Beautiful planting beds curve toward the house, pointing the way to a wow of an upgraded entrance. Designer John Gidding built an expanded deck to encompass much more of the house and give it a modern profile, then painted the brick a soothing green. Arching walkways help anchor the home into the landscape and give people somewhere to walk besides the driveway.
This traditional brick home has loads of curb appeal thanks to a stone walkway, blooming hydrangeas and freshly painted shutters dark green shutters. The wood shingles are a timeless addition to the roof and dormer.
A brick fireplace adds a cozy cottage feel to this bedroom. Bamboo blinds and linen curtains hide a wall of windows while creating a lovely backdrop for the heavy, wood bed. Hand-picked accessories add charm to the laid-back space: a woven rug, upholstered bench and wooden mirror.
This vintage-inspired farmhouse kitchen highlights the red brick chimney as the focal point in the space. Complimentary green cabinets ground the room with a white, tile backsplash and floating wooden shelves above the stainless steel warming drawer.
Interior designer Susan Diana Harris, Allied ASID, is crazy about color, and she used it to great effect around this fireplace. The brick surround was painted Benjamin Moore’s Douglas Fir to complement the room’s Spring Moss walls, and gorgeous paintings by artist Erin E Sorensen depict the homeowners' view of the nearby San Francisco Bay.
The renovation returned much of the home's classic grandeur, replacing the plain white trim with a palette of dark green and classic brick that feels more somber and historic, as seen on HGTV's Home Town.
Ahhh... what a great place to relax! This living space features a lovely brick fireplace, the central focus of the room. Green window treatments and plants and flowers in the room echo the outdoors, creating a natural feel. Put your feet up on the upholstered ottoman while watching TV or just chat and admire the art pieces in the room.
This traditional house on the bay features a classic black-and-white color scheme, with just a hint of color. A brick walkway leads you to a pair of mint green doors, adding a subtle splash of color to the home's front entrance.
A desolate looking side yard with a sloping dry creek bed has been converted into a stunning fusion of landscaping and hardscaping in this design with juxtaposes the colors of nature against the earth tones of brick and bluestone.