied vertically was a must.

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(above) The countertop in one of the guest bathrooms is a 5 inch natural grey corian soild surface with an under mount trough sink. (below right) John’s and Julie’s master bath features floating vanites and non porous quartz.

says. “We don’t really have a style, it’s a mix of luxe interior elements.” It was important for the space to feel homey and to bring the outdoors in. They wanted a tranquil space to come home to after a long day and just relax. As Julie and John began selecting the surfaces they wanted to use throughout the home, they knew they needed durability and low-maintenance. The couple is in the kitchen very often — it’s their hub. “I wanted white so I went with a non porous Cambria quartz,” Julie notes. “This surface will not stain and will not scratch.” Julie also wanted a mitered edge so the island is extra thick for added drama. The powder room also has a thick, chunky top — a glacier white acrylic surface. This piece can be customized to any thickness and added the perfect statement piece for the unique bathroom. In the powder room is a Cambria quartz in ‘Skye’. “I wanted an extra fun element in this space,” Julie mentions. “We used a 2cm surface since it was a vertical application.” The master bathroom features a 2cm silestone, non porous quartz. There is also a heightened backsplash continued in the master. Julie’s and John’s home was a fun, long, and grueling process for them to complete. But finding those special pieces and building the home themselves have made them appreciate their Awendaw getaway even more.✴ For more information, call Palmetto Surfacing at (843) 569-1131 or visit

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Story by Alli Steinke • Photography by Ebony Ellis


Custom Storage Creation A Lowcountry family enlisted the help of the organization pros at Closets by Design to create a custom package for a multi-functional space.


he homeowner Jesse worked with Designer Rebekah Dollar and Operations Manager Connor Burnam of Closets by Design for an initial walkthrough of his space. During this tour, Rebekah listened to how Jesse was using the space. She learned the space would not only need storage for Jesse’s computer, but also a spot to display sentimental items. Intentions for the space were discussed— would it be a work-from-home space, a multipurpose room for the family, or a hybrid of the two? Together



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Connor came up with a solution that includes a combination of closed and open storage. Wide countertops allowed for plenty of space for office supplies and showcases Jesse’s vast collection of books. Various cabinets and drawers give Jesse some hidden storage options as well to hide things he doesn’t want out in the open. Because of the fully customized package, Jesse and his family were able to also customize the price of their organization system to fit their exact needs. They chose the upgrades that would function best for their family. This space ended up being a hybrid office

Connor Burnam of Closets by Design

Brilliant Built-In This custom storage unit allowed the homeowner to not only have a sizable workspace but also gave him room to showcase his book collection, golf memorabilia, and family photos.

and family space since it welcomes guests into the home. “It reads as a space where Jesse gets things done for the family, not just himself,” Rebekah explains. Connor credits their success to the leadership of husband and wife duo Troy and Dena Brown. Closets by Design designs, builds, and installs custom closets, garage cabinets, pantries laundry rooms,

home office, wall beds, hobby rooms, and more. They offer a selection of finishes, accessories and hardware. Locally-owned, all products manufactured in Charleston and they offer a lifetime warranty. ✴ For more information, call Closets by Design at (866) 484-8130 or visit

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This Rock ‘n Roll family smiles for a shot in their dining room which features a pink wall feature done by Melch and the girls.

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Mary Welch Fox Stasik is the face behind HGTV’s new show Breaking Bland. Known for her funky, eclectic, modern designs, the Tennessee native has settled down in Charleston with her rock star husband Ryan Stasik, the bassist for Umphrey’s McGee, and their two daughters.

Story by Alli Steinke | Photography by Patrick Brickman, Callie Cranford & Ebony Ellis


ome design has always been something I’ve enjoyed reading about or watching on TV. I remember watching Property Brothers, Fixer Upper, Flip or Flop, House Hunters, and Love It or List It on a regular basis with my mom.

HGTV was constantly on in our house so I was thrilled to get the chance to sit down with the host of one of the newest shows, Breaking Bland. Interior designer Mary Welch Fox Stasik welcomed us into her Isle of Palms home shes spent the last few years renovating and making her own. The result is a unique beach house she will raise her children in. We chat with Mary Welch about what got her into design, how her show came about, and designing her own home.

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Ready for Her Closeup

with conceiving her second child. “I

At 20 years old, Mary Welch saw

was afraid I wouldn’t be able to put

Trading Spaces on TLC, HGTV’s

my best foot forward and my strug-

sister network, and decided that’s

gles trying to have a second child

what she wanted to do — have her

would show through on camera..”

own show on HGTV. She studied

But, Melch didn’t want them to give

interior design at Colorado State,

up on her. So she said to not forget

worked for an interior designer,

her and sure enough, a couple years

then a fashion designer, and then

later, the process began again.

in the music industry for a bit. After initially turning HGTV She had so many hopes and dreams,

down, they circled back with Mary

she wanted to do it all. After spend-

Welch like she asked. They started

ing a few years in other industries,

the interview process and began

she returned to design and began

formalizing ideas. It turns out, one

taking projects one at a time. It

of Melch’s friends from childhood

was then that she got a call from a

initially brought her to HGTV’s

production company asking if she

attention. “She worked in produc-

wanted to do an HGTV show out of

tion and told them to reach out

thin air. She turned it down due to

to me,” Melch explains. “It was a

fertility struggles she was having

dream I let go after that conversa-

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(opposite left) Modern black cabinetry, Cesca stools, and unique artwork is shown in the Stasik’s kitchen. (left) A custom Prince dining chair is part of a set that Melch’s mother-in-law had painted for her. Guns ‘n Roses, Einstein, and Dolly Parton are also seen on the chairs. (right) Melch wanted to go big or go home with the laundry room so she used a really cool Flavor Paper wallpaper and fun tile flooring to spice it up. (below) When you walk into the home, you’ll be welcomed into the dining room complete with custom artwork and an orb light fixture.

tion when I was 20 years old. Angie brought that dream to life for me.” Before they committed to a pilot, Melch did a ‘sizzle’ or a short promo reel. She designed her friend’s home — Stacy, the owner of Hampden Clothing. “She and her husband were so gracious to allow me to do their space for my first camera take.” The process of working with a friend was so fun for Melch and allowed her to feel more comfortable. The sizzle was picked up so they shot the pilot, and then went on to shoot a full season. Season one of Breaking Bland has seven episodes. The local families you’ll see on the show were selected via casting. Mary Welch and her friend, and co-host, builder John Frick of Level Building went to each of the homes with the homeowner’s budgets to determine what was actually feasible. Then they sent that list to HGTV and the families had to go through a process with the network and production company. “The families were assigned to us and we couldn’t have asked for better clients,” Melch notes. “They were all just such incredible, wonderful, amazing families to allow a first seaCH+D • Spring 2021 • 137

son show into their homes with uncer-

them, so she can bring that into their

tainty about what will actually happen.

home. Part of the premise of the show

Melch felt an immense amount of pres-

became how Mary Welch encourages

sure in that sense. She couldn’t even

clients to break the more “traditional”

show the clients her design boards, so

and “safe” design mold. She wants to

they put a lot of trust in her.

depart from what clients feel safe doing and think outside of the box. So the title

Originally, the show was going to be

changed from True Colors to Breaking

called True Colors. A lot of Mary Welch’s

Bland, which HGTV came up with.

design philosophy is to bring personality into a home. “I want you to walk into

Catch Mary Welch on Breaking Bland,

your home and feel yourself in it in a

airing on HGTV later this year.

stylish way that resonates with your heart.” Mary Welch wants to know what

Marrying Rock ‘n Roll

makes her clients happy, what inspires

Mary Welch met Ryan Stasik, the bass-

(left) Melch sits in the family’s living room which is accented with a fun leopard print rug. (opposite above) The family room is probably the most neutral room in the house — something Melch is planning on changing in the future, but for now it works for them.

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ist of rock band Umphrey’s McGee

each other occasionally through

in a car accident. He was on his way

in Colorado. Ryan was playing

mutual friends.

home with a painting he had found

at Red Rocks Amphitheater and

for her at a gallery. While Melch

Mary Welch attended. He was

Then Mary Welch moved to New

was back in Knoxville, Ryan would

dating a friend of hers when they

York. Ryan’s parents had a condo

call every day to check in on her and

met but she remembers Ryan be-

in Chicago under renovation so

make sure she was okay. “It was a

ing the “loudest human being I’ve

he would come stay with a mutual

different side than the friends who

ever heard in my life.” They were

friend of theirs who lived down the

had hung out in the past,” Melch

staying at the same hotel and they

street from Melch. The two would

remembers. “There had never been

met but nothing came of it. They

hang out when he was in town. One

a romantic connection at all but

both dated other people and went

night, Mary Welch got a call that

when someone shows such love

on with their lives, running into

one of her best friends passed away

and compassion for you, you see

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(above) The master bathroom is Melch’s favorite room in the house. The skylight allows for sufficient natural light to come in throughout the day. Melch tackled concrete walls and a stunning walk-in shower with gorgeous blue tile flooring. (below) A floating vanity, gold orb sconces, and a rounded rectangular mirror give this space a modern feel. (opposite above) One of Melch’s creations sits in the hallway leading to the master. (opposite below) Dolly Parton is Melch’s idol so she had to be included in the master’s design. Funky curtains and a neon sign are some other unique touches Melch added to her and Ryan’s retreat.

things differently. He won my heart

says. “If I had really wanted to con-

and I broke my no musician rule.”

tinue touring, I would’ve jumped at that incredible opportunity.”

