A gravel walkway stretches between an outdoor pergola and the tiny back porch – topped with its own pergola – of this woodsy home. Overhead tree cover and low maintenance landscaping make this backyard a woodland oasis.
Natural wood shingles weather with age, becoming the lovely dove gray color seen on this home. Landscaping on the front slope provides privacy from the street, and a bench tucked off to the side makes a quiet garden retreat.
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 dog house, featured on HGTV All American Handyman, is perfect for a pint-sized family pet. Vented sides, a functional front door and a welcome mat make it a comfy outdoor spot for your four-legged best friend.
A detached garage with wood shingle facade painted in white evokes the look of a carriage house and echoes the style of the adjacent French country-style home. Above the garage is a small guest apartment with a balcony from which to enjoy views of the wooded property in Atlanta, Georgia.
With a main house and a carriage house for guests, this picture-perfect property in Montecito, Calif., needed several parking spaces. So the landscape architects installed a large driveway between the two structures, with rose bushes and lavender to break up all the stone.
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 lovely blue color of this farmhouse style home shines in the sunshine. Surrounding trees and a grassy front yard frame the house in bright shades of green. White trim and a gray roof cap off the stylish and inviting home.
To make this two-story shingled home feel more peaceful and private, the landscape architects flanked the front walkway with flower beds and bushes. Now with some separation between the house and the road, the portico seems a lot more quiet.
With flowering bushes and overgrown plants obscuring the road from view, this two-story shingled home almost seems as though it belongs to another world. At night, a single black lantern offers a guiding light back to the main house.
Located down a country lane with sweeping views of the Santa Ynez Mountains, this two-story shingled home in Montecito, Calif., serves as a special place for all of life's moments. As guests approach the property, they'll also get a glimpse of the home's stunning gardens and charming carriage house.
The white exterior of this house creates a beautifully bright look in the sunlight. A black front door matches the window framing. The brown mulched yard compliments the shingled roof and allows the plant life to shine. Blooming flowers and turquoise pots add extra color to decorate the yard.
Even the exterior of this lake house got a new look: new gray shingles, white trim and gray stone accents were added. And an outdoor fireplace, screened porch and deck gave so many more ways to enjoy the view!