about us

what we believe

We believe that the home we live in and share with our friends and family should reflect our personal taste and style, and should be comfortable, functional, and inviting. We can help you create a home that perfectly reflects the most stylish and polished version of you!

The building and renovating process can be overwhelming and filled with large and small decisions. We believe that it is wise to invest in professional assistance to create a space with beautiful form, and practical function. We regularly collaborate with builders, contractors, painters, and other professionals to create your dream home!

Interior design is a process, and we are experts at managing all of the moving parts from start to finish.

Many of our clients choose to have us work with them from start to finish and handle the entire design process, from "Blueprints to Bath Towels". Our goal is to help you create a home that you love!

mikaelah seifrit

Principal Interior Designer

Mikaelah Seifrit, Associate ASID, has over 16 years experience in every facet of the interior design, home renovation and building process, and she has an extensive background in the home furnishings industry as well. This includes: Visual Merchandising and Custom Furniture selections, Residential Interior Design, and Corporate Level Sales Training and Management in the Furniture Industry, as well as Real Estate and Rapid Home Renovations for profit. With her husband, Brian Seifrit, Mikaelah is mother of two teenage boys, and prioritizes God first, family second, career third. Originally from the North Central region of West Virginia, many years ago Mikaelah integrated with her family into the Lowcountry region of South Carolina, and she adores the Southern Charm that comes with it. Through Southern Grace Interiors, Mikaelah hopes to make great home design accessible to nearly everyone. She believes integrity and honesty lead to lasting business relationships.

our team

brittani swearingen

Lead Interior Designer

Originally hailing from the hills of West Virginia, Brittani graduated Summa Cum Laude from WVU with a Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design. She has accumulated 16 years of experience designing beautiful spaces for her clients. Brittani’s career began with a focus on renovations, reconfigures, and furnishings for commercial environments. Upon moving to Bluffton, she then transitioned into residential design to curate visually pleasing, functional spaces that ultimately feel like they belong to the family living there. At Southern Grace Interiors, Brittani focuses heavily on renovation and furniture projects as her strengths are creative planning, project management, collaboration with other building professionals, and design precision. Brittani is drawn to an eclectic style as she believes most people don’t fall into one design category but instead connect with multiple aesthetics. Creating an environment that represents her clients and perfectly balances beauty and function is her ultimate goal for every project. Coupled with her passion for travel, Brittani enjoys helping clients incorporate their cherished pieces, inherited or found, into their spaces. Outside the office, Brittani loves exploring all the Lowcountry area has to offer with her husband, Joey, and her son, Luca.

rebecca scott

Lead Interior Designer

Rebecca Scott, Allied ASID has more than 15 years of interior design experience working with clients throughout the Southeastern US and Asia. As a Lead Designer with Southern Grace Interiors focused in the Beaufort area, Rebecca’s designs are flexible to meet each client’s needs while appealing to their individual style. Her goal is to make the design process fun and easy--so the homeowner can enjoy their beautiful & functional space for years to come. In 2017, Rebecca and her husband Ian relocated to the Lowcountry with their cats, Loki & Henry. She enjoys traveling, wine tasting, hosting parties and collecting folk art.

stephanie maldonado

Operations Manager

Stephanie has a Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design from Philadelphia University and a Master’s Degree in Historic Preservation from Savannah College of Art and Design, which is where she fell in love with the Lowcountry. She began her career in Commercial Interior Design in the NYC metro area before moving with her family to Bluffton to take advantage of Lowcountry living. Stephanie is an organization mastermind and loves coordinating all of the many moving parts of our design projects, behind the scenes. As our Operations Manager, she facilitates ordering, receiving, vendor relationships, and project tracking. Stephanie loves spending time with her family, visiting local historical sites, enjoying the outdoors, and decorating her newly-built home in Bluffton. She believes that good design should be available to everyone, and seeks to help create spaces that reflect the homeowner's lifestyle and personal taste through her work with Southern Grace Interiors.

Savanna Prevatt

Lead Interior Designer

Savanna Prevatt, Allied ASID, has been providing high quality design services for both private residential and commercial clients across the lowcountry for over 12 years. Coincidentally, Savanna is a native of Savannah, GA and received a Bachelor's degree in Interior Design from Georgia Southern University. As a self-confessed textile fanatic, Savanna is a creative who believes in the power of beautiful interiors to transform daily life. Savanna is well known for her personalized service, intense focus and commitment, while continuously sparking joy and enthusiasm for the clients of Southern Grace Interiors. In addition to helping her clients achieve their vision, Savanna enjoys exploring Hilton Head Island through the eyes of her 9 year old daughter, Sutton, and two rambunctious pups, Banks and Buckley.

