A home without shutters gives you more flexibility when selecting a front door color. Choosing a blue-based color can be an alternative to dark green, taupe or black, says landscape designer Danna Cain.
A white shingle accent wall is matched with window awnings for a sweet and textural look. Blush pink bed linens feature a ruffled trim and layered pillows. A white chandelier blends beautifully with the soft style.
Located in Westhampton, this shingle-style house feels perfectly at home in the New England area. The open, informal layout creates an inviting atmosphere that's both family-friendly and ideal for entertaining.
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.
Cruise along the gravel driveway that leads up to this pretty Tudor-style cottage. The home’s dark green shutters, stone and shingle siding give the place fairy-tale like feel Mature landscaping and stone hardscaping give the large front yard a park-like feel.
This English cottage radiates with personality through the use of prestigious brick and gray shingles. A white trim adds style to the outlines while perfectly picked and pruned landscaping bursts with color.
Rugged stone steps lead to a personal botanical garden overlooking the mountains. The rustic exterior of the cottage is marked by green trim, wood shingles and a tin roof, and the hardy cottage garden is surrounded by a stone retaining wall.
Climbing pink roses spill over a wood gazebo in this formal cottage garden, framing the entryway towards the shingled home. A simple rope fence intersects the garden and defines the entry garden from the large expanse of lawn framed by silvery lavender Russian sage.