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 (Home Flipping). Mikaelah also has previously co-owned a real estate company 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

With a Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design from West Virginia University, Brittani started her design career focused on commercial interiors, but has since moved to residential design. Brittani loves exploring all the Lowcountry area has to offer with her husband, Joey Swearingen, and her son, Luca. Currently, Brittani is thoroughly enjoying designing her own newly-built home in Bluffton. Through her work with Southern Grace Interiors, Brittani most enjoys helping people create an organized home environment that they are proud of and enjoy sharing with others. She believes that when our home or office is organized and functional, it helps to create a peaceful and relaxing life.

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.

lydia lewis

Lead Interior Designer

Lydia Lewis holds a Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design from The Ohio State University. Although the majority of her studies were focused on commercial design, Lydia felt a strong pull toward residential projects after graduating. She's been transforming spaces in the Lowcountry ever since! Through her work with Southern Grace Interiors, she focuses on creating functional living environments that reflect each client's unique personality and style, and loves turning houses into comfortable homes where memories are made. As a resident of Hilton Head Island, Lydia spends her free time enjoying outdoor activities with her mini goldendoodle—biking around the island is a favorite pastime!

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.

Isabella Fredericks

Associate Designer

Isabella Fredericks holds a bachelor's degree from the CIDA accredited interior design program at Colorado State University. Born and raised in the rocky mountains of Aspen Colorado, Isabella moved to the low country 2 years ago to pursue her love of the ocean and southern design. She believes that each space should be functional as well as beautiful. Isabella offers innovative solutions and designs that turn any house into a home. Isabella loves to travel and gathers her inspiration from places she has visited. Through her work with Southern Grace Interiors, Isabella strives to help clients create spaces that leave a lasting impression. Isabella loves traveling, wine tasting, and exploring all of the low country's southern charm!

Brittani Swearingen

Lead Interior Designer

With a Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design from West Virginia University, Brittani started her design career focused on commercial interiors, but has since moved to residential design. Brittani loves exploring all the Lowcountry area has to offer with her husband, Joey Swearingen, and her son, Luca. Currently, Brittani is thoroughly enjoying designing her own newly-built home in Bluffton. Through her work with Southern Grace Interiors, Brittani most enjoys helping people create an organized home environment that they are proud of and enjoy sharing with others. She believes that when our home or office is organized and functional, it helps to create a peaceful and relaxing life.

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.

Lydia Lewis

Lead Interior Designer

Lydia Lewis holds a Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design from The Ohio State University. Although the majority of her studies were focused on commercial design, Lydia felt a strong pull toward residential projects after graduating. She's been transforming spaces in the Lowcountry ever since! Through her work with Southern Grace Interiors, she focuses on creating functional living environments that reflect each client's unique personality and style, and loves turning houses into comfortable homes where memories are made. As a resident of Hilton Head Island, Lydia spends her free time enjoying outdoor activities with her mini goldendoodle—biking around the island is a favorite pastime!

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.

Isabella Fredericks

Associate Designer

Isabella Fredericks holds a bachelor's degree from the CIDA accredited interior design program at Colorado State University. Born and raised in the rocky mountains of Aspen Colorado, Isabella moved to the low country 2 years ago to pursue her love of the ocean and southern design. She believes that each space should be functional as well as beautiful. Isabella offers innovative solutions and designs that turn any house into a home. Isabella loves to travel and gathers her inspiration from places she has visited. Through her work with Southern Grace Interiors, Isabella strives to help clients create spaces that leave a lasting impression. Isabella loves traveling, wine tasting, and exploring all of the low country's southern charm!

Carly Shelton

Junior Designer 

Born and raised in North Carolina, Carly attended Appalachian State University and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Interior Design from their CIDA-accredited program. Carly is an Allied Member of ASID and has former experience as the President of Appalachian State University's ASID Student Chapter. Upon graduation in 2021, she pursued her dream of relocating to the Lowcountry to begin a career in residential design with Southern Grace Interiors. As a designer, Carly has a passion to create beautiful, innovative spaces that emphasize function and wellbeing. She loves to keep an open mind and take on new challenges with each design! Currently residing in Beaufort, SC, Carly enjoys exploring the area with her husband, Eli, and staying active through CrossFit, kayaking, and other outdoor activities. 

Carly Shelton

Junior Designer 

Born and raised in North Carolina, Carly attended Appalachian State University and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Interior Design from their CIDA-accredited program. Carly is an Allied Member of ASID and has former experience as the President of Appalachian State University's ASID Student Chapter. Upon graduation in 2021, she pursued her dream of relocating to the Lowcountry to begin a career in residential design with Southern Grace Interiors. As a designer, Carly has a passion to create beautiful, innovative spaces that emphasize function and wellbeing. She loves to keep an open mind and take on new challenges with each design! Currently residing in Beaufort, SC, Carly enjoys exploring the area with her fiancé, Eli, and staying active through CrossFit, kayaking, and other outdoor activities. 

Taryn Rockey

Junior Designer 

Megan Cranston

Junior Designer 

Taryn Rockey

Junior Designer 

Megan Cranston

Junior 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.

Megan Cranston holds a BFA in Interior Design from the Savannah College of Art and Design, with a Minor in Painting. Originally from New Jersey, Megan came down south for college and can’t seem to get enough of the salty air and southern hospitality. When not on the hunt for something to satisfy her sweet tooth, she enjoys painting, creating art, and exploring new places. Megan approaches each design with intention and purpose, keeping in mind the feeling the space will invoke within each user. She believes each space should reflect the passions of its users, while remaining functional. Megan has a knack for creative design solutions and often inspires with out-of-the-box ideas. As one of our Interior Design Assistants, she is dedicated to turning each space into a welcoming home.

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.

Megan Cranston holds a BFA in Interior Design from the Savannah College of Art and Design, with a Minor in Painting. Originally from New Jersey, Megan came down south for college and can’t seem to get enough of the salty air and southern hospitality. When not on the hunt for something to satisfy her sweet tooth, she enjoys painting, creating art, and exploring new places. Megan approaches each design with intention and purpose, keeping in mind the feeling the space will invoke within each user. She believes each space should reflect the passions of its users, while remaining functional. Megan has a knack for creative design solutions and often inspires with out-of-the-box ideas. As one of our Interior Design Assistants, she is dedicated to turning each space into a welcoming home.

Shannon Steinberg

Lead Interior Designer

New to Palmetto Bluff, but not to design, California native Shannon Steinberg brings nearly 20 years of experience to the Southern Grace Interiors team. Her background working for a large international design firm has equipped Shannon to develop spaces that combine the best of form and function here in the Lowcountry. 

Shannon Steinberg

Lead Interior Designer

New to Palmetto Bluff, but not to design, California native Shannon Steinberg brings nearly 20 years of experience to the Southern Grace Interiors team. Her background working for a large international design firm has equipped Shannon to develop spaces that combine the best of form and function here in the Lowcountry. 

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!

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!

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.