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!


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!

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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St. Jude 2021 Dream Home Giveaway

The Ivy Creek House Plan 921 is being built by Custom Structures, Inc. as the St. Jude Children’s Hospital 2021 Dream Home Giveaway in Lynchburg, VA! 

Visit St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway for more information. Tickets will be available for purchase Summer 2021 and the drawing will be in August 2021. 

Front rendering of The Ivy Creek house plan 921.

Unique dormers, vented gables, and a trio of front arches and columns on this two story house plan captivate onlookers. Inside, columns define the dining room, while the great room features a vaulted ceiling, fireplace with built-ins, and French doors that lead outside. The master bedroom features a bath with his and her walk-ins, twin vanities, and a framed garden tub in this house plan.

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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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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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Rogers Plan 1383 | Rendering-to-Reality

The Rogers Plan 1383 is being built in Pelzer, SC!

This house plan was designed by a member of our architecture team for their own personal home. When it came time to give it a name, it only seemed fitting to name the plan for their family – The Rogers!

Philip Enslin with Enslin Builders is building The Rogers Plan 1383 in Pelzer, SC. Follow the progress in this Rendering-to-Reality story, from foundation to move-in ready!

The Rogers is a small modern farmhouse designed for family living. A vaulted ceiling visually expands the great room, and the dining room is spacious and open for gatherings. The drop zone has a built-in seat and enjoys a sun tunnel, and a powder room is available for guests. The kitchen features an island and barn doors open to a pantry and utility room. Just steps away, a door leads to the rear porch and patio. Two bedrooms, each with a walk-in closet, share a bathroom with a dual sink vanity. The master suite is to the opposite side of the floor plan and enjoys two skylights, a massive walk-in closet, and a luxurious bathroom with a freestanding bathtub, walk-in shower, and a dual sink vanity. Find storage space in the garage and a bonus room above.

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