Sunny Crutchfield

Marketing Director

Marketing Director Sunny Crutchfield holds a Bachelor's degree in Marketing & Entrepreneurship from the University of Tennessee. Originally from Knoxville, TN, Sunny has made coastal living in Charleston, SC home with her husband and new baby, Annie James. Her career focus has been on brand development, and design feels very much a part of her, as her family has made a career out of selling and designing southern homes. Sunny loves gardening, family beach days, and baking custom event cakes.

Brittani
Swearingen

Lead Interior Designer

Originally hailing from the hills of West Virginia, Brittani graduated Summa Cum Laude from WVU with a Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design. She has accumulated 16 years of experience designing beautiful spaces for her clients. Brittani’s career began with a focus on renovations, reconfigures, and furnishings for commercial environments. Upon moving to Bluffton, she then transitioned into residential design to curate visually pleasing, functional spaces that ultimately feel like they belong to the family living there. At Southern Grace Interiors, Brittani focuses heavily on renovation and furniture projects as her strengths are creative planning, project management, collaboration with other building professionals, and design precision. Brittani is drawn to an eclectic style as she believes most people don’t fall into one design category but instead connect with multiple aesthetics. Creating an environment that represents her clients and perfectly balances beauty and function is her ultimate goal for every project. Coupled with her passion for travel, Brittani enjoys helping clients incorporate their cherished pieces, inherited or found, into their spaces. Outside the office, Brittani loves exploring all the Lowcountry area has to offer with her husband, Joey, and her son, Luca.

Rebecca Scott

Lead Interior Designer

Rebecca Scott, Allied ASID has more than 15 years of interior design experience working with clients throughout the Southeastern US and Asia. As a Lead Designer with Southern Grace Interiors focused in the Beaufort area, Rebecca’s designs are flexible to meet each client’s needs while appealing to their individual style. Her goal is to make the design process fun and easy--so the homeowner can enjoy their beautiful & functional space for years to come. In 2017, Rebecca and her husband Ian relocated to the Lowcountry with their cats, Loki & Henry. She enjoys traveling, wine tasting, hosting parties and collecting folk art.

Stephanie Maldonado

Operations Manager

Stephanie has a Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design from Philadelphia University and a Master’s Degree in Historic Preservation from Savannah College of Art and Design, which is where she fell in love with the Lowcountry. She began her career in Commercial Interior Design in the NYC metro area before moving with her family to Bluffton to take advantage of Lowcountry living. Stephanie is an organization mastermind and loves coordinating all of the many moving parts of our design projects, behind the scenes. As our Operations Manager, she facilitates ordering, receiving, vendor relationships, and project tracking. Stephanie loves spending time with her family, visiting local historical sites, enjoying the outdoors, and decorating her newly-built home in Bluffton. She believes that good design should be available to everyone, and seeks to help create spaces that reflect the homeowner's lifestyle and personal taste through her work with Southern Grace Interiors.

Savanna
Prevatt

Lead Interior Designer

Savanna Prevatt, Allied ASID, has been providing high quality design services for both private residential and commercial clients across the lowcountry for over 12 years. Coincidentally, Savanna is a native of Savannah, GA and received a Bachelor's degree in Interior Design from Georgia Southern University. As a self-confessed textile fanatic, Savanna is a creative who believes in the power of beautiful interiors to transform daily life. Savanna is well known for her personalized service, intense focus and commitment, while continuously sparking joy and enthusiasm for the clients of Southern Grace Interiors. In addition to helping her clients achieve their vision, Savanna enjoys exploring Hilton Head Island through the eyes of her 9 year old daughter, Sutton, and two rambunctious pups, Banks and Buckley.

Sunny Crutchfield

Marketing Director

Marketing Director Sunny Crutchfield holds a Bachelor's degree in Marketing & Entrepreneurship from the University of Tennessee. Originally from Knoxville, TN, Sunny has made coastal living in Charleston, SC home with her husband and new baby, Annie James. Her career focus has been on brand development, and design feels very much a part of her, as her family has made a career out of selling and designing southern homes. Sunny loves gardening, family beach days, and baking custom event cakes.

