This was our teams first time building our new May River floor plan, and to say we’re in love with how it turned out would be an understatement. This isn’t your typical fully, open-concept floor plan that you see in 2021. We actually wanted to create something that consisted of slightly more closed-off, intimate rooms to feel more cozy.  Every corner of this home is filled with character and charm—a nod to Lowcountry . This house was actually a spec home that turned custom at framing. It’s always fun to present clients our original design plans and transform our vision into something that feels like home to them. Our clients were looking for a home that felt fresh and clean with little to no fuss. Working with a palette of whites, brass, blue and Pecky cypress—another first for our team—we were able to create a serene space to call home.

The Entry & Hearth Room

The coziest corner of the house, the hearth room makes quite the first impression! Layered in tones of neutrals, the plaster fixture and painted brick fireplace add depth and texture while allowing all the focus to be on that stunning shiplap ceiling. The arched hallway creates privacy and a level of architectural detail you don’t often find in today’s new construction homes. And we can’t forget about the custom, cold-rolled steel handrail.


The Living Room

We loved getting to work with pecky cypress in this May River home. It is such a unique wood with stunning texture! The brass fixture added the perfect amount of warmth without taking away from the ceiling. A cleaned-lined, cast-stone fireplace surround keeps things feeling modern and timeless.


The Kitchen and Pantry

Washed in a fresh coat of blue and adorned with a pair of stunning metal pendants, all eyes are on this gorgeous island. We added depth behind it by flanking the wood trimmed hood vent with glass cabinets and a clean marble backsplash. We tied the blue island color into the cabinets in the pantry for even more of a color pop.


The Half Bath

Texture and pattern were the name of the game in this half bath. We sourced this beautiful James Martin vanity from Ferguson and The herringbone floor, louvered vanity cabinet, printed wallpaper and glossy marble countertop feel unique yet cohesive. A half bath is the perfect place to have a little fun and bring something unexpected to a home’s design!

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The Primary Bath

Sophisticated, fresh and sooo detailed, the May River primary bath is the ultimate escape. Again, we focused on layering textures of white with the shiplap, light fixtures, bath tub, and tile. The subtle, neutral pops of color from the wood doors and textiles make the space feel calm and lived-in. You can get the whole look here.


The Laundry & Mudroom

We kept the laundry bright and white but let the flooring steal the show. The mudroom was our chance to play with color! We paired the perfect shade of blue with woven baskets in the custom locker built-ins.


The Bar

We kept our blue hues going in the basement with this modern, navy painted bar! Geometric white pendants feel fun and unexpected, while the neutral tones of the rest of the design compliment the main level.


Paint & Stain:

  • Walls, Doors, Base & Case: Chantilly Lace by Benjamin Moore
  • Hood Vent: Stucco
  • Kitchen island: Online by Sherwin Williams
  • Hearth Room Shiplap: Natural Cream by Benjamin Moore
  • Living Room Beams: Chantilly Lace by Benjamin Moore
  • Living Room Pecky Cypress Shiplap: White Wash Stain
  • Pantry Shelves: White Wash White Oak
  • Pantry: Online by Sherwin Williams
  • Half Bath Trim: Purbeck Stone No. BP4301 by Farrow and Ball


  • Kitchen: Hestia
  • Pantry: Hesita
  • Primary Bath: Hesita
  • Lower Level Bar: Misterio
  • Laundry: Misterio
  • Guest Bathroom: Marble (countertop included with vanity)
  • Tile & Flooring:

    • Wood: Laguna, Color: Cadiz
    • Kitchen Backsplash: Interceramic, Natural Tumbled Marble, 3×6, Color: Dolomite White
    • Pantry Tile: Union Square, Pattern: Fisher
    • Primary Bath: SOCI Vita, Polished 12×24
    • Main Floor Half Bath: Emil Kotto, Color: Gesso
    • Laundry: Palazzo Dynasty, 12×12 Porcelain Field Tile, Color: Vintage Grey
    • Lower Level Bar Floor: Union, 12×24, Color: Ice
    • Lower Level Bar Backsplash: Midwest Tile, Settencento New Yorker, Color: Smoke
  • Cabinets:

    • Kitchen Perimeter: Frost by CKF Signature
    • Kitchen Island: Online by Sherwin William by Benjamin Moore
    • Primary Bath:  Chai Latte by Medallion
    • Main Floor Half Bath: James Martin Vanity
    • Laundry: Oyster by CKF Signature
    • Pantry: Online by Sherwin Williams
    • Lower Level Bar: Baltic Blue by Echelon
    • Built-In’s: Frost by CKF Signature