Years later, the couple is happily married with two little girls. They came

But, she’s still surrounded by music

to Charleston to be closer to Mary

on a regular basis, going to Ryan’s

Welch’s family when they found out

concerts and exposing their girls to

they were pregnant with their first

some of the greats.

daughter, and that was that. Mary

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Welch began getting design jobs in

Life as a Designer

Charleston, even though she still

As a designer Mary Welch is con-

had her feet in music. “I really loved

stantly inspired by her surround-

working in music and was interested

ings. Art, fashion, nature, travel—it

in continuing that path.” She got an

all gets intertwined into her designs.

offer to go on tour with Mumford &

When she designs for a client, Melch

Sons but ultimately turned it down.

spends plenty of time with them to

“That was my turning point and I

truly discover their personalities.

knew music was over for me,” she

She designed John’s home, her co-

host and builder on the show.

push a few little color bound-

He and his wife have complete-

aries and throw in some other

ly different styles. She’s really

elements they might not have

boho while he’s more midcen-

originally thought about but

tury. “I spent a lot of time with

that turn out really well.”

them to find out what they gravitate towards and how they

The design community, both

would use each space,” Melch

in Charleston and outside

describes. “I take those design

of the area, is one that Mary

elements they enjoy, and use

Welch is so proud to be a part

my best interpretation if it

of. Kelly Wearstler and Mon-

with a modern aesthetic and go

tana Labelle are two women

from there.”

outside of the Charleston area that Melch looks up to. “I ab-

Melch doesn’t start and fin-

solutely love Kelly Wearstler,

ish a design project without

she’s my design guru. She had

making any changes—that’s

such control and such power

next to impossible. “The more

in mixing colors, textures, and

I feel things out, the better un-

patterns,” Melch boasts. “She

derstanding I have and things

dabbles in every era which is

will shift,” she adds. “I want to

also just so cool.” Montana is a

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designer in Canada who Melch has recently discovered. “Her aesthetic is totally opposite of mine, which is what makes her so fun to watch.” Montana uses neutrals, concrete, and plaster for really clean, natural designs. When it comes to local girls, Melch can’t speak highly enough of her friends Cortney Bishop and Angie Hranowsky. “Cortney is family and not only does she have incredible style, but she’s also an incredible person,” Melch smiles. Mary Welch came across Angie’s home and messaged her on Instagram. She loved her style and her home so she asked if she could see the house. Angie said of course, Melch went over for dinner and the rest, as they say, is history. “This community is not only full of talent but also really great people who are willing to take you in and mentor you,” she notes.

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Transforming the Ugly Duckling

Once they got into their Isle of Palms

sourced a lot of things locally. The

house they found asbestos, black

swivel chairs in the living room hail

When the Stasiks first journeyed from

mold, termites, and the list goes on.

from Celadon, various decor pieces

Chicago to Charleston, they settled in

They ended up gutting as much as

were found at House of Nomad, and

Mt. Pleasant and rented. Melch grew

they could without tearing it down

the outdoor chairs came from Eliza-

up coming to Isle of Palms so she didn’t

the studs completely. “I had to keep as

beth Stewart.

want to live there because she saw all

much as I could for budget purposes,”

of the beach traffic. Well, she designed

Melch says. The most important thing

Designing the home with two young

Shep Rose’s house from Southern

was making sure the home would be

kids was a fun process for Mary

Charm and saw this house on the mar-

safe for the family to live in.

Welch. “We learned very quickly we needed to scale back on some things

ket during one of her drives through the neighborhood. It was for sale by owner.

After they handled all of those initial

for now, and that our original plan

“It was so weird looking and I loved

concerns, Melch started designing.

wasn’t going to work,” she states.

it,” Melch recalls. “It was dilapidated,

“With my own house, I don’t plan the

Mary Welch had plans for an all neu-

falling apart, sold as is.” She brought

whole room and buy it all at once,” she

tral home with natural textures and

in four different builders and everyone

explains. “I like to collect things that

plaster and concrete touches. Not

told her to tear it down, but she did not

have memories and then find piec-

only did the kids deter her away from

budge. She wanted this house and she

es that I love.” To create her beachy,

a neutral space, but so did her brain.

was determined to transform it.

modern, 80s inspired home Melch

“I think I could start out in that direc-

(opposite) Amelia’s and Micky’s playroom is a fun hangout spot for the whole family. Artwork from Melch’s childhood bedroom along with pieces the girls painted hang on the walls. The family even eats at the little table sometimes. (below left) Melch’s office is full of things that inspire her to create. (below right) The upstairs sitting area/studio is decorated with funky accents and great coffee table books.

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bathroom ended up being her favorite room in the house. “I love the angles, the skylight, the texture on the wall,” Melch smiles. This house brings Melch so much joy and that’s why she feels confident determining what inspires other people— she’s done it successfully in her own home. “When I look around it truly feels like our home, derived from our personalities.” Now that the home is complete, Melch recalls a story when they first moved in. Before they paid for anything she bought this neon sign that now hangs above their bed. “We got this” is their family motto. The remodel process took longer than they thought and there were so many obstacles they had to overcome. When they moved in, there were still things that were broken. Melch recalls feeling so defeated and she thought of the sign. “It’s going to make us feel better,” she thought. So they got the sign out of storage and Melch pulled it out to hang it up and it just shattered. She and Ryan both cried and said, “We don’t got this.” But, they got it fixed and now as the Melch loves creating unique artwork. Here she sits with just some of her many bold pieces.

sign says, they got this.

tion but my brain would say no, this

day at a time and do what you like in

Next Stop

isn’t what I want to do.”

that moment.

Melch is excited to just keep on living life.

Bold colors and lots of pattern were

One thing Melch wanted to try was

and doing what feels right at the time.”

the way to go. Mary Welch and her

concrete walls in the bathrooms with-

sister in law painted the mural in the

out trim. She tried in her home so she

girls’ playroom which also has a fun

knew what to do if she eventually did

electric blue table, patterned rug, and

it for a client. She learned the trim

lucite shelves to show their artwork.

was needed to hide some of the flaws

The hallway with the kids’ bedrooms

in putting the stucco on the walls. In

is painted a fun blue color and can eas-

their bathrooms, Melch notes that you

ily be repainted if they aren’t feeling it

can see it separating so she’ll add trim

anymore. That’s Melch’s philosophy

eventually but it’s still a really unique

when designing with kids — take it one

feature she loves. In fact, her master

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“I just want to continue riding the wave One thing she does want to focus on more is her art, so that’s just what she’s going to do. Melch is designing The Works Cycle, an indoor cycling center downtown. She is also designing some homes in collaboration with local custom home builder, SHELTER Custom-Built Living. A special thanks to Ryan and Jenny Butler, owners of SHELTER Custom-Built Living for introducing us to Mary Welch. ✪







(1) The ‘Eye of the Beholder’ Flavor Paper in Melch’s laundry room was made by cutting out pieces of magazines with an exacto knife. (2) Melch’s promo poster for Breaking Bland sits in her office as a constant reminder that dreams do come true. (3) Micky’s and Amelia’s artwork is showcased on lucite shelves in the playroom so it can easily be switched out when they paint new masterpieces. (4) In Amelia’s room a Wonder Woman picture, unicorn stuffed animal, and boombox are just a few of the pieces that make the room more her. (5) Ryan’s piano he played when he was a child is now featured in his family’s home. (6) The mood board in Melch’s office also includes a photo of Ryan in Umphrey’s McGee. (7) The juxtaposition of a vintage frame with a more modern piece of artwork is incorporated throughout the home. (8) Design, travel, and music books are placed atop the coffee table in the upstairs sitting area.



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PERMANENT VA C AT I O N We’ve all done it. Gone on vacation and fallen in love with the elements of a well-appointed hotel room. Take note of your favorite elements of Charleston’s most elegant bathrooms and use this guide to help recreate a similar look in your home for a relaxing, hotel ambiance of your own.

STORY BY Alli Steinke

PHOTOGRAPHY BY Callie Cranford, Ebony Ellis, & Patrick Brickman

HOTEL PICTURED 20 South Battery

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20 SOUTH BATTERY INSPIRATION TO TAKE HOME: 20 South Battery is an 1843 private mansion




hotel with 11 suites with stunning historic touches for visitors and locals alike to enjoy. The Penthouse Mansion Suite spreads across the entire top floor of the mansion and offers guests incredible views of White Point Gardens, the Ravenel Bridge, and more. The suite’s incredible bathroom includes original windows offering tons of natural light, a soaking tub, and luxury finishes.

20 South Battery (843) 727-3100

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Selita Coco Chandelier Steven Shell Living Western Quarry Tile in ‘Great White’ Buckhannon Tile + Design Brizo Faucet Design On Tap

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THE GRAND BOHEMIAN HOTEL INSPIRATION TO TAKE HOME: Modern luxury is available for guests of at the Grand Bohemian Hotel. An art gallery and rooftop bar are just a few things you can check out while staying at the Grand Bohemian. In addition to the amenities, the rooms also feature beautiful designs with marble bathrooms. The bathrooms present back lit makeup mirrors, walk-in showers, and a happy yellow and blue color palette., elements that would be great to take home to your bathroom. 55 Wentworth Street (843) 722-5711 Visit page 136 to see what cabinet companies can recreate this vanity for your bathroom.

