Rendering-to-Reality

Follow the construction on some of Don Gardner’s most popular homes in our Rendering-to-Reality series.  Watch as they transform from a barren lot to a beautiful home. Make sure you check back regularly so you do not miss our newest transformations from Rendering to Reality!


Spotswood Plan 1310 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Spotswood Plan 1310 is being built in Eutaw, AL!

R&M Construction is currently building The Spotswood plan 1310 in Eutaw, Alabama. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Front rendering of The Spotswood plan 1310.

This family-friendly one-story home plan is centered around open living space, with a cathedral great room and eye-catching dining room meeting at the expansive kitchen. A walk-in pantry, coat closet, and utility room sit between the garage and the kitchen, convenient yet out of the way. Two bedrooms with plenty of closet space share a Jack-and-Jill bathroom at the rear of the home plan, while the study and master suite are positioned across the home plan for privacy. The master suite enjoys a large bathroom, dual walk-in closets, and French doors leading to a porch with fireplace.

Periwinkle Plan 731 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Periwinkle Plan 731 is being built in Locust Grove, GA!

The homeowner is currently building The Periwinkle Plan 731. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Front rendering of The Periwinkle house plan 731.

This home plans stucco exterior is complemented by gables with cedar shakes and a stone foundation. Numerous porches and a plethora of windows take maximum advantage of views from the rear of this custom style home. Inside, common areas are open to one another for enhanced spaciousness. A soaring cathedral ceiling tops the great room and kitchen, while a clerestory dormer in the great room draws in natural light from sun and stars. This 3 bedroom house design has a centrally located bedroom/study easily serves multiple purposes, while dual master suites enjoy their own baths, walk-in closets, and private porches.

Waylon Plan 1414-D | Rendering-to-Reality

The Waylon Plan 1414-D is being built near Kuttawa, KY!

Ken Mason Construction is currently building The Waylon plan 1414-D on Barkley Lake near Kuttawa, Kentucky. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Front rendering of The Waylon plan 1414-D.

Multiple gables adorn this hillside walkout house plan and cedar shakes and timber details serve as rustic accents. An island kitchen is open to the great room and shares a cathedral ceiling with the dining room. A walk-in pantry is nearby and an oversized utility room is multi-functional. The master suite and study complete the first floor while two bedrooms, a full bath, and rec room are downstairs.

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Gleason Plan 1512 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Gleason Plan 1512 is being built in Wilkesboro, NC!

Matthew Higgins with MDH Construction is currently building The Gleason Plan 1512. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Front rendering of The Gleason Plan 1512.

A simple Craftsman exterior gains curb-appeal from board-and-batten accents and decorative gable brackets. An efficient foyer with coat closet seamlessly flows into the dining room and great room. Sun tunnels are thoughtfully placed to filter natural light into windowless spaces and skylights brighten the kitchen and screened porch. The master suite lives large with an opulent bathroom and a walk-in closet and the secondary bedrooms are generously sized.

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Lucy Plan 1415 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Lucy Plan 1415 is being built in Huntsville, Texas!

In Pace Builders is currently building The Lucy plan 1415. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

Update: Completed Photos!

Front rendering of The Lucy house plan 1415.

A simplified roofline creates interest with thoughtfully placed gable accents. Tapered columns highlight the front porch and welcome guests to the sidelight framed entry. Inside, the floor plan is equally thoughtful, with a spacious great room, open kitchen with island, and single dining space. The master suite is expansive with dual walk-in closets and a bathroom comfortably suited for two. Additional features include a walk-in pantry, oversized utility room, three-car garage, and an inviting screened porch with cathedral ceiling, skylights, and a fireplace. Two additional bedrooms and a study round-out this classic house design.

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