The new and spacious addition addresses the homeowners’ need for a larger porch stair landing and an expanded living room. The renovation of both spaces pays homage to the original historical design of the period.
Whether you prune it or pull it, keeping dense, tall foliage away from the house shows off the Craftsman's distinct architectural features to full advantage. The paint colors are by BEHR: Shale Gray, Powdered Snow and Wooden Swing.
Connection with nature was part of the Craftsman movement notes Artemesia's owner Leonard Fenton. "Rather than express your dominion over nature," Craftsman designs "were supposed to bring you close to nature."
Craftsman Home Exterior With Front Yard Rock Bed, Concrete Walkway and Green Siding
Chocolate brown trim frames the green siding of this craftsman home creating a woodsy color scheme. A concrete walkway travels through the front yard to steps leading to the covered front porch and entryway. A rock bed running parallel to the walkway gives the front yard an intriguing element and adds rough texture to the natural calm of the space.
As Chip and Joanna Gaines transformed an ordinary looking ranch house into this smartly updated home with Craftsman inspired exterior and a decidedly French country flavor inside, as seen on HGTV's on Fixer Upper.
Craftsman Home With Shake Siding and Lush Landscaping
This craftsman style home is differentiated by its split shake siding. Bold window and door trim and low pitched roof are in keeping with the arts and crafts design. The mustard yellow and olive color scheme compliment the home's style.
Jenelle Isaacson of Living Room Realty played up the architectural details of this home's trim by playing down the body color of the home. She found the perfect dark gray for the base that worked with the indirect light of the Oregon skies. Next, she painted the door details, columns and porch ceilings a simple white, really making them pop.
Gray-Blue Craftsman Home With Neutral Stone Walkway
This stunning craftsman home features a gray-blue stucco and neutral stone exterior. A blend of gray stones, neutral stone slabs and concrete make up the walkway that extends from the driveway to the lime green front door.