Real Life Redo

These homeowners believe that rooms should multitask and that bigger isn't better. This is their family-friendly approach to renovation.

Architect: Pearce Scott Architects, Bluffton, SC

Builder: Chris Dalzell, Shoreline Construction, Ridgeland, SC

Interior Designer: Katie Dalzell, Shoreline Construction, Ridgeland, SC

Reclaimed barn wood floor throughout: Tom Banach, Timberstone Antique Flooring, Hardeeville, SC

Living room with beige furniture, orange throw pillows, and three curtains
Collage of home products including a dining table, throw pillows, and seating furniture photo

Products from Dining Room and Settee Area

  1. Original rug is unavailable. Similar item featured, $72–$789; gdchome.com

  2. Dining table is from homeowners' collection and unavailable.

  3. Dining chairs are from homeowners' collection and unavailable.

  4. Chapman Classic Chandelier in Antique Nickel, $1,590; lightingshowplace.com

  5. Original woven garden basket is from Sunshine Nursery and unavailable. Similar item featured, $14–$28; shopterrain.com

  6. Tommy Bahama Bishop Chair, price varies; lexington.com

  7. Lacefield chair pillows are unavailable. Similar item featured, $244; houzz.com

  8. End table is from homeowners' collection and unavailable.

  9. Valances are custom and unavailable. Similar item featured, $246–$562; potterybarn.com

  10. Original accent table is from Tuesday Morning and unavailable. Similar item featured, $230; worldmarket.com

  11. Original glazed pot is from Tuesday Morning and unavailable. Similar item featured, $155; hayneedle.com

  12. Original blue rug is from Celadon Home and unavailable. Similar item featured, $40–$650; worldmarket.com

  13. Original settee is from World Market and unavailable. Similar item featured, $230; wayfair.com

  14. GDC Home Fairford Stone Pillow, $263; gdchome.com

  15. Original orange pillow is from GDC Home and unavailable. Similar item featured, $69; houzz.com

  16. Throw is from homeowners' collection and unavailable.

  17. Original storage bins are from GDC Home and unavailable. Similar item featured, $16–$20; walmart.com

  18. Original pedestal table is from GDC Home and unavailable. Similar item featured, $141; hayneedle.com

  19. Green planter is from homeowners' collection and unavailable.

  20. Marsh Study watercolor painting from the Leonard Collection.

Collage of home products including gray sofa, orange and yellow throw pillows, and wood tables photo

Products from Living Room

  1. Original rug is unavailable. Similar item featured, $212–$1,606; gdchome.com

  2. Designer Comfort Bridgewater Sofa, $3,019; bassettfurniture.com

  3. Original orange pillows are from Tuesday Morning and unavailable. Similar item featured, $29; walmart.com

  4. Original lumbar pillow is from GDC Home and unavailable. Similar item featured, $22; hayneedle.com

  5. Original yellow pillow is from Celadon Home and unavailable. Similar item featured, $95; houzz.com

  6. Original armchairs are from Coastal Chic Home Furnishings and unavailable. Similar item featured, $496; birchlane.com

  7. Grey Linen Lumbar Pillow with Gunmetal on White Camden Tape, $195; lacefielddesigns.com

  8. Original end table is unavailable. Similar item featured, $150; worldmarket.com

  9. Original table lamp is from HomeGoods and unavailable online. Similar item featured, $199; bedbathandbeyond.com

  10. Original glazed pots are from HomeGoods and unavailable online. Similar item featured, $115; wayfair.com

  11. Original armchairs (in foreground) are from Coastal Chic Home Furnishings and unavailable. Similar item featured, $400; worldmarket.com