Carly Shelton

Junior Designer 

Born and raised in North Carolina, Carly attended Appalachian State University and graduated with a B.S. in Interior Design from their CIDA-accredited program. Upon graduation, she pursued her dream of relocating to the coast by moving to the Lowcountry and beginning her residential design career at Southern Grace Interiors. As a designer, Carly has a passion for creating beautiful, innovative spaces that emphasize function and wellbeing. She loves to keep an open mind and take on new challenges with each design. When she’s not helping clients design their dream home, you’ll find her enjoying life in the lowcountry with her husband, Eli, and her Springer Spaniel, Piper.

Carly Shelton

Junior Designer 

Born and raised in North Carolina, Carly attended Appalachian State University and graduated with a B.S. in Interior Design from their CIDA-accredited program. Upon graduation, she pursued her dream of relocating to the coast by moving to the Lowcountry and beginning her residential design career at Southern Grace Interiors. As a designer, Carly has a passion for creating beautiful, innovative spaces that emphasize function and wellbeing. She loves to keep an open mind and take on new challenges with each design. When she’s not helping clients design their dream home, you’ll find her enjoying life in the lowcountry with her husband, Eli, and her Springer Spaniel, Piper.

Taryn Rockey

Associate Designer 

Taryn Rockey

Associate  Designer 

Originally from the windy city, Taryn moved to the Lowcountry 5 years ago to pursue her career in interior design. Taryn graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a BFA in Interior Design with a concentration in Fibers, where she received hands-on experience from working professionals, both in and out of school. Taryn aims to craft each and every design in a way that creates value for the user, solutions to problems, and vibrancy and interest visually. When Taryn isn't designing, you can find her walking her dog, Leo, in downtown Savannah, frequenting her favorite coffee shops and rooftops, or visiting her boyfriend who is stationed in NC with the US Navy.

Originally from the windy city, Taryn moved to the Lowcountry 5 years ago to pursue her career in interior design. Taryn graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a BFA in Interior Design with a concentration in Fibers, where she received hands-on experience from working professionals, both in and out of school. Taryn aims to craft each and every design in a way that creates value for the user, solutions to problems, and vibrancy and interest visually. When Taryn isn't designing, you can find her walking her dog, Leo, in downtown Savannah, frequenting her favorite coffee shops and rooftops, or visiting her boyfriend who is stationed in NC with the US Navy.

Shannon Steinberg

Lead Interior Designer

Shannon Steinberg, Allied ASID and Associate IIDA has been successful in translating her client’s design vision from concept to reality in luxury residential and complex commercial projects for over 20 years. She also has an extensive background in managing design teams on high-profile domestic and international projects. She is known for approaching projects holistically and creating beautiful interiors that connect indoor and outdoor spaces in a broad range of styles. She truly believes that good design can make people healthier and happier regardless of budget or time constraints.
Shannon was raised in San Diego, California, holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of San Francisco, and completed her formal education with a master’s degree in interior design from Savannah College of Art and Design. Shannon and her husband fell in love with the low country while she was in grad school and recently decided to
make Palmetto Bluff their permanent home. In all aspects of design, she draws on her experiences gained traveling internationally and looks forward to creating unique interiors that are both current and classic, and distinctively showcase the timeless beauty of the southern lifestyle.

Shannon
Steinberg

Lead Interior Designer

Shannon Steinberg, Allied ASID and Associate IIDA has been successful in translating her client’s design vision from concept to reality in luxury residential and complex commercial projects for over 20 years. She also has an extensive background in managing design teams on high-profile domestic and international projects. She is known for approaching projects holistically and creating beautiful interiors that connect indoor and outdoor spaces in a broad range of styles. She truly believes that good design can make people healthier and happier regardless of budget or time constraints.
Shannon was raised in San Diego, California, holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of San Francisco, and completed her formal education with a master’s degree in interior design from Savannah College of Art and Design. Shannon and her husband fell in love with the low country while she was in grad school and recently decided to
make Palmetto Bluff their permanent home. In all aspects of design, she draws on her experiences gained traveling internationally and looks forward to creating unique interiors that are both current and classic, and distinctively showcase the timeless beauty of the southern lifestyle.

Aubreanna
Cox

Photographer and Marketing Assistant

As Marketing Assistant for Southern Grace Interiors, Aubre is developing her photography and marketing skills in the design and real estate world. Aubre is a native of Atlanta, and grew up in the Lowcountry. She has a passion for photography and music, and loves serving her community through her parent's ministry. When she is not snapping and editing photos, you will find her assisting the design team in a variety of fun ways, including on installation days!

