Kay Stanley and Curt Seymour referenced history and built a brand-new Daufuskie Island house that looks as if it has endured centuries of salty air and sandy feet.
Photo: Lucas Allen, Styling: Elizabeth Demos
Composed of electrified gas lanterns, rewired and repurposed antiques, and vintage reproductions, the home’s lighting maintains an authentic period look. Kay and Carolyn called upon Adairsville, Georgia, lighting guru Eloise Pickard to create custom lighting throughout much of the home. “Each of Eloise’s fixtures is absolutely a highlight,” says Kay. To complement the look, Kay selected handcrafted reproduction fixtures, which appear every bit as genuine as their original counterparts. Visit sandyspringsgalleries.com and schoolhouseelectric.com for more info.
An interior casement window connects the breakfast nook to the adjacent kitchen. Built-in seating and a custom light fixture made from an old lampshade evoke cottage charm.