The designers wanted to incorporate this backyard pool into the surrounding rural landscape. To do it, they bordered the pool on three sides with grass and added wildflowers to the poolside garden. A rustic fence encloses the vignette, adding farmhouse-style charm.
Neutral Traditional Home Exterior With Bright Blue Door
Symmetrical homes evoke a sense of formality, elegance and heritage. Honor tradition with a lighter-colored palette rimmed by darker accents. This home softens into its surroundings, while a bright blue door spotlights the front door's architecture.
Picturesque Sunset Over Sarasota Home With Stone Driveway and Gorgeous Stairwell
Travel around the fountain on the stone driveway and soak in the brilliant sunset hues as you ascend the beautiful staircase to the front door. The white house shines against the natural backdrop highlighting a second story balcony, thick columns and warm porch lighting.
A raised flower bed with a cement bird bath adds curb appeal to this brick home featured on HGTV's Buying and Selling. Low-maintenance landscaping around the walkway created a charming entrance to this one-story home with a two-car garage.
Stone crowns atop columns lead the way to a giant chess board made of prefab 2x2 concrete squares with exposed pebbles. Taking inspiration from Alice in Wonderland, designer Margie Grace of Grace Design Associates. Inc., has red roses on one side and white roses on the other. Fourth of July roses, which are speckled and look like they're being painted for the Queen, are in pots behind the benches. "If it's your fantasy, just go there," says Grace. "Don't do it by halves."