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HOTEL BENNETT INSPIRATION TO TAKE HOME: Step into your suite at Hotel Bennett and be welcomed by views of King Street and Marion Square. The 179 guest rooms are finished with custom pieces and locallyinspired artwork. During your stay, you’ll enjoy a pedestal bathtub, separate shower, and plenty of vanity space to get ready for a day of exploration. Hotel Bennett’s elegant touches and lush linens will allow you to relax and inspire you to recreate the same feel at home.

Savoy House Two Light Bath Bar Charleston Lighting and Interiors

Bianco Venatino 404 King Street (843) 313-1798

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Lowcountry Tile Contractors

Polished Chrome Faucet Moluf’s

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EMELINE INSPIRATION TO TAKE HOME: At Emeline you’ll be welcomed by modern elegance that is continued from the lobby into the guest rooms. Their suites features a Crosley turntable with custom vinyl in all suites’, field guides to Charleston, and other unique touches. In the bathrooms you’ll find custom embroidered spa robes, amber wood red flower bath amenities, and custom ceramic vanity accessories by local Charleston artist Susan Gregory.

Avoka Aged Brass Flush Mount 181 Church Street (843) 577-2644

Circa Lighting

Minisquare Tile Mosaic Flooring Factory

Modern Gold Faucet Gateway Supply Company

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THE SPECTATOR HOTEL INSPIRATION TO TAKE HOME: Located at the intersection of the City Market and the French Quarter, the Spectator Hotel spares no cost in making sure their guests feel welcome and are treated well the moment they walk through the doors. Once in your suite, take a nice bath after your day of exploring and consider how to recreate the ambiance at home. 67 State Street (843) 405-9969

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Miseno Light Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery Marble Tile Elegant Flooring Brizo Faucet Gateway Supply Company

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ZERO GEORGE INSPIRATION TO TAKE HOME: The hotel at Zero George consists of 16 guest rooms in three historic residences and two carriage houses surrounding a courtyard. The property marries Charleston’s architectural history with more contemporary touches with artwork. The guest room bathrooms showcase original heart pine floors and beautiful moulding, with large walk-in showers and traditional vanities. This charming space is everything you need for a weekend getaway.

Bryant Sconce Circa Lighting 'Bianco Carrara'

Polished Marble 0 George Street (843) 817-7900

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Melcer Tile

Rohl Faucet Design On Tap

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THE RESTORATION HOTEL INSPIRATION TO TAKE HOME: A few steps from The Restoration hotel you’ll find boutiques, galleries, and restaurants making this hotel a great place to stay for a quick weekend in Charleston. Different style rooms allow you to stay alone in a studio suite, or with a few friends in the signature suite. Each room has an expansive bathroom with a separate shower and tub and double vanities. Bring this look home to ensure you have plenty of space for an at-home spa night.

Livet Light Carolina Lanterns & Lighting

River Series Obi Tile Carpet Baggers Carpet One

Chrome Faucet 75 Wentworth Street (843) 518-5100

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Meet Luxury Designer, Bobbi Hoffmann

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WONDROUS WASHROOMS Step into the best of the best of Lowcountry bathrooms, custom created by local builders, interior designers, tile experts, and more. Page through over 60 local bathrooms to discover how to make your space stand out.

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Satin Brass Plumbing Fixtures 'Namib White' Honed Vanity Countertops

Photography by Ebony Ellis

Boho Elegance Elegant light fixtures and gold finishes were paired with natural vanities, a herringbone shower floor, and Serena & Lily mirrors with boho vibes for this custom home builder’s master bathroom.


• Built by Delpino Custom Homes • Countertops Supplied by Vitoria International • Cabinets by Jilco Kitchen & Bath • Plumbing Fixtures by Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery • Lighting by Serena & Lily • Dandelion Herringbone Shower Floor Tile with Hidden Linear Drain For more information, call Delpino Custom Homes at (843) 818-4866 or visit Vintage Natural Oak Dual Vanities with Custom Gold Metal Feet. Gold Schluter Tile Edging Details

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Photography by Patrick Brickman

Subway Tile with Dark Grout

Fine Footing


Durable hardwood floors add an

• Interior Design by Kenrick Hardee

antique feel to this Lowcountry

• Antique Heart Pine Floors by Elegant Flooring

bathroom that features a vintage For more information, call Elegant Flooring at (843) 723-8172 or visit

Photography by Patrick Brickman

clawfoot tub.

Cabinet Mirror

Kiawah Retreat Close attention to detail from the architect resulted in a bathroom with


• Architecture by Vinyet Architecture

• Freestanding Bathtub

• Built by Crawford Contracting

• Unique Fish Sculpture

• Sliding Door Entry

distinctive details and a style of its own. For more information, call Vinyet Architecture at (843) 619-7662 or visit CH+D • Spring 2021 • 165


Curbless Shower

Custom White Oaks Double Vanity

Sensational Ensuite

Photography by Katie Charlotte

Every detail from the checkerboard flooring to angled ceiling makes this Sullivan's Island bathroom one-of-a-kind space. BATHROOM CONTRIBUTORS & FEATURES:

• Built by St. Pierre Construction • Interior Design by Cortney Bishop Design • Cabinetry by Innovative Woodworks • Waterfall Stone Countertops • Dark Shiplap Walls & Ceiling For more information, call St. Pierre Construction at (843) 352-7925 or visit

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Unlacquered Brass Plumbing Fixtures & Bath Accessories

Photography by Callie Cranford

Custom Vanity

Built to Impress


This builder added a custom touch

• Tile by Palmetto Tile Distributors

• Freestanding Tub and Filler

• Shower Glass by Glass Etc.

• Frameless Shower Door

on the floors up the walls for an elegant feel.

• Countertops by Stonehenge Marble

• Cabinets by Lowcountry Cabinetry

& Granite

For more information, call Brackish Builders at (843) 566-5554 or visit

Photography by Patrick Brickman

by continuing the marble surfaces

• Built by Brackish Builders

Custom Roman Shades

Carefully Selected Personal Touches


Unique elements were brought into

• Tile by Melcer Tile

• Paint by Sherwin-Williams

• Plumbing Fixtures by Gateway Supply

• 'Chambray' Quartz Countertop

this bathroom with the direction of the interior designer to present a space that operated well for the homeowners and showcased their

• Interior Design by Melissa Hunter of MW Hunter Custom Interiors

• Countertops Fabricated by Palmetto Surfacing

For more information, call MW Hunter Custom Interiors at (843) 556-4939 or visit

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Hardware by Bird Decorative Hardware

Floating Mirror and Shower Glass by Glass Act Productions

Photography by Keen Eye Marketing

Wow Factor Make a statement like these homeowners by separating his and her sides with a stunning walk-in shower with dual features.


• Built by SHELTER Custom-Built Living • Interior Design by Jenny Butler • Mir Mosaic Tile from Melcer Tile • Brizo Luxe Gold Plumbing Fixtures by Moluf’s • JUNIPER Lighting by Circa Lighting • 'Calacatta Berrini' Honed Marble Countertops Supplied by Vitoria International • Floating Cabinets by The Coastal Cabinet Co. • Sierra Pacific Windows from Buck Lumber & Building Supply For more information, call SHELTER Custom-Built Living at (843) 471-1833 or visit

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Custom Designed 10 Foot Master Bathroom Doors by Four Corners Woodworking. Under Cabinet Motion Detected Lighting by Innovative Sight and Sound

Photography by Patrick Brickman

Vessel Sink

Nordic Style


This West Ashley powder room was

• Swirl Wallpaper

finished in a complementary palette of blue and orange for a fun pop that

• Hanging Pendant Light • Quilted Tapestry For more information, call Hausful at (843) 203-6420 or visit

Photography by The Smiths Do Love

makes the homeowner smile.

• All Accessories by Hausful

Floating Makeup Vanity

Functional Contrast The custom floating vanity adds contrast to this otherwise neutral space and offers the wife her own spot to store her makeup and hair styling accessories.


• Omega Cabinetry by Jilco Kitchen & Bath • Floating Vanity • Tarin Quartersawn Oak Drawer with Door in Smokey Hills For more information, call Jilco Kitchen & Bath at (843) 849-6465 or visit CH+D • Spring 2021 • 169

Mirrored Door

Coastal Charm


Lowcountry accents such as a map

• Coastal Medicine Cabinet

tissue holder and hues of blue fill this bathroom with coastal charm.

Photography by Patrick Brickman


• All Accessories by Coralberry Cottage • Nautical Hand Towels • Charleston Map Tissue Holder

Photography by Patrick Brickman

For more information, call Coralberry Cottage at (843) 884-2225 or visit

Blue Glass in ‘Dover White’

Sea Glass


Inspired by the ocean landscape,

• Multi-Tiered Vanity

these homeowners opted to design custom recycled glass countertops for their Lowcountry bathroom.

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• Countertops Supplied by GlassEco Surfaces

For more information, call GlassEco Surfaces at (843) 554-6099 or visit

• Countertops Fabricated and Installed by World Granite • Interior Design by Elizabeth Satterfield Interior Design

Undermount Sink Moluf’s

Gateway Supply Company

Photograph by Patrick Brickman

Photograph Provided by Kohler

Vessels Conical Bell in Boucle Texture

Wash Up Options are limitless when it comes to completing your vanity with a stunning sink. Here are a few popular choices to consider.

