Chunky garland and an oversized, metal gingerbread man cookie cutter read just as well from the sidewalk as they do close-up. Large metal vessels with classic plaid prints add a graphic touch.
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."
Covered entry to the home's entrance helps when the weather gets bad and guests are waiting to be greeted.
The double doors on the front entry with transom windows above greet guests as they enter this light and bright home with an updated, transitional take on Floridian style.
Reach the front entry to this charming red and white ranch house through a courtyard. A wide porch topped with metal roofing waits to welcome you.
Raised, oversized concrete slabs serve as modern stepping stones to the front entrance. Cacti, blue agave plants and sea grass make up the landscaping.
Do you know what size lighting is best for your front entry? Install large-scale exterior lighting to dress up the front of your house, as seen on HGTV's Bang for Your Buck.
The front porch has carefully chosen details that make the space the perfect spot for casual conversation or enjoying a glass of iced tea on a warm day.
Aqua blue outdoor cushions on black metal chairs and a sofa bring a beachy feel to this front porch. A chunky wooden coffee table balances the chairs' and sofa's slim silhouettes.
Floor-to-ceiling windows on the front of this modern home bring in tons of natural light. An unadorned, geometrical exterior allows the beautiful simplicity of the house to shine.
This front garden is beautifully landscaped with purple and white flowers and manicured shrubbery. Well-placed trees and plants offer a bit of privacy to the traditional home exterior.
The front entrance of the HGTV Dream Home 2014, a vacation getaway located minutes away from Lake Tahoe, features rustic wood touches enhanced by a slate patio.
The circular front driveway makes it easy for parking and dropping off guests.
The stunning, 900-pound sapele wood, custom front door opens with a finger touch thanks to its unique pivot design.
Stairs on the left side of the deck of this light blue home allow for easy traffic flow when entertaining guests.
Concrete steps surrounded by gravel and lined with bright green shrubs and grasses lead the way to the home's front entrance.
Metal casework, side tables and accessories in a matte ebony exemplify the almost theatrical, graphic, refined Cast Shadows trend.
As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Lucy and Daphney added a decorative palm tree to the street side balcony announcing the condo name at the renovated Southwind condo.