Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines have repainted the siding of the home a modern gray/green and kept the original Dutch door but painted it with a faux finish to look like a dark stained wood grain. They also updated the landscaping as well as a new walkway that matches the brick of the chimney.
Exterior: French Normandy Beauty in New Canaan, Conn.
One of the last designed by renowned architect Rick Moisan, this custom-built French Normandy home boasts six bedrooms and eight full bathrooms. Featuring a close attention to detail and materials rarely found in newer construction, the home oozes sophistication and elegance.
Stacked stones in soft shades of sand and brown are used to create beautiful textured walls for this southwestern home. The angled wall provides a protected, private entry to the home and large courtyard. When the sun sets behind the cutouts in the wall, it creates a spectacular vision.
Contemporary Home With Low-Maintenance Landscaping
This home boasts a simple façade with clean lines and a mixture of textures and materials for finishes. A flat roof mixed with regular composite shingles gives the exterior a contemporary look. From the front view, the home looks small, surprising everyone that opens the front door. The stones used for the low-maintenance landscaping were taken from the lot during the foundation process.
Mountain Home With Stone Exterior and Patio Fire Pit
This rustic home exterior features neutral stone paired with gray siding. Black woven outdoor chairs are positioned around the fire pit, offering a cozy spot to sit, while the patio is covered in neutral stone tiles.
It's hard to believe from the outside that this mansion, right on the beach in Longboat Key, Florida, isn't a historic home somewhere in Europe. With six bedrooms, six bathrooms and all the amenities, it's a sight to see.
Mediterranean-Style Home With Colorful Landscaping
"Many Mediterranean-style homes in the United States are often found in warmer climates. That means that trees and shrubs around your Mediterranean-style home are likely to grow much more quickly and fully than around homes in other parts of the country," according to the experts at The Plan Collection. "As a result, frequent landscaping and gardening maintenance is essential for enhancing curb appeal."
Teal blue board and batten paneling give this farmhouse a fresh, funky look. Concrete slabs and gravel create a contemporary, minimal pathway to the front door. A red Adirondack bench serves as a plant holder.