Derring Wading Pool Lavatory Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery

Farmstead Sink Photograph Provided by Kohler

Photograph Provided by Kohler

Design On Tap

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Hexagonal Tile

Be Bold

Photography by Inspiro 8 Studios

An hexagonal tile in the shower is continued in a unique wall design; paired with gray flooring and black walls this space is contemporary and riveting. BATHROOM CONTRIBUTORS & FEATURES:

• Architecture by MHK Architecture & Planning • Built by Stillwater Builders • Heated Concrete Floors For more information, call MHK Architecture & Planning at (843) 203-6028 or visit Back Lit Vanity Mirror.

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Circular Handle Pulls

Pop of Color

Photography by Ebony Ellis

A custom vanity with outstanding hardware adds another distinctive characteristic to this vivid bathroom. BATHROOM CONTRIBUTORS & FEATURES:

• Cabinetry by Advanced Kitchen Designs of Charleston • Countertops by Martol Granite and Marble For more information, call Advanced Kitchen Designs of Charleston at (843) 225-9344 or visit

Pink, Black, and White Hexagonal Tile Flooring

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Photography by Ebony Ellis

Marble Floor

Stylish Surfaces


This modern gray, black, and white

• Built by Delpino Custom Homes

by Vitoria International

and Cabinet Hardware • Chevron Patterned Marble Backsplash and Shower Floor

bathroom is complete with a stunning quartz countertop.

• Matte Black Plumbing Fixtures, Pendants,

For more information, call Vitoria International at (843) 760-2470 or visit

Photography by Holger Obenaus

palette in a downtown guest

• Countertops Supplied

Steam Shower

Distinguished Design A custom home builder worked with this couple to construct a master bathroom with clean lines and beautiful elements.


• Built by Structures Building Company

• Custom Wood Tub Surround

• Architecture by Beau Clowney

• His & Hers Vanities with Seated

• Cabinetry by William C. Pritchard • Statuary Marble Tile & Countertops

Makeup Vanity • Heated Wood Floors

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Dual Medicine Cabinets

Photography by Ebony Ellis

Baby Blues This local home builder included special touches for the homeowners such as shiplap walls and ceilings, a beautiful blue freestanding tub, and a tile accent wall to match.


• Built by Diament Building Corp • Architecture by Phil Clarke • Interior Design by LuAnn McCants • Tile by Garden State Tile • Plumbing Fixtures by Moluf’s • Custom Colored Tub to Match Tile • Custom Furniture Style Vanity For more information, call Diament Building Corp at (843) 991-5531 or visit

Zero Entry Curbless Shower with Accent Wall Tile

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Scrub-a-Dub-Dub Make a statement with a freestanding bathtub,

Kallista Freestanding Bathtub in Stucco White

perfect for a bubble bath after a long day.

Photography Provided by Kohler

Design On Tap

Memoirs Bathtub Gateway Supply Company

Signature Hardware Greyfield Bathtub

Photography Provided by Kohler

Photography Provided by Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery

Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery

Freestanding Bathtub

Photography by Patrick Brickman


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His & Hers Vanities

Photography by Patrick Brickman

Minty Fresh Every square foot of this master bathroom was used by the builder to create a spa-like space with a wall full of cabinetry in a mint color.


• Built by Priester’s Custom Contracting • Home Plan by Crosby Creations Home Designs • Interior Design by Marie Lindenmeyer of By Design Consulting, LLC • Cabinetry by The Cabinet Shop • Countertops by Palmetto Surfacing • Plumbing Fixtures by Design On Tap • Lighting by Rick’s Lighting + Home • Flooring by Flooring Services For more information, call Priester’s Custom Contracting at (843) 200-8495 or visit

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Volaka Grigio Tile on Floor, Walls, & Shower Floor

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Shiplap Wall


Chevron Tiled Niche

Vaulted Magic

Photography by Ebony Ellis

A smaller footprint didn’t deter these homeowners from working with the pros to come up with a grand design. BATHROOM CONTRIBUTORS & FEATURES:

• Cabinetry & Design by Polished Renovations & Design • Countertops by Perfect Stones • Tile by Triton Stone Group • Chevron Tile Detail in Shower, Tub Niches, & Shower Floor • Vanity Organizer Storage • Custom Cabinetry For more information, call Polished Renovations & Design at (843) 475-8856 or visit

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Victoria & Albert Custom Painted Black Bathtub

Photography by Patrick Brickman

“Greystone’ Color

Classy Cabinetry


The ‘Greystone’ color of these shaker

• Outlet Drawer for Electronic Styling Tools

cabinets pairs well with the chrome

• Marsh Furniture Company Cabinets, Inc. Installed by Charleston Cabinets Inc.

• Shower Enclosure by Century Glass • Built by SWC Construction • Shaker Door Style

fixtures and pastel hues in the For more information, call Charleston Cabinets Inc. at (843) 554-7800 or visit

Photography by Patrick Brickman

vintage Turkish rug.

Water Closet Satin-Etched Glass Enclosure

Glorious Glass


A custom shower glass enclosure

• Custom Frameless Shower Enclosure

was made for this bathroom. Polished chrome hardware was used to coordinate with the rest of the finishes.

• Shower & Water Closet Enclosures by Century Glass with Floor to Ceiling Fixed Panel

• Glass to Glass Hinged Door • Fixed Transom Over Door • Tempered Glass & Polished Nickel Frameless Door Hardware

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Spectacular Storage The cabinetry in your bathroom should offer plenty of storage for items you use everyday, but it should also be full of finesse that fits with the rest of your space.

Shaker Cabinets in White Finish Classic Kitchens of Charleston

Custom Farmhouse Cabinets

Inset Cabinetry in Lilac Finish

Flooring Factory

Advanced Kitchen Designs

Traditional Shaker Cabinetry Charleston Cabinets Inc.

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Slab Cabinetry in Robin’s Egg Blue Finish Sullivan Custom Cabinets

Slab Drawer Vanity Southeast Kitchens

Custom Cabinet & Drawer Sizes Carpenters Restoration

Custom Inset Cabinet Package

Photograph by Smiths Do Love

Polished Renovations & Design

Bahama Shutter Style Cabinetry Jilco Kitchen & Bath

Flat Panel Cabinetry HWC Custom Cabinetry

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Freestanding Tub with Tub Filler

Photography by Patrick Brickman

Built by the Experts A Lowcountry builder created a space for these homeowners that has it all—his and her vanities in a ‘navy’ finish, a walk-in closet, a picture window above the tub, and modern finishes.


• Built by Stono Construction • Tile by Garden State Tile • Plumbing Fixtures by Moluf’s • Countertops by Zimpel Granite & Marble For more information, call Stono Construction at (843) 805-4141 or visit

Herringbone Porcelain Floor Tile

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WONDROUS WASHROOMS Wallpapered Ceiling

Brass Cross Handle Faucet

Playful Patterns

Photography by Patrick Brickman

With beautiful brass plumbing and light fixtures this space beckoned for more phenomenal features such as the wallpaper on the ceiling and octagonal tile flooring. BATHROOM CONTRIBUTORS & FEATURES:

• Plumbing Fixtures by Moluf’s • Interior Design by Shannon Darby Design • Built by Coleman Builders • Sconces by Ro Sham Beaux • Wallpaper by Schumacher • Tile Supplied by Melcer Tile & Installed by Flooring Services For more information, call Moluf’s at (843) 723-4881 or visit

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Custom Vanity Painted to Match Sunbrella Fabric Bench & Shumacher Wallpaper

Photography by Ebony Ellis

Removable Shower Bench

Cohesive Color Scheme This modern palette in a Hanahan guest bathroom was complete with a stunning Cambria countertop.


• Leak Proof Walk-In Custom Dupont Corian Shower Base & Walls by Palmetto Surfacing • Custom Shower Glass by A Morgan Glass

• Countertop by Cambria Installed by Palmetto Surfacing • Plumbing Completed by Jake of All Trades

Photography b Patrick Brickman

For more information, call Palmetto Surfacing at (843) 569-1131 or visit

Miami White Silestone Deck

Storage Solution


The cabinets in this master

• Kohler Reve Undermount Bathtub

ensure the space works for the

• Cabinetry from Southeast Kitchens • Brizo Siderna

• Vista Cabinetry in ‘Artistic White’ by MidContinent

homeowners both functionally and stylistically with sufficient storage.

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Angled Freestanding Tub

'Calacatta White' Porcelain Matte Finish Floor & Shower Tile

Photography by Callie Cranford

Detailed with Care These homeowners called in an interior designer to help with décor choices and other selections for their Lowcountry master retreat.


• Interior Design by Designs by Imagine That • Window Treatments by Patriot Blinds & More • Tile by Melcer Tile • Built by Henri Gamache • Cambria 'Brittanica' White & Gray Quartz Countertop • Modern Farmhouse Shiplap For more information about the interior design, call Designs by Imagine That at (843) 345-5788 or visit For more information about the window treatments, call Patriot Blinds & More at (843) 461-1368 or visit

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Farmhouse Bronze Lighting with Rectangular Bronze Mirrors. Haven Teak Bathtub Caddy

Rohl Chrome Plumbing Fixtures

Custom Walk-In Shower


Photograph by Patrick Brickman

Photograph Provided by Gateway Supply Company

Charleston Bath Experts

Brizo Shower Gateway Supply Company

Delta Shower Design On Tap

Shower Glass Enclosure Maner Fence & Specialties

Photograph Provided by Design On Tap

Shower Style Your shower can be a stylish piece in your bathroom. These are just some of the many choices you have for your shower.

