Whether you prune it or pull it, keeping dense, tall foliage away from the house shows off the Craftsman's distinct architectural features to full advantage. The paint colors are by BEHR: Shale Gray, Powdered Snow and Wooden Swing.
Removing the aged awning and opening up the porch made all the difference in helping restore the home's traditional Craftsman appeal. Other exterior enhancements included subtly offsetting the existing trim in a khaki-cream and painting the front door in blue for added punch.
White stone and white stucco mix with a red tile roof and striking green trim on the exterior of this Texas home. The luxury house features a wide motor court that offers plenty of parking, while a separate entry for guests offers added convenience. Lush plantings pop against the home's muted exterior palette.
This home's quaint and charming exterior offers a great first impression. Accented with white trim and the stand out feature of a bright red door, this home has excellent curb appeal accented by landscaping that adds dimension and visual allure.
No shortage of curb appeal in this charming home in the southern California coastal town of Corona del Mar. Its blue exterior gets fresh white trim. Big windows, balconies and patios make the most of its outdoor space.
Red brick steps provide contrast to the bright white home exterior. The porch features a wood front door with a large window, and a blue-painted porch ceiling. Blue porch ceilings are a Southern tradition that supposedly help keep bugs away.
The owners of this 1918 Craftsman home wanted a front yard and porch that would be instantly welcoming. The original exterior's green stucco was switched out to navy blue siding that paired handsomely with the home's cream-colored trim. For a cohesive look from yard to porch, designers used planters painted the same pale gray as the chairs and porch floor. Chairs, faux tile floor and flower pot paint color: Sherwin Williams Silver Plate
Coastal Home With Gray Exterior and Bright White Trim
A cool color palette perfectly suits this beach home. Blue-gray siding is accented with thick white window frames, columns and trim. Covered porches on the first and second floor add depth to the exterior and create a space to enjoy the ocean air in any weather.