Tips For Planning An Outdoor Kitchen

According to real estate agents, an outdoor kitchen is at the top of the wish list for many home buyers. Increase your home’s resale value and elevate your outdoor living space with these pro-planning tips. Photography by Ebony Ellis | Countertops by Universal Marble and Granite Make Your Plan Outdoor...

1960s Ranch-Style Remodel

The lush greenery against the combination of dark Hardie plank siding and exposed brick siding adds vibrant and welcoming contrast to this newly renovated 1960s ranch-style home. Cypress hardwood flooring by Southern Lumber & Millwork grounds the bright and open-concept floorplan.  Custom built-ins and base cabinetry serve as a functional display space...

A Marshside Sanctuary

Stono Construction created a marshside sanctuary for this homeowner who was soon retiring to Charleston.  Expert Design The new homeowner wanted to take advantage of the gorgeous landscape and have a space to retreat that was both comfortable and elegant. This flexible and inviting design boasts over one thousand square...

Before and After: Kitchen Remodels

The fall 2022 issue of Charleston Home + Design Magazine features not one, but TWO home improvement guides! We selected the most dramatic kitchen transformations to share here on the blog.  Before (above) After (below) Photography by Donnie Walker |  Project by Ace Granite Charleston  Before (above) After (below) Photography...

Fall 2022 Home Show Seminars

Fall 2022 Home Show Seminars: Attend live design discussions and project planning presentations at Charleston Home + Design's  Fall 2022 Home Show at the Charleston Area Convention Center All Day Friday and Saturday, October 7-8 Friday Seminars 12:00-12:45 pm - What About Windows? Everything you need to know about selecting...

A Charleston Cottage With Curb Appeal

What is curb appeal? According to the Oxford Dictionary, this phrase relates to "the attractiveness of a property for sale and its surroundings when viewed from the street."  Simply put, does the outside of your home look as good as the inside? It might sound intimidating to even consider if you...

Cambria Quartz Countertops

Why is Cambria Quartz the perfect alternative to granite and marble? Eco-Friendly Sustainable, family-owned, and American-made surfaces you can feel good about. A natural stone like quartz is a precious resource.  Cambria Quartz is unique in its mindful mining techniques. They operate with sustainable tools and practices that preserve the...

Before + After: Local Remodel

Custom cabinetry completely renewed this once outdated kitchen and dining area while fresh paint and fun tile transformed the living and dining rooms.  Charleston Cabinets Inc. designed and installed these beautiful light blue cabinets with ample space and functional storage. Photography by Kenny Reed  Photography by Kenny Reed  The brass...

Modern Living in Historic Homes

The charm of Charleston is a big draw for visitors and residents alike. The cobblestone streets, Rainbow Row, church steeples, the Pineapple Fountain; all elements that are staples in the Holy City. The history of our city is felt everyday; including in the historic homes that line the streets. Today's...

Home Tour: The Monroe on Spring

There's a reason Charleston has been voted the #1 city to visit for so many years. The food, the architecture, and the people all play a role in that. The historic charm of downtown buildings welcomes visitors to the Holy City. Many of these homes have been remodeled into rental...