Erin Hoover

  As a native of Nashville, TN Erin earned a Bachelor’s in Interior Design from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She then made her way further south to Bluffton, SC to pursue her career in high-end residential and boutique hospitality design. Erin’s design philosophy Is based on a comprehensive understanding of the client’s needs, desires and expectations executed with the highest level of quality. She believes every project should reflect the personality and values of the individual while still standing the test of time. In her free time, Erin enjoys cooking and she and her fiancé, Chris enjoy archery and low country hiking trips with their 2 dogs, PB and Jules.

Aubreanna Cox

As Marketing Assistant for Southern Grace Interiors, Aubre is developing her photography and marketing skills in the design and real estate world. Aubre is a native of Atlanta, and grew up in the Lowcountry. She has a passion for photography and music, and loves serving her community through her parent's ministry. When she is not snapping and editing photos, you will find her assisting the design team in a variety of fun ways, including on installation days!

Lead Interior Designer

Photographer and Marketing Assistant

Erin
Hoover

Lead Interior Designer

  As a native of Nashville, TN Erin earned a Bachelor’s in Interior Design from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She then made her way further south to Bluffton, SC to pursue her career in high-end residential and boutique hospitality design. Erin’s design philosophy Is based on a comprehensive understanding of the client’s needs, desires and expectations executed with the highest level of quality. She believes every project should reflect the personality and values of the individual while still standing the test of time. In her free time, Erin enjoys cooking and she and her fiancé, Chris enjoy archery and low country hiking trips with their 2 dogs, PB and Jules.

Rachel Jacobs

Junior Designer 

Rachel is originally from Atlanta, GA, but she found her passion for design by taking on a design consultant position in Oxford, MS. During her time in Oxford, she got to work with and apply different fabric styles and learn about the construction of furniture. Once she began to learn about design, she found her future career path. This led her to transfer from Ole Miss, to Georgia Southern University, where she graduated with a degree in Interior Design from a CIDA accredited program. Rachel enjoys creating custom designs for each individual to best fit their needs and to make the most beautiful environment for them to live in, while supporting the senior level designers within the Southern Grace Interiors team. Outside of the office, Rachel enjoys spending quality time with her family and her dog Bean.

RACHEL JACOBS

Junior Designer 

Rachel is originally from Atlanta, GA, but she found her passion for design by taking on a design consultant position in Oxford, MS. During her time in Oxford, she got to work with and apply different fabric styles and learn about the construction of furniture. Once she began to learn about design, she found her future career path. This led her to transfer from Ole Miss, to Georgia Southern University, where she graduated with a degree in Interior Design from a CIDA accredited program. Rachel enjoys creating custom designs for each individual to best fit their needs and to make the most beautiful environment for them to live in, while supporting the senior level designers within the Southern Grace Interiors team. Outside of the office, Rachel enjoys spending quality time with her family and her dog Bean.

ALexis Dials

Junior Designer 

Born and raised in Ohio, Alexis graduated with an interior design degree from Bowling Green State University. She began her career as a design consultant focusing in kitchen and bathroom cabinet layouts and fixture selections. She aims to create beautiful spaces where people can enjoy, relax, and truly feel at home with her design.
She has always loved the lowcountry, having traveled there with her family on many vacations. She thought it was time to make the move and pursue her design career in the South. Outside of work she enjoys being outdoors exploring, traveling, and visiting farmers markets all with her golden retriever, Honey.

alexis dials

Junior Designer 

Born and raised in Ohio, Alexis graduated with an interior design degree from Bowling Green State University. She began her career as a design consultant focusing in kitchen and bathroom cabinet layouts and fixture selections. She aims to create beautiful spaces where people can enjoy, relax, and truly feel at home with her design.
She has always loved the lowcountry, having traveled there with her family on many vacations. She thought it was time to make the move and pursue her design career in the South. Outside of work she enjoys being outdoors exploring, traveling, and visiting farmers markets all with her golden retriever, Honey.

what makes us different

SERVICE BASED
BUSINESS

Service with excellence, and creative design perspective are what to expect from us.

EXPERT SELECTIONS

Choosing the perfect colors for your home décor can be intimidating. We make the process easy and fun!

HONEST AND TRANSPARENT DESIGN SERVICES

Our commitment to providing honest and transparent services ensures there will be no surprises when your bill arrives.

TRUSTED PARTNERS

We know where to find the best manufacturers, products, and value to save you time and money.

BESPOKE DRAPERY AND DECOR

Through our sister company, Grace Home Decor, we offer custom made drapes, furnishings, decorative accents and more.

EXPERIENCED TEAM

Our 17+ years of experience enable us to serve you with excellence.