This house had a previously neutral exterior, but the family wanted the exterior of their house to match the traditional cottage look of the interior, so they had cedar shingles added to give the house some color. They also added beefy, Craftsman style trim to really make the angles of the house pop against the dark cedar shingles and the green of the parterre garden.
The landscape of this home with cedar shingle siding emphasizes a natural and pastoral feel through the use of stone and a simple planting palette. A neutral gravel driveway complements the grey tones of the home, while the vibrant green gardens provide a backdrop for the home to stand out from.
The coastal, pastoral feel of this seaside garden is emphasized with the soft palette of purple and white plants. Lavender and daisies are combined to create a graceful garden against the grey tones of the weathered stone and wood.
A closer look at the front entrance reveals a chic black door matched with warm cedar shingles. The result? A space that's stylish while staying true to its roots. The French Bulldog makes a cute addition, too.