Century Glass

Sliding Door Entry Bath Fitter

Photography Provided by Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery

Custom Shower Enclosure

French Cornerview Shower Enclosure Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery

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Floating Vanity

Photography by Patrick Brickman

Seamless Continuation To maintain clean lines and a simple design, this Kiawah Island bathroom features the same tile on the floors, backsplash, and into the shower.


• Tile by Melcer Tile • Built by Cinder Creek Construction • Architecture by Architecture Plus • Contemporary, Mid-Century Modern Design For more information, call Melcer Tile at (843) 744-5345 or visit

Large Format Porcelain Tile. Wall Mounted Faucet

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Vintage Turkish Rug

Photography by Margaret Wright

Vintage Charm Antique features were selected with the help of an interior designer to give this bathroom a vintage ambiance.


• Interior Design by House of Hoffmann Interiors • Antique Door by Architectural Antiques & Design • Tile by Strathmore Cabinets • Design • Floors • Paint • Vanity from Steven Shell Living • Chandelier by Gabby Home • Sconces by Shades of Light

For more information, call House of Hoffmann Interiors at (617) 680-4412 or visit

Dual Mirrors by Copper Classic

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Photography by Kim Graham Photography

Vertically Installed Accent Tile with Integrated Niches

Zen with Spa-Like River Rock Tile

Beautiful in Blue Transform your bathroom with a fresh coat of paint. This blue shade inspires serenity and calmness.


• Paint by Sherwin-Williams • Interior Design by Heidi Huddleston, CKD of Delicious Kitchens • Tile by Garden State Tile

• Countertops Supplied by AGM Imports & Fabricated by Martol Marble and Granite • Plumbing Fixtures by Moluf’s • Quartz Counters and Shower Bench

Photography by Patrick Brickman

For more information, call Sherwin-Williams at (843) 853-6725 or visit

'Snow White' Corian Quartz with Mitered Edges & Waterfall Side Panel

Refined Touches


This Lowcountry dwelling dons a

• Built by Saltwater Homes

• Floating Vanities with Backlit Mirrors

• Architecture by MW Designs

• Curbless Shower with Floating Ledge

freestanding tub, floating vanities, chandelier, and a stunning floor to ceiling tile that creates a space that exudes elegance.

• Flooring & Tile by Buckhannon Tile + Design

• Cabinetry by Downsview Cabinetry • Countertops by Palmetto Surfacing

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Herringbone Tile

Anchored by Light

Photography by Ebony Ellis

From the custom vanity to the sconces anchoring the mirror, each element serves a purpose and adds style to the space. BATHROOM CONTRIBUTORS & FEATURES:

• Lighting by Circa Lighting • Plumbing Fixtures by Moluf’s • Cabinetry by Hostetler Custom Cabinetry • Interior Design by Jenny Keenan Design & Jen Heggie • Built by Coleman Builders • Architecture by Heather A. Wilson For more information, call Circa Lighting at (843) 937-5990 or visit

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McCarren Sconces by Ralph Lauren

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Outstanding Ornamentation Once you finish selecting all of the finishes in your bathroom, it's time to top off the design with décor pieces.

Sunbathers Watercolor CHD Interiors

Badlands Spruce Fabric Aiden Fabrics

Large Basket with Metal Feet Charleston Amish Furniture

Wireworks Round Caddy in Natural Oak Hausful

Ceramic Vase Coralberry Cottage

Wire Towel Basket Next To New

Oak Side Table Danco Modern Furniture

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Sea Bath Salts French Mercantile

Upholstered Vanity Stool For the House - The Barstool Shop

Schumacher Leaf Fabric Jean’s Custom Workroom

Bath Caddy MW Hunter Custom Interiors

Woven Wall Décor Steven Shell Living

Old Roller Coaster Fragrance Diffuser Iola Modern

Gilt Mirror Terrace Oaks Antiques

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Plantation Shutters

Photography by Patrick Brickman

Sight Lines With a large window above the bathtub, window treatments were needed for some privacy. These shutters were color matched to the shiplap walls to maintain a cohesive look throughout the space. BATHROOM CONTRIBUTORS & FEATURES:

• Shutters Installed by Advanced Window Fashions • Stainless Steel Hinges • Wide Louver Size to Allow Full View • American Basswood Shutters • Color Matched to Shiplap For more information, call Advanced Window Fashions at (843) 881-8858 or visit

Decorative Patterned Tile and Shiplap Walls

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Exposed Storage

Photography by Ebony Ellis

Proper Plumbing Fixtures Polished nickel finishes can be seen throughout this beautiful downtown bathroom not only on the plumbing fixtures, but also the light fixtures and mirrors.


• Plumbing Fixtures by Gateway Supply Company • Interior Design by Kim Wray Designs • Built by Salt Marsh Contracting • Polished Nickel Finish on Trim • Freestanding Soaking Tub • Custom Shower Fixtures For more information, call Gateway Supply Company at (843) 554-0450 or

Black and White Decorative Tile. Wall Mounted Bath Filler

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Photography by Nick Cann

Wall Mounted Sconces

Relax in Luxury


A soaking bath, sophisticated hardware, and shiplap walls invite the homeowners to relax in their luxurious

• Remodel by Maverick Construction

• Lighting by Carolina Lanterns & Lighting

• Countertops by Lambert Granite

• Tile by Buckhannon Tile + Design

• Flooring by Fantastic Floors

• Interior Design by Embellish Interiors

• Custom Tile Shower & Flooring

For more information, call Island House Real Estate at (843) 847-1762 or visit

Photography by Callie Cranford

sanctuary after a long day.

• Home Listed by Island House Real Estate

Marsh Views

Eye-Catching Surfaces A ‘Blue Tides’ granite countertop in this West Ashley bathroom adds a moody vibe when paired with the black hardware and dramatic mirrors of the same material.


• Countertops Fabricated by Lowcountry Tile Contractors • Countertops Supplied by AGM Imports

• Moca Bronze Plumbing Fixtures by Moluf’s • Shower Enclosure by Century Glass

• Tile by Melcer Tile For more information, call Lowcountry Tile Contractors at (843) 763-2161 or visit CH+D • Spring 2021 • 201

WONDROUS WASHROOMS Gabby ‘Scarlett’ Mirrors

Photography by Keen Eye Marketing

Serene Sanctuary The neutral palette of this expertly built home inspires peacefulness and relaxation.


• Built by JacksonBuilt Custom Homes • Cabinets by Distinctive Design • Plumbing Fixtures by Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery • Tile by Melcer Tile • Freestanding Tub with Rohl ‘Lombardia’ Tub Filler by Signature Hardware • ‘Cannele’ Sconces by Restoration Hardware • Corian ‘London Sky’ Countertops For more information, call JacksonBuilt Custom Homes at (843) 471-2310 or visit

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Anatolia Mosaic Tile Inlay in ‘Mayfair Piazza Zebrino’

Long-Lasting Comfort Bathroom flooring must be durable and strong, as it’s one of the most high traffic areas in your home. These options will offer your feet comfort and will last for years.

Calaccatta Polished Gold Silestone

Penny Tile Buckhannon Tile + Design

Lowcountry Tile Contractors

American Black Walnut Elegant Flooring

Grout Sealing Sir Grout of the Lowcountry

Pebble Stone Tile Melcer Tile

Heart Pine Luxury Vinyl Carpet Baggers Carpet One

Frosted Barnwood Waterproof Flooring Flooring Factory

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Modern Farmhouse Retreat This master bathroom is complete with modern lighting fixtures, tile, flooring, and plumbing fixtures with farmhouse cabinetry. BATHROOM CONTRIBUTORS & FEATURES:

• Flooring and Cabinetry Installation by Flooring Factory • Shaker Cabinets from Waypoint Cabinetry • Black Tile by Daltile from Emser Tile For more information, call Flooring Factory at (843) 790-4354 or visit

Floating Vanity with 7” Countertop Edge

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Photography by Ebony Ellis




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Large Integrated Shower Seat

Photography by Patrick Brickman

An Expert Eye By working with a custom home builder, these homeowners ensured their master bathroom was well planned and executed perfectly.


• Built by Cinder Creek Construction • Tile by Melcer Tile • Plumbing Fixtures by Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery • Cabinets by Classic Kitchens of Charleston • Paint by Sherwin-Williams • Zero Entry Shower • Muted Spa Tone Tile • Easy Maintenance Surfaces For more information, call Cinder Creek Construction at (843) 768-0784 or visit

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His and Hers Vanities with Makeup Station in Between. Paneled Tub Trim

Photography by Ebony Ellis

Recycled Tile

Innovative Design


With the architect’s careful planning,

• Built by Knight Residential Group

this space was created with a large

• Architecture by Innova Architecture

• Countertops by MVP Granite

• Lighting by Carolina Lanterns & Lighting

• Cabinetry by Heart of The Home Kitchen Design

walk-in shower that included recycled For more information, call Innova Architecture at (843) 377-3766 or visit

Photography by Ebony Ellis

tile and a tankless water heater.

