While on vacation, I found myself being inspired by so many things. I don’t know if it was because I was so relaxed, in a new place, or just had the creative juices flowing, but I am back home and feel so re-energized!
Hey y’all! Hope you are having a great weekend! We have been busy unpacking from our trip and getting ready for the work-week ahead.
One thing I dreamt up last week was to do a series where on Sunday I post about whatever “Southern” is on my Southern State of Mind. And since we spent the week on the Hilton Head Island of South Carolina, this week is all about South Carolina Lowcountry homes.
If you aren’t familiar with the South Carolina lowcountry, it is the region along South Carolina’s coast with a unique cultural heritage and a style all it’s own. One thing I love most about this region is the style of homes:
Traditional South Carolina Low Country homes were designed to buffer the harsh, hot, humid climate. To take advantage of the summer breezes, houses had tall ceilings for the heat to rise and porches on the south to shade the interior. (source)
Double Stacked Porches
Live Oaks dripping in Spanish Moss
Traditional/Formal pieces mixed with Beachy/Whitewashed pieces