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July 2014

The Charleston Symphony Orchestra League, Inc. presents the 2014 Designer Showhouse

If you’ve roamed the streets around Colonial Lake, you’re sure to know the graceful antebellum home at 67 Rutledge Avenue, painted pink and boasting a broad front porch with Moorish arches framed in latticework. This spring, you may even have noticed that the porch was dressed with inviting new furnishings and that a sign out front proclaimed the 1852 residence as the Charleston Symphony Orchestra League, Inc.’s (CSOL®) 37th annual Designer Showhouse. Seventeen interior designers donated their time to transform 12 rooms for a month of tours that raised funds for the Charleston Symphony Orchestra as well as CSOL® educational and outreach programs. Here, take a peek at the rooms through the designers’ eyes

Learn more about the CSOL®, which supports the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, at


1. Piazza
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2. Music Room

Tucker Payne Antiques
Fine Rugs of Charleston
Atelier Gallery
Circa Lighting
Michael Mitchell and Tyler Hill Michael Mitchell Gallery
Carol Fehon Custom Window Treatments
Fox Music House Inc.
Steady Hands Painting, LLC, Ralph Dandridge    
Spectrum Paints

3. Kitchen
Spectrum Paints
JV Custom Interiors
Low Country Lighting
Andy Broughton Upholstery

4. Formal Living Room
Furniture from Century Furniture
Paint from Spectrum Paints
Faux-finishing by Caroline Canaday Erhard
Upholstery by Andy Broughton
Fine Rugs of Charleston
Ella W. Richardson Fine Art
Spencer Art Gallery
Designer’s Guild

5. & 6. Birder’s Study & Dining Room
Spectrum Paints
Benjamin Moore Paint
Steady Hands Painting, LLC
Zinn Rug Gallery
Palmetto Moon Antiques
Jeffery Bannon        
Circa Lighting
Tucker Payne Antiques
Sandpiper Gallery
Edward Dare Gallery

7. Master Bedroom
Rug provided by Fine Rugs of Charleston
Antique restoration by Livingston’s Furniture Restorations
Chandelier restoration and instillation by Archilite
All paint provided by Benjamin Moore at Spectrum Paint
Custom furniture and lamps provided through Architectural Antiques & Design and Circe
Draperies, pillows, and slipcover fabrication provided through Circe
Drapery fabric from Scalamandre
Bedding provided from Les Indiennes, though Circe

8. Lady’s Sitting Room
Artwork by Jackie Fritz-Roy
Wallpaper installation by Belinda Roberts
Paints from Spectrum Paints
Painting done by Steady Hands Painting, LLC
Antiques from Tucker Payne Antiques
Floor covering from Zinn Rugs
Accessories from Lyndon Leigh
Lighting from Circa Lighting
Wallpaper from Romo
Fabrics from Scalamandre and Duralee
All trim from Samuel & Sons
Birdcage from JM Piers

9. Nursery
Quilt and dust ruffle by Susan Cebulka
Chimney and Mary Poppins silhouettes and faux painting by Stephanie PoeValance Hand painting by Terrie R. Bevill
Dresser from Stephen Shell
Crib from Baby Bloomers
Painting by Steady Hands Painting
Chair, rug, side table, and mirror from Cose Belle
Baby modeling by Penny James
Photography by Andrew Cebulka

10. Lady’s Bath
Lettering from
Stencil from
Paint from Spectrum Paints

11. Girl’s Bedroom
Painting by Steady Hands Painting, LLC
Paints from Spectrum Paints/Benjamin Moore
Upholstery by Mastercraft Upholstery
Window coverings from Genie’s Drapery Service
Floor coverings from Zinn Rug Gallery
Lighting by Charleston Lamp Company
Fabric from Wilson Textiles
Nietert Antique Restoration and Custom Woodworking
JVC Custom Interiors
Jane Marie Edwards Artwork
Charleston Revisions
F. Schumachers

12. Historic Bathroom
Paints from Spectrum Paints
Painting by Tommy Leigh Painting
Ferguson Bath
Mt. Pleasant Electric Inc.
Charleston Revisions
Creekside Interiors
Zinn Rug Gallery