Custom Roman Shades

Complementary Window Treatments With a team that included an interior designer and a custom upholsterer this bathroom was sure to be finished in style, which included custom roman shades that complimented


• Window Treatments by Jean’s Custom Workroom • Interior Design by Anne Robinson of

• Built by Watts Builders • Freestanding Tub • Glamorous Chandelier

GDC Home For more information, call Jean’s Custom Workroom at (843) 225-1669 or visit

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TNG V-Groove Boards Installed Vertically

Beautiful Build

Photography by Katie Charlotte

Shiplap walls, a freestanding tub in front of large windows, and a large walk-in shower are just a few of the stunning details that this custom home builder brought to life for these homeowners. BATHROOM CONTRIBUTORS & FEATURES:

• Built by Curtis Daniel Homes • Interior Design by Melissa Lenox Design • Oversized Soaking Tub with Floor Mounted Filler • Glass Barn Door Shower Enclosure For more information, call Curtis Daniel Homes at (843) 901-5801 or visit

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Monochromatic Color Scheme with Makeup Vanity

Sophisticated Surfaces Strong countertops are a

‘Calacatta Morbid’ Quartz AGM Imports

non-negotiable in your bathroom. Makeup, mouthwash, toothpaste— all of these things could spill on the surface so it should be easy to clean and durable.

‘Blue Tides’ Granite Lowcountry Tile Contractors

‘Viscon White’ Granite Universal Marble & Granite

Cambria ‘Skara Brae’ Palmetto Surfacing

‘Calacatta Ana’ Granite by Design

Recycled Glass Countertop GlassEco Surfaces

‘Allure’ Quartzite Vitoria International

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Custom Wood Ledge and Backsplash

Photography by Callie Cranford

Coastal Farmhouse A custom wood wall feature behind the freestanding tub, along with rectangular distressed tile and custom vanities give this Lowcountry loo a coastal farmhouse ambiance.


• Cabinetry & Woodworking by Carpenters Woodworks and Restoration • Built by The Biggers Company • Plumbing Fixtures by Moluf’s • Chandelier from Mr Brown-London • Sconces from Visual Comfort • His and Her Vanities • Soaking Tub • Water Closet For more information, call Carpenters Woodworks and Restoration at (843) 884-3411 or visit

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Custom Cabinetry with Tower Storage. Walk-in Shower

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Tiled Ceiling

Photography by Callie Cranford

Glamorous Retreat Marble countertops, tile, and flooring along with gold hardware, plumbing, and light fixtures throughout this bathroom exude glamour for these Lowcountry dwellers.


• Plumbing Fixtures by Design On Tap • Built by K.A.T.E. Construction • Cabinetry by Classic Cabinets • Tile by Triton Stone • Marble Countertops Supplied by Vitoria International & Fabricated by Real Deal Countertops • Lighting by Circa Lighting • Accessories by GDC Home For more information, call Design On Tap at (843) 329-0661. Freestanding Tub in Wet Room. Coordinating Gold Fixtures & Hardware

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Photography by Patrick Brickman

Built-In Bench

Bathroom For Two


This custom built bathroom was

• Tile by Garden State Tile

assembled so the couple could have

• Built by Arnett Custom Homes • Cabinetry by Jilco Kitchen & Bath

plenty of room to get ready in the and plenty of vanity space.

For more information, call Arnett Custom Homes at (843) 271-8668 or visit

Photography by Margaret Rambo German

mornings with a large walk-in shower

Tower Cabinets with Incorporated Mirrors

Crafty Cabinetry A custom cabinet maker worked with these homeowners to create


• Cabinetry by Sullivan Custom Cabinets

• Decorative Toe Space

• Built by Thomas Evans Construction

• Fluted Stiles

• CNC Designed Glass Door

a custom cabinet package that best fit their daily needs.

For more information, call Sullivan Custom Cabinets at (843) 554-5880. CH+D • Spring 2021 • 213


Accent Tile Borders

Photography by Ebony Ellis

Poignant Washroom High gloss cabinetry with polished chrome accents add to the impactful design of this Kiawah Island bathroom.


• Cabinetry by HWC Custom Cabinetry • Built by Renew Urban • Interior Design by Erica Wallace • Countertops Fabricated by Lowcountry Stone • Tile by Renner Tile • Plumbing Fixtures by Moluf’s • Floating Vanities with LED Lighting Underneath • Outlet Behind Draw for Plug-in Accessories For more information, call HWC Custom Cabinetry at (843) 207-0750 or visit Two-Toned Door Edgebanding

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Rain Shower Head

Photography by Callie Cranford

One-of-a-Kind Finishes An elegant Daniel Island bathroom was elevated with a custom shower glass door with brushed bronze finished hardware.


• Shower Enclosure by Maner Installed Sales • Built by Axon Homes • Interior Design by Smythe Lane Design • Freestanding Tub • Custom Herringbone Tile For more information, call Maner Installed Sales at (843) 552-0242 or visit

Steam Shower with Handheld Shower Sprays

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Tiled Shower Ceiling

Photography by Callie Cranford

Sophisticated Features Since this Kiawah Island couple worked with an interior designer their master bathroom came together in a cohesive and polished fashion.


• Interior Design by KMD Interiors • Tile Provided by Melcer Tile & Installed by Lowcountry Tile Contractors • Countertops by MVP Granite • Lighting by Circa Lighting • Cabinetry by Strathmore Cabinets • Design • Floor • Paint • Bridge Style Faucets • Elevated Cabinetry with 5-Piece Drawer Fronts For more information, call KMD Interiors at (843) 981-9075 or visit Angled Shower Ceiling. Plantation Shutters Over Freestanding Tub

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Photography by Jason Stemple

Altered State ‘White Hot’ Mosaic Shower Wall TIle in Basket Weave Pattern

Elongated Design


During this project, remodeling

• Cambria ‘Ella’ Countertop by

contractors worked to take advantage of every last inch of the

Construction Palmetto Surfacing

• Peralta Chandelier by Restoration Hardware • Siteline Cabinetry in ‘Cadet’ • Delta Zura Widespread Bathroom Sink Faucet in Matte Black and Chrome

For more information, call Classic Remodeling & Construction at (843) 763-3927 or visit

Photography by Ebony Ellis

long and narrow master bathroom.

• Remodeled by Classic Remodeling &

UltraGlide Shades

Push of a Button Automated shades were added to this stylish bathroom for privacy


• Window Treatments & Home Automation by NextGen Automated

• UltraGlide Operating System with PowerView Motorization

• Built by Novella Homes

while still allowing natural light to come through.

For more information, call NextGen Automated at (843) 871-8531 or visit CH+D • Spring 2021 • 219

Photography by Callie Cranford

Grosvenor Single Vanity in Architectural White

Coordinating Features


An interior designer worked with this

• Vanity and Accessories by

homeowner to design a harmonized space that included a mirror and

of Steven Shell Living Steven Shell Living

• Martinique Mirror in Architectural White • Hand-Woven Water Hyacinth & Rattan Floor Vase • Dried Natural Date Palm Leaf Bunch

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

Photography by Ebony Ellis

vanity with similar texture.

• Interior Design by Alison Kimborowicz

Two-Toned Custom Cabinet Color

Multi-Hued Creation The vanity in this Kiawah Island washroom features two-toned cabinetry with tower storage.


• Cabinetry by Classic Kitchen of Charleston • Built by Novella Homes

• Plumbing Fixtures by Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery • Built-In Plugs for Hair Styling Tools

• Countertops by AGM Imports For more information, call Classic Kitchens of Charleston at (843) 991-4207 or visit

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Shiplap Accent Wall

Expert Planning

Photography by Ebony Ellis

With a large footprint to take advantage of, these homeowners worked with a custom builder to plan for a large walk-in shower, soaking tub, and lots of natural light. BATHROOM CONTRIBUTORS & FEATURES:

• Cabinets and Remodel by Kalman Construction • Countertops by Universal Marble and Granite • Tile by Melcer Tile • Plumbing Fixtures by Moluf’s For more information, call Kalman Construction at (843) 856-0515 or visit

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Coordinating Chrome Fixtures and Hardware

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Polished Nickel Plumbing and Lighting

Marble Countertops

Interior Excellence

Photography by Patrick Brickman

By working with an interior designer these homeowners were able to create a compatible space with finesse. BATHROOM CONTRIBUTORS & FEATURES:

• Interior Design by Shay Patterson of Riverside Designers • Built by Novella Homes • Tile by Palmetto Tile Distributors • Cabinetry by Spartina Cabinetry • Countertops by Vitoria International • Plumbing & Light Fixtures by Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery Marble Picket Mosaic Tile in Shower For more information, call Riverside Designers at (843) 377-2600 or visit

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Photography by Patrick Brickman

Pebble Accent Tile

Added Square Footage


The addition of this bathroom gave

• Rain Showerhead

the homeowners a large master that

• Bathroom Addition by Just Additions & Remodeling

• Dual Vanity with Chrome Fixtures and Hardware • Pebble Tile Floor and Wall Accent

offered them more than enough For more information, call Just Additions & Remodeling at (843) 277-5828 or visit

Photography by Ryan Meadows

storage space and a walk-in shower.

