Step Inside the Southern Living 2019 Idea House

We were honored to participate in the Southern Living 2019 Idea House through our exclusive Zuri® Premium Decking by Royal® sponsorship. Over the next few weeks, we will be sharing design insights and behind-the-scenes photos from the home.

Earlier in October, we hosted an exclusive “Deck the Fall” event and private tour of the Southern Living 2019 Idea House in Amelia Island, Florida. We welcomed a VIP group that included BlueLinx, Riverside Homes, Lansing Building Products, and Crane Island Development, as well as lifestyle and design influencers from A White Farmhouse, Our Blissful Cottage, Young Love Mommy and This Messy Season.


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We were invited to a “Deck the Halls” reception/event by @royalbuildingproducts yesterday evening at the Southern Living Idea House located on Crane Island. Although this house is literally 10 minutes away us, we just haven’t had the time to visit. I can’t begin to tell you how gorgeous this house is (well, I could but we would be here for a while????) but I will share some pics with you! Also, check out my stories for more of this amazing home! Thank you @royalbuildingproducts for inviting us! We had a wonderful time❤️ Builder @myriversidehome Architect @historicalconcepts Designer @heatherchadduck • • • • • • • #newbuild #newconstruction #coastalliving #southernliving #fixerupperstyle #interiordesign #homedecor #instadesign #modernfarmhouse #cottagestyle #farmhouse #farmhousechic #lowcountry #cottagelife #cottagedecor #farmhouselove #coastaldecor #inspiration #inspirational #frontporch #outdoorliving #homeinspiration #kitchendesign #shiplap #hgtv #designinspiration #instagood #whitefarmhouse #countryliving #cottage

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Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres before John Hillman from Crane Island Development and the builders from Riverside Homes lead a private tour of the home, providing unique behind-the-scenes insights into what went into the build. We began and ended the event on the back porch, overlooking the Florida Intracoastal Waterway.

In a Southern-style home the porches are an important design element, creating an extension of the indoor space that can be used almost year-round. The Southern Living 2019 Idea House is designed with this in mind, featuring more than 1,400 square feet of Zuri Premium Decking in Weathered Gray throughout its outdoor spaces.

Check out the Gallery for more photos of the home and the event.

Step Inside the Southern Living 2019 Idea House

Special thanks to our sponsors and partners for this event: Southern Living, Paromi Tea, Pogo’s Kitchen Amelia Island and Richard Stratton, as well as John Hillman from Crane Island Development.

Quick Facts about Crane Island Development and the 2019 Idea House

2019 Idea House Team

  • Developer: The Range at Crane Island
  • Builder: Riverside Homes
  • Architect: Historical Concepts
  • Interior Decorator: Heather Chadduck

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