White Home Exterior With Brown Shingle Roof, Black Front Door and Brown Mulched Front Yard
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.
Modern Home With Row of Tall Bushes, Short Front Gate With White Stone Border and Turquoise Lawn Chairs
This single story modern home features white exterior walls with gray roofing. Tall bushes border the front of the home matching the height of the house. A short fence separates the yard from the concrete walkway with gate access leading into the front yard. A couple of turquoise lawn chairs create a sitting space to enjoy the front yard.
This half-bathroom was renovated by the homeowners themselves. After a fresh coat of white on the walls, the ceiling was painted seafoam green. Matching accessories create a polished look from top to bottom.
After a top-to-bottom renovation, this transitional living room is now a proverbial jewel thanks to soft blue walls and matching chairs, a blue-and-green-spotted ottoman, built-in storage shelves with green backs, and a fireplace with a white mantel and blue glass tile surround.
After giving the original materials a good cleaning, Nicole painted the walls a dark violet shade to match the masculine elements in the rest of the house. Light accessories contrast against the walls.
Homeowner Rod Rusyniak is an avid gardener who tries to find time every day to walk his Atlanta yard. His yard boasts a dramatic pitch that rises into the hillside of his backyard and a network of winding paths and terraces for a putting green, storybook potting shed, dog house, fire pit and much more.
Traditional Cottage Exterior with Cedar Shingles and Craftsman Trim
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.
To visually delineate the pool area from the formal garden, Deborah Cerbone Associates lined one side of the yard with flowering bushes. Across the way, a pool house flanked by pergolas gives the owners and their guests room to relax after a swim.
Yard Elevation With Rock Retaining Wall, Texture From Shrubs and Ornamental Grass and Midcentury Modern Exterior
A natural rock retaining wall supports the midcentury modern home exterior against the gentle incline of the yard. The lush green of the grass, planted shrubs and ornamental grass adds life and texture to the smooth brown house. At the lower, flat end of the yard, a courtyard is set up with an outdoor dining table and chairs.
As seen on HGTV's My Yard Goes Disney, homeowners Titus and Emily Green were inspired to transform their backyard after a trip to Disney's Aulani Resort and Spa in Hawaii. The tropical-inspired space features pool fountains, a surf shop to train in, a relaxing orchid garden to stroll through, and a custom forged fire bowl to sit and tell stories by.
Quaint Cottage-Style Home Exterior With Beautiful Landscaping
After: A brick path was laid in three different levels with the lowest level at the yard's gate, the middle level at the seating area and the upper level near the entryway. To save money, the window sashes were painted a bold red that popped against the existing house color.
A pergola flows from inside the poolhouse to outside, providing artful cover for an outdoor shower. It's the perfect place to rinse off after swimming and eliminate everyone having to go inside and track water everywhere. Poolhouse stucco matches that on the main house. Rainchains provide a decorative touch with a practical purpose.
Reindeer Moss, Pinecones and Paperwhite Bulbs in White Dish
After Christmas, those once festively adorned spaces on tables and in bookshelves may feel empty. Warm up the winter months with hints of natural greenery, especially in shades and textures that differ from traditional holiday hues. “Greens are a soft accent for the house,” says Karin Jeffcoat of Cote Designs in South Carolina. Here, she used reindeer moss that is preserved to give it that chartreuse color, but you can also forage items, such as magnolia leaves, from your own yard.
Natural Hues Bring the Desert Landscape to Life in Southwestern Front Yard
The designers of this beautiful Southwestern style landscape use natural colors to make the space standout. The brown hues of the rocks in the gabion wall and the tile accent steps compliment that natural green hues of the desert plants that surround them, making the landscape of this house match the natural landscape of the land that surrounds it.