Heated Floors

Bringing the Outside In With such incredible views of the Ravenel Bridge just outside the window, this bathroom kept the palette simple with natural finishes to honor the beauty outside.


• Home Plan by Crosby Creations Home Designs • Four-Inch Mitered Edge Marble Countertops Fabricated by Coastal Surfaces

• Custom White Oak Vanity by Timber Artisans • Tile Supplied by Melcer Tile and Installed by Lowcountry Tile Contractors

For more information, call Crosby Creations Home Designs at (843) 514-7354 or visit CH+D • Spring 2021 • 225


Tub Surround Accent Tile Photography by Patrick Brickman

Bathroom Bliss This luxurious bathroom was taken to the next level with high-tech features. Soak in the bathtub and enjoy catching up on your favorite show.


• Home Automation by The Audio Warehouse • Sonos Home Audio System • Audio / Video Control • Enhanced Wi-Fi Signal • Sony Television • Hidden Wires For more information, call The Audio Warehouse at (843) 571-0535 or visit

Mounted HDTV with Built-In Home Automation

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Large Format Tile Flooring

Photography by Patrick Brickman

Classic Grandeur With the help of a custom home builder, these Lowcountry dwellers were able to plan their dream master bathroom with plenty of room and lots of special accents.


• Built by Lowcountry Premier Custom Homes • Interior Design by Shay Simpson of Riverside Designers • Tile by Melcer Tile • Countertops by MVP Countertops • Hardware by Foxworth Decorative Hardware • Plumbing Fixtures by Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery For more information, call Lowcountry Premier Custom Homes at (843) 881-3930 or visit Built-In Mirror and Tower Vanity. Dual Showerheads with Floating Bench

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Photography by Patrick Brickman

Hexagon ‘Mosaic White’

Strong Foundation


Durable flooring and tile was

• ‘Cosmopolitan’ Wall Tile in ‘Studio White’

selected for this bathroom. The

• Tile & Flooring by Carpet Baggers Carpet One

• Floor Tile in ‘Paint Stone White’ • Dresser Style Vanity • Soaking Tub

materials used needed to be sturdy to withstand daily

For more information, call Carpet Baggers Carpet One at (843) 571-0013 or visit

Photography by Matt Silk Photography

wear and tear.

Towel Warmer

Designed with Excellence Each element in this Lowcountry bathroom was expertly chosen by the interior designer to create a space that would relax the homeowner after a long day.


• Interior Design by Lance Griffith of CHD Interiors

• Chevron Tile Backsplash • Heated Floors

• Cabinetry by Challenge Cabinets

• Matte Black Iron Cabinet Hardware

• Bottom Up Window Shades

• Custom Designed Wet Area

For more information, call CHD Interiors at (843) 571-2446 or visit CH+D • Spring 2021 • 229

Photography by Colin Grey Voight


Custom Cement Sink

Express Yourself


These homeowners expressed their

• Custom Natural Wood Wall Detail

personalities with their master bathroom they brought to life with

• Natural Stone Tile Flooring • Cement Double Vanity Sink For more information, call Harper Construction at (843) 737-4745 or visit

Photography by Ebony Ellis

the help of a custom builder.

• Built by Harper Construction

Curbless Shower Entry

Seamless Surfaces


In order to achieve a more unified look,

• Porcelain Shower Wall

the same countertop surface was used on the perimeter of the bathtub.

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• Mitered Edge Countertops by Granite by Design

• Built by Southern Coastal Custom Builders

For more information, call Granite by Design at (843) 416-8509 or visit

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Photography by Ebony Ellis

Spectacular Stone The ‘Super White’ premium marble countertops in this Isle of Palms master bathroom add to the sophisticated ambiance throughout the space.


• Countertops by Universal Marble & Granite • Custom Designed Cabinetry with Mirrored Drawer Fronts by Artistic Cabinetry & Millwork • Inlaid Cabinet Doors • Backlit Mirrors • Freestanding Soaking Tub For more information, call Universal Marble & Granite at (843) 767-7779 or visit

Mirrored Vanity with ‘Super White’ Marble. Walk-In Rain Shower

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Spacious Sanctuary


A roomy footprint was brought to

• Tile by Walker Zanger

• Water Closet Seamlessly Integrated

• Symmetrical Layout with His & Her Spaces

• Bathtub Used as Focal Point

and lighting that tied the whole space together.

Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery

• Texturally Layered with Marble Tile, Traditional Cabinetry, & Lighting

For more information, call Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery at (843) 747-6301 or visit

Photography by Ebony Ellis

life with stylish plumbing fixtures

• Plumbing & Light Fixtures by Ferguson

Lavender Paint

Elegant Refresh Beautiful finishes in this downtown bathroom were elevated with a


• Painting by Koozer Painting

• Tile Mosaic in Shower

• Crown Moulding

• Matching Chandelier and Sconces

• Painted Ceiling

• Wainscoting

fresh coat of paint bringing this space back to life.

Photography by Andrew Phythian


For more information, call Koozer Painting at (843) 881-2212 or visit CH+D • Spring 2021 • 233


Matching Tile on Walls and Floor

Photography by Patrick Brickman

An Architect’s Eye By enlisting the help of an architect, these Lowcountry dweller’s master bathroom was expertly planned inch by inch for a savvy design.


• Architecture by Translations Design Studio • Built by Axon Homes • Makeup Vanity • Floating Shower Bench • Plantation Shutters For more information, call Translations Design Studio at (843) 367-7367 or visit

Bathtub Filler with Handshower. Curbless Shower with Three Different Showerheads

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Detailed Paneling

Photography by Callie Cranford

Elegance Achieved For this Old Village bathroom the homeowners worked with lighting pros to select elegant fixtures that made a statement.


• Lighting by Carolina Lanterns & Lighting • Built by Knight Residential Group • Cabinetry by Heart of The Home Kitchen Design • Countertops by MVP Granite For more information, call Carolina Lanterns & Lighting at (843) 881-4170 or visit

Elegant 6-Light Chandelier. Sconces with Gold Trimmed Shades

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CH+D • Spring 2021 • 237

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Builders Arnett Custom Homes Brackish Builders LLC Cinder Creek Construction Curtis Daniel Homes Delpino Custom Homes Diament Building Corp. Harper Construction Inc. Jacksonbuilt Custom Homes Lowcountry Premier Custom Homes Priester’s Custom Contracting SHELTER Custom-Built Living St. Pierre Construction Stono Construction Structures Building Company

843-271-8668 843-566-5554 843-768-0784 843-901-5801 843-818-4866 843-991-5531 843-737-4745 843-471-2310 843-881-3930 843-200-8495 843-471-1833 843-352-7925 843-805-4141 843-856-6901

Designers Casper Design House of Hoffman Interiors KMD Interiors, LLC MW Hunter Custom Interiors Riverside Designers

843-696-4287 617-680-4412 843-981-9075 843-556-4939 843-377-2600

Building Materials Buck Lumber & Building Supply, Inc. Carolina Machine Finishing Decks and Docks Lumber Company Maner Fence and Specialties Southern Lumber & Millwork Corp.

843-795-0150 843-760-0029 843-266-9675 843-552-0242 843-744-6281

Cabinets Advanced Kitchen Designs of Charleston 843-225-9344 Carpenters Restoration 843-884-3411 Charleston Cabinets Inc. 843-554-7800 Classic Kitchens of Charleston 843-991-4207 HWC Custom Cabinetry 843-207-0750 Jilco Kitchen and Bath 843-849-6465 Just Additions & Remodeling 843-277-5828 Polished Renovations & Design 843-475-8856 ShelfGenie 888-491-6191 Southeast Kitchens 843-795-8809 Sullivan Custom Cabinets 843-554-5880 Ceramic Coating Rhino Shield by Palmetto Ceramic Coatings 843-884-1992 Closet & Organization Systems Advanced Window Fashions 843-881-8858 Closets by Design 866-484-8130 HWC Custom Cabinetry 843-207-0750 Inspired Closets 843-557-1900 Maner Fence and Specialties 843-552-0242 ShelfGenie 888-491-6191

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Dock Products Acryfin Coatings South East 803-493-8539 Decks and Docks Lumber Company 843-266-9675 Dock Resurfacing Acryfin Coatings South East Carolina Stain & Seal

803-493-8539 843-285-5924

Driveways and Walkways HLG Growers


Elevator Port City Elevators, Inc.