  12. Drapery panels: Zoe in Zinc fabric, $38 per yard, lacefielddesigns.com

  13. Levolor Natural Bamboo Shade, from $36; lowes.com

  14. Classic Garden Stool, $129; ballarddesigns.com

  15. Original floor is lamp unavailable. Similar item featured, $170; potterybarn.com

  16. Original coffee table is from World Market and unavailable. Similar item featured, $274; houzz.com

Collage of home products including kitchen cabinets, stools, and rugs photo

Products from Kitchen and Hall

  1. Kitchen ceiling and island cabinetry color: SW 6200 Link Gray, price varies; sherwin-williams.com

  2. Cabinetry custom made by Advanced Kitchen Designs.

  3. Original cabinetry hardware unavailable. Similar item featured, $24; homedepot.com

  4. Original countertops are sea pearl quartzite and unavailable. Similar item featured, price varies; msistone.com

  5. Island custom made by Advanced Kitchen Designs.

  6. Dorchester Counter Stools in Rubbed Cream, $149 each; ballarddesigns.com

  7. Desk, built-ins, and chalkboard custom by Danilovich Furniture.

  8. Desk painted with SW 7551 Greek Villa, price varies; sherwin-williams.com

  9. Desk chairs are vintage and unavailable. Similar item featured, $140; wayfair.com

  10. Original hallway rug is unavailable. Similar item featured, $145–$2,822; gdchome.com

  11. Original stools are from GDC Home and unavailable. Similar item featured, $395; belleescape.com

  12. Bookcase by Shoreline Construction.

  13. Ledge shelves by Shoreline Construction.

  14. All books, drawings and artwork are the children's. Some canvas art by Erin Ussery.

Collage of home products including duvet covers, throw pillows, and accent furniture photo

Products from Kids' and Master Bedrooms

  1. Built-in beds by Shoreline Construction.

  2. Bed paint color: SW 6232 Misty, price varies; sherwin-williams.com

  3. Original coverlet is unavailable. Similar item featured, $198–$268; garnethill.com

  4. Mallory Tangerine Cotton Throw, $50; homedepot.com

  5. Pillows from Surya, prices vary; surya.com

  6. Surya Omar Reversible Area Rug, $276; overstock.com

  7. Josephine Desk, $250; worldmarket.com

  8. Original desk chair is from Industry West and unavailable. Similar item featured, $100; houzz.com

  9. Desk lamp is antique and unavailable. Similar item featured, $80; target.com

  10. Master bedroom wall color: SW 7011 Natural Choice, price varies; sherwin-williams.com

  11. Ceiling color: SW 7551 Greek Villa, price varies; sherwin-williams.com

  12. Bedroom rug is from homeowners' collection and unavailable.

  13. Original duvet and shams are from Coastal Chic Home Furnishings and unavailable. Similar item featured, $1,010; annieselke.com

  14. Montgomery Upholstered Headboard, $500–$600; potterybarn.com

  15. Original floral pillow is from Coastal Chic Home Furnishings and unavailable. Similar item featured, $27; target.com

  16. Original zigzag pillow is from Coastal Chic Home Furnishings and unavailable. Similar item featured, $32; hayneedle.com

  17. Original side table is from Phillips Scott and unavailable. Similar item featured, $167–$191; walmart.com

  18. Lamp is from homeowners' collection and unavailable.

  19. Plantation Shutters, price varies; budgetblinds.com

Collage of outdoor products including rug, rocking chair, and throw pillows photo

Products from Porch

  1. Original rug is unavailable. Similar item featured, $45–$977; gdchome.com

  2. Lloyd Flanders Low Country Rocker, $1,059; hayneedle.com

  3. Original indigo pillow is from Coastal Chic Home Furnishings and unavailable. Similar item featured, $26–$60; potterybarn.com

  4. Original light blue pillow is from GDC Home and unavailable. Similar item featured, $40–$60; potterybarn.com

  5. Accent table is from Tuesday Morning and unavailable. Similar item featured, $105; houzz.com

  6. Original outdoor draperies are unavailable. Similar item featured, $59–$79; potterybarn.com

  7. Pots are from homeowners' collection and unavailable.

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