This year’s walking tour will feature 7 incredible homes in the historic Bay Street area, all professionally decorated for the Holidays by local interior designers and talented artists.

Maggie Engstrom

Maggie Engstrom is owner of Sweet Bay Inc. She has 27 years of floral experience in European Design. Maggie studied in Germany with Gregor Lersch as well as throughout the USA with other top Mentors. The team at Sweet Bay are all professional florists with backgrounds of retail experience. Each member brings unique creativity with customer satisfaction as their passion. Maggie is in her 11th season with Homes for the Holidays and her designs are always a crowd favorite. A visit to her store is “a must” at 915 Bay Street, Beaufort or check out the Sweet Bay website at

Gillian Csernica & Courtney Tangalos

Tidal Creek Haven is a family owned and operated lifestyle shop located in historic downtown Beaufort, SC. They invite you to walk into their shop and feel as though it is your own home. The Haven is an environment that will help you relax, bring a smile to your face and encourage you to stay and browse a while, by bringing nature and the outdoors inside. They provide unique items such as one-of-a-kind driftwood furniture, indoor gardening plants and materials, handmade wreaths, as well as home accessories to make your house a home. Visit their shop at 200 Carteret Street in downtown Beaufort or check out their website,

Liz McEnaney

Liz McEnaney recently relocated to the Lowcountry from Chicago, where she began her residential design business over 30 years ago. Comfort and beauty always a priority, Liz listens carefully to her clients and collaborates with them in order to achieve a house that stands the test of time. Her work has been published in Traditional Home Magazine, Luxe Home Chicago, Chicago Home and Garden, Sheridan Road and Luxury Homes of Florida. Visit her website at

Lisa Mykleby

Lisa has been in the design business for over 20 years. Her beautiful shop is located at 813 Bay Street and offers a unique selection of furniture, accessories and gifts as well as complete interior design services. She loves all creative pursuits and enjoys working with her wonderful team on a variety of projects.
Be sure to stop by the Bay Street shop or you can contact Lisa at 843-379-7467.

Kelsey Bacon & Maleia Everidge

The Social Betty is a new boutique in Beaufort on Carteret Street. They offer stunning table top, entertainment and design ideas. Cristina, the owner, is a Charleston based interior designer, who takes pride in her ability to transform spaces by marrying conceptual and uniquely designed ideas that is exclusive to each of her clients. She has over a decade of experience and has developed a keen eye for creating awe-inspiring, yet functional surroundings. Her passion for interior design is also seen in her custom line, Charleston Fine Cabinetry. The Team, Cristina, Maleia, Kelsey, Madison, Miley and Amy will be creating a Christmas Extravaganza that will inspire and spread Holiday cheer! Plan a visit to their new store at 204 Carteret Street or check out their website at

Floral Designs

Sally Hendricks

Sally has been is the floral design business for the past 35 years. She has done weddings and other events from the mountains to all over the Lowcountry. Her creative designs have been featured in previous Homes for the Holidays tours and always promise that “wow” factor! Visit her on facebook to appreciate a sampling of her artistic talents.

Jennifer Hagenbuch

Welcome to Found For Home! The owner, Jennifer Hagenbuch, started her business five years ago with a couple of things in mind. She wanted to provide design ideas and amazing décor at affordable prices in a Christian environment. After 20+ years in banking and countless decorating of friends’ homes, Jenn retired to pursue her dream and opened Found For Home. Jenn lives in Beaufort with her husband and sweet little mascot CoCo Bean. Come visit us on line at Merry Christmas!

Nancy Harris Vista & Laurie Thompson

Nuances has been a popular shopping destination in Port Royal for many years. Nancy has long been an innovator and design specialist in the area and is once more joining the Homes for the Holidays team. Her shop, located at 918 8th Street in Port Royal, has an eclectic selection of clothing, jewelry, home accessories and gourmet food items. The store now includes an additional 600+ square feet of garden goodies including fountains, bird baths and colorful pottery as well as porch and patio furniture. Recently Laurie Thompson has partnered with Nancy and brings many new and fun ideas to the shop. Make sure to stop by a see the newly renovated store and enjoy all of the new inventory. You can also reach them at 843-470-1110 or visit their website at