Exterior Staining Carolina Stain & Seal


Fabrics / Upholstery Aiden Fabrics Jean’s Custom Workroom

843-216-0008 843-225-1669

Fencing Lowcountry Iron & Woodworks Maner Fence and Specialties

803-655-5653 843-552-0242

Hausful 843-203-6420 Iola Modern 843-225-6286 Next to New 843-606-2715 Outside Is In 843-718-7181 Palm Casual 843-881-0041 Steven Shell Living 843-216-3900 Terrace Oaks Antiques 843-795-9689 Garage Doors All About Garage Doors and Openers 843-832-4304 Overhead Door Co. of Charleston 843-767-0028 Garage Floor Coatings Carolina Flooring Specialists Garage Organization Inspired Closets Carolina Flooring Specialists

843-725-8502 843-557-1900 843-725-8502

Garden Décor M & M Oil & Propane (The Fireplace)


Gas Lanterns Carolina Lanterns & Lighting Charleston Lighting and Interiors

843-881-4170 843-766-3055

Golf Carts J.I. Small Engine Repair


Grills M & M Oil & Propane (The Fireplace)


Gutters Alpha Omega Construction Group, Inc. 843-818-4569 Paradise Home Improvement 855-347-5199 Hardscapes HLG Growers


Hardwood Floors Carpet Baggers Carpet One Elegant Flooring Flooring Factory

843-571-0013 843-723-8172 843-790-4354

Home Automation / Home Theater Audio Warehouse 843-571-0535 NextGen Automated 843-871-8531 Home Décor CHD Interiors 843-571-2446 Coralberry Cottage 843-884-2225 French Mercantile 843-494-3229 Hausful 843-203-6420 Steven Shell Living 843-216-3900 Terrace Oaks Antiques 843-795-9689 House Plans Crosby Creations Home Designs


Fireplaces M & M Oil & Propane (The Fireplace) 843-402-7790

Hurricane Shutters / Protection Lowcountry Hurricane Protection & Shutters 843-822-5519

Flooring Buckhannon Tile + Design Carpet Baggers Carpet One Elegant Flooring Flooring Factory Lowcountry Tile Contractors, Inc. Melcer Tile

843-881-8911 843-571-0013 843-723-8172 843-790-4354 843-763-2161 843-744-5345

HVAC (Heating and Air) Air Max LLC


Furniture Aiden Fabrics Backyard Retreats, Inc. Charleston Amish Furniture CHD Interiors Coralberry Cottage Danco Modern Furniture For the House – The Barstool Shop

843-216-0008 843-856-0049 843-225-2513 843-571-2446 843-884-2225 843-884-2256 843-881-7073

Interior Design CHD Interiors Casper Design Designs by Imagine That House of Hoffman Interiors KMD Interiors, LLC MW Hunter Riverside Designers

843-571-2446 843-696-4287 843-345-5788 617-680-4412 843-981-9075 843-556-4939 843-377-2600

Landscape Architects REMARK Landscape Architecture 843-952-7817

Landscape & Design HLG Growers ProGreen Synthetic Turf Systems REMARK Landscape Architecture

843-901-4862 843-494-5092 843-952-7817

Landscape Lighting Outdoor Lighting Perspectives


Landscape Materials GlassEco Surfaces ProGreen Synthetic Turf Systems

843-554-6099 843-494-5092

LED Lighting Outdoor Lighting Perspectives


Light Fixtures Carolina Lanterns & Lighting Charleston Lamp Company Charleston Lighting and Interiors Circa Lighting Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery Steven Shell Living

843-881-4170 843-763-9150 843-766-3055 843-937-5990 843-747-6301 843-216-3900

Low Voltage Cabling & Technology Services Totality Solutions 843-310-4620 Lumber Buck Lumber & Building Supply, Inc. 843-795-0150 Southern Lumber & Millwork Corp. 843-744-6281 Mantles AGM Imports


Marble / Stone Products AGM Imports Granite by Design Lowcountry Tile Contractors, Inc. Melcer Tile Palmetto Surfacing, Inc. Sir Grout of the Lowcountry South Star Granite and Flooring II LLC Universal Marble & Granite, Inc. Vitoria International

843-747-0088 843-416-8509 843-763-2161 843-744-5345 843-402-8741 843-640-5544 843-277-2101 843-767-7779 843-760-2470

Millwork Buck Lumber & Building Supply, Inc. 843-795-0150 Lowcountry Iron & Woodworks 803-655-5653 Southern Lumber & Millwork Corp. 843-744-6281 Mirrors Carolina Lanterns & Lighting Charleston Lighting and Interiors Century Glass

843-881-4170 843-766-3055 843-614-4628

Neighborhood Vehicles J.I. Small Engine Repair


Outdoor Furniture Backyard Retreats, Inc. Charleston Amish Furniture Iola Modern Kenneth Lynch & Sons Palm Casual Paradise Pools & Spas Outside Is In

843-856-0049 843-225-2513 843-225-6286 203-264-2831 843-881-0041 843-556-2920 843-718-7181

Outdoor Kitchens M & M Oil & Propane (The Fire Place) 843-402-7790 Southeast Kitchens 843-795-8809 Paint Rhino Shield by Palmetto Ceramic Coatings 843-884-1992 Sherwin-Williams Company 1-800-4Sherwin Spectrum Paint 843-881-2212 Paint Color Consultant Sherwin-Williams Company


Painters Carolina Machine Finishing 843-760-0029 Koozer Painting 843-881-2212 Rhino Shield by Palmetto Ceramic Coatings 843-884-1992 Pest Control Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control, Inc. 843-766-8298 Palmetto Exterminators 843-766-9701 Palmetto Mosquito Control 843-766-9701 Plumbing Fixtures Design On Tap 843-329-0661 Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery 843-747-6301 Gateway Supply Company 843-554-0450 Moluf’s 843-723-4881 Pool and Spa Covers Pool Cover Solutions of the Southeast 843-766-0289

Spas & Hot Tubs Aqua Blue Pools Aquatica Pools and Spas Blue Haven Pools Clear Blue Pools, Inc. Heritage Pools, LLC Paradise Pools & Spas

843-767-7665 843-212-0014 843-552-6000 843-300-4143 843-762-3417 843-556-2920

Storage Carolina Mobile Storage


Structured Wiring Audio Warehouse NextGen Automated

843-571-0535 843-871-8531

Surface Protection Hydroshield 843-810-8126 Swimming Pools Aqua Blue Pools Aquatica Pools and Spas Blue Haven Pools & Spas Clear Blue Pools, Inc. Heritage Pools, LLC Michael Greer Pools Paradise Pools & Spas

843-767-7665 843-212-0014 843-552-6000 843-300-4143 843-762-3417 843-607-4739 843-556-2920

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

Synthetic Turf Pro Green Synthetic Turf Systems


Real Estate Island House Real Estate


Remodeling Advanced Kitchen Designs of Charleston Artisan Woodworking, LLC Brackish Builders LLC Carpenters Restoration Charleston Cabinets Inc. Cinder Creek Construction Classic Remodeling & Construction Curtis Daniel Homes Delpino Custom Homes Just Additions & Remodeling Kalman Construction Paradise Home Improvement Polished Renovations & Design Priester’s Custom Contracting SHELTER Custom-Built Living St. Pierre Construction Stono Construction Structures Building Company

Termite Contract Ledford’s Termite & Pest Control, Inc. Palmetto Exterminators

843-766-8298 843-766-9701

843-225-9344 843-247-3178 843-566-5554 843-884-3411 843-554-7800 843-768-0784 843-763-3297 843-901-5801 843-818-4866 843-277-5828 843-856-0515 855-347-5199 843-475-8856 843-200-8495 843-471-1833 843-352-7925 843-805-4141 843-856-6901

Tile Buckhannon Tile + Design Carpet Baggers Carpet One Flooring Factory Lowcountry Tile Contractors, Inc. Melcer Tile Palmetto Surfacing, Inc.

843-881-8911 843-571-0013 843-790-4354 843-763-2161 843-744-5345 843-402-8741

Pools Aqua Blue Pools Aquatica Pools and Spas Blue Haven Pools Clear Blue Pools, Inc. Heritage Pools, LLC Paradise Pools & Spas

843-767-7665 843-212-0014 843-552-6000 843-300-4143 843-762-3417 843-556-2920

Roofing Alpha Omega Construction Group, Inc. 843-818-4569 Security Systems Audio Warehouse NextGen Automated

843-571-0535 843-871-8531

Shelving & Organization ShelfGenie 888-491-6191 Shower Doors Century Glass Maner Builders Supply Co.

843-614-4628 843-552-0242

Shutters Advanced Window Fashions Best Buy Blinds Lowcountry Hurricane Protection & Shutters Patriot Blinds

843-881-8858 843-884-3454 843-822-5519 843-461-1368

Siding Alpha Omega Construction Group, Inc. 843-818-4569 Carolina Machine Finishing 843-760-0029

Video Surveillance Systems/CCTV Totality Solutions 843-310-4620 Water Features HLG Growers Kenneth Lynch & Sons

843-901-4862 203-264-2831

Window Treatments Advanced Window Fashions Aiden Fabrics Audio Warehouse Best Buy Blinds Jean’s Custom Workroom NextGen Automated Patriot Blinds

843-881-8858 843-216-0008 843-571-0535 843-884-3454 843-225-1669 843-871-8531 843-461-1368

Windows / Doors Buck Lumber & Building Supply, Inc. 8 43-795-0150 Paradise Home Improvement 855-347-5199 Southern Lumber & Millwork Corp. 843-744-6281 Windows - Fogged Glass Replacement Century Glass 843-614-4628 Wood Refinishing Carpenter’s Restoration


Woodworking Artisan Woodworking, LLC


Workroom Jean’s Custom Workroom MW Hunter

843-225-1669 843-556-4939

Wrought Iron Lowcountry Iron & Woodworks


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LET’S DANCE with Mary Welch Fox Stasik Photograph by Patrick Brickman

Favorite place you’ve traveled?

Favorite place to shop?

Most listened to podcast?


Hampden Boutique.

I’m a murder podcast girl. And when I want to edumucate myself,

Favorite design book?

Favorite workout?

Kelly Wearstler’s Evocative Style.

I love The Works. I go to their cycling

I go to GirlBoss radio.

class and I really love yoga.

Favorite genre of music? Rock and roll.

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