Designer Lisa Furey's challenge was to design and build a 690-square-foot low country cottage that would include a kitchen, laundry area, bedroom and workspace as well as outdoor space. Board and batten siding, a standing seam metal roof and board and batten composite shutters — all weather-proof choices — give the exterior a farmhouse feel.
This Beverly Hills home features Tudor Revival-style diamond-shaped window panes and a steeply pitched roof, though the selection of gray shingles and white board and batten siding offer an updated look.
Illuminated for the evening, this two-story contemporary home features an exterior of wood shake and white board and batten siding. Concrete slabs separated by narrow strips of grass make up the driveway.
At night, the farmhouse seems to float above its lawn with windows lighting a warm welcome to residents and visitors. The exterior is made from board and batten siding and locally-sourced stone veneer.
Teal blue board and batten paneling give this farmhouse a fresh, funky look. Concrete slabs and gravel create a contemporary, minimal pathway to the front door. A red Adirondack bench serves as a plant holder.
Blue board-and-batten siding gives this exterior a distinct farmhouse look while adding a fun pop of color to the porch. Black rocking chairs with colorful pillows and side tables look both welcoming and relaxing.
This Florida home combines four cabins connected by covered walkways, creating a treehouse-like atmosphere. The walkways are made with ipe decking, while a metal roof and board-and-batten siding evoke old Florida architecture.